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Heat Exclusive: A Conversation with King Reality

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

 

The Heat Magazine takes a travel to the West Bank of New Orleans. Many may not fathom that this area near the East Bank of New Orleans includes surrounding cities known for music. These small cities are unique and offer eclectic music. If a visitor travels across the Greater New Orleans bridge, they’ll become familiar with Algiers, Harvey, Belle Chasse, Westwego, Kennedy Heights, and of course Marrero just to name a few.

Ice Mike, Bust Down, Tim Smooth, and Dj Too Cool, all who have earned their place as legends of New Orleans and Louisiana hip hop earned their national acclaim on this side of the Mississippi River. Mobo Records, Ruthless Juveniles, and other West Bank area artists manufactured hits in the 90s.

MC Thick was the most well known rap artist from Marrero in the 20th century after landing a deal with Atlantic Records largely due to his hit single “Marrero” which was produced by J Diamond Washington, an owner of Diamond Studios.

In the 21st century, the hip hop scene continues to flourish. Rappers such as Choppa Style and Baby Boy Da Prince both received national success. Nowadays, artists like B Assasson and Daniel Heartless are making their way through the ranks of the industry.

In 2006, a young man started his professional rap career leading him to a national collaboration on Baby Boy Da Prince’s album. Perfectly titled, “Across Da Water,” the album included a song “Marrero” and this is where his first creative energy was released. Currently, he has a full length album  “New Orleans Premonition” available on all digital outlets. The Heat Magazine wanted our readers to get an inside look on this burgeoning artist.

The Heat Magazine: Tell the world your stage name?

King Reality: My stage name is King Reality.

The Heat Magazine: How long have you been a professional rap artist?

King Reality: I have been rapping since I was 5 yrs old.

The Heat Magazine: Being from Marrero, you come up with Mc Thick, Choppa Style, Baby Boy, and B Assasson. How important is it for you to represent your hood in your music?

King Reality: It’s very important that I continue to carry the torch because those brothers paved for like myself to come through.

The Heat Magazine: What separates you as an artist from your peers?

King Reality: My experience separates me from my peers because of real life situations that I have been faced with and overcome.

The Heat Magazine: As it relates to production, who do you work with?

King Reality: I work with beats by Nell, Quarter Key, and Alroc Kapezee from Untouchable Records.

The Heat Magazine: What are your immediate plans for 2018?

King Reality: To let my talent be seen throughout the world and be a major takeover in the industry.

The Heat Magazine: Tell us about your latest release.

King Reality: My mixtape is called MARRERO JAMMBALAYA with features from Mr Marcello and Choppa Style as well as a few other artists.

The Heat Magazine: What advice would you give to an upcoming artist?

King Reality Stay consistent and trust God. Always believe in yourself.

The Heat Magazine: Who influences you musically?

King Reality: Tupac and Soulja Slim.

The Heat Magazine: Tell us some things about Marrero that our readers and fans may not know.

King Reality: It’s a small city with lots of love where people have been knowing each other their whole lives. It’s a place with a lot of unity. It’s a place where if you stayed for a while, you would probably not ever want to leave.

The Heat Magazine: Do you plan on working with anyone in the future that we should know about?

King Reality: Yes, I plan on working with Lil Wayne, Drake, Piles, and more.

The Heat Magazine: What do you think about Louisiana’s rap scene?

King Reality: I think we are building. We are coming behind Cash Money and No Limit who showed us how to take control of our destiny. No matter what, the world is ours! (Bahlee dat)

 

Check out the album here:

Heat Exclusive: The Tainerz Find ‘One Way’ Out Of Gritty New Orleans

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Every now and then, destiny can assemble individuals and lead them down a positive path in a spontaneous fashion.  Many times, life goals are not totally figured out until a person matures and becomes an adult. However, in the world of arts and music, an innate passion shapes that life endeavor from the beginning. In New Orleans, several talented individuals have dedicated themselves to professional crafts since adolescent years. Globally, one can find several eager African-American males with ambition and a burning desire to find a better way out from areas where crime, poverty, and lack of opportunity are inevitable.

The Heat Magazine now unveils a group of young men professionally known as The Tainerz.

Named for what they do best, “entertain,” New Orleans trio, The Tainerz are on a mission to bring their blend of bounce, R&B, and rap to the world stage.

