Posts Tagged ‘Jet Life’

NEW HEAT: Fiend Releases “Word 2 Kevin” Video

Monday, June 25th, 2018

The raspy rhyme-powered emcee, Fiend, who is also known as International Jones, dropped off a hot new video to the Heat Magazine. “Word 2 Kevin” is an intriguing visual that alludes to Fiend’s late brother Kevin Bailey.

Fiend first shared personal but heartfelt lyrics about Kevin on “Take My Pain” during his decorated career at No Limit Records.

Mr. “Heart Of A Ghetto Boy” has done it again with “Word 2 Kevin”.  Directed by Yuset Puzo, the visual is now available on YouTube for our readers and fans of Fiend to enjoy.

Check out the world premiere of “Word 2 Kevin”

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Heat Exclusive: International Jones Laces The World With “Player Chit” Mixtape

Monday, March 12th, 2018

It’s not too often aficionados of hip hop become consistently engaged with extremely versatile artists. To be an aesthetic and remain intriguing has become sort of a lost art but International Jones also known as Fiend has delivered an archetypical example for the masses to enjoy.

His latest installment “Player Chit” correlates with his alter ego “International Jones” while it provides fans smooth grooves, compelling lyrics, and an unmatched raspy voice.

The Heat Magazine wanted to share this soulful and succinct project with our readers. The talented rapper and dynamic songwriter transcends on this project.

Be sure to follow International Jones on Instagram @504Fiend.

Enjoy the full unique body of work here:

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https://mobile.datpiff.com/mixtape/888346

The Heat Magazine will keep our readers informed on tour dates and International Jones’ latest developments

#0017th drops ‘Ali’ single to wide acclaim

Friday, July 11th, 2014

The force known as #0017th has done it again – this time, with the release of the highly anticipated “Ali” single. They will be dropping the video, filmed in Hollygrove, in the very near future. To say this single has been released to wide acclaim is putting it mildly.

The #0017th members debuted the song last night during a live interview on New Orleans‘ world famous Q93 FM, while being interviewed by DJ Slab 1. It is available for streaming/download on Soundcloud and it’s already garnered over 20,000 streams and hundreds of downloads. The single is available for purchase on iTunes. Produced by KC, “Ali” features Kango Slimm, 1/2 of the legendary group Partners-N-Crime (PNC). It also showcases the lyrical talent offered up by #0017th, in the form of group members acclaimed producer Nesby Phips, Reem, Hollygrove Mikey, and Jay Jones. It will be featured on Hollygrove Mikey’s upcoming mixtape entitled “The Ca$hius Clay Tape”. Anybody whose ever heard Mikey spit, will know exactly what this means – a mixtape from one of the greatest of all time. The #0017th Movement is backed by endless merchandising and they are most definitely masters at branding. One look at Instagram and Twitter are proof positive of that – their brand is EVERYWHERE.

This is without a doubt, the hottest single of the summer! Go support these Hollygrove originals & purchase “Ali”!

 

To purchase merchandise, message Priff on Instagram at @priff17 or visit the “Store” section on www.0017th.com.

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Fiend Performing Live In Birmingham On 4th Of July

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

An all-black party will take place on the fourth of July featuring Fiend aka International Jones. Skreg, Sunny Blakk and View Mobb will also perform. Doors open at 8 p.m. The venue is located at 2726 Pearson Avenue. For more information follow Fiend on twitter at https://twitter.com/FIEND4DAMONEY or call Reggi at 205-240-1374. The Heat Magazine wanted our Alabama readers and surrounding areas to be aware of this event. Capital F.I. says, “I’m performing all my hits.” Feel free to leave a comment if you catch the power-packed performance by the world-renowned rap star from New Orleans.

Mr. Marcelo talks mixtape, Jetlife, and more.

Monday, December 9th, 2013

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The Heat Magazine was able to have a “heart to heart” interview with Mr. Marcelo about his latest endeavors.

