Ballistic appears on The Heat Magazine’s Artist 101 page

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Versatile, talented and just all around dope is a good, short description of entertainment powerhouse Ballistic.

Born and raised near Austin, Texas, Ballistic has been through every kind of rough patch you can imagine, yet he not only survived, but he won at the game of life. He’s now an international act who travels the world performing his “parable music”. His Death By Design imprint is taking the world by storm.

We have a much more in-depth interview with Ballistic coming soon, but for now, enjoy his Artist 101 interview:

STAGE NAME: Ballistic

HAILING FROM: Tampa, Florida

MUSICAL INFLUENCES: 2pac, Z-Ro, James Brown, Barry White, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Marvin Gaye, Dean Martin, Wisin y Yandel, Fat Pat, Big Hawk, Von Won, and Andre 3000

FAVORITE FOOD: Vietnamese (Pho Tai Nam), Lebanese

FAVORITE SHOES: Vlado, Adidas, G Nikes, and Custom

IF YOU COULD BE ENDORSED BY ANY BRAND, WHAT WOULD IT BE AND WHY? Forbes and Wall Street because of the influence and affluence it would garner to challenge the norm of culture.

FAVORITE SONG: “So Many Tears” and “Lost Souls” by 2Pac

FAVORITE ARTIST: 2Pac

WHAT’S IN YOUR PLAYLIST RIGHT NOW? Perry G, Kat Trakz, Von Won, Andre 3000, 2Pac, Hector Delgado, Thousand Foot Krutch, Skillet, Rebirth Garcia, and Regason

IF YOU WEREN’T RAPPING, WHAT WOULD YOU BE DOING? I would be full-time in audio engineering. I love to produce other artists from a songwriting perspective as well. Catering a sound for marketability and seeing its full expression brings excitement.

IF YOU WON 10 MILLION DOLLARS, WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH IT? I would invest into the community I am a part of and organizations actually reaching the you and me. The change of culture happens from within.

SOCIAL MEDIA: @dbdballistic on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat

Source: The Heat Magazine

J Lyric releases controversial new video coming out against Kanye West’s politics

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MIKODreamz PR client and New Orleans artist/activist J Lyric is no stranger to controversy when it comes to marring politics with his music. He’s well-known for his political stance, as can be seen from his Twitter and Instagram posts. His most recent offering is a single entitled “Dear Mr. West”, when he calls out Kanye West on his recent seemingly change of position on politics, particularly his siding with President Donald Trump – something that most who wish to see social change would never do.

The visuals for “Dear Mr. West” clearly demonstrate what was on J Lyric’s heart when he penned the lyrics to the song. It is a most important video in this political climate, amid racial turmoil across the U.S. The single is available for download and streaming on all digital platforms.

Follow J Lyric on social media:

Twitter @JASONLYRIC

Instagram @jlyric504_

For interviews and media inquiries, please contact Publicist Arlene Culpepper of MIKODreamz PR via email at MIKODreamzPR@gmail.com.

Phreedom Records artist Lucki Lew tours the Deep South

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New Orleans, Louisiana based Phreedom Records makes sure its artists are ALWAYS working. From keeping them grounded in the studio with the dopest of producers, to touring the Deep South as it recently has been doing with flagship artist Lucki Lew, Phreedom stays working.

Lucki Lew is well-known for his hit single “Hot Spot“, most recently remixed to include a feature with mover and shaker Level. He now has “My Lil Yeah” out on all digital platforms; it features Louisiana standout Tweeday.

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Phreedom Records CEO Co’Baby is making moves

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Phreedom Records CEO Co’Baby is putting in a ton of work, as usual. The Heat Magazine, This Is 50 and several more sites just featured him. We are proud to see the moves being made by his brand, Phreedom Records. Co and his wife work diligently to make sure their artists are seen and heard – and they have been doing this for many years!

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