Comprised of 14-year-old Dallas Burke, 16-year-old Travon “T-Daddie” Mitchell and 17-year-old David “Deelö” Rayford, the Tainerz all hail from the same New Orleans East neighborhood – an area the boys all credit for helping to shape their sound while also motivating them to aspire for more. Each member of The Tainerz brings a little something different to the table, but they have plenty in common, including musical roots. Both of Deelö’s parents danced and performed, T-Daddie’s mother was a singer and Dallas counts his older brother Antoine as a major source of motivation, along with his mother and grandmother.

With a crown of colorful dreadlocks, jewelry draping his neck and ears and embellished jacket, jeans and kicks, Deelö is hard to miss. He can’t remember a time when he didn’t dream of stardom and has been singing and dancing in talent shows since he was little, often winning the top prize for his rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Beat It”. The choreographer of the crew, Deelö played drums in both marching and jazz band in junior high and met T-Daddie while they were both enrolled in school at Kipp Believe College Prep. The pair bonded over their love for skateboarding, music and dancing and decided to form a group.
T-Daddie played the drums faithfully at his church and passed up on paid gigs to pursue his career with the Tainerz. With his slender frame and genuine interest in fashion, he hasn’t ruled out a future in modeling. For now though, he’s fully dedicated to music.

In 2015, Deelö barber introduced him to their current manager, New Orleans producer Zül-Qarnaįn, who formed a bond with the group and named them after working with the boys briefly on a NFL-related project with Cam Newton. While searching for a singer to complement Deelö and T-Daddie’s harmonies, Zül-Qarnaįn received a video of Dallas performing. In addition to possessing a mighty set of lungs, the Tainerz’ youngest member, Dallas is quick to turn on the charm with an easy smile. The baby-faced “little bro” of the group earns top honors in school and is also a gifted athlete and self-professed “game head.”
After two years of performing together at local events and festivals as The Tainerz, the boys have built a strong following in New Orleans, and for good reason. It’s their live show that truly impresses. Watching Deelö and T-Daddie move, it’s hard to miss the Chris Brown influence, while Dallas’ presence and confidence bring to mind a young Michael Jackson, the entertainer all three boys name as a favorite.

The Tainerz are currently touring to promote “One Way,” their first official single since signing with Rocnation/Interscope earlier this year. The song is a testament to their dedication to their craft. For The Tainerz, performing has been their “One Way” out of the gritty New Orleans neighborhood where they were raised. The song speaks to the focus and determination that’s put them on the road to success.

“God has something written for them,” Zül-Qarnaįn says. “They have individual gifts but when they combine they form a super trinity. “

Follow @TheTainerz on Instagram and check out their new single and video One Way here:

 

 

Heat Exclusive: WQUE Kicks Off 2018 With New Specialty Show NOLA Next

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

The city of New Orleans has been a hotbed for hip hop and other forms of music. Similar to the Harlem Renaissance era where artists expressed themselves in an effort to unveil the African-American experience as well as individual talent, New Orleans creatives have continuously delivered  good music throughout the years. Since the early days of Jazz, the birthplace has effortlessly released thousands of artists with unique and compelling styles.

New Orleans hip hop is one of the few which has been on display in museum exhibits and various forms of literature. From the Ninja Crew to Cash Money/No Limit to Young Money, the movement has continued.

Now in the digital age in a different way using a new paradigm, music artists have to make an impact via social media and digital music outlets. Streaming, blogging, and other daily content have become the new standard for building a brand and buzz.

However, there are some outlets that can capture both social media and organic followings. WQUE is one of those outlets. Throughout the years, Nola music grew to be loved by locals and visitors in town. Something as simple as turning on the radio and adjusting the dial to 93.3 brought them into a new place with an extraordinary sound. “There’s no place like that N.O.”  Most hip hop heads have a nostalgic joy when they think about the evolution of New Orleans hip hop. If one was to walk in a club and hear any classic hip hop record from New Orleans, they would quickly notice the immediate reaction by the audience.

Life has a way of making us appreciate our humble beginnings but time causes change and untapped ideas always surface as the music industry globalizes itself on a digital level.

