Equipto “Calling it Quits”

Equipto “Calling it Quits” Solidarity Records By Aaris A. Schroeder Equipto is one of those Bay Area hip-hop artists that has been around for quite a long time.  He has gotten his shine the last few years and now is retiring from music to pursue his growing business as C.E.O. to “Solidarity Records.” One of his latest singles, “Calling it Quits” tells the story about … Continue reading Equipto “Calling it Quits”

Grind 4 The Green: Music Education on an Eco-Friendly Tip

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Grind for the Green, a non-profit organization that works with Bay Area youth careers in music provided its second annual four-part series, free of charge that includes a beat and emcee competition, July 12-Aug 30, ‘09 for the final competition at Yerba Buena Park in San Francisco, CA; all happening while caring for the environment utilizing solar panels for energy, … Continue reading Grind 4 The Green: Music Education on an Eco-Friendly Tip

Jimmie Reign: Down-to-Earth and Social-Network Diva

By Monotone Staff Writer Jimmie Reign one of the most dynamic r&b artists to hit the radio, Twitter and every social network around.  With tracks and music videos like, “Make You Wait,” “Different Person” and “Can’t Go” featuring Big Rich, Balance and The Jacka – this girl has every guy mesmerized.  If beauty could kill, then this journalist and track producer’s music studio would become … Continue reading Jimmie Reign: Down-to-Earth and Social-Network Diva

80 West: Go West Sacramento!

KBMB Is The Bomb Local Music, Local Feedback! By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief KBMB 103.5, local Sacramento hip-hop and R&B radio station, owned and operated by Clear Channel is going back to basics by starting a two hour segment every Sunday from 8-10 pm called 80 West, dedicated to all local urban sounds. DJed by radio personalities Nikia and Famous, already pertinent factors and voices … Continue reading 80 West: Go West Sacramento!