THE UNDEGROUND EXPERIENCE 11/16/018


This months feature is an emcee that yearns for rawness of the craft and spots that supported that………lets roll through LA with…….Pawz1

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Mistajay: What is the story and conception behind your artist name?

Pawz1: I got it from a pet store I used to work at. nah it actually comes from graffitti. I used to paint before I started to MC

Mistajay: What area are you reppin? What is the hip hop scene like there?

Pawz1: I’m in LA. born and raised and the scene is wasteland now. You can see the craters where dope venues once stood and the skeletons of fans who used to frequent shows.

Mistajay: What are your influences of your music? And what inspires you?

Pawz1: Jesus. well not Jesus but let me think for second. It can come from anywhere to be honest I try not to look at as a certain well I go to or went to for inspiration, I just feed off vibes and snatch things out the air. Influence wise its a mess. I go from Kool G rap to Judah Friedlander and a small dash of Jesus sprinkled in there somewhere.

Mistajay: How do you describe your style?

Pawz1: R A W. r.eally a.wkward w.hy ? still workin that one out I guess. Definitely dont wanna sound like someone else for sure but im very happy with the rappers im compared too so its all good.

Mistajay: What is your best song recorded to date and why?

Pawz1: I have no idea. people seem to really like this track I have with Masta Ace called “the luv” off my first album. The beats dope, hooks catchy and then of course there’s Ace. Other tracks people always bring up is a song called “officer down” and “blood brothers” I usually leave it up to fans to tell me what tracks they think are the best.

Mistajay: You have worked with seasoned artists and producers such as Ras Kass, Termanology, Masta Ace, Domingo, DJ Rhettmatic, Madchild who else would you like to work with?

Pawz1: Dead or alive? If its dead then i’d say Sean P we were workin on something before he passed R.I.P but that unfortunately didnt get finished. Alive i’d say Black Thought. producer wise Im going with Dilla and Muggs

Mistajay: You have toured nationally and overseas with Sean Price, Necro, EL Da Sensei (Artifacts) & AG (D.I.T.C) as well various independent tours.  If you could share the stage with any other 3 artists or bands who are still around and touring, who would they be and why?

Pawz1: Ah, good one. Eminem because of his crowd and platform, Drake because of all the chicks and Cardi B for obvious reasons.

Mistajay: Alot of artists come into the game with a lot of ambition but don’t spend time learning the business side. How important to you is learning about publishing and royalties?

Pawz1: It’s real important to learn that side of the game first I think and stick to it. especially since alot of other revenue streams are drying up.

Mistajay: Where do you see the music going in 2018? How do you see yourself fitting into that?

Pawz1: Well the years almost over so I guess i’ll know in a few months. 2019 is gonna be great though cuz I have a ton of new music coming out with different producers and MC’s like AG, we have an Ep together.

Mistajay: You have performed at such events and festivals as Hip-Hop Kemp (Czech republic)

N.Y cannabis parade, SXSW, Abra Ca Dabs festival, Vans warped tour, A3C and more.

Featured on outlets such as Power 106FM ,hiphopDX, Allhiphop.com, 2 dopeboyz, Shade45, VICE magazine as well various radio shows, magazines and Websites throughout the world. How has that improved your visibility and what TIPS DO YOU HAVE FOR OTHER ARTISTS TO GET TO THE VENUES AND OUTLETS?

Pawz1: Some of those have been great and others not so much. Shade45 was definitely a big help with my first album. HHK was the best time of my life as an artist. My advice is make friends and be social or have enough moeny to pay someone else whos good at that to get you in the door.

Mistajay: What are your future plans?

Pawz1: I’m gonna build up my catalog and keep touring honestly. I wanna reach as many human beings as I can with my music

Mistajay: Any last thoughts?

Pawz1: Yeah thanks to everyone who read this far into the interview. and extra credit to those with ADD that hung in there to find out about who PAWZ ONE is and why he has the millions of fans does.

Mistajay: Where can fans follow you and get your music?

Pawz1: This should’ve been question #2 cuz of the whole ADD thing but @pawz1 on all social media and Im everywhere! itunes, Spotify and if you have a record store I probably have some cd’s or vinyl in there too.

NEXT MONTHS INTERVIEW John Rhymer!!!!

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Underground Experience 10/15/018


This months artists influences and spirituality gives her a unique vision for her music lets California dream with………Sammmi B.E.E

sammi bee Underground Experience 10/15/018

Mistajay: What is the story and conception behind your artist name?

Sammi B.E.E.: Stands for being empathetic everyday because love and kindness are very impossible to me. I wanted to choose a name that embodies who I both as an artist and as an individual

Mistajay: What area are you reppin? What is the hip hop scene like there?

