UGR Spotlight

#UGR Spotlight: On Tha Daily with @L3THVL

UGR: Tell us about a little about yourself?
L3THVL: I go by the name of L3THVL. I’n an artist from the birth place of Hip-hop, The Bronx, New York. I love music & have a great passion for it. I represent a whole lot of positive energy.
UGR: Being a musician, where do you see yourself fitting into the current music scene?
L3THVL: I see myself fitting in with any genre of music, but at the same time standing out because I like to show my versatility. I’m not just a one-lane artist
UGR: What new artists have you been listening to lately?
L3THVL: The new artists I have been listening to is My3 Troy Lanez & Lil Uzi. 
UGR: What made you want to pursue a career in entertainment?
L3THVL: Music is in my blood. My mom was a singer & my pops use to rab back in the day. My uncle June, he use to rab and DJ. My brother Rob-Low is a DJ so I feel like it was just meant for me to do this.

UGR: Who are some of your favorite musicians?
L3THVL: My favorite musicians will have to be Jay-Z, Ma$e, and Fabolous 
UGR: What are 3 of your favorite albums?
L3THVL: Jay-Z’s Blue Print album, Ma$e’s Double Up album, & Fab’s Real Talk album.

UGR: What should we be looking for in the future from L3THVL?
L3THVL: I have a whole lot of great things in store for you guys I promise you that. March 3rd, my new tape titled “Premonition” will be a classic! It will have music everyone can enjoy. Plug Nation Music, we going to take the game by storm. 
UGR: Do you have any last words?
L3THVL: I’M IN MY ZONE THEM 3S ARE IN THE AIR!!



#UGR Spotlight: Rollin’ with @ROLLYDABIGLOCO

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UGR: Tell us about a little about yourself?

Rolly Da Big Loco: What’s up world. My name is Rolly Da Big Loco. I’m an indie artist out of Red Hook Brooklyn. I love music, love making music and love touching people with my music.

UGR: Being a musician, where do you see yourself fitting into the current music scene?

Rolly Da Big Loco: I think I would be in my own lane. I consider myself to be a lyricist and an all around rapper/artist. I do the conscious music, street, party, female type songs and in between. So I feel like I do it all and I do it well. There isn’t too many artist that can do that. The mumble music is the wave right now, I can’t do that so I guess I can’t do everything lol. I’m not knocking it and those who do it, it’s just not my thing.

UGR: What new artists have you been listening to lately?

Rolly Da Big Loco: My homie Shanx, my homie Sha 6 1/2, and me lol. I don’t really listen to too many artist like that. I try to listen to all the artist from my hood in Red Hook. It’s a lot of talent out there. Of course the greats like Biggie, Pac, Jay, and Nas. I fucks with the cuzz Dave East. What’s up loc?

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UGR: What made you want to pursue a career in entertainment?

Rolly Da Big Loco: I mean at first it just was a hobby, something kids did, rap in the hallways, at school, such and such. Then it was like, you’re nice and and really talented, why not shoot for the stars. You know what they say, if you miss you’re still among them clouds. So with that being said, from that hobby developed a passion. Now all I think about is music and how I can reach the hearts, minds, and ears of my listeners. I love performing too, I feel like I am giving people who don’t know me a chance to feel like they do.

UGR: Who are some of your favorite musicians?

Rolly Da Big Loco: In the game, Jay, and Nas. I actually listen to more R&B then anything, old school to now. We’re talking Teddy Pendergrass, Isley Brothers, Barry White, Whitney Houston, Anita Baker, Jodeci, Jagged Edge, Trey Songz. I actually listen to almost all of it especially from the 80’s and 90’s. Music was so much more authentic to me then and they were actually saying something, not just stringing words together. It was heartfelt. Now it’s really just entertainment. It ain’t about inspiring and touching the soul. It’s about who does the most drugs and then can stand and talk about it lol.

UGR: What are 3 of your favorite albums?

Rolly Da Big Loco: Let me clarify, this isn’t my top three. Just three of my favorites, and in no particular order. Lupe Fiasco Food and Liquor, T.I Urban Legend, Jeezy Recession, Nas Nigger album, and Jay Z Blueprint 2. I put 5 in there lol, couldn’t help it.

