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Is RiskTaker D-Boy The Next Up Out Of Detroit?



It’s happening slowly, but Detroit’s presence in the music industry is being felt. Cash Kidd’s name rings all throughout the country. Molly Brazy has become a household name. Kash Doll, since getting out of her record label situation, has become one of the game’s hottest female rappers that refrains from hopping into beef. Now, the spotlight is on the city to produce more rappers. And we have tons – from AllStar JR, to Boss Mu, from Rondae, to Saucy E. Everyone’s working, hard too.

RiskTaker D-Boy is one of the artists that comes up in conversation about being the city’s next gigantic star. His flow is mesmerizing, subtle, and endearing. Passionate are his rhymes that often clash with the brisk production that he chooses. His style isn’t easily imitated, even if others try to replicate his success. With his videos being some of the most consistently high-viewed visuals on the 4ShoMag channel, is he truly the next out of the city?

On one hand, I believe so. He’s clearly got the it factor. That factor is seldom found in the city. There’s a certain amount of respect that one must garner from their listening base that causes it to grow. Many don’t have it; possibly, because they’re faking the funk. But D-Boy is respected, and makes good music. “Gone So Long” is the kind of hard-hitting, relatable jam that to make, one must be confident in their abilities. Its luxe sounds make it one of the best of his recent releases.

At the same time, maybe the image needs a little fine tuning. As he stands, he appears a little more mature than the younger audience that will perhaps consume his content the most. Rap doesn’t like old, and even though D-Boy may not be nearly as old as you think he is, there’s still a great deal that can be done to improve his image.

Regardless, the future will tell if there’s some new levels for RiskTaker D-Boy to reach. Check out his video for “Gone So Long” below.



Popular DJ, DJ Schemes Hops On Ascending Podcast Tequila Talk For A Entertaining Conversation



New York native and popular DMV based DJ, DJ Schemes speaks with Walt and Jasmine of bidding entertainment podcast Tequila Talk for a dope, engaging conversation. It included laughter and serious discussion that engages viewers into the minds of DJ Schemes along with the show hosts. Below are a few of the topics that were discussed.

• Walt & Jas Friend Date Recap

• DJ Schemes Speaks His Early Life

• Going To College In West Virginia

• Schemes Speaks On Being A Premiere Dj The DC Area

• Sex In DJ Booths?

• Weirdest Things You’ve Seen In Clubs

• Have You Ever Been Kicked Out Of A Place?

• Top Shelf / Bottom Shelf by Jas Cooper

• Schemes Tells A Crazy Love Triangle Story!

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LIL BABY Drops A New Single For “Detox”




 To close out the summer, Grammy-nominated rapper, mogul, and philanthropist Lil Baby has unleashed a new track Detox”The Atlanta native has launched himself into superstardom since his inception in 2017, and “Detox” is the latest in a long line of hard-hitting tracks that showcase the rapper at the top of his game. The new single is an indication that Baby has no intentions of slowing his grind and continues to fortify himself as the reigning champ of his era. To accompany the release, Lil Baby shared a new video for the track.

The single comes alongside the final show of Lil Baby and Chris Brown’s massive North American One Of Them Ones tour, and on the heels of an MTV VMA win for Best Hip Hop for “Do We Have A Problem” with Nicki Minaj. Baby is also coming off another major milestone, the release of his new documentary Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby. The documentary premiered Aug 26th on Amazon Prime Video, and provides an intimate glimpse into his earlier life leading up to the lightning transformation into one of hip-hop’s most elite. Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby, reveals the journey of a young artist and advocator, as he sheds light on systemic oppression and the struggles that keep many from achieving the most desired American Dream. 

Keep your ears to the ground for more to come from one of Atlanta’s greatest. 

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GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon welcomes headliners Trippie Redd, Taking Back Sunday & More




Taking place Friday, September 9 – Sunday, September 11 at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs, Colorado, GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon is the premier ‘Speed Meets Sound’ experience

‘The Music Festival At Full Throttle’ infuses its industry-leading on-and-off-track motorsports events and high-caliber car showcases with top-drawer festival production and two nights of ripping hip-hop, emo, and rock music from world-famous acts

Tickets on sale now

For the past four years, GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon has hosted an inclusive celebration of all aspects of motorsports and music at the gorgeous gates of the Colorado Rockies. 

Taking place Friday, September 9 – Sunday, September 11 at Pikes Peak International Raceway, GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon Festival will once again infuse its industry-leading on-and-off-track motorsports events and high caliber car showcases with top-drawer festival production and two nights of ripping hip-hop, emo, and rock music from world-famous acts.

GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon will feature debut headlining performances by emo-trap pioneer Trippie Redd, legendary emo-rock band Taking Back Sunday, cult, hard-hitting hip-hop/metal blenders City Morgue (the duo of SosMula and Zillakami), genre-blending pop-punker Sueco. Influential underground rapper Xavier Wulf is a GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon veteran, and in addition to returning to the festival’s stage, he will be vaunting his personal vehicle at the event. 

The festival’s stacked lineup also includes San Francisco-based rapper Haarper, Seattle five-piece hard rock group AVOID, mysterious horrorcore rapper/producer Night Lovell, metalcore hip-hop blender iamjakehill, and many more. 

GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon gathers hundreds of grassroots and professional drivers, in addition to thousands of spectators and festival campers, from around the country, the festival merges car cultures together for three days of automotive enthusiasm. For attendees looking to transcend the high-octane spectator experience, GRIDLIFE on-and-off-track presentation includes elite drifting featuring top automotive personalities and professional Formula Drift drivers.

This year’s festival is their most ambitious yet, with almost 100 drift cars approved for full course drifting. The festival also includes special off-road events, such as the Rally Sprints on the stie’s two mile dirt track as well as the off-road skills course. Fans can also expect the return of the NightShift sessions, where drift cars are released in between musical acts onto a colorfully lit racetrack, using their tire smoke to create a spectacular, vibrant laser show.  

Attendees can also look forward to the festival’s on-site Barcade, RC Drift Car experience, various Campground games, VIP program, exclusive merchandise, and top-end food and craft vendors. 

Fueled by the mission of motorsports inclusion and igniting car curiosity, GRIDLIFE operates a series of annual motorsport events and festivals across North America, with GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon and GRIDLIFE Midwest Festival standing out as the two weekends that include musical programming. At both GRIDLIFE Midwest Festival, which took place in June at Gingerman Raceway in South Haven, Michigan, and GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon, music fans, car fanatics and “car curious” individuals alike explore GRIDLIFE’s accessible celebration of car culture. 

The best way to get the full GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon experience is to camp on-site. The festival offers multiple camping options, including open air camping in the Midway, covered camping in the Grandstand, or premium camping Off Grid. Campground games and activities meld strangers into a tight-knit community by the end of the festival. Check out all camping options here.

Whether patrons grew up on the track or are complete car novices, GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon is the preeminent destination for hip-hop and rock fans who live life in the fast lane. 

Full-weekend tier one General Admission tickets, and tiers one and two VIP tickets have already sold out, so grab your GRIDLIFE Alpine Horizon tickets today! Check out all ticketing options here.

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