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Risen: The Story of Chron @heavenrazah Smith Official Movie Trailer


Artist Feature: “Afro” @afro_allflows

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Meet 18 year-old Afro (All Flows Reach Out). Afro has been referred to as “the future of hip-hop”, and if you haven’t heard him rhyme? I’m sure after you do, you’d be inclined to agree with that statement. Mentored by hip-hop veteran RA the Rugged Man, R.A. became aware of the young emcee when A-F-R-O entered a freestyle contest on YouTube hosted by R.A. “This kid won the contest before it was even ended.”-RA (http://uproxx.com/music/2015/09/afro-ra-the-rugged-man-uncharted)

I had the pleasure of meeting both of them back in October of this year, while filming scenes from Hell Razah’s upcoming documentary “Risen, the story of Chron Hell Razah Smith”(directed by Frank Meyer). Although it’s probably not a secret to Afro that he is extremely talented,  he is one of the most humble young men I’ve ever met and that just makes me even more excited to share his music with you. I’d also like to go on record for being the first person to refer to him as a “Supernova”. I haven’t seen that in print yet, so I’m saying it and printing it.

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Over this past week, the official music video “Code #829” was released (11/18/15) and can be found on his new mix tape “Tales from the Basement”. “This is just a mixtape joint A-F-R-O recorded at his mothers house. Just having fun murdering flows and spitting lyrical codes for fans to decipher.. this is super ill but wait till you hear the official music and what we got in store for you all.”-RA 


California-bred lyrical titan A-F-R-O aka All Flows Reach Out debuts his first official music video, “Code #829”. Taken from A-F-R-O’s new mixtape “Tales From The Basement”, the track finds R.A. The Rugged Man’s protege going in over some vintage RZA production.

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You can Stream + Download “Tales From The Basement” absolutely free here: http://allflowsreachout.com/basement/

If you happen to be in Europe this month, you can catch him on his 2015 European tour with RA & Mr. Green.

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Booking A-F-R-O, or R.A. the Rugged Man contact: Howopbookings@gmail.com

Hell Razah @realhellrazah presents #GGO Family Tree (updated 4/25/17) 

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Hell Razah Music, Inc.
President: Chron “Hell Razah” Smith
Vice President: Scripture

Hell Razah Music, Inc. Artist Roster: (GGO Ghetto Govt Officialz)
Hell Razah @heavenrazah
Yung Razah @yung_razah
Automatik Greatness @automatik7
Scripture @scriptureggo

The Book of Daniel/ Chief GGO Tribal Nation @_bookofdaniel

Kenyattah Black @blackkenyattah

Rico Deniro @iamricodeniro
Ace Jimenez @chosenkingz

Hell Razah Music, Inc. In-House Production:
Dr. G (UK) @drgproductionz drgbeats.com (Executive Officer)
Ark of the Covenant Productions (GGO CT)
St. Peter (GGO CANADA)
Sneak Vandel (GGO/ZUBulliez) @sneakvandel
Miverson Beats (GGO RI)
Hell Razah Music, Inc. Official DJ’s

Admiral DJ Yello (Wu-Tang DJ Collation)

DJ FLIPCYIDE (Wu-Tang DJ Collation)

DJ Fiyaa

DJ Kenni Starr

Hell Razah Music, Inc. Graphic & Design Team
Culture Freedom culturefreedom_artwork@yahoo.com (Executive Officer)

Jason Warner
Ron Degiar @rondegiar

Alex Schnaible (Follow Me Design)
Hell Razah Music, Inc. Film Production:
Frank Meyer

Jason Valdez

Michael Moote

Hell Razah Music, Inc. Video Production: 

Nick Ruiz
Hell Razah Music, Inc. Official Apparel
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Hell Razah Music, Inc. Toy Maker
Dunny Master @J36WU

Hell Razah Music, Inc. Models:

Sarah Jill
Hell Razah Official Website:
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Webmaster: Fix

Hell Razah Music, Inc. Public Relations: 

Isabelle Sibiril

Hell Razah Music, Inc. Community Media:

Taylor Bee (Bee TV)

Heaven Razah Music, Inc. 
President:

Rachel “Queen the Prophet” Lombardozzi

Vice President:

Aaron “The Messenger/ formerly Sneak Vandel” Warner

Chairman:

