Webbz names 5 Albums That Inspired ‘Medicinal’

This year’s release of the EP, ‘Medicinal’ from Webbz, produced entirely by Young McFly is arguably one of the best independent Hip Hop releases of 2014. We can hear influences in ‘Medicinal’ but what albums inspired it? We decided to ask Webbz what 5 albums inspired him during the making of ‘Medicinal’.


The College Dropout by Kanye West

“[Kanye] Ye is Young’s favorite rapper and we’re both Roc a fella stans… Great full body of work, the last song on here is one of my favorite” – Webbz


Reasonable Doubt by Jay Z

“Jay is my all time favorite. This album is my also my favorite from him… his lyricism on this LP was unmatched…”


Life Is Good by Nas

“I love this album because he’s 40 plus and hasn’t missed a step. Dope body of work, lyricism at its finest. Slept on album.”


Name is my Name by Pusha T

“I loved how he did the album he wanted with no compromising bars & dope beats… PERIOD”


Watch The Throne by The Throne (Jay Z & Kanye West)

“The best doing it on one project… we wanted to make music on the same level as the greats… We wanted to raise the bar.”


Get The Medicinal EP Today on iTunes, Google Play and all other online retailers. Stream it on Spotify or Soundcloud.

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Vegas Fontaine is a “Modern Day Van Gogh” in his new music video and single

Vegas Fontaine had plans of releasing his new, self produced single “Modern Day Van Gogh” this month but decided to drop it with visuals. Shot during his time at this year’s Art Basel Miami, Vegas discovers new art and explains his “dope boy etiquette”. Watch and stream it below and “Modern Day Van Gogh” is now available Exclusively on Google Play and available on Spotify NOW
(Clip Directed by our Production Company, Bleu Odin)

As a producer and songwriter, Vegas Fontaine (under production duo, Jackpot) has worked with many high profile artists, like Ne-Yo, Rick Ross, Rico Love and more.

Vegas also is a recording artist and with the release of his new single, ‘Modern Day Van Gogh, he’s poised to leave a mark in music. The self produced infectious single describes himself as a modern day Van Gogh, with the etiquette of a dope boy in Miami.

The Bleu Odin directed clip was shot during this year’s Art Basel Miami and features art work from exhibits in Wynwood, one of Miami’s newest stomping grounds for prominent artists and art lovers. Expect his project, ‘Haitian Hippie’ to arrive in 2015.

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5 Interesting Facts About the Making of Ron Slyda’s ‘Blue Summer’ LP

With Ron Slyda’s ‘Blue Summer: Recollections of a Poetic Drunk’ Remastered set for release this month, we thought it would be cool to get some facts about the making of it. So, we went to te source and asked Ron Slyda. Here’s 5 interesting facts about the making of ‘Blue Summer’.


“I developed a writing ritual where I would write my first bars to a beat at 3:33am” -Ron Slyda


“’FH/GM’ wasn’t gonna be on the album but my Baby mama (of all people) suggested I add it”


“The statue on the cover of ‘Blue Summer’ is actually of the Iranian poet, Ferdowsi”


“The phrase “niggas ain’t saying nothing” (#NASN) was a phrase we used on the block. We heard it while watching an episode of Gangland”


“I was drunk while recording album, hence the subtitle”

Blue Summer Remastered Coming December 22nd

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What we know so far about Kirby Maurier’s upcoming EP, ‘Doing The Most’ [Update]

The follow up to Kirby Maurier’s ’Class of ’96’ (which can arguably be called a classic) is set to be released soon. Here’s what we know.

There isn’t a release date


There isn’t a set release date yet but it’s expected to be released this in the first quarter of 2015.*



Vegas Fontaine (BBI) is producing every song


The Producer of her current single ‘iz u wit it’ is producing ‘Doing The Most’ entirely.



She’s been recording since 2013


Recording locations for ‘Doing The Most’ include Miami, FL and Los Angeles, CA


‘Doing The Most’ will be Executive Produced by Vince Valholla, Vegas Fontaine and Kirby Maurier. Releasing on Valholla Entertainment.

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