Wednesday, April 27, 2011
IT'S TIME FOR "SPOTLIGHT WEDNESDAY" ON THE "CURLI2007" YOUTUBE CHANNEL SPONSORED BY SONIKA IMAGING ARTIST SERVICES! OUR GUESTS TODAY ARE BALTIMORE HIP HOP ARTISTS, TALAL AND RICO HOPES, BETTER KNOWN AS HUNNIT PROOF, IN THEIR NEW VIDEO, "JUNGLE"! CHECK IT OUT!
TO SEE MORE HOT INDIE MUSIC VIDEOS AND FASHION, CHECK OUT THE "CURLI2007" YOUTUBE CHANNEL AT http://www.youtube.com/curli2007!
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Just last week, I saw Pharrell on Good Morning America talking about a new product called Bionic Yarn, a yarn made out of recycled plastic bottles! Yes, you heard me right! Recycled plastic bottles! Products made from Bionic Yarn fabrics include everything from clothing and shoes to even furniture! How cool! I was fascinated and had to find out more!
Most of us already know that Pharrell Williams is one of the music industry's hottest stars and a fashion icon! His contributions to the fashion industry include the Billionaire Boys Club, Ice Cream, and BAPES lines. What you might not have known, though, is that for years now, Pharrell has been trying to get the word out to consumers, like us, the government, and of course, the people who make our clothing, about Bionic Yarn.
His message is clear! Using Bionic Yarn to make products would be great for our environment! Just think about it! If we all purchased clothing, shoes, accessories, furniture, etc. made out of recycled materials rather than new resources, the carbon footprints we are all leaving behind would be greatly reduced, thus helping preserve our planet! So, why isn't it catching on?
It appears that the decisions about whether to use Bionic Yarn or not include consideration of a few very serious factors by the people that could make it happen that include the cost to incorporate it into a manufacturer's already existing products, and if people would actually buy and wear new products made out of essentially trash!
As a consumer, I am really excited about the prospect of one day buying products made out of Bionic Yarn fabrics and thereby helping reduce the carbon footprints I leave behind everyday! So, hopefully, in our not so distant future, the powers that be embrace Bionic Yarn and other products like it, so that they eventually become our norm and provide us with more environmentally-safe products!
Check out these Bionic Yarn products!
Google Bionic Yarn to see more!
Google Bionic Yarn to see more!
Click the link below, courtesy of 57thSt.com, to check out Pharrell's recent interview on MSNBC in which he talks about Bionic Yarn:
What do you think? Would you buy and wear clothes made out of recycled plastic bottles or other recycled materials? Why or why not? Leave a comment!
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
JonJon the Son, a Wu Family affiliate, is back with his 2nd edition to his popular Life After Wu Tang series, Life After Wu Tang 2! It features JonJon's mentor and Wu Tang/Sunz of Man member, Prodigal Sunn, ODB’s brother and Wu Tang/Brooklyn Zu member, 12 OClock, DMV promoter of the year, Billy Lyve, and more! JonJon continues to bring quality music to the public on a steady basis with two #1 request singles on WKSH, Champagne Wishes and Follow No Man
ft. Prodigal Sunn and Billy Lyve.
Download this street favorite for FREE at Allbmorehiphop.com!
Click the link below to get yours right now!
Stay up with JonJon! Check for him on Facebook, Myspace, Youtube, and Twitter by searching JonJon theSON.
Online promotions for JonJon the Son provided by
Sonika Imaging Promotions
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
CARBONSTONE, one of the hottest rock bands in Maryland, made up of band members, Corey James (vocals/guitar), Neely Johns (Guitar), Josh "Trashman" (Bass), and Saint Lawrence (Drums), has just released a brand new video called, Faded! In Faded, the band explores the world of loneliness, regrettable decisions, and the things we do to escape. Painting a vivid picture of drunken debauchery, the images in the video are subtly revealed as mere images of the mind and a cold hard return to lonely reality depicted in the video's closing. Video production for Faded was provided by 91 Productions. Audio production was provided by W.A.F. Productions. Check it out!
See Faded on YouTube by clicking this link:
Like a Phoenix risen from the ashes, CARBONSTONE, after many experiments, inspirations, trials and musical visions, emerged. Their lyrical themes span between self-empowerment, self-destruction, and beyond. Aggressive instrumental sounds and melodic vocals, with tasteful aggressive breaks, compliment each other and are a critical part of the bands vision. CARBONSTONE's lyrical content is inspired by instances of loss, regret and conflict in the real world, and overcoming said adversities.
And so the band survives! CARBONSTONE is firmly established with an intense live show! Captivating audiences with their interactive stage presence and a sound that cannot be ignored, CARBONSTONE is turning the heads of all walks of life!
Find out more about CARBONSTONE and stay connected!
Check out these links!
PHONE: Neely Johns: 301-524-0222
*See CARBONSTONE on Friday, April 29th, headlining at the Rechter Theater in Towson, Maryland! Come through!
Online Promotions provided by Sonika Imaging Promotions
Monday, April 18, 2011
Yup, you heard right! Hip hop star, Snoop Dogg is collaborating with soccer star, David Beckham to design a line of baby clothing! Even though I don't normally think of babies when I think of Snoop Dogg, stranger things are known to happen in the fashion industry. And let's face it! Anything fashion the Beckham family has to do with sells! According to an article written by Susie Anderson on Limelife.com in "Fashion", Snoop Dogg and David Beckham are reportedly longtime friends. It appears that Beckham often advises and helps Snoop Dogg out on lots of his projects! The article also states that Snoop has reportedly already sketched some designs for the baby clothing line and plans to meet with Beckham in the U.K. while he's
there in July performing.
