EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Lady *O* & DJ Mia Moretti #VH1 #MasterOfTheMix

If you don’t know, come this Monday 4/1/13 at 10PM EST, @VH1 is launching the new season of the highly acclaimed DJ competition, Master Of The Mix!! (Follow @MasterOfTheMix on Twitter!!) The show is in it’s 3rd season now, and not only do they have the INCREDIBLE DJ Amanda Seales hosting the show (YAYYYY!!!! I LOVE HER!!! :-)), but they also have the incomparable and LEGENDARY Kid Capri, Ben Maddahi, Jenny Costa, and the woman whom this post is dedicated to, DJ Mia Moretti.. Who did a CRAZY INCREDIBLE SET to set the tone for the evening, with electric violinist Caitlin Moe! (Caitlin, …Girl… YOU ROCKED IT!!!! Absolutely DOPE!) Follow her on Twitter as well!!>>(@CaitlinMoe)

This event was one I will never forget. Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE, was really personable and such sweethearts!!! We were having just an amazing time at the Marquee nightclub in NYC this past Wednesday, which was sponsored by @Smirnoff!  I was blessed to grab one of the ONLY interviews done that night, with the extremely DOPE … DJ Mia Moretti. Watch the exclusive interview with Made in The City Inc.’s Lady *O*  & Judge/Dj Mia Moretti below!! Follow her on Twitter @MiaMoretti and make sure you watch Master Of The Mix on Monday 4/1/13 @ 10PM EST!! You are NOT gonna want to miss this season!! Be sure to check out our recap post coming up this week with exclusive pictures and footage of all the DJs/Judges of Master Of The Mix doing their RIDICULOUSLY ILL sets on the stage at Marquee Nightclub in NYC!! You do NOT want to miss clicking that post! Keep up with @MadeInTheCityTs and @TheLadyOShow to stay on top of the blog exclusives on Twitter!

Dear Ms. Moretti, Made In The City Inc. loves you and thanks you for giving us this opportunity to speak with you. You had such a warm spirit and your set that evening with was amazing!!! You are an incredible talent and person. We hope to see you again in the near future!!

Sincerely,

Felicia Lady *O* ” Owen

Written by: Lady *O*

HUGE shoutout to Loui Bond of Lou Films for an AMAZING job on the videography! Follow him on twitter! @LouiBond AND Shoutout to @SainWorld for the opportunity!

Golden Gold For the “Good Kid”

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A HUGE congratulations to Kendrick Lamar! His debut album has officially been certified GOLD!  This means that “Good Kid M.A.A.D. City” has sold over 500,000 copies since the release on October 22nd.

GKMC now sits at number 32 on the Billboard 200.  Don’t kill my vibe and pick up the Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope record NOW!  You won’t regret it.

Congrats Kendrick!

Source: Complex

Lady J

We’ve Got Bad Newsz for you…..

Straight out of Cali, Bad Newsz Greatest is bringing you the raw beginnings of his newest project, I Live Forever, the follow up and trilogy to the amazing D.R.U.G.S. Pt. 1 & D.R.U.G.S. Pt. 2 which were featured on both DJBooth.net and Datpiff.com. Bad Newsz was also featured this year as one of the key featured Cali artists played on The Lady *O* Show: Where The Music Speaks For Itself © Season 4 in New York City, of which he received rave reviews from both the in-studio audience as well as the Ustream.tv T.L.O.S. Fambase.

With his unique tone of voice and clever music choices that reflect his knowledge of hip hop history, he’s at it again with this new single “That Forever Life“.  The track offers a slight alternative feel, a heavy knock n’ bop, with a side of the female vocal samplings of Lana Del Rey’s “Off To The Races“. This is just a small taste of Bad’s true skills in a 2-minute time frame with no hook and continuous trill west coast rhymes. B.N.G. held back lyrically a little bit on this one (in my opinion lol), but as we know, B.N.G. always has a reason for everything he creates.  When it comes to entire projects as a whole, Bad Newsz is known for his consistency, cohesiveness, hidden jewel-dropping, and ability to let you into his world… And I’m sure I Live Forever will be no different. 😉

Download:That Forever Lifevia http://www.sharebeast.com/i1mskhbocclu

 Follow Bad Newsz Greatest on Twitter!!!-> @BadNewszCali #ILF

Written by:

Felicia “Lady *O*” Owen

@TheLadyOShow

Whatever Happened To The FemCees? – Women’s History Month 2012

March is Women’s History Month.