Chron “Heaven Razah” Smith

Heaven Razah Music, Inc Artist Roster:

Queen the Prophet

The Messenger

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G.H.E.T.T.O. G.O.V.T. Movement
(Go Hear Emmanuel Teach the Others God’s Only Victorious Truth)
GGO (Ghetto Govt Officialz) 
President/ Founder: Hell Razah aka Heaven Razah 

Heaven’s Administration: 

President: Hell Razah

Queen the Prophet

Attorney General: Scripture

Tribal Nation Chief: The Book of Daniel

Presidential Cabinet: (GGO Advisory Board)

 President: Hell Razah

Attorney General: Scripture

Queen the Prophet

Secretary of Defense: Automatik Greatness

The Book of Daniel/ Chief GGO Tribal Nation

Secret Service: Judah Priest

Weapons Specialist: The Messenger

Dr. G

Admiral DJ Yello (GGO Guantanamo Bay)

FBI: Kenyattah Black

Speaker of the House: Ace Jimenez

GGO Congress: 
Attorney General: Scripture
Secretary of Defense: Automatik Greatness
Secret Service: Judah Priest @iamjudahpriest
The Book of Daniel/ GGO Tribal Nation Chief
Weapons Specialist: The Messenger
GGO House of Representatives:

Chief of Staff- Kappo aka “Yung Razah”/ Heaven’s Sun

St. Nic (GGO Haiti / Black Wasps)
Admiral DJ Yello @djyello
Kenyattah Black (GGO FBI) @kbliggah

Ark of the Covenant Productions

Miverson (GGO RI/HRMI)
Gusmo @therealgusmo
Sincere (GGO Pentagon) @sincerekerr
Culture Freedom (GGO Federal Communications Commission)

Queen Dyme (TEAM QUEEN) @thequeendyme

Taylor Bee Made (TEAM QUEEN)

Vega X (GGO Battle Squad) @vxplanetxpxr

Giovonni Pratt (GGO, ATL)

DARPA (Digital Audio Revolution Promo Agents)

The Queen Dyme

Taylor Bee

Isa Nahila S-Bigini

NSA (National Security Agents) –Member identities- CLASSIFIED

Honorary GGO’s: (Combination of supporters, beginning founders, Razah’s original team. The following list is incomplete and more names will be available shortly)
Tray Bag    Killah Priest    Timbo King    Shroom    DJ Rated R  Prodigal Sunn  60 Second Assassin
Daddy Rose    Marloyn    7th Ambassador    St. Peter   RA the Rugged Man     Shroom

Tragedy Khadafi    Su-Preme       Dayta       Ayatollah  William Cooper

GGO Chapters in Good Standing: (Have submitted roster, passed 2017 annual review. 

GGO U.S. CHAPTERS:

Arizona

Head of State: Ace Jimenez 

The Book of Daniel 

Marci 

Jay 

Monique 

Matt

California

Head of State: Vacant as of 5/28/17

Cheryl Love

Connecticut

Head of State: Scripture

Alien Religion (formerly Ark of the Covenant) Productions

DJ Edit (Hairforce)

George Yung 

Delaware

Head of State: The Messenger 

DMV (D.C., Maryland, Virginia)

Head of State: Sincere (GGO Pentagon)

La-Sin

7 Wounds

Florida

Head of State: The Queen Dyme 

LexZyne Productions 



Georgia

Head of State: Giovonni Pratt

Culture Freedom

Jermiside

Synista

Indiana

Head of State: Apademik the Disciple

Las Vegas

Head of State: DJ Flipcyide

Massachusetts

Head of State: Vega X

Mac the Rebel

EL*A* KWENTS

Missouri

Head of State: End Time Scribe

New Jersey

Head of State: Karnage 

Optimus Prime

Nick Ruiz

Robert Delise

Dezert 3agle

Dj Swab 

Naypalm Beatz

Mike Dallas 
New York

Head of  State: Kenyattah Black  

Yung Razah

Rico Deniro

Kenyattah Black

DJ Fiyaa (GGO Fire Marshall)

Dunny Master

Gusmo

DJ 360 

Ohio 

Head of State: Brandon Heat 

Pennsylvania

Head of State: Judah Priest

90 (144,000 Chosen Few)

Sixx Nyne (144,000 Chosen Few)

Supreem Rezareckta (144,000 Chosen Few)

