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45s Before Dawn

45s Before Dawn

By About 2 Blow Radio
The best of About 2 Blow Radio: new releases, interviews bytes with the artists and producers behind the music. Raw. Unedited. Unfiltered.
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#theWIRE | ROME theBroGod on how the industry really works
ROME theBroGod gives insight into how the music industry really works, the purpose of labels, budgeting & making smart moves and the 'overnight' success of Tekashi 6ix9ine and Lil Pump.
03:11
July 14, 2020
#theWIRE | Lyric Jones talks about paying homage
Lyric Jones talks about paying homage, working with Rah Digga and Phife Dawg and building mutually respectfu relationship between younger and older hip hop artists. 
03:28
April 6, 2020
#theWIRE | Industry Insider Ben Funkman Breaks Down Afropop
African native Ben Funkman (Unitty Ent) a staple in the midwest hip hop scene and creative force behind Young Chop and Unladylike breaks down afropop. Featuring Obed Fiadzinu from Jungleboy Ent.
02:27
March 12, 2020
Racist by ZothJerk (prod By Krazy Jay)
A voice of a struggling people
03:30
February 11, 2020
#theWIRE | Golf Coast Balla on the evolution of music: From 8 Tracks to mp3s
Gulf Coast Balla talks about living through and experiencing the music industry's transition from 8-Tracks to cassettes to cds to mp3s and from analog to digital.   Friend, fan & follow @ www.kendalle.com
02:13
January 25, 2020
Don't Explain by Blue Raspberry
www.about2blowradio.com/blueraspberry
02:55
January 14, 2020
About 2 Blow Radio Accapella by Blue Raspberry (Wu Tang Clan)
About 2 Blow Radio Accapella by Blue Raspberry (Wu Tang Clan) www.about2blowradio.com. 
00:41
January 1, 2020
#theWIRE | How Tech Is Changing the Game | Raheem Devaughn Interview
3X Grammy Nominee Raheem Devaughn talks about his love for hip hop, being the first r&b artists to embrace mixtapes, the benefit from finding his own lane online and making it work for him... all from his phone.  Check out Raheem's new album The Love Experience https://open.spotify.com/album/00qCxnQQPsveeZWZaNVWo0  Available for download on Itunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-love-experience/303091568
02:52
December 13, 2019
#theWIRE | Grand Opus Interview Part 1 | The Evolution of Cali Hip Hop
Joc Scholar & Centric came through to promote their sophomore release "High Power" & self titled documentary and broke down the evolution of Cali hip hop, the different "sounds", scenes & contributions of those who paved the way... Stream "High Power" at www.45sbeforedawn.ga Watch "High Power: A Documentary Short: bringing viewers into a 'day in the life' now playing on unsignedhype.org/bthtv Follow Grand Opus journey at https://www.grandopusca.com/
05:37
August 10, 2019
#theWIRE | Rome talks GOOD Music [Rome Interview Part 1]
Caught up with Rome on the road with his youth group on their way to compete in DC. The artist/mentor/coach talks about evolving as an artist and working with Malik Yusef which lead to a deal with Good Music. And he pays it forward by sharing the advice Malik gave him about making music.  Apologize for the audio quality we had a bad connection.   Stream his single "Why You Acting Like That?"  at about2blowradio.com Follow Rome's journey at @iamrome__
02:24
June 1, 2019
#theWIRE | The Year of the Return | Gibrilville Interview Part 1
This is an interview I've been looking forward to for a while. It was originally scheduled for last month, but the logistics of conducting an interview with someone travelling through Africa, even with the ease and convenience of the internet is difficult coordinating time zones, the 6-7 hour time difference with scheduling and getting on the same page.... but alas, it finally happened...  In part 1 of our multi segment feature with Gibrilville we discuss his travels, the "Year of the Return" and the energy that comes from experiencing blackness in every capacity.   For more information on Gibrilville visit www.gibrilville.com  About #TheWire Interview Features on unsignedhype.org/About 2 Blow Radio Promo that empowers indie artists by using the tools we have at our disposal to increase awareness of who they are and expose their music from the hip hop mecca to the motherland. Taking it back to when hip hop was grimey, straight from the sewer before it became commercialized and polished.
05:56
April 19, 2019
#theWIRE | FOX Empire Actor/Artist @Rekkhan talks about his past, accepting accountability and being a role model to young brothas finding their way
@EmpireFox Actor/Artist @Rekkhan talks about coming up on the harsh streets of Chicago, accepting responsibility and and being a role model to young brothas finding their way... that's the message of REKKQUIEM, his 4th self produced album release available in all digital stores (Itunes, Google Play, Spotify...) For more information about Rekkhan visit www.rekkhan.com Catch Rekkhan on the season debut of Empire September 26, 2018.  For more information about Rekkhan visit www.rekkhan.com
02:39
September 18, 2018
#theWIRE | Maddi Madd, Young Guru & Kanye West Part 2
Akron native Maddi Madd best known for HBO series Pimps Up Hoes Down talks about working with Young Guru on his single "Golddigger" only to have it stolen and watch it become one of Kanye's biggest hits and thrust him into megastardom.
09:32
August 14, 2018
Maddi Madd, Young Guru & Kanye West Part 1
Akron native Maddi Madd best known for HBO series Pimps Up Hoes Down talks about working with Young Guru on his single "Golddigger" only to have it stolen and watch it become one of Kanye's biggest hits and thrust him into megastardom.
04:19
August 13, 2018
#theWIRE | Kam Ui the Chosen One reflects on past experiences and the group falling apart after performing with 50
Kam Ui the Chosen One reflects on past experiences and the group falling apart after performing with 50
01:20
June 7, 2018
#theWIRE | Lyric Jones talks activism, Mike Brown & Stephon Clark
Lyric Jones talks about activism, taking to the streets after the murder of Mike Brown, the climate in LA vs Sac in the aftermath of the Stephon Clark shooting.  www.lyricjones.com
01:34
April 9, 2018
#theWIRE | When the Smoke Clear: Nite Owl
Nite Owl talks about a career that spawned over 15 albums, being an entertainer, his influences and the build up to the Stockley verdict. Raw. Unedited. Unfiltered
01:16
February 12, 2018
#theWIRE | Charlie Mac talks about Afeni Shakur, Tupac's legacy and the history of Makaveli Records
Charlie Mac (SR VP of A&R for Makaveli Music Group) talk about Afeni Shakur,  Tupac's legacy and the history of Makaveli Records
03:41
June 18, 2017
#theWire | Platinum Producer Steve Blast
Steve Blasts, producer of Nelly's "Batter Up" talks about his start, being influenced by his father a dj and being exposed to all types of music at an early age, how that gave him a foundation and sparked his curiosity for making records.
02:48
April 26, 2017
#theWIRE | @YoungRichDET talks about Alton Sterling and the culture of police in his city Detroit.
Detroit emcee Flyboi Rich talks about Alton Sterling and the culture of police in his city Detroit.
00:46
August 22, 2016
#theWIRE | J Reddy breaks down Southern Hip Hop
Knoxville rapper J Reddy breaks down southern hip hop and the differences between the artists and the regions they represent.   Friend, fan or follow @ www.jreddy4dagame.com
02:59
June 7, 2016