The former No Limit rap star is also the older brother of Curren$y.  Beyond coincidence, both brothers have been able to reach milestones of success in the music industry.  Mr. Marcelo’s latest release “Og Luv Dat Og” has proven to be a success and features Curren$y, Juvenile, Young Roddy, Ceto, 6 Shot, Wacko and more.  The tape is hosted by DJ Swu and is an official release from the Jetlife Never Die Corporation.

Download link:

http://www.datpiff.com/Mr-Marcelo-Og-Luv-Dat-Og-mixtape.546194.html

The Heat Magazine wanted to keep all “Jet Lifers” and exclusive “Marcelo fans” aware of his latest efforts. From “Hey P-Poppers” to “Brick Livin” to “Return Of The Big Homie”  to “Say Dat” to “Scarface Remix”, Marcelo continues to grind it out with good music and real lyrics.

The Heat Magazine: You and Curren$y are brothers. Our readers want to know how did you both end up being heavy into hip hop?

Mr. Marcelo: We started out as “ygs” and being around music  so much, it came natural.

The Heat Magazine: What advice would you give to the new generation of artists in New Orleans and surrounding areas?

Mr. Marcelo: Social networks/websites make things a lot easier nowadays. So you have to take advantage of that.  Be yourself.  Fans want to hear about you and not what’s made up. Lies might go a long way but so does the truth.

The Heat Magazine: How important is education?

Mr. Marcelo: Education is super important. Knowledge is power, so you can’t keep yourself in a box. You have to expand your hustle. Education helps that.

The Heat Magazine: What’s your favorite New Orleans dish?

Mr. Marcelo: I like seafood.  Anything but oysters. Hahahaha.

The Heat Magazine: What’s your take on violence in New Orleans?

Mr. Marcelo: Honestly, violence never affected me in my lifetime because I saw it so much.  But it’s been eating me up lately because it’s innocent kids now. In my opinion, when you kill an innocent kid, you should turn yourself in. (Angrily) If I know you, the snitch law goes out the door. Period!

The Heat Magazine: You have a large fan base, are you in the process of touring?

Mr. Marcelo: I do several spot dates and I tour with Spitta (Curren$y) and the Jets also.

The Heat Magazine: Describe your style in a few words.

Mr. Marcelo:  I don’t have a style. I just talk “life experiences”. I spit game.  I don’t rap.

The Heat Magazine: What can we look forward to from you and the Jet Life Family?

M. Marcelo: Tours, merchandise, movies, documentaries and more.  It’s no limit to the cash money we are tying to get.

For more info, contact Mr. Marcelo at https://twitter.com/marceloghetto

 

HEAT MIXTAPE ALERT: ‘Follow Every Dream’ by Devious

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

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Legendary New Orleans rapper (the “freestyle king” himself) Devious just released “Follow Every Dream”, a mixtape that speaks on just that – following your dreams.

It’s an enlightening project to say the least. Produced by Cise HD (production genius “Precise”), “Follow Every Dream is poised to set download records. With features from the Who’s Who of New Orleans’ indie artists, it is a “don’t miss” for your collection. It is also an eclectic/soulful mixtape that is sure to catch a variety of listeners’ attention. It features Jet Life rapper Fiend, UTP recording artist Lil Cali, Cise HD, Rock from Da U Boys, TNC Torcha, Madgesty Sozey, and many more prolific artists from New Orleans.

Devious is a 2013 Ascap Songwriter Award winner and well known for not only his lyrical ability, but his unbelievable moves in the industry. Cise HD is widely known for his production of “Here I Go” by Mystikal and all of the other classic artists on Big Boy Records.

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Follow Cise on Twitter: @CISEHD

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New Heat: Devious Ft. Fiend-Healin’ Music

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

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Devious Ft. Fiend-Healin Music

New Orleans rapper Devious teams up with Jet Life Rapper Fiend on new leak, “Healin’ Music” from Devious’ upcoming mixtape, Follow Every Dream.  The mixtape is produced by Cise HD.  Follow Devious @deviousontwitt, Follow Fiend @FIEND4DaMoney, and Follow Cise @CiseHD.

