Sunday, July 31, 2011

10 Hot Urban Brands for the Fellas

Greedy Genius

With the help of our favorite rappers and hip hop artists, music industry mogels, actors, models, etc., urban fashions are really hot right now and there are so many to choose from! Here are 10 brands, some you may be familiar with and some not,
that I'm really feelin' for the fellas!
Check them out and tell me what you think!

Sneaktip


Ecko


Gucci


LRG


Rocksmith


PF Flyers


ImKing


Eight 732
Clothing by Young Jeezy


Bobby Fresh

To check out these urban brands, just go to their websites of the same name! You can also purchase hot urban brands like Coogi, South Pole and more at DrJays.com which you can assess directly from "The Shops" on the Sonika Imaging Artist Services website at http://www.sonikaimaging.com/!


Wednesday, July 27, 2011

"Spotlight Wed.: "Huli Shallone in Hell And Back



It's time for "Spotlight Wednesday" sponsored by Sonika Imaging Artist Services' "curli2007" YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/curli20​07! Our guest 2day is Baltimore hip hop artist, Huli Shallone in his video, "Hell and Back"! Check it out!

Friday, July 22, 2011

Have you heard about the Baltimore Music Awards?


Hey! Have you heard about the Baltimore Music Awards? According to the official press release, the BMA was created to recognize individuals who have significantly contributed to the growth & development of entertainment in Baltimore. Diamond K of "The Diamond K Show", is the founder and event coordinator. Each year, 13 awards will be presented to the brightest stars in the local music industry who have been nominated and voted for in each category, for the 1st time by artists and fans alike! Plus, in addition to the 13 voted categories, 1 deserving person will be selected for induction into the BMA Hall of Fame!
     Find out more about the Baltimore Music Awards by visiting their website at http://baltimoremusicawards.com/BMA_Home_Page.html! Nominate your favorites in each category now through August 22! I already did! Voting takes place September 1-October 24th! Winners will be announced at a ceremony scheduled to go down on Sat., November 12th at a location to be announced!
      Kudos to Diamond K! I really like the idea and can't wait to see how the artistic community responds in lieu of all the drama and controversy oftentimes associated with the DMV Awards and the Baltimore Crown in the past! Let's keep our fingers crossed that this one will be different!

WISDOM COURT KIDS CLUB DAY @ PORT DISCOVERY, AUG. 7TH!

Wisdom Court Entertainment loves the kids and they're proving it with great activities for them and their parents through their Wisdom Court Kids Club! On Wednesday, August 7, 2011, the next Wisdom Court Kids Club Day is going down at Port Discovery in downtown Baltimore from 1-4pm! The goal of the activity is simple: to have fun in a positive environment while exploring the wonders of this great kids museum!
          RSVP's are needed for this event! Respond on the Facebook event page or by e-mailing eilisminogue@yahoo.com OR jennileigh215@yahoo.com. The price is $13 per child & $15 per adult which includes admission plus food/drinks. Wednesday, Aug. 3rd will be the last day to RSVP & make payment for the event. 
          If you're coming, please wear your Wisdom Court Kids Club shirts! This will make it easier for everyone to recognize others in the group & to help everyone stay together. If you don't have a shirt yet & would like one, please contact Billy Lyve at 443-789-7223 or via email at billylyve@gmail.com.
            So, parents, mark your calendars for Aug. 7th and make plans to bring the kids out for Wisdom Court Kids Club Day at Port Discovery! The kids are going to love it and so will you!
           
           

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

TODAY'S "SPOTLIGHT WED." GUESTS: SEITU & introducing LIL NATE IN "THE DEBUT"


TODAY'S "SPOTLIGHT WEDNESDAY" GUESTS ARE DMV RAP VETERAN, SEITU & INTRODUCING A NEW FACE TO THE DMV RAP GAME, LIL NATE IN "THE DEBUT" SHOT BY MY FRIEND, 20BELLO AKA THE CRANK KING! CHECK IT OUT!

Friday, July 8, 2011

Quiz: Which Hip Hop Stars Do They Manage?





The job of an Artist's Manager is probably one of the most exciting, yet stressful jobs in the music industry! For example, a Manager's job responsibilities can include duties such as helping to determine career plans for the artist, negotiating with business entities, coordinating live performances and appearances, hiring producers and people necessary for record production and distribution,
helping to develop the artist's image, and so much more! 
    Check out these pics of 11 of the hottest hip hop managers in the industry! They each manage or have managed mega stars we all know!
See if you can match the managers with the artists
they manage(d) in the Artists List!

MANAGERS

Jayson Jackson

Kyambo Joshua
Kyambo Joshua

Kedar Massenburg

Jeff Robinson

Yandy Smith
 
Derek Dudley


James Cruz

Cortez Bryant

Chaka Zulu

Phillana Williams





Corey Smyth


ARTISTS
  1. Lil Wayne and Drake
  2. Ludacris
  3. Dru Hill, India Arie, Kem, Joe, Erykah Badu, D'Angelo, Keith Sweat
  4. Alicia Keys, Daisha, Jermain Paul
  5. Neptunes, Biggie Smalls, En Vogue, Method Man, Fugees
  6. Common
  7. Kanye West, Young Jeezy, Jay-Z, Just Blaze
  8. Ciara, Neyo, Usher, Rick Ross, Pink, TLC, OutKast, Kanye West, Anthony Hamilton, Young Jeezy
  9. Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Jean Grae, De La Soul
  10. Jim Jones
  11. Missy Elliot, Diddy, Busta Rhymes, 50 Cent
How'd you do?
Here are the answers!
Jayson Jackson - #5
Kyambo Joshua - #7
Kedar Massenburg - #3
Jeff Robinson - #4
Yandy Smith - #10
Derek Dudley - #6
James Cruz - #11
Cortez Bryant - #1
Chaka Zulu - #2
Phillana Williams - #8
Corey Smyth - #9

Hope you had fun!
 Do some research and find out more about the people behind the artists!
 Peace!

This blog was inspired by an article in The Atlanta Post written by Danielle Kwateng.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

"SPOTLIGHT WED.": BOSSMAN feat. Michael Jackson in "WHAT ABOUT"



TODAY'S "SPOTLIGHT WED." GUEST ON THE "CURLI2007" YOUTUBE CHANNEL IS BOSSMAN FEAT. MICHAEL JACKSON IN "WHAT ABOUT"! CHECK IT OUT! TO SEE MORE HOT INDIE MUSIC VIDEOS & THE LATEST FASHIONS, VISIT OUR CHANNEL AT http://www.youtube.com/curli2007!

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Queen Latifah Debuting New Fashion Line on HSN


Hip hop legend, actress, and Cover Girl spokesmodel, Queen Latifah has added fashion designer to her list of achievements! She recently announced that her own clothing line, appropriately called "The Queen Collection", will debut on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) on August 27th of this year. Designed for women
sizes 2-25, the line promises beautiful, fly clothing we'll all want to wear
no matter what size we are! 
Most clothing in the collection will cost under $100 with handbag pricing between $170-$300. And, if you need some hair extensions so your hair can look hot and compliment your fly outfits, you'll be able to purchase that too! So make sure you check out HSN on August 27th for "The Queen Collection" debut and let me know what you think!

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