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Bingo Is His Name by DJ Layne Luv

It’s cool when you get to blog about people from your hometown, but when they are your former high school classmate it’s a plus! Wayne Ford better known as Bingo has been in the rap game for quite sometime, but unli...
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Let’s Do It Again! A Look Inside Of Ohio’s Redo Day Party by Delayne Whiteside

It happens every third Sunday in downtown Columbus Ohio. The music lovers and hip-hop snobs from all over the city gather at a place called The Avalon to celebrate the essence of true DJing skills and raw music. The name of the...
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Shonte Renee: Straight Outta Oomp Camp by DJ Layne Luv

You never know how valuable a connection is until fate can be the only explanation for something amazing falling in your lap. Because if it wasn’t for my brother Alphonso giving me an all access press pass to the Fashion ...
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Shop Talk: DJ Layne Luv Chops it up with Scoob Da Dawg

There is a lot of work involved when it comes to breaking a new rap artist. Being in the business for over 20 years, I have several primary reasons Hip-Hop artists don’t make it today…lack of work ethic and they are...
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Al Skratch: An Uptown conversation with DJ Layne Luv

Blognote: My love affair with Harlem dates back to 1989. One of the best movies that came out that year starred Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor and the great Redd Foxx. After watching Harlem Nights, it left a lasting effect on me ...
by Layne Luv