In an effort to showcase New Orleans artists in an eclectic manner, WQUE announces a new show. Nola Next will begin on Thursday January 4th at midnight. Ms. Tee, a New Orleans mainstay, will be the first featured artist.  As a result, great Nola music will be consolidated on this specialty show. 2018 rings in with progression and WQUE and Nola Music are here to stay. A combination of music and platform are a great recipe for “that gumbo” and the world already knows New Orleans is a city full of flavor.

Visit q93.com for more information concerning Nola Next.

Heat Exclusive: Jay Jones Reveals 2000 Hollygrove

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

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Heat Exclusive: Reem of 0017th Latest and Greatest

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Hollygrove wordsmith Reem of 0017th shares an inside look of Currensy’s Pilot Talk Trilogy Tour. The New Orleans rapper recently released his “B4 I Talk My Shit” mixtape and has a new visual on deck. In the meantime, check out the west coast tour vid here:

Stream audio of V.I.P. here:

Reem told the Heat Magazine “I’m focused on maximizing my potential in 2018, just maximizing our potential period.”

The Heat Magazine: What are your immediate plans for 2018?

Reem: I plan on traveling and finalizing good business ventures. I plan on doing everything I said  I was going to do.

The Heat Magazine wanted our readers and 0017th fans to know the latest and greatest activity taking place with the 0017th emcee.

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Devious Links Up With BlaqNMild and Derelyn for “100 or Nothin'” Remix

Monday, December 25th, 2017

Coming back from his last album, “Against All Odds”, New Orleans rap artist returns with a remix single “100 or Nothin (Keep It Real)” featuring New Orleans singing prodigy Derelyn. Devious is finishing up the trimmings on a new album which will be released early 2018.

The Heat Magazine wanted to keep our readers in the know on the latest and greatest coming from Devious.

Check out the song here and it can also be downloaded or streamed on all digital outlets.

https://tidal.com/track/82806623

(HEAT EXCLUSIVE) Eric M. Carter, the legal genius behind the exoneration of Actor Clifton Powell

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

“The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence.” – Abraham Lincoln

Lawyers often time get a bad rap, for any host of reasons, but who’s the first person you call when you’re in trouble? The answer to that is, usually a lawyer.

Whether it’s a criminal case, auto accident or whatever the case may be, we call on and trust lawyers to do their job and work hard for us. Enter Eric Carter, a lawyer with a stellar track record who works diligently and consistently on behalf of his clients – the most recent of which is legendary actor, Clifton Powell.

ATLANTA, GA – NOVEMBER 08: Actor Clifton Powell attends BronzeLens Film Festival at 444 Theatre on November 8, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

Whether he’s portraying the comical “Pinky” character from the Friday franchise, the snitching Chauncy from Menace 2 Society (my favorite, by the way) or a serious role, Clifton Powell is an amazing actor who owns every role he takes on – the latest of which he probably never envisioned himself taking on was as a defendant in a bogus rape case.

Thanks to Eric Carter, Mr. Powell has been exonerated. A false rape allegation is probably one of the worst crimes a man can be accused of committing and a charge that very few beat or ever live down. It is usually even harder to beat when the accused is African-American, as the justice system in this country is unusually harsh to African-American males. Thanks to the hard work put in by Mr. Carter on behalf of his client, we can have some sort of belief that the justice system won’t always fail us.

The Heat recently caught up with this incredible attorney and here’s what he had to say:

THE HEAT MAGAZINE: Tell us a little about yourself.

ERIC M. CARTER:  Eric M. Carter, Sr. is a problem solver! He provides expert representation in civil and business litigation, personal injury, and real estate law. Mr. Carter earned his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law. While at Loyola, he was elected President of the Student Bar Association. Mr. Carter was the second African American President at this prestigious institution. He also served as a Coach of the Loyola College of Law Moot Court Team. Before law school, Mr. Carter was a United States Presidential Management Fellow under President William J. Clinton’s Administration. After completing the Fellowship, Mr. Carter was selected as a program analyst within the Department of the Interior. As such, he was a manager of the multi-billion-dollar Oil Spill Financial Responsibility (OSFR) Program. Mr. Carter is a proud U. S. Navy veteran who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of New Orleans and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Akron. Mr. Carter is highly sought after for his legal prowess, problem solving, and negotiation skills. He assists individuals, businesses, and organizations to obtain large damages awards, equitable resolutions, and measured success. Mr. Carter is a “low-key” attorney for Stars, Executives, and Movers-and-Shakers, often traveling throughout the country providing guidance to his clients. Eric practices in U.S. state and federal courts and consults in International civil law jurisdictions. Eric enjoys life with family and friends in Metropolitan New Orleans, Louisiana.

