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In the latest episode of The Dorm, AllStar JR and JoJo have a hilarious tete-a-tete

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If AllStar Jr chooses to walk away from rap, he has a bright future in the hosting world. For our ongoing series The Dorm, the chillest interview spot on the Internet, the Detroit mainstay sits down with InLoveWithJoJo for a conversation rife with laughs as well as surprisingly pertinent information for anyone wishing to learn more about JoJo and her role in the modeling industry. It’ll be the best two minutes you’ve spent today if you decide to check it out.

Watch our interview below.

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Meet bilingual HipHop Artist HULKSICKO!

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HULKSICKO!’s interest in music began during his high school in his hometown of Bronx, NY. After an injury and surgey led him to put a pause on a promising basketball career, the Bronx native decided to dedicate his training towards music. HULKSICKO! recorded his first song in the summer of 2017. He recalls watching videos on how to use auto-tune for an hour and by the end of the night he had created a very rudimentary track. He chuckles stating, “It was trash.” The independent artist stayed the course and persisted to create for 3 more years before finally finding his sound. His musical style and sound is very unique in that it is inspired by a combination of the trials and triumphs of an East Coast upbringing. “Most of my music is melodic and uptempo, which I think is dictated by the beats I choose. In terms of lyrics they can go right or left depending on how I’m feeling, and where I’m at. I like to tell people about parts of my life even if they can’t relate to it, because the real fans are going to relate. Those are the types of fans I want around my music.”


Find out more about HULKSICKO! In the interview below:

Q: What inspired your artist name?
A: My name was something that I was given/came up with. It’s two words, the first part HULK comes from a joke my teammates would make cause I would still lift even after basketball practice was over. The second part SICKO I came up with my bro Noah, and I just ran with it. I had to add the exclamation so that people could feel me.

Q: Do you have any other special talents?
A: Another talent I have is that I speak Chinese. I visited China twice and went to 10 different cities while there and lived there for a whole month at one point. The fact that I speak Chinese influences some of the harmonies that I think of while making music. A lot of my early fans thought I used to live in China because of the fact that I spoke it so wel!

Q: What impacted your decision to pursue music?
A: I chose music cause it allowed me to express myself. I didnt’t necessarily know how to voice what I felt because I didn’t have people to talk to about it. Same way when I was young and angry, I would listen to music to help get me out of certain moods. It aint always work and sometimes the lyrics in the songs made it worse but that’s how I knew music was impactful.


Q: What got you noticed?
A: I don’t think that I got noticed for my music right away but for what I was trying to do with it at first. I was heavily pushing the idea that I wanted to live in China and make music there and a lot of people who didn’t understand music gravitated towards it because it was something they had never seen before.

You can check out his music on Spotify, Apple Music and all the major platforms. You can check out his music videos on Youtube!

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June Poole Is Young, Swaggy, And Sexy

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When it comes to music June Poole is definitely the next artist up! Originally from the Bay Area June has a swag unlike any other artist and there is no denying that this young man has major sex appeal! He is young, swaggy, and sexy! All the ladies love him! Recently, he decided to move to Los Angeles to where he feels he needs to be to further his career. Many of us have been paitiently waiting and the wait is almost over, June finally announced that he will be releasing the music video to his latest single titled ‘Red Flags’. Stay Tuned!

Stay connected with June Poole on his social media linked below to be up to date on upcoming projects and events! Learn more about him and his journey with the QA below!

Instagram: @jpooole

Youtube: June Poole

Q: Who or what inspires your music? 

A: Drake, PND and Chris Brown because of their music and I also look up to them as well. I’ve actually been compared to Chris Brown before, as well as Jeremiah. 

Q: What made you start taking your music career more seriously? 

A: It wasn’t until the pandemic hit that I started putting my all into my music. I just decided to stop playing around and go for it! It just hit me one day that life is too short so why not spend it doing and going after something you love, which is music for me. 

Q: What is one of your biggest accomplishments so far? 

A: Opening for the migos back in October at a homecoming event!

Q: What are you currently working on?

A: The music video for my latest single “Red Flags” and getting adjusted to my recent move to Los Angeles. I moved here for more opportunities in the music industry. I’m currently taking dance lessons, vocal lessons and working on my overall stage performance as well. 

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Lil Rottie is Destined for Greatness in New Video, “Destiny”

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Up and coming artist, Lil Rottie just released the visuals to his latest single, “Destiny”, now live on YouTube. 

It was a highly anticipated project since originally dropping the song in November this year. 

The Nevada-based rapper uses the video to depict a story on how he took a risk to leave his current situation, to chase after his dreams in the city of Las Vegas. 

Just a year ago, Rottie made the decision to take his music seriously and decided to pursue his dream of becoming a global superstar. “I was tired of working for another person  and clocking in to a 9-5 to make minimum wage. One day while I was drenching in sweat from walking all day for work, I came to my senses that I couldn’t do it anymore. It was at the moment where I had to realize my worth and prepare for what my next journey would be. November 2020 was the last month I worked. After that, I went and chased my dreams. I’m still not where I want to be but I’m on the way. It took a lot of blood sweat and tears to get where I am today.”, said Lil Rottie in a recent interview. 

In the video, you see Rottie walking relentlessly through a hot desert somewhere in Nevada. As he walks with nowhere to go, he picks up items off the floor that gradually transform his image. He is then seen in a fresh outfit, rocking chains and finally jumping into a Lamborghini, to enter Las Vegas – a city where the artist is currently pursuing his dream. The storyline is an example of how the hard-working rapper is known for doing whatever it takes to reach his goal. “I’m known for my own flow and sound. As well as my crazy work ethic. What got me noticed was me just being on my grind. Everyday promoting my music, making new content, signing up for any small opening I could do to promote myself. I hosted parties, got people to share my music and just worked my way up top until I finally was noticed.” 

The “Her Bag” rapper, speaks on what trials and tribulations he has endured to get to where he’s at, along with naming those who have motivated him throughout his journey. “My mother is my motivation. I saw my mother work all her life to make sure me and my sister never ever had to worry about anything. She worked two jobs non-stop. This is why I go so hard and put so much pain into my music.”

This year, Lil Rottie plans on focusing on going global and would like to let his listeners know that it only takes a dream and passion to make it a reality. “ A message I have to the audience is to chase your dreams. If you have an idea, bring that vision to life. You can do anything. Be big on yourself.”

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