Music Video: Noble – Shine

Alternate_Shine_Clean[TAMPA, FLORIDA] Hip-Hop Artist Noble released his first visual SHINE which is set to be on his forthcoming debut album. SHINE definitely has a tendency to be catchy, shoutout to platinum music producer Syk Sense. He’s produced for Bryson Tiller and Drake. Noble has a dope flow, he showcases the traditional sounds of east coast hip-hop. SHINE has heavy bass and can become trendy! Stay tuned from more from Noble.



Upcoming Event: 9/24 – 9/26 – GAT$ Tour This Weekend

DATE: 9/24/2015
FREE RSVP @ ApplePressureIntl.com
LOCATION: Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St, Tampa, FL


DATE: 9/25/2015
FREE RSVP @ ApplePressureIntl.com
LOCATION: Birdhouse, 1827 N Pearl St, Jacksonville, FL


DATE: 9/26/2015
FREE RSVP @ ApplePressureIntl.com
LOCATION: NugBrand, 2324 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL



Upcoming Event: 8/15 – Dope Ent Presents TAKEOFFxLANDING Festival in Tampa, FL



After the huge success that was Rolling Loud Festival, Dope Entertainment is proud to announce a new festival, TAKEOFFxLANDING! This multi-media festival will feature performances from some of the best rappers in the game, industry panels with the hip-hop industry’s top booking agents, publicists, managers, and producers, as well as art installations curated by Robert Gallardo, A$AP Rocky’s art director.

TxL tickets will be wristbands. Festival wristbands will be mailed to buyers 2 weeks before the festival.

Economy Class Ticket = General Admission Ticket

First Class Ticket = VIP Ticket (includes speedy entry to all venues and access to all VIP areas)

Meet & Greet Upgrade = Guaranteed Meet & Greet w/ Travi$ Scott. Does not include admission. Customers must also purchase Economy or First Class ticket to be granted entry.

Venues: TxL will be taking over Ybor in Tampa, FL. There will be concerts throughout the day at each venue. The current confirmed venues are The Ritz Ybor, The Orpheum Crowbar, Market on 7th, and Tequilas Ybor. We will be announcing more venues, as well as which artists will be at which venues, soon.

Interactive Elements @ TxL
-Producer Panel w/ top hip-hop producers discussing production methods. Panel members TBA.
-Industry Panel w/ members of hip-hop music industry including booking agent, manager, publicist, record label rep, Twitter/Facebook/YouTube reps, etc. discussing their roles in the hip-hop music industry. Panels members TBA.
Tech Panel w/ top musical equipment companies discussing new products and technology. Art installations curated by Robert Gallardo, A$AP Rocky’s art director.



Upcoming Events: Dope Ent Presents Curren$y Pilot Talk 3 Tour

Curren$y is coming back to Florida, this time performing brand new material from “Pilot Talk 3” and “Even More Saturday Night Car Tunes” plus select cuts from all of his classic material! Don’t miss this jet!

Thursday 6/4 – Orlando @ Venue 578 (Formerly Firestone Live)

Friday 6/5 – Miami @ Grand Central

Saturday 6/6 – Tampa @ The Orpheum

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For VIP Bottle Service Reservations, E-mail VIP@dopeent.com


New Music: Devon Culbert – Oh Lawd featuring Isaiah G

Screen Shot 2015-01-26 at 2.05.35 PMUp and coming hip-hop artist Devon Culbert from Tampa Florida, is apart of the youngest generation. Only being 16, Devon is able to maintain his own and was able within two years to come up with his concept and then about eight months on the actual project, Just For Practice EP. He recently released a track called OH LAWD featuring Chicago’s own Isaiah G. This was something “quick” cypher from Devon Culbert and Isaiah G. They were lucky to find this really laid-back beat from The Entreproducers that they could both vibe to and contrast with for full-effect OH LAWD. Song is straight BARS!! Stay tune for future features from Devon Culbert and follow him below on social media.


Upcoming Event: 07.19 – Solefest TAMPA at Tampa Convention Center

For The First Time SoleFest is coming to Tampa!

> Saturday, July 19, 2014
> Doors Open At 12pm
> Vendors Set Up at 10am
> Tampa Convention Center

SoleFest is one of the fastest growing sneaker conventions and trade shows. Come to buy, sell and trade but most importantly enjoy the sneaker community and all it has to offer. You can purchase admission tickets at the door the day of the event as well.

> Sneaker Raffle – Nike KD 6 ‘What The’
> VIP Raffle – Jordan Future
> Sneaker Battle – $100 Cash Prize (Free Entry)
> Best Vendor Table Display – $100 Cash Prize
> Live Music by DJ Chizzle
> And More Coming Soon!

Thank you to our sponsors:
Home of the Sole
Culture Repz
Sole Commander

Special Notes:
-All tickets and vendor tables are non-refundable. All sales are final.
-SoleFest LLC is not responsible for any lost or stolen property/items. Please do not leave your shoes/items left unattended.
-SoleFest LLC is not responsible/liable for transactions between individual attendees and vendors.
-SoleFest LLC does not tolerate fakes, B-Grades or Varients. If you see or suspect a pair, please bring them to our attention so we can have them removed from the event.
-Buy, sell and trade responsibly.
-All vendors can arrive at 10:00am to set up. If vendors arrive after 11:30am they risk forfeiting their table without a refund.