THE HEAT MAGAZINE: Give us a little background on the Powell case.

ERIC M. CARTER: Mr. Powell was accused, in his opinion and mine, of the most horrible crime a man who knows, respects, honors and loves women could be accused of, Rape. The allegations were reported after Mr. Powell and the accuser had enjoyed a romantic evening that lead into the next day which included several episodes of sexual intercourse and intimacy. After a few left-field comments concerning money an altercation ensued and Mr. Powell and his then-acquaintance ended their time together. The allegations were made to the New Orleans Police Department and an investigation was initiated. A fully vetted investigation was conducted including an interview with Mr. Powell. Lead Detective Damita Williams concluded that the allegations were baseless. She specifically cited in her police report that when asked whether or not she was forced or coerced into having sex with Mr. Powell the accuser declared “No.” Mr. Powell was never criminally charged, arrested, detained, or otherwise placed in custody for the allegations. There was no criminal proceeding regarding the allegations. Shortly thereafter, the accuser filed a federal lawsuit against Mr. Powell seeking and successfully obtaining a $153,000 money judgment. This judgment is properly termed a “default judgment.” Default Judgments are highly disfavored amongst courts because they are not granted based on an examination of facts but granted based on a procedural mechanism. Specifically, the accuser’s conclusory allegations were uncontested and accepted as true because Mr. Powell, through a lack of proper service, was unable to file an answer and respond. The default judgment was 3 years old when the Law Firm of Eric M. Carter, Sr., first discussed the matter. Through a series of passionate discussions with Mr. Powell, I agreed to study his case. I then developed a multi-layered and arduous strategy of simultaneously defending his case in two federal jurisdictions (Louisiana and California). This strategy has led to the federal court in Louisiana overturning its own ruling in favor of Mr. Powell, THREE (3) YEARS later.

THE HEAT MAGAZINE: What does the recent ruling mean for Mr. Powell’s criminal case?

ERIC M. CARTER: After the default judgment was ordered by the Honorable Judge Sarah J. Vance, United States District Court (USDC) for the Eastern District of Louisiana (LAED), the accuser sought to execute the same in the United States District Court (USDC) for the Central District of California (CAED). The USDC for LAED considered our voluminous written motions and agreed to grant the relief we sought, which was to set aside the Default Judgment against Mr. Powell. In other words, the money judgment (“default judgment”) was thrown out, dismissed, removed, and discarded. The court recognized it did not have jurisdiction over Mr. Powell and the judgment against him should not have been granted. Mr. Powell was never criminally charged, arrested, detained, or otherwise placed in custody for the allegations. There was no criminal proceeding regarding the allegations by the accuser. This ruling relieves Mr. Powell of the civil guilt, culpability, and punishment that was imputed to him at the granting of the money judgment. I pray Mr. Powell is now able to begin to repair his good name.

THE  HEAT MAGAZINE: What’s in store for your future, particularly given the successful outcome of the Powell case?

ERIC M. CARTER: This is truly a remarkable outcome! While oral argument is often portrayed and sensationalized as what we do as trial lawyers; truthfully, the real work is in our study of the rule of law, our analysis of the facts and the reasonable conclusions and inferences we make thereafter. This moment is personally gratifying because the court’s decision was not based on my skill as a zealous, calculated orator but on the seemingly forgotten skills of analytical thinking and persuasive writing. We won on the merits of the written argument. I will travel teaching and encouraging other brothers and sisters of all colors, shapes, and sizes to pursue this noble profession and become fierce problem solvers. I am a problem solver! I get paid big bucks to figure it out! My next move is to accept a few more impossible matters and fight for the amazing outcome!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Mr. Carter is a sought-after, brilliant young legal mind. He can be reached at:

Law Firm of Eric M.Carter, Sr., LLC
7809 Airline Drive, Suite 200
(504) 733-3538 (off)
(504) 733-1775 (fax)


Heat Exclusive: Fiend Returns with Motivate Chu Video

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Grammy nominated/BMI songwriting award winner Fiend returns with his latest mixtape installment “1st Rolex”. Contrary to popular belief, the rapsy emcee is not literally referring to owning the high-end chronograph. “First Rolex is that first aha moment. That first experience in your own life that you really consider to be special,” said Fiend to the Heat Magazine.  

