About

Quick Facts

~Started in October 2007

~Peak of 18K UNIQUE visitors (+/- 40k hits)/day + Alexa top 50k site (before blog was deleted with no notice)

~Relaunched in March 2010

~Have been recognized by: Kanye West’s blog, Vibe Magazine, VH1, XXL, Complex Magazine, NBC, HipHopDX, Rap Radar, Sandra Rose, BET and most of the top outlets.

~Have worked with: Fat Beats, Good Wood NYC, Cornerstone Marketing, Vibe, E1 (Koch), Cottonmouth Clothing, Goodie Bag, Clockwise Clothing, URB, Gatorade, SOB’s, Orisue, SubConscious Threads, Warner Bros., Epic Records, Universal Music Group, Quintin Co., SMKA, and many, many more.

Notable Events invited to, attended and covered:  The Grammy’s (LA – ’08, ’09, ’10, ’11), The Roots Annual Picnic (Philly – ’09, ’10, ’11), MTVu Woodie Awards (NYC – ’08,’09), Virgin Mobile Festival (Maryland – ’08, ’09, ’10)., Rock the Bells (NYC – ’10), The Roots Grammy Jam (LA – ’10, ’11). Album release parties for Rihanna, Wale, Lady Gaga, Asher Roth, Kid Cudi, Young Jeezy, Drake, Ludacris, Rick Ross, M.I.A., Fat Joe, and many, many more.

Stay with me as I continue to build….

J.D.

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