What can you get when you mix cameroon, philly, and houston flavors together in perfect combination? YOU get a rich fusion of culture with a history that spans across countries and continents.
Twenty-five-year-old rapper 3A hails originally from Douala, Cameroon in central west Africa where he spent most of his life. He then ventured to the United States and settled in Philadelphia. Now he resides in Houston where he hopes to take his music career to new levels.
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Houston native, J. Roshon, made a splash on the Houston underground scene in a big way “right, right, right.” The 25-year-old rapper recently dropped his new mixtape, “Marvin Zindler”. FYI Houston was able to catch up with J. Roshon to pick his brain on his recent success and his plans for the future.
J. Roshon keeps his daughter in mind when seeking motivation and looks at his grandfather as his biggest role model. Remaining humble, he commands respect without having to emulate the gangster aspect of rap. J.Roshon stated the “people respect me because I’m in a lane of my own.”
With a versatile style and some Houston flava, J. Roshon is making his mark on the Houston underground scene. Follow J.Roshon on Instagram @J.Roshon
Susan Carol’ is proud to release her album entitled Alchemy. The album is now available on all digital shelves.
This project encompasses the growth of Susan as an artist and individual. The upbeat tracks provide the sounds that get you in that “feel good” mode while the soulful songs bring back memories and emotions of love and love lost. Below are the descriptions of the songs on Alchemy from Susan Carol.
Continue reading “‘Alchemy’ by Susan Carol’ + Official “Kick It” Video”
Allyn Coleman and Homicyde Wayne, better known as Tha Gruesome 2some, are Houston natives known for the ferocity of their lyricism and the unique production. They both started their musical careers at a young age with instruments and theater.
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Houston, TX native rapper Quinten Lamb is known around the city by the name of Goodfella QP. With performances in New Orleans from All Star weekend and Mardi Gras, Goodfella QP is grinding hard in 2017.
When FYI Houston caught up with Goodfella QP, he described his ability to “paint a picture” with his raps as what sets him apart from the crowd. “It’s more than just words over a beat with me,” stated Goodfella QP. Growing up in H-town has a huge influence on his music and as he continues to work on his music, the city is starting to buzz.
To contact Goodfella QP follow him on Instagram @GoodfellaQP or check out his website at www.reverbnation.com/goodfella206
FYI Houston got the chance to catch up with underground producer Hosea Mais, the founder of ISH beats (I Support Hosa’s beats). Hosea jumped around Texas and is now settled in Fort Collins, Colorado and the passionate producer has been working hard at his craft.
His sound is unique and truly different from most beats that producer’s these days are creating. With musical influences like Logic and experience playing metal music, Hosea is definitely one that thinks outside the box.
Hosea has already had a few collaborations with big name producers like SKI beatz, producer of Jay-Z’s Dead Presidents. The plan for Hosea is to continue working with the industry’s top producers and artist and to represent the ISH beats brand strong.
For beat inquiries or more questions for Hosea and ISH beats, contact @ishbeatstx on Instagram and check out his website at https://ishbeatstx.bandcamp.com
FYI HOUSTON SUMMER 2013: Hosea Mais of ISH Beats
When Jacobe Pace is not working in the Houston oil and gas industry, he is busy working on his custom artwork and illustrations. With ambitions of “growing and branding” his name, Jacobe has been working on perfecting his craft from a young age.
When FYI asked Jacobe his advice for the future generations he stated “never give into the negative that comes into your life.” With his positive energy Jacobe continues creating and building his future.
Follow Jacobe Pace on Instagram @Str33tCarver15
Terrence Keller, formerly known as T-doe is a Louisiana native that now calls Houston, TX home. Louisiana has a huge influence on the rapper’s style, but Terrence has been tearing up the Houston local underground scene.
Terrence took writing poems as a child to writing raps as a teenager and is now fully exploring his lyrical abilities. When FYI asked Terrence what artist he would work with if you could work with anyone right now, the rapper had one name, Pharell. With that name, FYI knows that Terrence’s claim to want to make an “impact on the culture” is real.
For more information on Terrence Keller, follow him on Instagram @TerrenceKeller or check out his YouTube page here.