Sammi B.E.E.: No certain area to rep I rep God and positive music with substance

Mistajay:You grew up in a Catholic Church you watched your grandmother Victoria sing in the church choir this inspired her to write and read and want to explore music even more. What are your influences of your music? And what inspires you?

Sammi B.E.E.: People inspire me we can learn so much from one another

Mistajay: How do you describe your style?

Sammi B.E.E.: My style is unique and caters to everyone

Mistajay: What is your best song recorded to date and why?

Sammi B.E.E.: Agape Love because of the power it brings to others and to myself

Mistajay: If you could share the stage with any 3 artists or bands who are still around and touring, who would they be and why?

Sammi B.E.E.: Alicia Keys Tamala Mann and DJ Quik because they are all outstanding artists humble human being’s hard-working persistent and consistent

Mistajay: Alot of artists come into the game with a lot of ambition but don’t spend time learning the business side. How important to you is learning about publishing and royalties?

Sammi B.E.E.: I think it’s important to learn everything about the music business not just the royalties money will come I think that’s a lot of the problem is that people focus too much on money and not the natural healing properties that music has and what It can do for others.

Mistajay: Where do you see the music going in 2018? How do you see yourself fitting into that?

Sammi B.E.E.: I see God opening up doors for me no man can close I see success I see love and unity

Mistajay: You stated you not here for riches or fame you are here to inspire people and to encourage people through the gift of giving and music. What are your future plans?

Sammi B.E.E.: To help as many people as possible before I am called home to be with the Lord

Mistajay: Any last thoughts?

Sammi B.E.E.: God is good and without him nothing is possible

Mistajay: Where can fans follow you and get your music?

Sammi B.E.E.: Sammi bee on Facebook

NEXT MONTHS INTERVIEW PAWZ1!!!!

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THE UNDERGROUND EXPERIENCE 9/25/018


This months artist is a emcee that is moving the culture forward truly repping where he is from…let’s take a trip with ……OC from NC

 THE UNDERGROUND EXPERIENCE 9/25/018

Mistajay: What is the story and conception behind your artist name?

OC from NC: OK. So my first name is a story in itself but I won’t even bore you with it. My name is Octavius. Hated it as a child. I would even go by my middle name at the beginning of school years to keep the shit from being used against me. lol.I got a little older and just started going by “OC” or O.C. At some point one of the homies started saying O.C. From N.C. and the shit just kinda stuck. Been going by it ever since.

Mistajay: What area are you reppin? What is the hip hop scene like there?

OC from NC: I’m from Burlington, North Carolina. I’ve lived all around the state but Burlington is home. It’s a mixed bag of talent here. We have every version of hip hop sprinkled throughout the city but probably a larger percentage of club music. The club scene is more focused on trap or that type of sound here, but that’s the case in most areas really. There’s hip hop here you just have to go find it. Or come see me. lol

Mistajay: It was said in another interview that listening to A Tribe Called Quest, Nas and Wu Tang Clan gave OC a sense of what serious and ambitious hiphop…. What are your influences of your music? And what inspires you?

OC from NC: I am a writer before everything. I enjoyed writing of all types(rap, poetry, short stories) since a child. I think a lot of the early music i heard connected the dots on what it was I was meant to do. I was introduced to Nas, and Big, and The Roots, and Wu Tang, etc at a every early age. The way they put music together back then was very inspiring. Just lyrically. The story telling. The bars. The cadences. The combination of it all. That inspired the writer in me. I always felt like “oh, ok I saw exactly what you did there. And I can do it too. Watch”.

Mistajay: How do you describe your style?

OC from NC: Vintage. It’ hip hop in it’s prime. Like say hip hop’s a person, and you are watching that person play out his career. As it gets older you see the decline or the change in style to keep up with the young boys. Well i’m the golden years of that career you remember. I’m 96′ MJ. lol

Mistajay: What is your best song recorded to date and why?

OC from NC: I’m not good with this question. These songs are all my children and I love them the same. lol. jk. It’s probably something from the album we are dropping in the next month(It’s not you, Its me). I just think it’s more personal and that i’ve just reached a new level as an artist. but at the end of the day, all my shit gas. Go check. I’ll be right here.


Mistajay: If you could share the stage with any 3 artists or bands who are still around and touring, who would they be and why?

OC from NC: Love this question. First off I would love to have been around when the Justus League was touring together. During the Little Brother days. I was in NC but not focused on music at the time as much. We would have fit right in with that crew. I am fortunate enough to work with these guys now but it would have been lit. if I have to pick 3 at present it would be The Roots(their live show is crazy), Yasin Bey(because he’s Mos Def), and Doom because who ever comes to THAT show is looking to hear some grimey shit and that’s what I plan to bring. lol

Mistajay: A lot of artists come into the game with a lot of ambition but don’t spend time learning the business side. How important to you is learning about publishing and royalties?