Terror 2 Face (144,000 Chosen Few)

Denni Blue (144,000 Chosen Few)

Smuve Mass Beats (144,000 Chosen Few)

M.F.Y.F (144,000 Chosen Few)

Nicholas Misha Dabich

Fire Nation  (144,00 Chosen Few/ Gang of Roses) 

Rhode Island

Head of State: Automatik Greatness

Miverson

Texas

Head of State: Admiral DJ Yello

 

GGO INTERNATIONAL CHAPTERS:

Canada

Head of State: Lord Fury

St. Peter

DJ Rated R

DJ Merciless

Indikah

ROL

Rock Reign

G Knight

Kid Kold

Dre Specz

France 

Dj Kenni Star

Aneeway Jones

Germany

Alex Schnaible

Haiti

Head of State: St. Nic

Black Wasps

Ireland

Head of State: Tanya Denise

Japan -Coming Soon! 

Netherlands/ Amsterdam 

Head of State: Shroom

Netherlands/ Holland 

Head of State: Isa Nahila S-Bigni 

Head of State: Captain Hal [aka Fix Meister] (Webmaster) 

Grant Body P 

PC the producer 

Switzerland

Head of State: Ron Degiar

United Kingdom

Head of State: Dr. G

Slim

Ghost One

Coopz

Dark A

Cuban Pete 

 

#HipHop101 #Music #Promo, Do your homework BEFORE spending!

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Greetings folks… For my readers that are also Twitter followers, my infamous random Twitter rants are no surprise especially as it relates to the independent artist. There is nothing I can’t stand more then a liar and a thief. I have found throughout my time in the music industry that most people are in this business to get money and a good number of them will do it by any means necessary, even if it means misleading people (such as yourself) that don’t really have a whole lot of money, don’t know any better, are just starting out, and aren’t the kind of people that have money to lose. Most people (from my experiences) can’t afford to be full-time in music. They have jobs, families, and bills so every dime they invest in their self needs to be a good investment. I give away a lot of information for free (quite honestly you would have to hire a Manager or Publicist to give you and sometimes even then you could be learning a very expensive lesson) because I don’t want to see anyone get robbed. I remember what it was like when I first started out. Music is expensive. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, when you’re involved with music (no matter what role you’re in) it’s expensive and for someone just starting out, you will spend thousands of your own money and realistically quite possibly not make a dime back. Even if you one day get signed to a major label, this will come after you’ve spent a significant amount of your own money and even then when the label is picking up the tab for your expenses, they take it back off the top with interest. However if you do it for the love and not the money? You’ll never be disappointed. With that being said, today I want to address the area of promotion especially purchasing online promotion for social media, radio spins, mix tape slots, and showcase performances.

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Realistic Expectations: 

You have got to keep an open mind and have realistic expectations. You can’t “make” people like your music. The only thing you have control over is giving it your all, having it professionally recorded, mixed, mastered, quality artwork and the rest? Is going to fall where it may. When you are purchasing promotion services, you are hiring someone to do a specific task. The best you can hope for when investing your money, is that the person you employ delivers the work you hired them to do. You can’t hire anyone to give you plays, downloads, or purchases. If you’re looking for organic (natural, not purchased “plays” or “hits”) numbers the best you can do is make sure the person you hire is doing what you paid them to do and that you are hiring the right person.

Budget: 

You have to have a budget for promotion. Period. Once you have established that you are taking your music seriously and have dotted all of your I’s and crossed your T’s (check the Hip Hop 101 tab on this blog for other articles that lead up to the point where you’re actually employing promoters) you need to set aside money that is specifically for putting your music out there. I don’t care if it’s $20 a week, you need to have a budget. You also need to understand that the more money you spend on good promotion, the better your results are going to be.

Publicist: 

Ideally, you’d be able to hire a Publicist. This costs thousands of continual dollars and is a regular expense or staff person to an artist that has a fan base, buzz, and music income that warrants hiring a Publicist. You can hire one for a campaign (i.e. to release a debut album or mix tape) however, this is still going to cost you thousands of dollars. Just to give you an idea, some years back for a gospel artist, I hired a reputable publicist in the gospel music community for a Myspace/ Email blast and that one service alone for 30-days was $750.00 USD. The artist this was done for was an established independent artist with an existing fan base in the gospel community and in his case the investment was well worth it because he sold a few thousand albums during the first month alone. If you are not an “established” artist / producer as of yet, spending that kind of money on a person with no credentials or existing fan base would more then likely be a huge waste of money unless of course you just hit the lotto and had the extra money to burn.

