Posts Tagged ‘Lil Cali’

HEAT EXCLUSIVE-Louisiana Hip Hop Undeniable in 2014

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

In a state where talent is plentiful, it is easy to miss out on some of the musical gems created in Louisiana. The Heat Magazine wanted to consolidate a few of the undeniable musical treats that we were blessed with in 2014. In no particular order, be sure to check out the body of work presented in this feature article.

 

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Kevin Gates “By Any Means” took the nation by storm and served as a precursor to his global tour. #IDGT

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Line Dance and Two-Step owes so much to Cupid. Cupid’s
“Wham Dance” rocks audiences with the assistance of Mystikal and WQUE’s mixologist DJ Ro.

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When Hollywood Hatch aka Boosie Bad Azz touched down, he showed the world alongside his rhyme partner Webbie. This mixtape cements his return.

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Devious links up with Kevin Gates over a BlaqnMild banger.  This “You Sleep Out Here” collaboration was unexpected, flooded radio,  and continues to resonate. Many feel the remix is even better. Devious also released “Life Is What You Make It” which is produced by Cise HD. Check ITunes for singles and remixes.

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Lil Cali aka Cali Pachino returns with another banging mixtape featuring Young Dolph, Mouse, Kevin Gates, Wale, Juvenile, and more. The Travis James/UTP artist continues to flourish.

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Juvenile shakes things up and reconnects with Cash Money/Rich Gang/YMCMB on a new deal and a new single thus far.

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On a Niyo/S-80 Track, the seventh ward emcee, Young Greatness, makes noise and lands a deal with Atlantic. “Buku” was a 2014 collab banger that flooded radio.

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In the midst of celebrating the release of Boosie, Webbie returns with a 12 cut banging mixtape. Trill Entertainment is on the move.

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As the world impatiently waits for Carter V, Weezy and Flow drop an ambient banger. The world wants C5. The Heat will keep you posted as more news becomes available.  Flow also has a new hit, “I Do”, produced by Niyo of Flight School featuring Nino Wavey.

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Super New Orleans producer BlaqnMild links up with the Colonel Master P, Ace B, Calliope Var, Popeye, Romeo, and more. No Limit Forever is forever it seems. Search Youtube for new hits like “Bout it, Bout it” and “Fast Money”. Under the new moniker, “Money Mafia”, this Nola squad is on deck for 2015.

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Fiend is one of the hardest working artists in the game. With hits like On My Job, Lil Ghetto Boy, and more, Sleepy Jones stays on the grind dropping bangers and collabs. Visit fienddigital.com for his latest releases.

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Luca Brasi 2 picks up where Luca Brasi left off. Kevin Gates does it again. The world will eventually hear an Atlantic album but in the meantime the Heat Magazine suggests our readers enjoy his current body of work.

Although there are several artists in Louisiana, the Heat Magazine highlights a few of the artists who have taken it up a notch in 2014. Stay tuned for follow up coverage on the musical mecca known as the “Boot”. Atlanta artists are noteworthy as they have stayed consistent all year. From the looks of it, Louisiana is back on fire. 2015 will be an intriguing year in urban music.

 

 

 

 

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.

Follow Devious on Twitter: Deviousontwitt
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NEW SINGLE “THEN THE CASH CAME” DEVIOUS FEAT. LIL CALI

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

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Peep it out on your phone or on Youtube below:

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LIL CALI CATCH UP 2 MY CAMPAIGN DROPS 1-25-13

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Louisiana rap artist Lil Cali aka Cali Pachino will release “Catch Up 2 My Campaign” January 25th.  Guest appearances include Plies , Lil’ Boosie, Trey Songz, Mystikal, Oj Da Juiceman, Lil Chuckee, Young Dro, Sean Kingston, Nipsey Hussle, Kvn Gates, Level, MouseOnThaTrack, Foxx, and many more. The Heat Magazine will keep you updated on his upcoming activity and give our readers an exclusive interview on Cali Pachino.  For more information, follow him at http://www.twitter.com/lilcalimusik or contact Dion Norman at itsdevious@yahoo.com.

