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Are you an aspiring artist waiting on a chance to work with some of the hottest artists and producers in the game? Well, Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters is looking for you. Craft Syndicate has teamed with some true star power in the music industry for the 5th edition of their mentorship and collaboration competition.…

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Producers are the architects of hip-hop. A beat that is perfectly crafted can move crowds, make musical legends, and define a generation. Don Cannon teamed up with Craft Syndicate powered by Dutch Masters, a nationwide competition that pairs up-and-coming creatives with established entrepreneurs, to find the next great producer. On July 24, Dutch Masters will honor Koji The Bandit at the Craft…

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Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters wants to give a mentorship opportunity and a $15K grant to aspiring music producers. Craft Syndicate returns celebrating its second year and is searching for innovators with an unwavering commitment to making their dream a reality. Craft Syndicate looks to share the craft by pairing an aspiring music producer with…

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N.O.R.E. has found a second act after establishing a legitimate career in rap. The Queens, New York native gained prominence in rap after releasing top hits such as “N.O.R.E.,” “Super thug,” and “Nothin.’” His debut album, N.O.R.E, was certified platinum and led to collaborations with artists such as Pharrell, Swizz Beatz, and Lil Wayne. But…

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For Jadakiss, his love for music came when he was introduced to it by family members. “[I fell in love with rap] by hearing the music they were playing as I was growing up,” Jadakiss said. “They introduced me to hip-hop. My early influences range from The Furious Five, Run-D.M.C., [and] The Sugar Hill Gang. When it came to R&B, it was The Whispers and Luther Vandross. My mom was playing that music at the crib.”

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