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2xtra AKA “Mr. Heartthrob” Is Bringing His Community In D.C Together

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2xtra is an upcoming artist coming straight out of Washington DC. Growing up, music always been something big to him, being exposed to different sounds of music. He started to pursue and take music serious once his collegiate basketball years was over. Being from DC, better know for “Go-Go” has helped shape 2xtra with his own genre/style of music, which he calls it “Crank Love”. Crank love to him is a style that resembles some RnB type of vibes, with uptempo harmonies.

2xtra latest project he released was “HeArtCade”, out now on all platforms. To name a few singles, “Phases” and “Fleek remix ft. Big Tizzy”, this project is just the beginning of an amazing journey for 2xtra. His most two current songs released “2028” and “recipe” has been doing well for the artist.
So far for the artist, he has had an opportunity to his first ever show, to open up for Young MA in 2019 of April. 2xtra states, “opening up for her was too lit, the adrenaline and the large crowd turnt me up and gave me a good feeling that I’d love to do as a career”. 

The next release 2xtra is looking forward to his second project from a Trilogy of the “heart”, which is projected to be released at the end of November 2020. This upcoming project is called “HeartAche” as he will express how one heart can feel through pain and experiences. Who inspires you? 2xtra states, “my family and one of my close childhood friends who was innocently killed. That keeps me going and focused. I’m not just doing this for me, this is for everyone I’m involved with in my community”.

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Ja’Pan Nation: Is Purely Refreshing and His Style Is Like No Other

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Charles Hall Jr, better known as Ja’Pan Nation is a purely refreshing artist with an amazing sound. He is the definition of versatility as his music embodies his musical diversity and expressiveness. Ja’Pan Nation represents adversity and a revamping of your average perception of rhythm and movements with each technique. He has devoted 25 years of his life to his craft. Coming from the lone star state of Texas he has always dreamed big and knew success was a major priority.

Singing in church seemed to have sparked his passion with music and choreography. The attention of the audience was enticing and motivated him to do more. Ja’Pan Nation has a long list of accolades already in his early career. He was the recipient of the Black Music Award and the main performer. He has also performed at The Black Expo in Sacramento as well as performed at Webster Hall in New York City. Ja’Pan Nation has been heard on ATL radio stations and has also been featured on Daily Motions which is a major publication.

This year he is working diligently on his EP titled “Qing”. This year is all about growth for his brand and formulating new awareness for all of his content. He states “ I have learned competition is never other creatives, it is always yourself. Your are only as good as your last song in this industry, its constant competition topping yourself.” Ja’Pan is a hardworking creative, he is a role model and is creating a name for himself that is soon to be known by all. Keeping God close is important to him as this industry can cause depression at times. Focusing on his mental and spiritual strength keeps him grounded and ready to tackle all obstacles set before him

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EDM Maniac: Safe Raving During COVID-19

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It’s been almost a year since the United States government officially decided to shut down the country to mitigate the rising coronavirus cases. Limiting activities down to only the essentials may have been great for our country’s health, but the benefits did not always translate well for businesses. If a company wanted to survive through the pandemic, they had to learn to adjust to this new world. Despite the fears and challenges that came with it, EDM Maniac, the premier source for all things EDM, was able to quickly find new ways to continue to serve their passionate fans through drive-in, socially-distanced, and virtual concerts. 


Today, EDM Maniac is primarily known as a digital publication, but their history is rooted in hosting live, in-person events. When EDM Maniac’s founder, Devin Lezama first moved to Los Angeles, he recognized the need for a space where the EDM community could unite. To fill the gap and pursue his passion, he started throwing underground raves, which eventually evolved into the sophisticated brand we know today. Understandably, hearing that the country was shutting down met him with lots of uncertainty and fear. 

“When I first got the news that the country was shutting down, I immediately freaked out because I knew live events would be one of the first things to go,” explains Lezama. “The majority of our brand is centred around our shows and events. It’s pretty much a part of the EDM Maniac’s DNA.”

Having a massive component of their business model challenged was not easy, and for a few weeks, they wrestled with the idea of throwing in the towel altogether. However, less than three months later, they were ready to hit the ground running again with some new, fresh, and safe ideas.   

In June 2020, EDM Maniac traveled to San Antonio, Texas to help promote and market a series of drive-in EDM concerts to allow fans the opportunity to safely enjoy their favorite DJ’s whilst remaining in their cars. With Covid regulations progressively loosening up, in October 2020, EDM Maniac decided it was the perfect time to finally start hosting live events again. In partnership with M3ATX, every Friday and Saturday they host CDC compliant events at The Venue ATX located in Austin, Texas. These parties give Austin EDM lovers a weekly opportunity to gather in a nightclub atmosphere and make up for lost times. 

Though EDM Maniac enjoys great music and uniting the community, health is the top priority at all of their events. “We take Covid regulations and the health of our community very seriously,” says Lezama. “At each event, we have a staff of security walking around to make sure attendees are always following CDC guidelines when it comes to social distancing and mask-wearing.”

For those who are still unable to make it to the live events, be it for geographical or health reasons, EDM Maniac continues to think of new ways to please their audiences. In their recent partnership with Insomniac TV, EDM Maniac will be delivering an immersive virtual concert experience every Thursday on tv.insomniac.com from 10 pm to 12 am PT from February 25th through April 8th. This gives fans the opportunity to party from the comfort and safety of their homes.

The coronavirus may have forever changed how live events are conducted and experienced, but EDM Maniac refuses to let this stop them. By continuously coming up with new ways to rave, they make sure the EDM community remains entertained and united, regardless of what life throws at them.

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Louii Gurl Mommi : A Great Creator, Artist & Boss

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This female artist has really built herself up from the ground to the skies. She creates while she envisions her greatest accomplishments. 

  She holds her record as the first female artist to debut her newest single, “Pay Summ” since January 1st 2021 on FM radio while also releasing two music videos, all within two months. Louii Gurl Mommi is not one to sleep on. She continues to be great after every completed goal. She plans on dropping both her mixtape which she is now putting together and an album that she is also currently working on. She stops at nothing when it comes to her career in the music industry. 

  Her career started after a traumatic experience. Rapping and writing was her gateway out of the darkness, it is her escape and it makes her feel great and powerful. Louii Gurl Mommi was so pleased with her work. She showed her sister her content which then led to her signing with music label, “Dollazignz Music Group ”. The label really loved her work as well and saw her as an up and coming star; They had so much faith in her and her lyrical flow that they gave her a record deal.

  Louii Gurl Mommi wants her fans and her city to know that there is still more to come. She has some big plans and is working really hard on delivering. This female artist is no quitter and is a true fighter. If you want to keep up with her and her moves check her out and tune in to her music. She will not disappoint. 

  Follow her on instagram. She has some real dope content. Her energy is far from tired and boring. Her sound is new and exciting. Don’t miss out on a chance on listening to 2021’s next female artist. 

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