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Keishh – “Play Wit ‘Em”

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New Jersey is no stranger to female thoroughbreds, especially in the world of Hip- Hop. Shikiba Carr, better known by her stage name “Keishh” is no shortcoming of this testament. Born and raised in Jersey City, NJ, Kieshh’s journey began on September 10th, 1995. Like many of her counterparts, Keishh had what she describes as a “good” childhood, although surrounded by the typical trials and tribulations of the inner city streets that is Jersey City.

Being the only child raised in a single-mother home, Shikiba spent most of her time participating in school-related sports and activities. This included cotillions, cheerleading, and football, unlike the majority of her female peers. Although heavily impactful and supportive in her life, and in her music, Kieshh’s father spent most of her childhood incarcerated; forcing Shikiba to develop a toughness and savvy about herself. Raised by a lineage of early childhood educators (her mother and grandmother) Keishh was no stranger to higher education and pursued a nursing career before dropping out of college to pursue music full-time.

Beginning to write raps and do remixes with her friends at the age of 14, Ms. Carr didn’t begin to take music seriously until 3 years later, at the age of 17. The name “Keishh” was given to Shikiba by a former associate who saw parallels between Ms. Carr and “Keisha” from the movie “Belly” featuring the late – legend DMX, and Nas. Liking the name, Keishh decided to customize the moniker and run with it. When asked what pushed her into music in the first place, Ms. Carr makes it clear that it was her father that initially embraced the music vision; having a background in music himself.

A music career is a dream that she and her father began pursuing together upon his release from prison, making it not only her dream, but a vision that they both would share. Shikiba’s world would soon be turned upside down with the unexpected passing of her father, and what seemed to be the end of the dream that they had started together. Although taken back, Keishh decided to not let this end her, instead, she uses this tragedy to fuel her passion and strive even harder toward the goal that she and her late – father had set. “It would’ve been selfish of me to give up after my father passed, I have to keep going.”

With mind, body and spirit set to attack the goal at hand, Keishh transforms from the young aspiring nurse that likes to rap , to “Da Don”, an artist whose voice and presence is felt in a mob-like manner. With a chip on her shoulder to carry out her and her father’s dream , being a mom to her daughter is what pushes Keishh to work relentlessly in the studio; some would even call her a “workaholic”. Keishh began to really make a name for herself in 2018 with the release of her single “Periodt”. This underground banger attracted a great amount of attention from fans, other artists & independent labels within her city. The reception of Kieshh’s art is what made her realize how powerful her music is, and why she had to give her supporters more.

Aside from music, Shikiba is well versed in fashion and is setting to release a string of online boutiques moving forward. Getting it done by any means necessary, it is no surprise that Keishh “Da Don” has a promising future in both Music and Fashion, setting herself apart from any artist of her time.

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Live Johnson and The Other Day create Vibes for the Soul in the Love My Style Remix

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The Ivy Productions duo of The Other Day and Live Johnson have come together to bridge a gap between Hip-Hop and the EDM Culture to uplift their audiences and celebrate the two year anniversary of the original track which features the Femcee La Madrina Pretty Girl First .
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The duo of Johnson and First made an impact with 5.8k views encouraging people to accept and love themselves and accept their own uniqueness to be the boss of their own lives. As we continue to move forward the post Covid-19 pandemic The Other Day and Live Johnson are continuing to push the envelope with the Love My Style Challenge. The duo will be showcasing reels and Tiktoks using the hashtag #LoveMyStyleChallenge of everyone showing off their style and what makes them unique.
 
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C Wells Rolls Around LA In “Smokers” Video

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C Wells Provides The Vibes While Rolling Around LA In “Smokers” Video Single

Returning off a strong release, C Wells is back with a splash after finding himself on television and all over the internet. The young artist looks to show the finer things in life as he enjoys some shopping and good weather during his time in sunny California. Take a deeper look into the visual concept and watch as C Wells receives private calls throughout the day that might just lead to the end of his last night in LA. “Smokers” is an eye-catching visual that will have you entertained throughout as C Wells looks to make some noise with his follow up single. 

C Wells states, “At the time that I wrote smokers i was caught in a space where I was either taking myself too serious or not serious at all. Also at this time I’m dealing with fall outs, & rumors I had refused to address that’s why you hear lines like “I can’t let nobody else control my wave” & “too much threats & rumors been put on my name” these were feelings I was actually feeling but wanted to have fun expressing them it’s my way of letting my process be like therapy. 

He goes on to say, “When Me, Swaggy & J Black were shooting the video for “Smokers” all I knew was I wanted a plot twist to the video. I had to think to myself “What have I not shown my audience before ?” and what do you know the saying To Live & Die In LA came to mind then my idea came to life.”

Produced by Well Collected and Shot By Swaggyr, “Smokers” is a must watch and C Wells is certainly an artist to be on the lookout for going forward.

Social Media: @LiveFamousWells 

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Steph G ft. Rowdy Rebel “Rico”

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Brooklyn! Steph G And Rowdy Rebel Connect And Unleash Video Single “RICO”

The Brooklyn rapper is bringing a new edge to the female Hip Hop scene. She has all the elements of a star, from the mesmerizing bars, her signature style and of course her model aesthetic. Steph G was already a BK hood celebrity before she started, now making her rap career a priority, it was only natural for ROWDY REBEL to want to jump on a record with her. The two NYC personalities make magic happen on the brand new video single titled, “RICO”. Check it out below and be on the lookout for more from Steph G in the near future.

Social Media: @StephG_X

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