For any general information or questions regarding tickets, tables, sponsorships, etc please email us at info@SoleFest.com

Beat Tape: Schedule One – Existence (Instrumentals)


Check out 17 year old producer Schedule One with his exclusive multi-genre project featuring 10 hard hitting beats plus 5 bonus EDM tracks titled Existence Instrumentals. Schedule One has that Trap/Club feel to it. With them killer 808s! Definitely can see these tracks getting picked up by any artist. Existence features co-producers include Dizzy Wright’s Sub-Zer0 and South African producer Paapi Musik.

TRAP MUSIC incorporates a extensive use of multi-layered hard-lined and melodic synthesizers, crisp, grimy and rhythmic snares, deep 808 sub-bass kick drums, pitched down vocals, double-time, triple-time and similarly divided hi-hats, and a cinematic and symphonic utilization of string and keyboard instruments creating an overall dark, harsh, grim and bleak background feeling for the listener

IG: OfficialScheduleOne
Twitter: Schedule1Beats
Soundcloud: Schedule_1

New Music: E Dott – Ball Don’t Lie

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Check out the latest track from E Dott with BALL DON’T LIE. This track is his follow-up track from his Summertime single ABOVE THE RIM. I really like the vibe of the track, something to ride to. Born and raised in Tampa, FL. E Dott expresses himself through rhyme and rhythm. Harmonizing through the track. Thought this was a great listen. Stay tuned for E Dott’s crazy, upcoming single FRANK THE TANK dropping this Fall.


Album Review: Brandon* – Rainbow In The Dark

ritdBrandon* of Tampa, FL is releasing his first album “Rainbow In The Dark” on June 7, 2013. We were honored with a chance to stream the project before it’s release. The album starts with the intro track “Glow In The Dark” which sets the mood for the album with the thunder roaring like it would in a nasty storm. The song “80’s Baby” is about the essence of the 1980’s featuring vocals from Trumaine Lamar & Lexx Black. Mentioning the breakfast club, cabbage patch and other big monumental things from that decade they get their point across. On “Translucent Rhymes” Brandon* gives a sound that is melodic yet upbeat. “Morning Glow” has that feel like what you get listening to an Erykah Badu or Lauryn Hill. Listening to “Urban Vibes” you get that feeling of dancing in the rain under a street light. The title track “Rainbow In The Dark” with vocals from Trumaine Lamar you get a feeling of internal zeal. The track “8pm Stereo Talk” sounds like it could be played in a quiet storm mix. “Quiet Curves” follows in the same direction with a more sexual appeal. Hearing “The Silhouette Dance” give me the same feeling I got the first time I heard the beginning of J. Cole’s “In The Morning”.

The vocals of M.E.R.C on “Illumination” paints a create visual with great verses and a catchy chorus. He made “Cruise Control” have a space age yet chilled sound. “Super Sonic Electronic” reminded me of Missy Elliott’s “I’m Really Hot” with an electric feel. Lexx Black vocals on “Speed Of Light” made the production from Brandon* shine bright. On “Super Sonic Technologic” he took the “Technologic” by Daft Punk to an entirely new level. I felt like I was watching the original Tron movie while listening to “Space Paranoids”. It also reminded me of the scene leading up to Tony Montana being killed in Scarface. The album ends with “Plutopia” which sounds serene and tranquil. This album was a great listen that had my mind running in multiple directions. Go support Brandon* by purchasing the album from the pre-order link below or when it is released on June seventh. PRE-ORDER RAINBOW IN THE DARK

Get connected with Brandon*  online: TWITTERFACEBOOKWEBSITE

Interview: Unheard Of

Check out the exclusive interview with a group called Unheard Of. They had a chance to perform at iScream Sundays brought to you by NikkiSiixx.com At The Goose Lounge. Unheard Of discusses their experience at iScream Sundays, The differences from Tampa & Miami crowd, and their current project “WordPlay”.

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Download: Prince Golden – Dilla Still Illa

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Prince Golden releases his second mixtape Dilla Still Illa as a tribute to J.Dilla and his fans. J.Dilla passed away in 2006 after losing his battle from TTP (Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura), a rare blood disease. Using instrumentals from classic tracks Prince Golden delivers his own input. The mixtape consists of 10 tracks. @DjQeys laid some cuts on Let’s Go. Had a few questions for Prince Golden and here are his answers:

NikkiSiixx: Since Dilla Still Illa Mixtape is a tribute to J. Dilla which track is your favorite and why?
Prince Golden: Hmm I would have to say a toss-up between Basement Rap and Have Mercy. Basement Rap, I was able to play with my crazy animated style and with Have Mercy the beat alone means a lot to me and I really wanted to let people know what I had on my mind.
NikkiSiixx: What message you want your fans to come across after bumping Dilla Still Illa?
Prince Golden: J. Dilla is a great producer and I am a dope emcee pushing myself to new heights

Dilla still illa because even though he is gone, his production kills most producers today!” – Prince Golden