New Orleans rapper Devious teams up with Jet Life rapper Fiend on new single, “Healin’ Music” from his upcoming mixtape, Follow Every Dream. Follow Devious @deviousontwitt  Follow Fiend @Fiend4DaMoney.

Additional links:

http://allhiphop.com/2013/05/29/devious-ft-fiend-healin-music/

http://trapsntrunks.com/2013/05/29/devious-ft-fiend-healin-music/

HEAT MAGAZINE DRAFT PICK SERIES: E.F. CUTTIN, DJ. ERV, KCRR

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

The Heat Magazine wanted to update all stakeholders in the music industry concerning a few hot online venues that can assist the advancement of hip hop.

First Up is Bounce Out Radio, overseen by the Legendary Dj Erv.  Bounce Out Radio came into fruition as a result of Dj Erv’s vision and involvement with his homebase station, Robgradio.  Erv has dedicated himself to playing down south rap and bounce music.  This allows displaced Hurricane Katrina survivors an opportunity to stay connected to their music of choice.

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Next up is Kenner City Records Radio, founded by Charlie Martin of Martin Media. KCRR offers a platform to showcase independent artists and their talents. Broadcasting Every Saturday and Wednesday Night from 10pm till 11:30pm.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kennercityrecords/2013/04/25/kcrradio-live-from-mymusicstudios-llc

 

 

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Next up is D.J. E.F. Cuttin’, a mainstay deejay/producer in New Orleans.  Cuttin can be found on the tables at Industry Influence hosted by Wild Wayne and Sess 4 5 the first Monday in every month at the Howlin’ Wolf.  He’s also a dj and team member of Jet Life feat. Curren$y, Fiend, Corner Boy P, and more dope artists. In the midst of a busy schedule, the GO DJ finds time to promote hip hop at WTUL (91.5) on Tuesday Nights and holds it down via Jet Lounge Series.

http://djefcuttin.com/

 

 

 

Fiend’s Lil Ghetto Boy Raps up First Quarter

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

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Change is inevitable, however, some qualities remain consistent. The well-known Fiend aka Sleepy Jones recently released, “Lil Ghetto Boy”, a mixtape that fuses both the gritty and smooth personas of Capital F.I.

Jet Life/Iron Gang rhyme spitter is back on his grind with a body of work that features Devin the Dude, Currensy, Smoke DZA, Young Dolph, Styles P, Killa Kyleon and more.

Download link:

http://www.datpiff.com/Fiend-Lil-Ghetto-Boy-mixtape.466879.html

 

 

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CONVERSATION WITH A LEGEND: Fiend a/k/a International Jones

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Cool is definitely in session when Fiend's around

“Stay straight baby. Stay straight. It’ll all make sense one day. Forget the prestige – Congo Square in the flesh.” – Fiend

It was 1995, the year that the world would come to know rapper, Fiend. Having released his first album, “I Won’t Be Denied”, on Big Boy’s label, Fiend was well on his way.

Two years later, he signed with No Limit Records and the rest as they say, is history. Fiend’s lyrics will forever be etched into our memories, as they are deep and thought provoking. His lyrical skills are most definitely on another level.

Fiend is now currently touring with Curren$y and quite a few other popular artists on the Smokers’ Club Tour – a move that is taking his brand around the globe.

Fiend made numerous appearances on No Limit features and in several instances, took them over like they were custom written and produced for him. His second album, “There’s One in Every Family” was a bonified hit and has become a solid classic. It made it to the top spot on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip Hop chart and in the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 – quite a feat for a New Orleans rapper of that era. “Street Life” also debuted at the top of Billboard’s charts, as he introduced another hit to the world. “Walk Like A G” is a classic street anthem to this day and is even more memorable because of his collaboration with the late New Orleans legend Soulja Slim. “Can I Ball” and “Shell Shocked”, duos with Mac, are two more Fiend hits that will forever live in the streets and beyond. The list is truly endless.