A No-Limit Records superstar, Fiend also known as International Jones, carries the moniker Mr. Whomp Whomp and Capital FI as a badge of honor. During his humble beginnings, he became professionally known as Fiend due to his love for rapping and writing lyrics. Coincidentally, he pays homage to Rakim, who many refer to as the GOAT, and his classic hit “Microphone Fiend”.

The Heat Magazine had the opportunity to chop it up with Fiend prior to the release of his new Jet Life hosted mixtape. He wanted to lace our readers with his new video “Motivate Chu”, directed by Dexstr8dope.  The multi-faceted artist has been in a reflective mind state lately and his thoughts are accentuated musically. “I’m in a good place mentally. I have clarity on a lot of things in life.”

For all the true Fiend fans and lovers of hip hop, check out the new soulful spectacle here:

 

WHAT’S RIGHT WITH US: The FYU Movement

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

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Mainstream media constantly bombards us with negative images, portraying nothing but trouble and hard times. While that may be the experience of so many in this day and age, there’s nothing like seeing positivity and hope brought about like a movement such as The Fyu (pronounced like “The Few”).

The FYU putting in work in the community

The FYU putting in work in the community

After being affected by seeing numerous cases of police brutality and other social injustices, founderfyu4 Wole “Walls” Solomon made a decision to be the change he wanted to see in this world. From the podcast he started to the current social media phenomenon run by Walls and his team, The Fyu is making a difference by bringing to light social problems and showcasing how real people are making a difference and bettering themselves and the world around them. The Fyu is an incredible undertaking that is only growing in notoriety.

We caught up with Walls and here’s what he had to say:

THE HEAT MAG: Tell us about your movement – how it got started, who all is involved?

WALLS: In October 2014, after attending numerous marches and rallies for unarmed victims of police brutality and other injustices, I (founder of The Fyu, Wole “Walls” Solomon) decided on a different approach. How do you tackle social ills when everyone isn’t affected by the same thing in the same way? After thinking of individual issues that personally affect me, I then asked friends and family about issues they face, and their responses differed from my own. Then I knew I had something.

The Fyu started as a “podcast,” in the sense that many of our earlier content was audio recorded discussions and featured family and friends sharing their views & opinions on things that affected them personally or affected people they love. We only ask one question: What would you like to see less/fyuer of in the world. As we grew we began to diversify our content, adding video and photo features to the mix.

The Fyu mainly consists of myself (Walls) and a rotating team of volunteers who assists with various things: Aaron helps with strategy and event coordinating, Rodney helps with marketing, and Ashley helps with social media.

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THE HEAT MAG: What is your ultimate goal with the movement?

WALLS: The ultimate goal of The Fyu is to build a wide scale community who not only express their individual issues but also offer collective solutions. No one thing impacts EVERYONE the same way, so discussions on social ills, injustices, etc. should happen on an individual basis in order to gain consensus and offer collective solutions to individual problems. The Fyu is simply the platform that bridges the gap between problems and solutions.

THE HEAT MAG: What role does each of you play and how do you tie that all in to your mission?

WALLS: Similar to Academy Award Winners, I (Walls) play many roles, lol. I’m in charge of day-to-day operations, finding interesting people with interesting perspectives, creating and editing content, promoting content, and setting future goals with benchmarks, and much more. The roles that the aforementioned volunteers play is vital as well because it aides in our growth and expansion. Our mission is to build a community of 250,000+ members, so everything we do now is centered around that.

THE HEAT MAG: If you could change anything about this world, what would it be and why?

WALLS: If I could change anything in this world it would be the way resources are advertised and given. Many people have no idea about the abundance of various unique resources available to them, regardless of the issues they face. Resources and assistance from NGO’s, state and federal government, Fortune 500 companies, 501C’s etc.are rarely advertised, causing people in need to be oblivious to their existence. The Fyu seeks to change that by partnering with different organizations that focus on specific issues members of our community face, then directly linking the organizations with the individuals. Not only that, but we also see a growing number of our existing community offering solutions to other members we’ve featured — so we’d like to expand that and reward those who do so. Collective solutions to individual issues.

