Elijah Connor reflects on working with Tee Grizzley, new music and love

Elijah Connor is breaking the internet with his hit single, “Mill Ticket,” featuring fellow Detroit artist Tee Grizzley, giving the city another win. This energetic, hip-hop club banger was produced by Dre Butterz of B.M.B. Records, giving Connor and Tee Grizzley a new sound that Detroit approves of. With his confidence, sex appeal, undeniable talent, and […]

Creator of the Detroit Underground Hip Hop Awards drops jewels on indie artists

Diarra Collazo, aka Uncle P, is a DJ, and hip-hop pioneer from Detroit. After attaining his degree in music entertainment management from the Art Institute of Atlanta, Uncle P took what he’s learned in the music industry back to Detroit. Recently, his 4th annual Hip Hop Underground Awards show took place, creating a huge buzz in […]

Detroit holds 4th annual Underground Hip-Hop Awards

Detroit is on the radar for being one of the best underground hip-hop spots for rap fans in the country. As such, in true Motown fashion, Detroit continues to crank out stars uch as Tee Grizzley, Big Sean, Dej Loaf, Kash Doll, Zay Hilfiger, and Neisha Neshae. In no time, Detroit will be on a trajectory […]

Detroit pays homage to the late, great J Dilla with ‘Jaydee Made This’ tour

Detroit’s beloved James “Jay Dee” Yancey, a.k.a J Dilla, a.k.a John Doe, will always be remembered for being one of the most legendary producers in hip-hop history period. Dilla’s talent, passion, and work ethic are still undeniably unmatched. Hip-hop lovers can’t forget his timeless and immense skills in creating some of the best songs ever […]

Detroit DJ provides radio opportunity for local artists with ‘XXL’

When you put together the Violator All Star DJs, XXL Radio, good music, Hpnotiq, and One Dope Inc., you get One Dope Rooftop music showcase as an end result. One Dope Inc. is one of Detroit’s outlets for all indie music artists to gain exposure, and possibly win a chance to perform live and be […]

Detroit’s Power Keys to the Music deemed a success

Credit: Instagram @chaneldomoniquecdm Detroit’s music scene has been very impressive over the last few years, keeping its reputation as the birthplace of Motown intact. Manager and womanpreneur Chanel Domonique has brought her A-game while managing Detroit’s most loved independent artists such as Icewear Vezzo. Now she wants to bridge the gaps within the industry by teaching […]

Should Detroit rapper Molly Brazy be jailed?

Photo Credit: Instagram @mollybrazy From the looks of it, it may be over for Detroit rapper Molly Brazy. Police are now investigating her for an Instagram video of the 18-year-old Detroit rapper pointing a gun in a toddler’s face. It is rumored the video is old; however, the video somehow made a reappearance on social […]

Swifty McVay of D12 talks hip-hop, his journey, and new album

Source: Instagram – @Mcvayd12 Ondre “Swifty McVay” Moore of the former rap group, D12 is back and better than ever with a relatable sound for the millennial crowd. McVay attracted loyal hip-hop lovers in Detroit on Saturday, Jan. 28, at his performance-album release party for his upcoming album, Grey Blood. The Diesel Concert Lounge, located in […]

Females rappers break all the rules at Detroit 107.5’s cyphers

Photo Credit: Shannon Tripplet It’s no secret that men dominate the rap music game. From worldwide platforms to opportunities such as Detroit 107.5’s cyphers, we’re familiar with the grind of male artists pushing to tell their story. Week 32 of the Hot 107.5 cypher spotlight marked a new beginning as aspiring female artist Talyya ‘Leya […]

Lifetime to air series about reformed Detroit drug kingpin

Brian Maurice Brown has gone from being one of America’s most wanted, to living a life of peace and tranquility. He was once one of Detroit’s most notorious drug lords; now he has turned his life around. But, how does one maintain peace and tranquility when you are a record label CEO, husband of three […]

Detroit 107.5’s cypher ‘brings God to the streets’

It’s week 30 of Hot 107.5’s weekly Friday cyphers hosted by  Detroit’s DjBj. If you’ve missed rolling out’s previous updates about this radio platform, be sure to stay tuned for future radio cypher reviews. We will highlight each week’s exciting moments and new opportunities that the cyphers present for its participants. Each week, rolling out will […]

Detroit’s Hot 107.5 provides open access to cypher stars

Photo Credit: Instagram @MTV_Flu Detroit radio station Hot 107.5 FM, is hosting its thirtieth session of their weekly Friday Cyphers, and resident radio personality DJBJ has been there to witness them all. Friday nights at Hot 107.5 is where local, hungry music artists gather together to battle one another in intense cyphers. Each week, participants are given a […]

Detroit’s Mr. DJBJ discovers brotherhood during Friday cyphers

Photo credit: Shannon Tripplett Hot 107.5 personality Brian Jackson, aka DJBJ and “Mr. Pay Attention,” has made his mark as one of the best deejays in Detroit. Now the promoter, entrepreneur, music producer, youth advocate, mentor and philanthropist is building a brotherhood during his weekly Friday night cyphers, giving life to his purpose of being “the voice” of Detroit.  As the year winds down, DJBJ is promising a year-end “surprise” for […]