 

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985 Lyricist “Drama” aka Dreezy Drops Hot New Video “Us”

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Drama also known as Dreezy

 

 

 

 

 

He started his career as a teen dropping music with neighborhood friends and artists from New Orleans. In the early 2000’s, his career took off after signing with Eltoria Hogan’s YzGyz Entertainment. After recording a hit single, “That’s How We Play It” featuring Lil Flip, the label and Taurus “Drama” Williams went on a regional tour promoting his first solo project, “Product of My Environment.”

The hardworking emcee is not only an artist but a family man and master barber. These attributes have impacted his life in a positive way and permeate his musical style and delivery. After a short hiatus and a few years of recording various projects under the moniker, “Dreezy”, he released several mixtapes including the “Sixth Man”. Drama has collaborated with Maxminelli, C Loc, X Files, Devious, Lil Flip, Brandon Watson, and many more Louisiana and dirty south artists.

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Drama and YzGyz return with his new video “Us” featuring Tabitha Accardo. The video was directed by Kut Creator.  The Heat Magazine will keep you posted on his upcoming projects. Check out the video and lyrical content.  The single has also been featured on New Orleans Union For Entertainment All Stars mix tape series.   For more information, contact Drama at https://www.facebook.com/Dreezy985 or Dion Norman at itsdevious@yahoo.com.

REMEMBER LOUISIANA: Latest in NOUE Mixtape Series (HEAT EXCLUSIVE)

Friday, November 25th, 2011

New Orleans Union Of Entertainment All Stars return with their sixth and final mixtape installment for 2011 – and it promises to be a memorable one.

Remember Louisiana” is destined to be another NOUE All Stars classic, and ironically enough, it is being released just in time for the infamous Bayou Classic.

Remember Louisiana” features Curren$y, Juvenile, Rick Ross, Fiend, Street Wiz, Level, Mystikal, Mouse, Boosie, Webbie, Lil Cali, Trey Songz, Smoke DZA, Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy, Sir Michael Rocks, Devious, Ice Mike, Da U Boys, Strait Jigg, Redd, Poizon Ivy, 89 Boyz, Majesty Sozey, Ghetto Twiinz, Twelly, Marcy, Big Ramp, The Flamez, Phil Mac, and Bonka.

Remember Louisiana” is a true representation of the 504, 225 and 985, area codes in Louisiana that have produced some of the most prolific, legendary and talented urban artists anywhere in the country.

Released on Friday, November 25, 2011, “Remember Louisiana” is already demonstrating its prowess, based on the number of downloads and listens it has already had. “Remember Louisiana” is another highly awaited mixtape being released following the amazingly successful album, Tha Shutdown by Da U Boys and ahead of Strait Jigg’s ‘Ova Ya Dome’ December mixtape release and Devious’ upcoming 2012 album.

Follow the New Orleans Union For Entertainment on Twitter @NOUE1 or on its website at http://neworleansunion4entertainment.wordpress.com.

TO DOWNLOAD THE “REMEMBER LOUISIANA” MIXTAPE, CLICK HERE.

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Tracklist

1.         Corvette Doors – Curren$y

2.         Power – Juvenile featuring Rick Ross

3.         Street Lights – Fiend featuring Street Wiz

4.         Dumb D – Level featuring Mystikal & Mouse

5.         Tear It Down – Boosie & Webbie

6.         Let Me Die – Lil Cali featuring Trey Songz & Smoke DZA

7.         1st Place – Curren$y featuring Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy & Sir Michael Rocks

8.         Black Shirt, Black Shoes, Black Jeans – Devious

9.         Pick It Back Up – Da U Boys

10.       Money is Da Motivation – Redd & Poizon Ivy

11.       Dream Girl – 89 Boyz

12.       Go HAM – Strait Jigg featuring 17th Snoop of Da U Boys

13.       Matter of Time – Majesty Sozey

14.       Bring It Over Here – Devious featuring Da U Boys

15.       Beat A B*tch Down – Ghetto Twiinz featuring Trelly

16.       Little Red Cup – Marcy

17.       Headflat – Big Ramp

18.       After Party – The Flamez featuring Phil Mic & Bonka

19.       Giving You G – Ice Mike