“Showcase Performances” : 

DO NOT EVER pay anyone to perform. Ever. “Artist Showcases” are a hustle. You’re paying to perform in front of other people who paid to be there. The “A & R” from so and so records that’s also allegedly in the audience? Big, huge, fat joke most of the time. If you want to know who an actual A&R is for a certain label? Look it up. It’s public information. Don’t just believe something because someone told you, CHECK. There are companies that make ALL of their money taking yours. They book venues with club owners they have existing relationships with, you pay your own expenses to get to the show, you pay for your performance time, they give you a flyer with their logo on it that says you’re performing so you can post it on Facebook and feel like a rock star, and they split your money. Open Mic nights are usually free (with the exception of a door cover charge or a small entry fee) and if you make great music and can present yourself in a professional way, most small local clubs or bars will let you host your own show there during the week for a reasonable fee. You can also find out if there are local events already going on in your community and you can inquire about performing. This works the same way with a “prize” at the end. I know several artists from different states that all found themselves “winners” and no cash prize, radio interview, or record deal ever manifested after “winning”.

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Mix Tape Slots: 

Purchasing Mix Tape Slots is a great way to get your music out into other people’s fan base. You want to make sure that the slot you’re purchasing is actually geared toward the fan base you’re trying to target. Placing your hip-hop track on a jazz mix tape would be pointless. Any mix tape opportunity that offers free slots is something you should jump on because it can’t hurt and it doesn’t cost anything, but these don’t roll around too often.

How much can a slot cost? In all honesty a slot can cost anywhere from $25- thousands depending on the DJ or who’s mix tape it is. The higher it is in the ranks of fan base, reputable brand, and DJ the more it’s going to cost. In my experiences, you can get on a decent mix tape for $50-$150 and the good and great ones are going to cost you $500 & up. You want to ALWAYS do your research. I know too many people that have been robbed out of $10, $15, $25 for “mix tape slots”. You have got to cross check who you are doing business with! Who are these people? Who is the DJ? When you google them, what comes up? Do they have an actual website or were they trying to hustle you a slot in a direct message on Twitter? What other mix tapes do they have out? What are the numbers? Can you find previous projects on more then one site? Who’s on the mix tape? If they’re telling you Hell Razah (Wu-Tang Clan/ Sunz of Man) is on it, check his time lines, is he promoting it? This is a lot of work folks, but if you don’t have money to lose, you better do your homework.

Radio Spins: 

To launch a radio campaign on major radio stations costs approximately $100,000.00 for six months, possibly more. That’s how much it was last time I checked almost four years ago. This is why the artists you see on television and hear on the radio are people with millions of sponsorship dollars behind them (and why you constantly hear that real hip-hop is not on the radio). Your local radio stations may do certain segments in order to let local people compete in contests or be played on the radio but it’s not consistently unless someone is getting paid a large sum of money. Most college radio stations will play your music for free if it’s good or they have a radio show that supports your genre. The only way to find this out is to start supporting your local college radio stations and listen to their shows and figure out who you’d need to submit music to, the web site, and if there’s possibly any upcoming events that you could participate in. Most college stations though are going to tell you that your music has to be “radio edit” meaning profanity and illegal drug reference free (check with them about guidelines). You can also buy “blog talk radio” spins and don’t sleep on blog radio because it’s on the come up and some shows have huge followings. If you check my bio information on the front page, there’s a link to when I appeared on the Nikki Rich Show awhile back. If you aren’t familiar, Nikki has made quite a large following with blog talk radio, has always offered promotional services at a reasonable price, and has moved on to bigger things (check out her Instagram @ msnikkirich and side bar, this is exactly what I was referring to about doing your research on people before hiring them to do something). Check out the show though, find out how many listeners they have, if they feature someone is that person also sharing they were featured there? All of this validates the source and although of course nothing is guaranteed, you can cut down on the instance that you may get robbed simply by doing a little research.

