Runnin It With Rari – Sunday Tea Edition – ft Badazz Cutie & Ieshia Charmaine (Video)


We’ve got a special edition of Runnin It With Rari when Rari bring on special guest and entrepreneurs Badazz Cutie & Ieshia Charmaine. They discuss a wide variety of subjects & topics including doing business with friends, taking losses, and much more in this special “Sunday Tea” Edition of Runnin It WIth Rari.

5minsofDOPE ep. 3 KDZY (Video)


After giving us two dope episodes with Sean Black (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcrkEISDsgg&authuser=0) and Jean D’eau (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2NfLgS38xw&authuser=0), 5 Minutes of Dope returns for episode 3. The DJ Cotton-hosted show features KDZY this week who has been making waves in Atlanta for his rap skills, songwriting abilities and even a knack for engineering. KDZY is also notable for his work with the popular producer Zaytoven. See what he has to offer in this edition of 5 Minutes of Dope and check out his latest release “Mr. KnowDat 2” which is available on all streaming platforms. As always, it was filmed on location at the famous Patchwerk studios and is sponsored by 66 Raw Radio.

Politicking Networking Podcast – Episode 2 ft Richard LAH Slaughter (Video)

The Politicking Networking is back with a new episode and for this episode Redell Norman will be interviewing one of Port Allen’s finest in Richard “LAH” Slaughter. Throughout the interview where they discuss a wide arrange of topics in regards to the greater Baton Rouge area, non profit organizations, and so much more in this episode of Politicking Networking.

The Track Meet – Beat Auction Information (News)


The Track Meet is a great networking event for all music professionals! The producers get an awesome opportunity to auction their beats to artists, songwriters, and fellow music executives in attendance. The panel has experienced music professionals that share valuable music industry knowledge they’ve gained over the years through their personal journeys with the attendees.
If you rap, sing, songwriter, manager or label you need to be here to network and meet hot new producers! Come check out some dope MUSIC producers of all genres as they showcase their best work on stage and live stream in an innovative beat battle auction competition! We have the most talented beat makers in the game and they are eager for you to hear their new tracks. You can bid and purchase beats at the event. After each competitors has played their tracks we’ll allow for the audience to place a bid at our auction table. The beat will go to the highest bidder and the prices are set based off a producer’s starting price.

Seven Women #SlaytheFlow in Honor of National Women’s History Month (Article)


In honor of National Women’s History Month, #FadetheFlow Sunday became #SlaytheFlow as seven female rappers took center stage at 7 p.m. at Uppercuts Barbershop in Baton Rouge, LA. Tubbi of the Nerdy Bird Site and ThaAntidote.com hosted the event while DJ Legatron Prime spun some of the greatest throwbacks and DJ Slice Dat provided free food, including delicious red beans. Keith Cooper of Blerdish was also on the scene to educate others about the podcast and promote some of the ethnic comics on the market.
After an hour of mingling, Tubbi got the crowd’s attention with a warm welcome and introduction of the first performer of the night. First up was Miss Nina representing Lafayette. She gave the crowd an energizing start as she performed singles from her new mixtape, Tomboi Diva Volume 1: The Beginning. Vitamin Cea stepped up next to deliver an initial dose of Jackson, Mississippi with songs as cool as her demeanor and lyrics just as cleaver. Third to hit the stage was Queen Qui of Baton Rouge; her words gave a taste of her experiences that was sure to resonate with those who knew the reality of the struggle. Yung Jewels, also from Jackson, came next in line. With her project, Earth Day, set to release April 22nd, she delivered a few hard-hitters that had the crowd on the edge of their seats and surely gained her new supporters.  Miss Southn Belle later shook the show up when she combined dope lyrics with her impressive voice, showing herself multi- talented. Ever-growing artist Sycamore then set the forefront ablaze with singles from her mixtape, The Queen, before Idaly Maceano took center stage to deliver a raw closing performance that kept the crowd wanting more.
To end the night, well-known Cannon Da Assassin effortlessly led the cypher with emcees of both sexes leaving the audience breathless. For more information on upcoming projects and where to find music from the ladies of #SlaytheFlow Sunday, follow Miss Nina (@_iammissnina), Vitamin Cea (@thevitamincea), Queen Qui (@_que33nqui), Yung Jewels (@thepaidhipster), Miss Southn Belle (@southnbell), Sycamore (@sycamoretvlive), and Idaly Maceano (@idalymaceano) on Instagram. The next #FadetheFlow Sunday will be at Uppercuts Barbershop April 22nd with submissions beginning April 1st. For information on how to submit to be considered for entry be sure to follow Marcel P. Black (@marcelpblack) on Instagram.
Written by Christie “Caleico” Patrick

Local Artists Perform a Valentine's Day Massacre at February's Showcase (Event Summary)


 
Sunday, Feb. 11 at 3 p.m., Tubbi of the Nerdy Bird website and Mark Dub of Sole Lab Radio hosted Showcase Sunday: Valentine’s Day Massacre Edition for hip-hop website ThaAntidote.com at The Parlor in Baton Rouge, giving a stage for local music artists to showcase their skills. Antidote DJ DJ Amp Is 2 Da Maxx was on the turntables as the lineup gave the audience their all and then some. Jizzle Da Underdog opened the show, and John Anthony stepped up second with his crowd-energizing performance. Jeremiah Dawson, formerly known as J.D. the Future, performed next, and Reggae Smirk Da Songbird later graced the stage with hype man Gocki Boi in tow. Savvy, who hails from Jackson, Miss., then set the place ablaze with his lyrics and set the mood for Black History Month by touching on the struggles facing the black community, while D-Matic and Black Da Gutta Baby followed up with songs about the daily struggle and side-piece themed “Dr. Good Joog”. The big finale was headliner and heavy hitter Allie Baby who closed it out in a major way with songs expressing everything from owning one’s confidence to having pride in your blackness.
In addition to the performers, and in honor of Valentine’s Day, raffles were held where winners went home with champagne, chocolates, apparel, and more. Local fashion merchants Designer and H.A.W. (Hustlers at Work) were also in attendance selling their apparel, and lasagna and drinks were available for purchase to those looking to satisfy their hunger. The sponsors for this month’s showcase included Mona Rico Boutique, Villelyfe, Jeansis Clothing, Rouge Factory Media, and Imagez Apparel Bar. Next month’s showcase will be held at The Parlor, located at 705 St. Joseph St. in Baton Rouge, on March 18 at 3 p.m. and will be headlined by Alfred Banks of New Orleans. Any artist interested in being featured in the showcase can submit an electronic press kit via email to @ThaAntidote1@gmail.com; for those who do not have an EPK but are interested in performing, there are services available to have one provided.