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Event Recap: #PittsburghOctoberfest

This past weekend Gucci lit up the city of Pittsburgh during the Octoberfest event at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Powered by @igrind_global & @levels_agency, a crowd of nearly 3000 people welcomed the Trap Boss to Pittsburgh which he often refers to as his second home. After just recently be released from jail this…

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Event Recap: Showtime at The Rex w/Joe Budden

“Sunglasses & Advil…. last night was mad real” not at all hung over though! Man last night was an evening to remember & forget all at the same damn time. I was invited (or begged my way into) last night’s show at the Rex Theater by Grind Mode Management. For those who weren’t aware (and…

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Event Recap: “Better Off Independent” by BMW

Look at me, out of the house again at ANOTHER event at the Rex & guess what? It just happens to be a contest! This time out I was at the “Better Off Independent” contest, a few local artists were performing for a chance to win a a performance slot at the “I Heart Music…

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Event Recap: “The Quarterly Joint” by BMW

Good news Pittsburgh!! Pirate City Productions is back!! It felt good to be in the building for “The Quarterly Joint” so many cool people & familiar faces a room full of local talent for sure. I love when new venues are open to local hip hop events. This time Hollywood Lanes opened its doors to some…

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Recap & Poll: King Of The Burgh Champions by BMW

First of all I want to reiterate what DJ Afterthought said, everybody in the contest was a winner last night, they got to rock TWICE in front of great crowds (last night & at a previous show), they got a chance to gain new fans, network with other folks in the local scene, and sell…

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Event Recap: Latia “The Perfect Imperfection EP Release Party”

A few weeks ago I found out through the dopeness that is instagram who Pittsburgh’s own Latia was. Just recently I MISSED out on her “The Perfect Imperfection” EP release party, but I’m being told it was an epic event. Check out the details & pics! Newcomer Latia brought the whole city out for her…

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Recap: Joey Fattz “Bazooka Joe 1.5” Release Party

Last night was dope and that about sums it up. But I’m glad to elaborate. We were gathered at The Rex Theater to celebrate the release of Joey Fattz’s album “Bazooka Joe 1.5“. The event was hosted by WAMO 100’s Mike Jax with assistance from DJ ADizzy. The show opened with a performance by Tanni B,…

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Recap: Velvet Heat Live @ The Thunderbird Cafe by BMW

Velvet Heat changed my life…… Ok maybe that’s a bit extreme, however, I can confirm that this duo is as amazing on a track as they are live. Last night I had the honor of experiencing them perform live at the Thunderbird cafe & I can say I was very impressed. For a good 35-45 minutes…

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Recap: “King of the Burgh 2”

15+ acts took the stage at the Rex last night & I can say with confidence that Pittsburgh hip hop is in a very damn good place. I was late to the party because I had to do some Christmas shopping with the wife (THE STRUGGLE IS REAL!)…. When I walked in my first impression…

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[Event Recap] Human Hustle Entertainment & Joanna IIC present: Saturday Night @ Frankies

I learned some valuable lessons on Saturday. The first one is to get to Frankie’s EARLY! It was tough to find & even tougher finding a place to park. As soon as I walked in I saw Jay Nizzy from The Camp & I demanded that his group’s performance make my stress worth it. They…

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[Event Recap] Genre Fest 2012

Genre Fest hosted by Designer D. This event live from Belmont II’s in Butler PA was an amazing event. The show was hosted by DJ Afterthought & Designer D (Young Pilots). The night kicked off with awesome performances by TeeO & then Yung Bru. Young Infamous hit the stage after the short DJ break with the…

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[Event Recap] Proud to be Local 15 (Producers Auction)

Last night I had a great time at my first ever “Proud To Be Local” (PTBL) event hosted by Pittsburgh Hip Hop Veteran Mista Scrap & Hollyhood. In typical style I was late so I missed a good portion of the show but from what I did catch I left feeling good. (The amazingly talented…

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