OC from NC: Oh, it’s very important. I was schooled kinda early on this so I was blessed. But at the end of the day if you DON’T know the business you better have some one in your corner who does. It’s the only way to get where you going.

Mistajay: Where do you see the hip hop going in 2018? How do you see yourself fitting into that?

OC from NC: So many people think hip hop is leaning towards the commercial life and that music, like what I do, will eventually go away. If you REALLY know about hip hop you know that shit is all wrong. I would say by this years end We’ll be saying ” wow the shit flipped again.” I already see waves of young artist coming up who respect the art and show that in their style. the mumble will be around for a while. No escaping it. But real hip hop will return to the forefront and we plan to be part of the reason why. Just wait on it.

Mistajay: What are your future plans?

OC from NC: New album in the next month. Be on the look out. We have a couple new visuals from that project about to drop this week. I have some short film work i’m in. Co starrring in an independent film. Touring next year. Just staying busy bro. And keeping this hip hop shit moving of course.

Mistajay: Any last thoughts?

OC from NC: Thanks for having me. Remember, support the real. And stop making whack negus famous. lol Peace!!!

Mistajay: Where can fans follow you and get your music?

OC from NC: On all platforms. Tidal, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Bandcamp. Live in a city near you. Shiiiit, go download my Pandora station. Shit, come by the house. I’ll rap on the porch for a hour. Just listen to the music!!!!!!!! lol

NEXT MONTHS INTERVIEW TBA!!!!

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July/August Feature


This months feature is an artist out of the tarheel state looking to make his own lane and increase NC’s footprint in the game let ride with………… CarolinaRed

carolina red July/August Feature

Mistajay: What is the story and conception behind your artist name?

CarolinaRed: I been in North Carolina all my life mostly and the Red represents Repping Every Day

Mistajay: What area are you reppin? What is the hip hop scene like there?

CarolinaRed: I’m repping the Carolinas Period but I’m from St. Paul’s Robeson County. We are the hip hop scene. We making our own lanes. We don’t have the bright lights and big skyscrapers. Just a few street lights and down south country living. We are actually the poorest county in North Carolina

Mistajay: What are your influences of your music? And what inspires you?

CarolinaRed: Just the life style alone is an influence. We are trying to make it out just like the next man. My daughter my family my town and my fans inspired me.

Mistajay: How do you describe your style?

CarolinaRed: I make relatable music.

Mistajay: What is your best song recorded to date and why?

CarolinaRed: Blood Sweat Tears. It gives you a chance to know me personally and what I’ve been through along this journey. It doesn’t tell you everything but it gives you enough to know that I’ve been through some things.

Mistajay: If you could share the stage with any 3 artists or bands who are still around and touring, who would they be and why?

CarolinaRed: J Cole first off because he’s from my era and area. Future second because he turns a show into a big party. Last my fellow home town artist. Just because I want them to experience the same feel and vibes I do on that stage.

Mistajay: Alot of artists come into the game with a lot of ambition but don’t spend time learning the business side. How important to you is learning about publishing and royalties?

CarolinaRed: It’s very important. You want to get paid right? Ok then learn your business before somebody else learns it for you and take your money.

Mistajay: Where do you see the hip hop going in 2018? How do you see yourself fitting into that?

CarolinaRed: To be honest I see it coming to the Carolinas. I feel like we making a brand for ourselves now and we are an untouched market. I see myself fitting in because my sound and my music stands out. I bring a different vibe to the scene.

Mistajay: What are your future plans?

CarolinaRed: To continue to work, grow, and learn as much as possible. The game is always changing. So your never done learning.

Mistajay: Any last thoughts?

CarolinaRed: I just appreciate and respect you taking the time out to hold this interview with me. Your giving artist an outlet to be heard. I respect that.

Mistajay: Where can fans follow you and get your music?

CarolinaRed: Ig _Carolina_Red_

Snap Chat CarolinaRed_910

Facebook Carolina Red

YouTube Carolina Red

NEXT MONTHS INTERVIEW OC From NC!!!!

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THE UNDERGROUND EXPERIENCE FEATURE 6/27/018


Since is recent signing to Maybach music we wanted to revisit our interview with him here is the feature………

rain vicks THE UNDERGROUND EXPERIENCE FEATURE 6/27/018

THE UNDERGROUND EXPERIENCE FEATURE 7/20/011

This month’s feature is with someone who is ready to prove when it comes to Hip-Hop he is definitely first in flight Rain……

Mistajay: What area are you reppin?

RAIN: Fayetteville, North Carolina

Mistajay: What are your influences of your music? And what inspires you?

RAIN: My musical influences ranges from 2Pac all the way to Willie Hutch. I have a very wide range of musical influences. I am inspired by my drive to reach greatness. I don’t feel like I have reached my peak musically. Knowing that somewhere deep down I have classic material inside that can be released with practice and dedication keeps me inspired.

