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HEAT MUSIC ANALYSIS FEATURE: Mystikal Pays Homage To The Godfather of Soul with single, Hit Me

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Mystikal Pays Homage To The Godfather of Soul with single, Hit Me

Elements of hip hop represent a synthesis at its best. The way of life we love to bask in is a scaffold starting with archetypical musicians that were born in the 19th and 20th century. Although naysayers sometimes attempt to shun the foundational fathers of African American urban music, it’s merely an impossibility to separate the model embedded within us from the earliest soul and funk records.
James Brown, an American icon and trendsetter truly earned his moniker, “The Godfather Of Soul”.
Years later below the Mason-Dixon Line, New Orleans gave birth to “The Black Prince Of The South”.
So what’s the point?
The energy level first seen in our legendary superstar Brown manifested within “the man right chea”: Mystikal. His unique voice accompanied by New Orleans heavyweight producers Cise (Precise) and KLC fused smoothly with his repetitive ability to leave listeners and audiences in awe with catchy, comical tongue-twisting lyrics.
After years of success starting with Big Boy Records and No Limit Records, Mystikal is back on the scene.
So what’s this article about?
Mystikal’s ability to not only indirectly emulate the “Godfather of Soul” while still maintaining his uniqueness and originality, but his accountability as a creative. If one is really a hip hop connoisseur, then he will always pay homage to the roots of his craft.
Mystikal does a great job in representing and honoring the late James Brown with a KLC produced single, “Hit Me,” earning him a spot on the Rolling Stone Top 100 songs list of 2013.
The Heat Magazine wanted to point out this foreshadowing single as the world gets a closer look at the life of James Brown in the newly released blockbuster film, Get On Up. Be sure to check out the film and educate yourself on Brown who was a gem in American Music.
Check out Mystikal on Hit Me with the link below:
Mystikal-Hit Me

Is this James Brown reincarnated? Well James Brown did say he can “Dig Rappin'”

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.

Family Portrait of Drama with his daughters













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 or Dion Norman at

(HEAT RECOMMENDED EVENT) The Hut Studios Presents “The Writer’s Block: Video Expo Edition” at The Therapy Wine Lounge

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Aug 10, 2012 – New Orleans’ own The Hut Studios presents yet another edition of the popular “The Writer’s Block”, brainchild of A. Levy and The Hut Studios. “The Writer’s Block: Video Expo Edition” will be held on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Therapy Wine Lounge located at 3001 Tulane Avenue in New Orleans. The show begins at 8 p.m.

Artists appearing will be Street Fam Rell, Nem Venom, YB’s, The Last 1’s, Smash Bros., and Jay Jones, and more.

Smash Bros. and Jay Jones are off the HITZ International label. Smash Bros. includes Chedda Man and T-Stacks and are two of the most vicious rappers anywhere in the country. Jay Jones is the son of the legendary J-Dawg of Black Menace. J-Dawg also raps under the moniker Jay Da Menace and he is currently the President of HITZ International. Both Smash Bros. and Jay Jones have worked under the guise of Black Menace members Jay Da Menace and Threat, as well as Mista Meana and Kango Slimm from Partners N Crime, legendary groups that grew out of the prolific hotbed of talent, New Orleans’ own 17th Ward.

This is another don’t miss event brought to you by The Hut Studios, The Cookie Jar and the Go DJs Louisiana, all staunch supporters of New Orleans area artists. Come out and support their effort to give independent artists a voice.

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