Social Media Promotions: 

This isn’t rocket science folks, as I have mentioned above you have got to do your homework on people. I can’t tell you how may “Twitter promoters” I’ve seen that claim celebrities use their promotion services yet there is absolutely no evidence anywhere on the internet that they do. I’m going to use Hell Razah as an example again because it’s not a secret I’m affiliated with his movement and work for his label. If Razah has a new song and I promote the new song, Razah shares the promotion I’ve done so that his fans know that the promotion I am sending out is real. This is public information and can be cross checked on both of our social media accounts. When people “appear” to have millions of followers, etc. you have to check their time lines. People can purchase followers, re-tweets, plays, etc. You have to be very careful because there are individuals that sell these purchased services and loop people into their time lines only to hood wink them with a few robot followers and they’re basically taking your money to share your music with fake follows. Look at when people’s accounts were established, how old is it? How long have they been selling promotion? I sell promotion, occasionally. I say occasionally because I won’t send just anything through my time line for a few bucks. I value my fans and supporters and they click my links because I don’t give them garbage. I know in this respect not everybody agrees with me but they can keep their $100. I am a person that poured a lot into my brand and name and a few hundred dollars to me isn’t worth discrediting myself. There are good reputable people out there that sell real social media promotion, but you have got to do your research. Face Book and Twitter now both offer “boosting” for posts. I haven’t found it to be hugely effective, but it’s reasonably priced and at least you’re purchasing the service or boost from the site directly.

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Manners:

Lastly, I want to mention manners. If someone takes the time to blog you, or share your music? Don’t forget to also promote the article or at least return the music sharing with a thank you or a shout-out. I can’t stress enough how important it is to respect people. You don’t have to be the best emcee, producer, or DJ in the world but in the digital age where everyone can just reach out and touch anyone on social media, the only fool-proof way to gain a following and real supporters is to be respectful and remain humble. Too many times people forget (mainly because of the trash they’re brainwashed with on the radio) that manners, honor, integrity, and respect will get you places money can’t buy.

If you found something in this article helpful for you or someone else, don’t forget to share it! Best wishes in all your endeavors!

QTP

Cast your #vote for the next Hell Razah @heavenrazah #GGO MXTP!

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As you may have seen, the promotion for the Ghetto Government Album has started recently. Although no exact date for album release has been made public as of yet, it is in fact coming soon. 2012-2014 Hell Razah Music, Inc. has probably pushed out more free music for the public then any other camp between individual and collaborative project efforts. 2014-2015 individual projects and albums were released. With that being said, now that we are leading up to the actual #GGO Album, we have decided that the next series leading up to the album release will be dictated by the fans/ supporters.

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The first round of voting will be choosing your top 20 tracks from all of the collaborative mix tape releases, the second round of voting will be your top 20 tracks of individual release projects, and the third round of voting will be your top 20 tracks from all of Razah’s individual releases. This series is a “Best of Ghetto Government” and although there is a small handful of folks that are no longer active members, if their track was a part of the collection you may absolutely still vote for that track. Good music is good music and the collection is going to be compiled of the top fan choice tracks. Votes for the first round will be accepted from now – Wednesday, September 30th at midnight.

Hell Razah presents: “Agenda 21, GGO World Order” Coming Soon! 

Wu-Tang Clan/ Sunz of Man affiliate Hell Razah (founder of Hell Razah Music, Inc.) presents the Ghetto Govt movement & GGO (Ghetto Govt Officialz). The anticipated GGO album “Agenda 21, GGO World Order” produced in full by Dr. G (GGO UK) promo teaser directed by HRMI Graphic Designer Ron Degiar (GGO Switzerland) hellrazahdigital.com

VOTING INSTRUCTIONS: 

-List your top 20 tracks (include artist & song title) from the mix tapes listed below. (Remember, individual releases and Razah’s releases will be for separate mix tapes and we will call for votes at that time)

-Email your picks to ggomxtps@gmail.com 

DEADLINE: September 30, 2015 

Make your selections from these projects (any votes received from a project not listed below will not count) 

Ghetto Government Volume 2, United Hoods of America    

http://www.datpiff.com/Hell-Razah-and-Ghetto-Government-Hell-Razah-Present-Ghetto-Government-mixtape.484777.html

Ghetto Government Volume 3, United Hoods of America    

http://www.datpiff.com/Ghetto-Government-Hell-Razah-Presents-Ghetto-Government-Vo3-mixtape.506388.html