THE HEAT MAG: The topics you cover are so relevant to current events. What are your future plans for FYU?

WALLS: Yes, a lot of our topics are based on current events because our community is made of very intelligent and forward-thinking men and women. Therefore they speak on what they notice is impacting the world and how those issues impact them as well.

Our future plans are to continue building our community and expanding our content – offering content in more creative ways. We’re also building creative tools for our community to use in order to offer solutions to issues other member’s face. Lastly, we’d like to host more events (similar to our food program feeding the less fortunate in the D.C. area), and travel to new places to meet people nationally and internationally who’d like to share their unique stories and concerns.

Social Media/Contact Info for The Fyu:

Main website = exec-walls.tumblr.com/tagged/The-Fyu

Instagram @the.fyu

Twitter @the_fyu

Facebook The Fyu

YouTube The Fyu

(MUSIC MONDAY) The special soul known as Taurean la’Del (Part 2)

Monday, August 29th, 2016

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Where we left off on Part 1 of our interview with Taurean la’Del, he was talking about his favorite artists. Here’s what else he had to say:

THE HEAT: If you could work with any 5 artists and producers, who would it be and why?

TAUREAN LA’DEL: If I could work with any 5 artist and producers, I would definitely want to work with Pharrell Williams, Jazmine Sullivan, Tank, Fantasia, and Erykah Badu. In my opinion, these artists are not shut up in a box. Their creativity from lyrics to music to style is so superb. Out of all of those artists, Pharrell Williams would be my Number 1 pick simply because he caters to the creativity of an artist. He sees their potential and he finds ways of pulling it out. He is so artistically exuberant that I’m sure he could make me a better Neo-Soul artist.

THE HEAT: How does being from Mississippi affect the music you make?

TAUREAN LA’DEL: With Mississippi being the birthplace of America’s music, I can honestly say growing up here has affected my art in the most spectacular of ways. I’m grateful to have been born and raised in the great Magnolia State. Mississippi has some of the greatest talent, from artists such as the late BB King, Brandy and David Banner, just to name a few. I grew up listening to soul music so much that I thirst for the passion behind it. Being from here can be stressful at times because it seems to be difficult to be successful as a musician. I believe that is truly what keeps me going strong. Failure isn’t an option. I’m a soulful singer but I’m uniquely made to where you can’t really compare me to anyone. Being from here has taught me the love for music and how to implement it lyrically and vocally.

THE HEAT: What are your future plans?

TAUREAN LA’DEL: Honestly, my future plans are quite simple. I have a dream to be a very successful artist. Whether fame follows or not, I chase after recognition. I want my name to be known. My plans include to better myself as an artist and eventually move out of Mississippi so I can build on what was instilled. Simply put.

THE HEAT: Where do you see your career in 2, 5 and 10 years?

TAUREAN LA’DEL: In two years I see myself in a professional studio making music that caresses the soul. I want to be able to put out my first album. 5 years I see myself opening shows for some of the biggest artist in the world. 10 years I see myself having a successful and stable music career.

THE HEAT: Describe your creative process.

TAUREAN LA’DEL: My creative process is somewhat scattered. Not a day goes by I’m not either listening to different sounds or even just singing to myself. Normally I sit back and listen to jazz with a glass of Sweet Walter red wine and a pad. Whatever thought or phrase comes across my mind, I write it. Sometimes it takes me months to even finish a song. I’m not like most people. I can only write about what I’m dealing with. Lately I have found myself writing more in a poetic flow and then eventually gather the music for it. My best work is when I take a title, no matter how far fetched it may be, and build around the words. As far as my new single, “Be The One”, I took a different approach. That song was written because I’m in love with someone that I may never be with. The lyrics go to express that I see that you aren’t all that happy. I know that I can be the one to change that. Just give me the chance. But in all honesty, this love that I have is only an illusion because I’ve never spoke those words to you. “Blue skies above, but yet I still see grey. I’m constantly thinking of you brightening up my day. not knowing what the next move is or maybe it’s checkmate. like pieces of the puzzle baby somehow I fit in your space.” Taurean la’Del

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EDITOR’S NOTE: We know the entertainment world will be seeing a whole lot more of Taurean la’Del really soon. He is an amazing vocalist with incredible talent. Stay tuned. There is so much more to come for this young artist.