Mistajay: How do you describe your style?

RAIN: Vivid. Very real and cinematic.

Mistajay: What is your best song recorded to date and why?

RAIN: I have no clue. Its changes all the time. I really love “Lady in a Red Dress” from American Dreamin 2.

Mistajay: If you could share the stage with any 3 artists or bands who are still around and touring, who would they be and why?

RAIN: Stevie Wonder, The Roots and Lauryn Hill.

Mistajay: Where do you see the hip hop going in 2011? How do you see yourself fitting into that? What do you think the future of Fayetteville and NC Hip Hop is?

RAIN: Hip Hop is so strange. It evolved so fast and extremely frequently. I’m not sure where it is going, I just hope I am around to enjoy the ride. Hopefully I will become a main figure in the culture. If I am there, Fayetteville will be there also.

Mistajay: Your Bio states that you are to release your first retail project through First in Flight/Hoopla/Universal there where reported rumors that you have been flying back and forth to LA and possibly in talks with Aftermath is there anything you would want to break here or clear up?

RAIN: Time will tell. We will soon see how everything plays out.

Mistajay: 9th wonder recently had a write up about Hip Hop in NC and one of the main points where that the competition was outside the state and not within basically saying that we need to support are own as artists and develop your brand what are your thoughts about this as well as your own advice for indy artists and fans alike?

RAIN: I don’t want to comment on the 9th Wonder statement because I didn’t see that for myself but I do feel like there is competition everywhere including inside of NC. Never sleep on anyone. You never know what they are cooking up. My advice is to stay focus, be original and give it all you have.

Mistajay: What are your future plans?

RAIN: Releasing more music and introducing new talent.

Mistajay: Any last thoughts?

RAIN: Thank you! First In Flight for life. Live free or die!

Mistajay: Where can fans follow you and get your music?

RAIN:twitter.com/rain910

www.rain910.com

NEXT MONTHS INTERVIEW TBD!!!!

Mistajay is doing a monthly interview feature the underground experience on the blog www.empiremusiq.com/blog and would like to interview you for this new post please contact nccceo2@yahoo.com to publicize any new projects that you have coming up thanks for your time. Donate or pay $50 dollar interview fee below!!

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Here is his new video……………

RAIN910 - WHAT UP WOE

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Underground Experience Special Feature


Check out our new single No Better Than This distributed by TuneCore and live on iTunes! http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1383980109?ls=1&app=itunes#.Wwhs5fEAT00.twitter #realhiphop #carolinaspittaz #fayettenam #26hiphop #share

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Underground Experience feature 4/27/018


This months Feature is international artist from the motherland trying to show the world about what he can contribute to the game let travel to Nigeria with…….. Lilmoneyogb

lil money obg Underground Experience feature 4/27/018

Mistajay: What is the story and conception behind your emcee name?

Lilmoneyogb:,Talking about my name, ‘Lil money ogb’ I intend to talk about it on a project you should expect in the nearest future but I can tell you is a inherit from my formal record label

Mistajay: What area are you reppin? What is the hip hop scene like there?

Lilmoneyogb:Naija, The scene here is murder anytime am on stage,our people  love hip hop.

Mistajay: are your influences of your music? And what inspires you?

Lilmoneyogb: Any great music does, Highness,Good sound, Love and Experience.

Mistajay: How do you describe your style?

Lilmoneyogb: I describe it to be very different

Mistajay: What is your best song recorded to date and why?

Lilmoneyogb:So far all my songs are mostly freestyles and I loved the sections, But ”More of your love ” was more of a joke while recording.

Mistajay: If you could share the stage with any 3 artists or bands who are still around and touring, who would they be and why?

Lilmoneyogb: Am very open to work with any business minded Artist.

Mistajay: A lot of artists come into the game with a lot of ambition but don’t spend time learning the business side. How important to you is learning about publishing and royalties?

Lilmoneyogb: Is very important to me

Mistajay: Where do you see the hip hop going in 2018? How do you see yourself fitting into that?

Lilmoneyogb: Well I see hip-hop emerging as one voice on a legitimately role-playing and I am on top of my game

Mistajay: What are your future plans?

Lilmoneyogb:Am working on many projects Expect my videos and more crazy hits Back to back.

Mistajay: Any last thoughts?

Lilmoneyogb: Expect crazy sounds me again and Believe in yourself God bless and multiple our hustle.

Mistajay: Where can fans follow you and get your music?

Lilmoneyogb: https://youtu.be/CFc6wAnMM7c

( link to one of my current trending song)

On facebook: Esomchi Prince Echem(Lil money oge)

Twitter:@Lilmoneyogb

Instergram:am_Lilmoneyogbe

NEXT MONTHS INTERVIEW TBD!!!!

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