We were graced with the presence of five extremely talented young women.

Amanda Furdge – @furdgecaKes

Ashley Good – Gatz N Goods

J Diction – @JDiction

Milly Mango – @Milly_Mango

Trinity – @ChicagoTrinity

These ladies are poets, vocalists, and FemCees who graciously accepted our invitation to freestyle off the dome and the heart.

They tackled Music Industry, Discrimination, Respect, and Self-Love/Inner Beauty.

 SpokenFree Ent. is proud to present:

“Whatever Happened To The FemCees?”

The Ladies’ Websites:

Amanda Furdge

Ashley Good

J Diction

Milly Mango

Trinity

HAPPY WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH!

CMJ Fashionista? … THANKS! ;-)

This blog post is more of a #SHOUTOUT than a post.

As you might have seen earlier in the posts, we did posts on Shinobi Ninja and JDP in conjunction with CMJ. BUT what I DIDN’T say… was that someone blogged about ME @ CMJ. LMAO. Who knew I was interesting to others? LOL. *Shrugs*

#SHOUTOUT to www.buisandwhistles.com‘s Andrew Bui for blogging about ya girl’s fashion sense at CMJ! I truly appreciate you and it was a pleasure meeting you! I figured I would return the favor and blog back because I have PICTURES of us TOGETHER! Check out these photos below… Please note the shirt I am wearing is one of SpokenFree ENT’s TryFacta Tee: “ENTREPRONEGRO” and it can be purchased via our website www.spokenfree.us in the shop. 😉

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All Photography ABOVE was done by SpokenFree ENT. Affiliate: @ProductiveRay09 of Productive Lifestyle Group

and check out the blog photo feature Buis and Whistles did on me and the CMJ Fashionistas of the evening BELOW! 😉

http://buisandwhistles.com/?p=1197

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Follow Buis And Whistles on Twitter! @BuisAndWhistles

Written by:

Lady *O*

Follow @TheLadyOShow, @SpokenFreeENT, and @ProductiveRay09 on Twitter!

The Revolution Will be Televised: Khaled M.

Now this dude right here?! … *Gives you that look of blown away in her Kat Williams impression* … IS SOMETHING ELSE! This is another person who is using their creative talents in Hip Hop to better the world they know. Khaled M. is a Libyan American from Lexington, Kentucky who just recently this year, as the war in Libya was going on, decided he wanted to help his own people by shedding light on a very misunderstood situation the best way he knew how…  His father was a revolutionary Libyan man, Mohamed “Fathi” Ahmed, who was imprisoned and tortured for 5 years and escaped in 1977 to lead more opposing forces against Gadhafi here in America and creating a home base known as the National Front for the Salvation of Libya. So with that in mind, when Khaled M. grew up and watched his home country struggle from the U.S., he wrote “Can’t Take Our Freedom” featuring the Iraqi-British emcee LowKey, (whom I also recommend that you check out IMMEDIATELY because he is EVERYWHERE.) “Can’t Take Our FreedomALONE got 50,000 hits on Youtube in its debut week… There was controversy concerning the contents of the footage and YouTube ended up banning it for quite some time… But you know who’s stronger than YouTube? …. THE PEOPLE.  Bet you they [YouTube] weren’t counting on people supporting it and reposting it everywhere, driving the numbers past 100,000 views collectively across independent sites around the world and giving YouTube no choice but to drop the ban… Crazy story right?!

  Watch the SpokenFree ENT. Interview with Khaled M. below… You’ll be amazed at his entire story and you’ll understand how his father’s story lives on. By the time you finish it, you’ll want to subscribe to his YouTube page and all of his other social media outlets.

