23 year-old Tai “Doughbeezy” Carr is another Houston rapper in our SXSW showcase. After the release of his first official single, “What Yo Name Iz?” in early 2011, he released his single “Drank in My Cup” that fall-- it hit #28 on Billboard’s Hot 100. “Drank in My Cup” has been remixed multiple times by artists including 2 Chainz, Tyga, Chamillionaire, and Trey Songz. While he’s released 6 mixtapes already, we’re excited to see what Dough has on the horizon. Follow Dough on Twitter & like him on Facebook Watch his video for "Wake N Bake": and his video for “Fuck You” which features another of our SXSW artists, Killa Kyleon: Written by O.S.
Vegas-based Dizzy Wright (real name La’Reonte Wright) credits his days as a concert promoter as inspiration to eventually get signed by monster label Funk Volume, which happened in 2011. Smokeout Conversations was released on 4/20 2012 and hit #42 on Billboard’s Hip-Hop/R&B Chart. Two months later his free mixtape Free SmokeOut Conversations, which featured Hopsin and SwizZz, was downloaded over 170,000 times. He might be 22, but this freshman is already gaining a huge following. His EP, The First Agreement, is out now. Follow Dizzy on Twitter Watch his video for "Can't Trust Em": and "Solo Dolo": Written by O.S.
The Rocksmith team rounded up and headed out West this past week to Long Beach for another amazing Agenda Tradeshow. The upcoming seasons for Rocksmith & Wu Tang Brand LTD we can't wait to show you, but in the meantime enjoy some photos from the show below.
Rocksmith's own Jamie was featured in Cool & Well Dressed. Head over to the feature here and check out some facts about the homie as well as the Rocksmith outfit he is wearing.
Freeway is currently on tour promoting #DiamondInTheRuff, and while in NY he stopped by Shade45 to lay down some bars with Brooklyn MC, Talib Kweli. S/O to Freeway for always repping #Rocksmith.