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Atlanta continues to be one of the most prominent cities when it comes to hip-hop. Over the past two decades, the city has produced numerous artists who have had a great impact on the culture and music. To find the next breakout artist from Atlanta, Backwoods teamed up with Street Execs to host a rap…

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Jemouri is the latest Los Angeles (by way of South Central) artist to gain prominence in music. Since the release of his certified hit, “Another Number,” Jemouri has garnered national attention with his smooth voice and hard-hitting lyrics.

While working on his latest EP, Jemouri recently took a moment to speak with rolling out about his new music and performing at the Smokehouse Social stage at SXSW.

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Austin, Texas, continues to grow as one of the top music cities in the nation. Established festivals such as SXSW and Austin City Limits prove that the city has a vibrant music scene. With over 50,000 expected attendees, the Euphoria Festival is the next pre-eminent festival to take place in Austin. Held at Carson Creek…

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Ryan Rose first gained national attention on “Bad Girls Club,” but she’s now taking her brand to new heights. The Philly native was one of five winners of the 16 Bars Showcase by Smokehouse Social. The weeklong competition featured emcees from across the nation who posted their original freestyle raps on social media. After being…

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    Watch out Red Hot Chili Peppers, here comes Jahman Brahman! Jahman Braham, five-member collaboration currently residing in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, are the new faces for Smoke House Social Rock artists. Meet the men behind the music.

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On the final night of the music festival at SXSW, Street Execs Busted Speakerz Stage featured several new artists who are establishing respectable followings in hip-hop and a few who are a part of the Smoke House Social project. Georgia-based artist PREZZ, a Smoke House Social artist, hit the stage with his brash brand of…

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  The “Beer N Tacos” showcase has become a staple of SXSW. This year’s event offered a good mix of up-and-coming artists and prominent rappers and producers. Held at Emos in Austin, Texas, attendees were able to take home Backwoods swag while also being entertained by top rappers. Crowd favorites included Scotty ATL, Skooly, and…

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Blu Cantina, the popular Atlanta restaurant located in the historic Castleberry Hill neighborhood, teamed up with Backwoods Cigars for an epic party celebrating freedom and creativity. DJ Roco, up-and-coming DJ and Atlanta native took over the ones and twos spinning hot hip-hop tracks.  Partyers got a chance to experience the essence of high-quality Atlanta nightlife.…

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Only a select number of producers who at the height of their career decide to switch gears and enter the game as a rapper. Kanye West, Dr. Dre and Pharrell are a short-list of artists that took the leap and have become successful. Decades later Atlanta’s hottest producer, Sonny Digital is ready to expand his musical influence.…

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