All Videography above was done by SpokenFree ENT. Affiliate: @ProductiveRay09 of Productive Lifestyle Group

Did I also mention Khaled M. has been on CNN, ABC World News, and ABC Chicago? Check it out! http://thisiskhaledm.com/2011/08/cnn-khaled-ms-music-spreads-freedom-for-libya-message/

This man is truly a revolutionary hip-hop ARTIST. And even though he is extremely humble in both appearance and nature, his lyrics are of deep stories that come to you with pain, honesty, and true honor. The music itself you can tell has a large variety of international sounds on top of ill rhymes… which is SOOOOOO DOPE. With the memory of his father at the forefront, the hip-hop community, and THE WORLD behind him, this 26-year old emcee is the Real Deal Holyfield.

Khaled, THANK YOU SO MUCH for giving SpokenFree ENT. this interview and #SHOUTOUT to SWANK PR for the recommendation! You are truly an inspiration and a beautiful human being. Keep Speaking Freely, Godspeed and #GRINDON!

CHECK OUT KHALED M. ON THE

#FREEDOMTOUR GOING ON NOW IN A CITY NEAR YOU!!

Watch “Can’t Take Our Freedom” and download his music via:  http://thisiskhaledm.com/

Follow Khaled M. on Twitter! >> @ThisIsKhaledM

Written By:

Lady *O* 

Follow @TheLadyOShow@SpokenFreeENT, and @ProductiveRay09 on Twitter!

J.F. Brooks: The Sequel

So for this piece on J.F. Brooks, we have the MicBooth.com camp to thank and I am SO happy and grateful to get the opportunity to share this individual with you all. Some of you might know J.F. Brooks from a documentary called The Hip Hop Project, which was executive produced by Bruce Willis ( I know right?? You’re probably like, “I KNEW he was cool as hell for a reason!” Yup… Mr. Willis is a real live Hip-Hop advocate yall… ) and Queen Latifah back in 2006. It was also backed by the godfather of Hip Hop, Russell Simmons. If you haven’t seen it, it’s pretty AMAZING.

Art Start is the organization it was based on which was founded by Chris “Kazi” Rolle and it focused on doing what we always speak about in discussions concerning hip-hop, AUTHENTICITY and LYRICISM. Kazi wanted to help the youth by giving them an outlet to express their challenging lives through our beloved craft, Hip Hop. J.F. Brooks was one of those who participated and was up for the challenge. You can catch The Hip Hop Project on the Sundance channel periodically, check your local listings. *she says in her cable Tv announcer voice*… LOL. 😉

But I digress, what you might not have picked up on was that J.F. Brooks aka JerzyFromBrooklyn is a military man who served our country, toured in Iraq, and is now a married family man. With his album Undeniable already released on the internet and his resume consisting of doing shows at tons of venues everywhere, J.F. Brooks is the dark horse in this race to the top. Not to mention, this man is also multi-talented… dabbling in graphic design and photography. When you listen to Undeniable, you can hear the ol’ skool Brooklyn flavor and the new skool way of thinking. Not to mention, IT’S A RIDICULOUSLY ILL LISTEN!!, if you are a person who appreciates underground hip hop at its fines. This joint is a MUST HAVE and if it was a book, it would be a GREAT READ and maybe even a BEST SELLER.

P.S. It’s always nice to know someone who has a similar background as yourself, because I too am a person born of NY and raised in New Jersey. So as you “young people” say these days, “That s*** Cray”. LMAO. *she says poking a lil fun at the 90s babies*

Check out this SpokenFree ENT. Interview with J.F. Brooks below!

All Videography was done by SpokenFree ENT. Affiliate: @ProductiveRay09 of Productive Lifestyle Group

J.F. Brooks completely represents everything that we, at SpokenFree ENT. , always try to convey. Which is that without us supporting each other, NONE of us will win… Egos are counterproductive, and right now it’s all about getting back to the beginning…THANKS FOR GIVING SPOKENFREE ENT. THIS INTERVIEW MR. BROOKS! 😀

Support J.F. Brooks’s team BigCity BigCity Inc… and check out his website >>

http://www.jerzyfrombrooklyn.com

DON’T FORGET TO DOWNLOAD his album Undeniable below! FREE DOWNLOAD! >> http://jfbrooks.bandcamp.com/album/undeniable

Follow J.F. Brooks on Twitter: @JF_Brooks

Written By:

Lady *O*

Follow @TheLadyOShow@SpokenFreeENT, and @ProductiveRay09 on Twitter!