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Seattle Indie Raise Their Voice Against Violent Crimes #CEASEFIRESeattle

BrownaLe at #CEASEFIRESeattle2014
BrownaLe at #CEASEFIRESeattle2014

It’s been an emotional roller coaster for the residents of Seattle-Tacoma. Everyday we hear multiple reports of shootings, stabbings, murders and more. It’s hard to feel empowered during these times, yet the two cities have managed to come together to raise their voices against violent crimes.

BrownaLe Rocks Against Violence for #CEASEFIRESeattle2014
BrownaLe Rocks Against Violence for #CEASEFIRESeattle2014

On Sunday, May 25th, #CEASEFIRESeattle honored not only military fallen soldiers, but those who have fallen due to senseless deaths in our streets as well. Joined by Community Members, Civil Rights Activists and Indie Artists willing to spend their holiday weekend bringing awareness to a much needed conversation. How do you take your streets back? Some say by occupying them. And, therefore we did just that!!!

Tacoma's Peeriodic Table  Jams for Justice! #CEASEFIRESeattle2014
Tacoma’s Peeriodic Table Jams for Justice! #CEASEFIRESeattle2014

Columbia City Theater was filled with the positively energetic and conscious mind. Ready to set the stage in remembrance and dedication to getting active in our underserved communities. Outreaching to high risk youth and supplementing Summer Programming to engage the idle spirit.

Sir. Jesse Hunter asks, " Would you cross the street if you see me?" #CEASEFIRESeattle2014
Sir. Jesse Hunter asks, ” Would you cross the street if you see me?” #CEASEFIRESeattle2014

A sincere thanks to #SSMAsFoundation, Greater Friendship Baptist Church, SRE Media Group, Charko Hunter, Sir. Jesse Hunter, Eddie Rye, Jr., DJ Understanding, Rozzvile, B Cole, Prano Tha Don, Mr. Benjamin, Heather Gin, Peeriodic Table, Reji Lefluer, Da_Vid, B Queen, Prep, Just J, Priest Masterson and BrownaLe.

Mr. Eddie Rye, Jr. of Urban Forum Nothwest | #CEASEFIRESeattle2014
Mr. Eddie Rye, Jr. of Urban Forum Nothwest | #CEASEFIRESeattle2014

Your commitment to our community’s mission to STOP THE VIOLENCE is tremendous and will not go unnoticed!!!

@FlyBeUnique, @HeatherGin & @RejiLefluer Raise Their Voice Against Violent Crimes!!!
@FlyBeUnique, @HeatherGin & @RejiLefluer Raise Their Voice Against Violent Crimes!!!

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Just J, BrownaLe, Prano Tha Don, Childsplay Kidd & B Cole | #CEASEFIRESeattle2014
Just J, BrownaLe, Prano Tha Don, Childsplay Kidd & B Cole | #CEASEFIRESeattle2014

Jah Bless Our Journey!

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KAZY D Returns to Seattle to Host SEATTLE’S GOT NEXT July 18Th at COLUMBIA CITY THEATER!

KAZY D Returns to Seattle to Host SEATTLE'S GOT NEXT!!!
KAZY D Returns to Seattle to Host SEATTLE’S GOT NEXT @ Columbia City Theater!!!

Born in Texas. Raised in LA, Kazy D joined the United States Navy and was introduced to the town by being stationed in Washington. He started Badd Dawg Records in 1995, and was one of Washington State’s 1st Nationally Distributed Rap Artists. Acclaimed Producer Funk Daddy & Seattle’s Underground Majors, DMS dropped the same year. A lot of Seattelites do not know, that Kazy D was an Original Master P/NO LIMIT Affiliate w/ 50,000 units sold!

An accomplished emcee with over 80 cd features, Kazy D left Washington after seeing that the entertainment options were extremely limited. “My CD’s sold on the street hand to hand, w/ no radio play.”, he says. “I find that radio play in Texas and the South region, comes much easier. Shows are more plentiful and they pay more. Seattle has talent but few outlets.”, Kazy explains.