Fiend was one of the legendary artists who helped lay the groundwork for the genre. He’s worked with artists from Mia X, Mac, Mystikal, C-Murder, Silkk That Shocker, Mr. Serv-On, Three-6 Mafia, and Master P to Snoop Dogg and UGK to the late legends Soulja Slim and Tim Smooth. Fiend has added the title of producer to his already impressive resume.

We recently caught up with Fiend on the heels of the first part of the Smokers’ Club Tour, which is set to pick back up on October 12, 2011 and also includes Curren$y, Method Man, Big Krit, Smoke DZA, The Pricks, Corner Boy P, and others.

Fiend filled us in on his latest projects, and he dropped some knowledge on us about the industry:

THE HEAT MAGAZINE: How’s the tour going?

FIEND: It’s getting ready to crank back up on October 12th. We’re just getting back from ATL. Good people, good times. Good times, good vibes. Because of Curren$y, a lot of the younger fans are familiar. He helped get downloads of the mixtapes. Many of the kids are aware of me through Curren$y.

THE HEAT MAGAZINE: What’s your latest project?

FIEND: It’s “Cool Is In Session” – it dropped 7/28/11. I’m trying to drop a new mixtape every two months. I hope the drop the next one on 9/14/11. The most recent one was a little late, but I hope to drop a mixtape every other month.

THE HEAT MAGAZINE: We have several NOUE affiliated artists that cited you as having a huge influence on their careers. What advice do you have for the younger artists in the industry?

FIEND: Learn the business. You have to learn the business. Go sit in somebody’s library or somewhere and learn the business. Have a plan and execute it. You can be in the studio and waste hours, days, months, or even years, and if you don’t have a plan …. If you learn the business, you get the most of out of the experience. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. You gotta out hustle cats. It takes structure to get serious and you better know what you’re selling. You gotta stay consistent. Somebody once told me, “Ricky, have some prestige about yourself. Don’t be a whore for the business. Don’t jump at everything.”

THE HEAT MAGAZINE:: What do you think about the newly formed New Orleans Union for Entertainment – the N.O.U.E.?

FIEND: It’s a nice movement. We lacked organization and structure in the hip hop scene. You have to know what you’re working on. New Orleans has a lot of talented artists – rare artifacts for real – but the music scene hasn’t’ progressed due to a lack of structure. Culture year round in New Orleans – Congo Square in rap form. Maybe one day they’ll get it.

THE HEAT MAGAZINE:: What are your thoughts on the loss of a legend, Tim Smooth?

FIEND: Tim Smooth was the big brother for Down South artists. He saw the talent and helped nurture that talent. He will really be missed. Lord knows what his family is going through right now. I can only imagine. Tim was one of those cats – whether he was on the road, in the studio, or just in life, he always helped out in crunch times. He was the only man who had been there a lot. He was a hip hop big brother, no doubt, and he’ll be greatly missed. He’ll be greatly missed. God has a plan. Tim was just another soul that left entirely too young. Tim Smooth helped me through some tough times on some real life ish.

THE HEAT MAGAZINE: How do you see the music industry evolving?

FIEND: You gotta stay consistent. I’m dropping an album every two months. People know what they want now and they’ll go straight to it. I make music and go from there and I’m interested to see where it goes. A lot of music is overlooked. It aint’t easy, but God is great. I get up and keep going at it. There’s more to the music I’m making. It’s packaged well and has a message in it. Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.

THE HEAT MAGAZINE: Is there any other work you’d like to get into?

FIEND: Movies – cartoons and voiceover work. I would love to narrate. That would be cool and I’d still be making the music.

EDITOR’S NOTE: We salute Fiend and look forward to hearing much more from him. He is a legend whose music continues to evolve. Make sure to check out the Smokers Club Part 2 and his new releases. Visit Dat Piff for downloads of Fiend’s mixtapes: Dat Piff downloads

You can check Fiend out on these sites:

www.fienddigital.com

http://www.facebook.com/Fiend4DaMoney

http://twitter.com/#!/fiend4damoney

http://thesmokersclub.com/

http://www.facebook.com/smokersclubtour

http://twitter.com/#!/JETLIFEOFFICIAL