GGO USA (Under Seraphim Authority) Volume 1   

http://www.datpiff.com/Hell-Razah-Hell-Razah-Presents-Ghetto-Govt-Usa-Under-Seraphim-mixtape.547657.html

GGO USA Volume 2 “Martial Law”    

http://www.datpiff.com/Hell-Razah-Hell-Razah-presents-Under-Seraphim-Authority-Vol-mixtape.602701.html

GGO USA Volume 3 “Election Day”    

http://www.datpiff.com/Hell-Razah-Under-Seraphim-Authority-Vol-3-mixtape.663343.html

New #Music Lonely @IamJudahPriest ft @REALCAPPADONNA @KillahPriest

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New single from Judah Priest featuring Capadonna and Killah Priest “Lonley”. 

Don’t miss a thing from Judah Priest and sign up for the mailing list at judahpriest.com 

Hear it here (also available via wuworld.com) :

“R.I.P THUG ANGELZ” HELL RAZAH @heavenrazah @shabazzdisciple Project OUT NOW!

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Thug Angelz fans were highly disappointed when Hell Razah and Shabazz the Disciple parted ways. As a duo their music was spiritual, inspiring, and to-date none have come close to duplicating what these two brought to the music world as a team. If you’re not familiar with the Thug Angelz concept, Hell Razah/Heaven Razah plays the part of the angel “El Raziel” and Shabazz plays the part of “Seraphim Shabazz”.

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Razah’s album “El Raziel” will drop this Sunday April 5, 2015 (Easter Sunday) and is available for pre-order on iTunes right now   (distributed through Empire). As Raz mentioned in an interview we did a few weeks back (still available on this blog, scroll down) “El Raziel” is the first of many albums he will be releasing over the next few years and Easter Sunday is symbolic for him in the traditional sense of it being resurrection Sunday.

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So why not on Good Friday three days before the release of “El Raziel”, close the final chapter in the book of Thug Angelz? Death & resurrection. The “R.I.P Thug Angelz” project includes the unreleased album and mix tape tracks that Razah was working on with Shabazz prior to his aneurysm as well as a few classics. This project is available to Thug Angelz fans all over the world, absolutely free.

“On behalf of Hell Razah Music, Inc. & GGO Chapters across the globe we invite you to enjoy the music and continue to support & pray for our founder and President Heaven Razah as he continues in his recovery  and music endeavors.” -Queen the Prophet (Ghetto Govt Officialz 1st Lady)

#New Hell Razah @heavenrazah “El Raziel” Album now available for pre-order!

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“El Raziel” is now available for pre-order! The album drops (Easter) April 5, 2015 via Empire Distribution. Artwork by Culture Freedom. Pre- Order your copy today!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/el-raziel/id977811071?ls=1

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JUST RELEASED! #WitnessTheStrength produced by @miverson_

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On March 5th I chopped it up with Hell Razah Music, Inc. / GGO producer Miverson in regards to his upcoming debut full production project “Witness the Strength”. If you missed the interview, you can scroll down a few posts and find it. Today after three years of hard work, WTS is now released and available for free download via AudioMack!

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This 46-track project features Hell Razah, iNtell (son of Wu-Tang Clan’s U-God), Fes Taylor, Jahmal, Stealf Bombz, Ruthless Bastards, Stumik (of Ice-Water), Mic Check, and of course yours truly Queen the Prophet just to name a few.

Exclusive Interview with @miverson_ #GGO #RI #WitnessTheStrength 3/12/15

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Since the release of “Witness the Strength” is only a few days away and it’s been about 2-years since I’ve chopped it up with Hell Razah Music, Inc. /GGO Producer Miverson, I figured we were long over due for a “sit down” (digitally speaking of course).

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QTP: Boss, Boss, Boss… It’s been about 2 years since we last sat down to chop it up interview style. How have you been & what’s new in your world?
MAV: Wow, really 2 years already, time flies when your working hard. I’ve been great thank you. Just been really working on this project as well as others for 2015.
QTP: Your project “Witness the Strength” is finally ready for release and will be dropping the 12th of this month. I don’t think most people realize how long a production project can take or all the work that goes into a MXTP or Album release. You want to shed some light on the amount of work you put into this project?