What do you think ab out a Snoop Dogg baby clothing line? Hot or not?
Leave me a comment and let me know!
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
TODAY'S "SPOTLIGHT WEDNESDAY GUEST ARTISTS ON THE "CURLI2007" YOUTUBE CHANNEL: Blizzard & OnE IN "FEAR"
TODAY IS WEDNESDAY WHICH MEANS ITS TIME FOR THE "SPOTLIGHT WEDNESDAY" GUESTS ON THE "CURLI2007" YOUTUBE CHANNEL. OUR GUESTS TODAY ARE BALTIMORE'S OWN, HIP HOP ARTISTS, BLIZZARD AND ONE IN THEIR JUST RELEASED NEW VIDEO, "FEAR"! CHECK IT OUT RIGHT HERE AND ON OUR CHANNEL'S MAIN SCREEN AT http://www.youtube.com.curli2007! TO SEE MORE HOT INDIE MUSIC AND FASHION VIDEOS, CHECK OUT THE "CURLI2007" YOUTUBE CHANNEL SPONSORED BY SONIKA IMAGING/SONIKA IMAGING ARTIST SERVICES!
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Check out this article posted today by XXLMagazine.com about the restructuring of the Grammy categories which directly affect rap and R&B! Click this link for all the details: Grammy Categories Restructured, Rap Affected XXLMAG.COM
The Indie Music Fest is going down on May 21, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada! Here is the info that was provided by Reverbnation about this event and how artists who are members of ReverbNation can submit their EPKs for consideration! Check it out!
About This Opportunity:
Black Mountain Productions Inc., and Green Living Nevada, are presenting: The Indie Music Fest on May 21, 2011, being held at: Sunset Park, Las Vegas, Nevada. This is a unique annual grassroots music festival/showcase, that is not your typical festival. It is specifically designed for the unsigned indie artist, writer and musician, the environment and the community. It is an event for all indie artists, writers and musicians, seeking to discover an abundance of creative possibilities, to showcase to thousands of people and to have a real chance to promote and network their talents to those of the indie music industry, with many real potential opportunities!
There will be many activities and some will include: 2-4 stages to support up to 40+ of the best unsigned indie bands, representing the genres of: Hip Hop, R&B, Rock, Urban, Adult Contemporary, Raggae, Ska, Punk and Rock, from all across the United States. There will also be: DJ's, Music Industry VIP's, Vendors representing products and services which include: Music, Sports, Recreation and Health, Green-Eco and specialty products, a Car Show, Headliners and so much more. Our official local charities include: Habitat For Humanity and Three Square, part of Feeding America.
Open to all 50 USA state residents. All artists MUST be unsigned. You are not eligible if your are represented. If you are accepted and are signed prior to your performance at the event, it is your sole responsibility to notify us. We will conduct final checks on each chosen artist, within one week of the event date. Those artists found to be represented, will be immediately disqualified.(Void where prohibited) Those younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, 21 or older. Artists will be accepted in the genres of: Hip Hop, R&B, Indie, Rock, Punk, Reggae, Urban, Ska, DJ's, Alternative and Adult Contemporary.
Each selected band that will be performing on the "Indie Music Fest" stages will receive: Major Promotion and Advertising with: Radio, Newspaper, Magazine, Internet with national coverage, E-Blasts, Viral Promotion (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace), Street Teams, Posters, Flyers, Press Release, Newsletters, Websites and much more.
"Artists will NOT be paid for their performances."
Length of Performance: no longer than 25 minutes maximum. (Times may vary)
VIP Showcase Review: A confirmed team of indie music industry VIP's will be at the event for the purpose of bands to showcase their talents as they attempt to elevate their careers to the next level.
Dedicated Artist Merchandising Area: After each artist has completed their performances, a specific area has been created for each artist to sell, market and promote their own merchandise, as well as network their talents to music industry professionals at the event. All proceeds received, will be 100% retained by those participating bands.
Special Travel Accommodations: Black Mountain has agreed to provide all out-of-town bands, one night hotel/motel room accommodations for their band/group (up to 5 band members).
Special Prizes/Awards And Activities: Five selected bands, will be awarded Music Resource Packages (valued at $2,500-$5,000), out of all participating bands, by votes received from selected music industry judges at the event, personally viewing the band performances on-site. The resource package will contain (but, will not be limited to): Cash, Gear (Clothes, Equipment, etc.), Endorsements, Rehearsal and/or Recording Time, CD Duplication/Replication, Photo Shoots and much more.
1 out of those 5 selected bands, will be given a 24 month Management, Recording and Publishing Contract and will receive major marketing and promotions, throughout the USA, Canada and Europe. And that selected band, will also have the opportunity to play at least one set, with one of the headliners performing at the event.
Basic backline will be provided on all stages.
Open to all US Artists.
A portion of the submission fees received will also be donated to a local charity. By submitting your material for review, you fully understand, that there is NO guarantee, that you will be chosen to participate and that Black Mountain has the sole right to make their decisions, based upon their own criteria and formats.
This service is not available for label accounts, at this time.
The required submission method for the The Indie Music Fest is a ReverbNation Press Kit! Submit yours today to take advantage of this great opportunity!
*Info courtesy of Reverbnation at http://www.reverbnation.com/!
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