Mike Hardy (@WhoMikeHardy) – Shotgun Shawty


Empowerment Music Group latest signee Mike Hardy drops his new single “Shotgun Shawty”.

Shotgun Shawty was produced by Ric & Thadeus. 2015 plans to be a huge year for Mike Hardy as Empowerment Music Group is behind him 100%.

Label Info: Empowerment Music Group

Social Media:
Twitter: @WhoMikeHardy, @empowermentmg
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Joyner Lucas (@RealJoynerLucas) – Ross Cappicchioni (Video)


Viewer Discretion Advised: This video is based on a true story and contains scenes of extreme violence from the shooter and victim perspective…WATCH NOW))

East Coast rap star Joyner Lucas releases his highly anticipated new visual for his buzzed about single “Ross Capicchioni,” based on the true story of 17-year-old Ross Capicchioni surviving being shot multiple times in a rural area of Detroit back on June 6, 2007. The gripping video depicts the chilling chain of events leading up to Capicchioni’s near fatal shooting by someone he called a friend who used him as bait for a local gang initiation.

Lucas’ no nonsense lyrics paired with a graphic reenactment of what happened that day in 2007, make for a seriously impactful, yet creative offering. Lucas manages to keep viewers on the edge of their seats in this daring move to revisit a real life tragedy turned miracle.

“Ross Capicchioni” is the latest record from Joyner’s debut project Along Came Joyner featuring previously released singles “Look Around Me,” “Don’t Shoot,” and “Half N**ger.”

Follow Joyner Lucas on Twitter & Instagram: @RealJoynerLucas

Rapper BZ$ (@BZDollarS) Makes Impact With Breakout Single “They Say”


As the music industry embarks on a new era of emcees, rapper BZ$ (BZ Dollars) is destined to leave his own imprint on the game. His versatility and dynamic stage presence puts him in a league of his own. Bz$ is able to captivate his audience in a way that few independent Hip-hop acts cannot. His charismatic personality exudes swagger and confidence.

Bz$ aims high with his latest single entitled “They Say.” It’s a solid effort and it fully exhibits his passion and dedication to his craft. “They Say” is catchy track with a Hip Hop/Rock vibe. Bz$ fuses brash bars with introspective rhymes about the harsh realities of life. The song offers hope and inspiration and touches on every subject from God and money to love and hate.

The lyrics on “They Say” are poignant. It seems as if BZ$ evoked the musical spirits of Marvin Gaye, Tupac, Bob Marley and Biggie all at the same time. The wordsmith delivers vivid rhymes and smooth flows. His skillful wordplay and witty metaphors paint precise pictures. And his cadence and penmanship are top-notch.

The rap renegade sits at the helm of Gateway Records & Entertainment LLC. He currently resides in El Paso, Texas but his roots are in Alabama. His main music influences include Outkast and the whole Organized Noize/Dungeon Family movement as well as Stevie Wonder, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Prince and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Bz$ adds class, intellect and style to his genre, challenging labels and execs to re-evaluate their marketing tactics of diluting Hip-hop. He makes music for the underdogs and for those seeking greater glory. Respect the grind and join the movement. For more information log on www.bzdollars.com