MAV: You ain’t lying. Honestly I thought I can get a few tracks and just release. That was not the case what so ever. I realized that I have a great opportunity here so I wanted to take my time putting it together. It took almost 3 years for WTS to be completed and up to my standards. Now I can finally release it and be satisfied.

QTP: Is this your first full production project that’s featuring multiple artists?

MAV: Not my first fully produced project, but its my first fully produced project featuring multiple artists.

QTP: What other projects have you done in the past year or so that features your production?

MAV: I recently released “TheyDontHearMeTho” which is a project that I fully produced featuring Fes Taylor. I also have a joint project that i fully produced with a Nebraska rapper by the name of Strive and that project is called “FeedMeMo”. You can find all my projects onwww.DatPiff.com

QTP: What’s the artist line-up look like for WTS? Who can folks expect to hear artist wise and is there a hosting DJ?

MAV: Let’s see I have Razah on the intro and a track ft. Jahmal, you QTP, Automatik,
iNTeLL(Son of U-God), Fes Taylor, Stealf Bombz, Ruthless Bastards, Stumik(of Ice-Water), Mic Check, just to name a few. I also have a few local rappers. Overall I think the line-up is great. I was thinking of having a DJ host it but It didn’t work out that way, so maybe next time.

QTP: Now that the project is release ready, are you happy with the end result?

MAV: Happy is an under statement! I am really excited, ecstatic and nervous.

QTP: Is there any significance in the chosen release date?

MAV: Well I had a few dates to choose from and the date that stood out of course was my Birthday. So as a gift to myself and my fan base I picked March 12th. Can’t get any better then that!

QTP: Where will the project be available for download?

MAV: It will be available on Www.DatPiff.com for free download.

QTP: Are there anymore projects that you’re working on? What’s next?

MAV: Yes I have a few projects lined up. I have a project with Automatik Greatness (InfoWarz), the project that you and I are working on (No title yet) and if WTS does well I might have Volumes of it.

QTP: I have to say for me  personally, the chemistry that you and I bring together on tracks is something that I know I don’t experience with every producer. Every track we have released so far has been received well by the listeners, and as an Artist I know there is just such a significant difference in the music when a producer is sending you beats versus the beats a producer makes for you specifically. Our last release “Q.T.P.” I remember I didn’t even like the beat at first until you told me to listen to it again because the beat sounded like it was saying “QTP”. What is it like for you as a producer? I know you have great chemistry with Automatik Greatness, but do you get to experience that every time you work with someone or is each person different?

MAV: Yes you and I have been putting out that FUEGO lol. Chemistry is definitely there. As for other artist chemistry is there as well, I have a hand full of artist that I have an idea what they like so it makes it easier on both parts. Like Fes Taylor, you mentioned Automatik and iNTeLL (Son of U-God) & yourself.

QTP: What is the most challenging part about working with artists?

MAV: I would have to say time. Everybody lives their seprate lives so I can’t always expect someone to drop what their doing to do a track for me. Other then that I think I’m pretty good shape when it comes to collaborations. I am a very patient person so that helps with my music.

QTP: What is the most challenging thing you’ve done as a producer thus far?

MAV: Getting Witness The Strength where it is now. I’ve come a long way Queen, I remember sitting there making music for fun then one day it all turned around in a blink of an eye. Now I’m sitting here waiting for a release on a project that features artists like Razah, Fes, QTP etc. Its truly a blessing.

QTP: If you could work with anyone in the world (living or deceased) who would it be and why?

MAV: Damn, I’m stumped. I would say RZA only because he is the reason I produce. So to have him on a track produced by Miverson would be sick. Of course GZA, Masta Killa, iNS, and a few other cats from my era. Nas, Jay-Z, if Big L was alive him as well. I’m willing to work with anyone though, I don’t discriminate.

QTP: Boss, where can folks find you on your social media handles?

MAV: -Instagram @MiversonMav
-Twitter @Miverson_
-YouTube @Miverson27
-Facebook @Miverson27
-SoundCloud @Miverson

QTP: Is there anything else you want folks to know?

MAV: Just a quick thank you to all the artists that helped me put this together. It wasnt easy but its DONE! Also be on the look out for more Miverson production in the near future. With that being said, Queen I appreciate you taking time out of your busy life to sit and have an interview with me. I also want to thank you for all the support you have giving me throughout the year. You have helped in so many ways. Peace & Wingz Up!


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