Ear Peace Records Presents: Marv Ellis // Spends Quality // Wordup & Dope City Saints ++ Brycon on the 1’s and 2’s

By Aaris A. Schroeder Photos By Joe Finton February 25, 2013 Fresh Hip-Hop Showcase at Ear Peace Records, Thursday, February 21 with live performances by Marv Ellis, Spends Quality, Wordup, Dope City Saints and Brycon on the 1’s and 2’s. The night was fantastic, filled with art and an array of sounds matching Berkeley’s underground hip-hop scene, bringing out of town acts and local together … Continue reading Ear Peace Records Presents: Marv Ellis // Spends Quality // Wordup & Dope City Saints ++ Brycon on the 1’s and 2’s

World Lounge Radio All-Star, DJ Alex J. Pumps it Up with East Coast Flair

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief February 17, 2013 Hailing from New Jersey, Johnathan Alexander, also known as DJ Alex J. began his journey in ’96, and has DJed and produced for some of the best at Authority Studios such as Doodlebug [Digable Planets], Moka Only, Don Will [Tanya Morgan] and LMNO [The Visionaries].  Recently coming back from a tour and working on his world-wide radio … Continue reading World Lounge Radio All-Star, DJ Alex J. Pumps it Up with East Coast Flair

CFO Spends Quality Time on the Business of Music and Fashioning His Hip-Hop Career

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief February 2013 Sacramento, CA native; Carmichael, to be exact; says hip-hop producer and emcee Spencer Williams AKA Spends Quality, is where this down-to-earth and hardworking industry head began his journey into the world of entertainment. It all started in the late ‘90s when Spencer was 14-years-old and his classmate, Derek Smith AKA Djust-D, a year younger, set up two Gemini … Continue reading CFO Spends Quality Time on the Business of Music and Fashioning His Hip-Hop Career