He continues on to say, “I prefer production by Seattle area producers, hands down! However, most Seattle rap acts tend to adhere to an underground sound. This is a mistake, in my opinion. Northwest radio seems to follow the trends instead of setting them, an epic fail. Hip hop’s foundation is regional music presented to an expanded audience known in the biz as a breakthrough hit or crossover. Without a platform for local music the Northwest will continue to be nonexistent. I left Seattle in order to continue to do what I love & get paid for it. As a bi-coastal HIP HOP artist I’ve managed to stay current somehow lol.”

Kazy D aka Blockstarr, released underground classic,
“A LETTER FROM THE GRAVE”
in 1995, which sold 12,000 units and was heavily bootlegged. In 1998 he released a double cd entitled, “NATIONWIDE DOUBLE UP” in conjuction w/ Skyline Records w/ 8,000 original units sold. The album featured, 187 Klick. Kazy D returned in 2004 w/ “CHAMPAGNE WISHES KAVIAR DREAMS” featuring, CBO, SPICE 1, C LOC, JT BIGGA FIGGA, BABY BASH & 187 Klick and 15,000 original units were sold.

After a brief hiatus Kazy D returned in 2010 w/ “STREET TAXES”
(The Million Dollar Mixtape)
this album featured, Chalie Boy, Kinfolk Kia Shyne, Baby Bash & more! After the breakthrough success of radio, mixtapes and mixshow singles: HAVIN VISIONS & LOUDLIFE, KAZY D is currently performing Nationally and Internationally!

Now’s he’s back to usher Seattle’s Urban Sound in Breaking her NEXT URBAN STAR!!!

SEATTLE’S GOT NEXT
Showcasing Seattle’s Urban Music Scene
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Hosted By: KAZY D, LADY SCRIBE & ROZZVILLE !!!

w/
DJ MOUSE WAYNE Holding Us Down w/ The Puget Sound Soundz!!!

Featuring:

MR. FOTHUTTY / JD SMOOVE / UN THE RHYME HUSTLA / JON SALT / BLAZER BLAZE / LOUD MONEY ENT /MR. PJ / L CIZZLE / BIG DIME / RENO RED / SPUNG / CHEVY SHANN / CASH CAPONE !!!

Plus, a Special Dedication to THE TOWN w/ Appearances & Performances By:

ROZZVILLE / SQUEEK NUTTY BUG / EDAWG / MR. BENJAMIN / SKUNTDUNANNA / GANGSTA NUTT / BLACC SAPPHIRE / DON P / HO PO & a Few More Surprises to Be Announced!!!

Seattle’s best kept secret is the vibrant Urban Music Underground. Filled w/ Hip Hop, RnB, Alternative Soul & Jazz Artists…It’s becoming more and more difficult to keep this growing scene under wraps.

@SHeReAdYeVenTs is one of many, waiving the emerald green flag overhead, drawing worldwide attention to their backyard! Suggesting to all Tastemakers, Movers & Shakers to come see what the buzz is all about!!!

You’ve heard from the South, You’ve heard from the East & Midwest, now it’s time for the Pacific Northwest to show what’s been flourishing due to all this rain we are globally known for 😉

Many nights spent in studios, songwriters jotting down crucial lyrics on everything from a mead notebook, back of an envelope, to a napkin, serious about their craft.

I invite you to take time out of your busy schedule,
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 8PM, to show your support for
Seattle’s Urban Artistry!!!

@
Columbia City Theater
4916 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118
21+/$10 ADV/$15 DOS
Tickets Available Online via Brown Paper Tickets http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/253713

For General Questions & Booking Info, Please, Contact:
SRE shereadyevents@gmail.com

Breaking Seattle's Next Urban Star
SEATTLE’S GOT NEXT

“Seattle’s Got Next” In The Subject Line.