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UGR: What should we be looking for in the future from Rolly?

Rolly Da Big Loco: A whole lot. Right now I’m working on an EP called The Last King. I connected with one of my homies from my hood IdubzNY on this one. He produced the whole thing. Um I’m dropping a song called Pray 4 Me this month featuring Chris Fox. The song is definitely a real one. It was produced by another good friend of mine Jay Hu. I dropping about 2 freestyles a month just to keep those who love bar work happy. Of course, Imma connect with the homies Shanx and Sha 6 1/2 again, probably on another project. Yeah, we’re working bro.

UGR: Do you have any last words?

Rolly Da Big Loco: Yeah bro. Support cost you nothing. My music speaks for itself. Rock out with a real one, who is living his music and not acting like he lives his music. It’s Team Whole Thang Alpha Male Music cuhh. Moving, all gas no brakes.

#UGR Spotlight: The Definition with @AStyylz


UGR: Tell us about a little about yourself?

A-Styylz: Well I been Recording for a while now, got 2 Mixtapes that came out in 2011 (Definition of A Prince) on DatPiff and 2013 (Definition of A Prince Volume 2) on LiveMixtapes. My pops was a musician in the Latin/salsa scene so music is in my blood naturally. Hip hop has always been a big influence on me so I decided to run with it and aim for a career out of it. In my spare time I enjoy going to basketball games and sporting events which I’m very big on.

UGR: Being a musician, where do you see yourself fitting into the current music scene?

A-Styylz: I see myself fitting in to the current music scene because I have originality, my music is unique in its own way and a lot of industry people look for that. So I think it would stand out along with all the other good music that’s out now.

UGR: What new artists have you been listening to lately?

A-Styylz: New artists that’s currently in my playlist I would have to say Chance the Rapper, Lil Uzi Vert, and Post Malone.

UGR: What made you want to pursue a career in entertainment?
A-Styylz: A close homie of mine would always be free styling back in the day and I thought that was dope, so I started writing and eventually recording and that’s how I was influenced to pursue a career in the industry. Shoutout Jag-J!
UGR: Who are some of your favorite musicians?
A-Styylz: I’d have to say Drake, Jay-Z , Chris Brown, Eminem, Pharrell Williams, Wale, J Cole and Eric Bellinger.
UGR: What are 3 of your favorite albums?
A-Styylz: My fav 3 albums would have to be The Black Album, Nothing was the Same , and a throwback, “In My Mind” by Pharrell was a Classic.

UGR: What should we be looking for in the future from A-Styylz?
A-Styylz: Y’all can lookout for the “Take Flight” EP set to Release Spring of this year, and some more hot music on the way.
UGR: Do you have any last words?
A-Styylz: I wanna thank y’all for interviewing me and for your time. It’s highly appreciated. 1 Love



#UGR Spotlight: Soul Food with @TENIJAMOTON


UGR: Tell us about a little about yourself?

Tenija: I sing in a amazing girl group with my sisters. I’m the eldest of my sisters. I’m actually the shy one lol. Besides singing I love fashion, writing and cooking.

UGR: Being a female musical group, Where do you see you and your sisters fitting into the current music scene?

Tenija: Considering the many genres and artists we take inspiration from its really hard to say exactly where we would fit in. We just wanna make great music honestly, so wherever our fans (friends) place us is where we’d be happy. We just don’t wanna put ourselves in a box.

UGR: What new artists have you been listening to lately? Who are some of your favorite musicians?

Tenija: As of late I’ve really been listening to Ro James and Bruno Mars…Bruno Mars wouldn’t be considered a “New Artist,” but I love his new music.
UGR: What are 3 of your favorite albums?

Tenija: Stevie Wonder – Songs In The Key Of Life
Common – Resurrection
A Tribe Called Quest – The Anthology

UGR: What should we be looking for in the future from Tenija? Do you have any last words?

Tenija: The future will be all about RoXxy Montana…we will be putting out new music and performances ooh and you will be seeing us on TV again in 2017.

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