How a 5th Grade rapper sold over 250k+ albums with Positive Music

Standing less than 5 feet tall, it’s easy to overlook “Corey J.” in a crowded room. Until he opens his mouth. “There are two types of people in this world,” says 10-year-old Corey Jackson. “There are dreamers. And there are dream chasers. I’m chasing my dreams!” He may only be 10, but rapper Corey J., aka Lil C Note, is fast gaining traction in the Atlanta hip-hop scene. In the last year, the fifth-grader — a self-proclaimed “positive hip-hop” recording artist — received endorsements from some of the biggest names in the rap industry, including Cash Money Records CEO Bryan … Continue reading How a 5th Grade rapper sold over 250k+ albums with Positive Music

LA / Pasadena artist Shamir: "I am the #1 Rapper in the World" (Exclusive Interview)

Download This Interview Los Angeles & Pasadena based artist Shamir sits down with Dom Promo (Dominic Poole) as they discuss Music, Influences, and Aspirations on WilsonBlock100 Radio. Shamir, whose been seen pushing his mixtapes in tha street over the last 5 years, claims he is the “#1 rapper in the world.” Shamir also goes on to say that his albums went platinum in the streets attributing his ambitions as an artist. Shamir also pays tribute to legendary Hip Hop producer J. Dilla.  Living in Pasadena most of his life, Shamir talks about how moving to Los Angeles was tough for … Continue reading LA / Pasadena artist Shamir: "I am the #1 Rapper in the World" (Exclusive Interview)

Rapper Tone Grizzard Proves Why He’s One of Pasadena’s Hardest Hitters

Don’t let tha face fool you, Pasadena rapper Tone Grizzard is no lyrical push-over. Actually, he’s an apex predator out here. Don’t think you could just beat him in a rap battle. He’s not a stranger to the local music scene. Having released several mixtapes over the years, Grizzard stands out as one of the most creative lyricists currently doing it from Pasadena.Tone attended the BringingItTogether Gold Carpet Open Mic Photo Shoot & Drum Circle on 12/20/16 and spit an exclusive (and explicit) freestyle that will leave you astonished! Tone Grizzard, who directs his own music videos, has worked with … Continue reading Rapper Tone Grizzard Proves Why He’s One of Pasadena’s Hardest Hitters

Rain Couldn’t Stop DENA Artists from #BringingItTogether in the November 2016 Free Artist Photo Shoot

After the success of the #BringingItTogether October 2016 Free Artist Photo Shoot, Mistah Wilson & Percy Johnson were excited for next month’s event. This time, they put a little more love into it. With only a couple of weeks to make it happen, they went out to get a photo backdrop with the logos of ThaWilsonBlock Magazine, Percy’s Portrait Photography, and a hashtag of #DENA to represent where the movement is taking place. Before the October 2016 shoot, the news was forecasting rain on the day of the event. That would be tragic since everyone is meeting up outside in … Continue reading Rain Couldn’t Stop DENA Artists from #BringingItTogether in the November 2016 Free Artist Photo Shoot

Q&A w/ SoCal artist Khriz-Z about the Advantages of being a Bilingual Rapper

Mistah Wilson: Honored to have you here with us for this exclusive interview with ThaWilsonBlock Magazine. What you been up to?Khriz-Z: I’ve been well. Just focusing on music, work, and family. Everyday I’m one step closer to success. Mistah Wilson: For our audience reading this, could you give us a quick background on yourself?Khriz-Z: Well, I was born in Mexico City. I came with my mom, to the U.S.A, when I was 10 years old. Now I’m 22 years old. In between those years, I lived in a couple of cities. Pomona, Corona, Riverside, Colton, and San Bernardino. Mistah Wilson: … Continue reading Q&A w/ SoCal artist Khriz-Z about the Advantages of being a Bilingual Rapper

Seattle artist Scribes One talks Albums, Shows, & The Local Music Scene with Mistah Wilson on WilsonBlock100 Radio

Seattle rapper Scribes One recently sat down with Mistah Wilson to discuss the challenges and rewards of pursuing a career as a musician, his latest projects, and life growing up in Seattle, Washington. Tha HipHop/R&B fusion artist has been on his grind for years now, climbing beyond tha walls of his city to find his way. In tha exclusive interview, Scribes talks about his collaboration with Macklemore and how they know each other. Scribes also speaks on the pressures of his local music scene and what is expected of him by his family. Mistah Wilson spins some of Scribe’s latest … Continue reading Seattle artist Scribes One talks Albums, Shows, & The Local Music Scene with Mistah Wilson on WilsonBlock100 Radio

Free Artist Photo Shoot @ McDonald Park in Pasadena, CA 10/28

If you’re an artist in or around Los Angeles/Southern California and are looking for a movement to join that will expand your network and presence, Tha DENA Music Scene, formerly known as the Pasadena Music Scene, is hosting an informal, free photo shoot for local, native, independent artists at McDonald Park in Pasadena, CA on Friday October 28th, 2016 from 12p-2p.  This shoot is tha first of many to come each month as Bing Bing is working vigorously to unite tha local music scene in tha Pasadena / Altadena region. It is called the #BringingItTogether Free Artist Photo Shoot where … Continue reading Free Artist Photo Shoot @ McDonald Park in Pasadena, CA 10/28

Tray Dee talks about possible Eastsidaz reunion

Do you think that the Eastsidaz will ever get back together and record another album? We’ve discussed the possibility of it but to be honest, I think that Snoop is in another place as far as music is concerned. It’s not like he couldn’t do it but to revisit that mind-state and to re-display that to the public – I don’t think that is who he is. Plus, I don’t think that the chemistry is there to go in and get it done. A lot of things have gone on and been said since I was away. We are all … Continue reading Tray Dee talks about possible Eastsidaz reunion

Buy "Winter & the Wolves" album by Grieves

Seattle rapper Grieves returns to deliver his fourth studio album, Winter & The Wolves, on Rhymesayers Entertainment. The insatiable, devil-may-care MC is well known for his meticulous exploration of life, love and loss, through a unique medley of hip-hop and soulful music. Together with B. Lewis, Grieves created 14 new tracks, combining organic pianos and guitars with boisterous synthesizers, to paint a colorful backdrop for his unique blend of rapping and singing. A reflection on growth and maturity, Winter & The Wolves is about the instinctual fight for survival. It’s about suddenly finding that you’re all alone, facing countless hindrances … Continue reading Buy "Winter & the Wolves" album by Grieves

President of NAACP-Pasadena & Musician GL Moody sits down with Mistah Wilson as they discuss Pasadena Music heritage, Civil Rights, and Education

President of NAACP-Pasadena & Musician GL Moody sits down with Mistah Wilson as they discuss Pasadena Music heritage, Civil Rights, and Education Continue reading President of NAACP-Pasadena & Musician GL Moody sits down with Mistah Wilson as they discuss Pasadena Music heritage, Civil Rights, and Education