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Interviews: Linen Talks ‘Rags 2 Riches, Zaytoven, Cassius Jay & more.

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Linen talks Rags 2 Riches, working with Zaytoven and Cassius Jay, and Jacksonville’s music scene. Even though it’s only a month since his debut release, Linen shares details surrounding his next project to be released under the independent Superior Sounds Record Label and the process behind the major moves he’s been making in Atlanta. Interview filmed at Patchwerk Studios with HHS1987’s Eldorado & Danny Digitall

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Interview: J. Reu Talks WILLRAPFORBEATZ2, Dealing With Jealousy, Plans For 2016 & More

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Rapper, songwriter and producer J. Reu is an artist that follows no rules instead he’s creating them. Getting his start by devising a plan to get to the top by working smarter not harder, writing the Best Buy jingle “Welcome to the Holidays” provided various avenues to get heard in front of a mass audience. Touring for three years J. Reu is preparing to releasing new music after much begging from his fans. Read More

Interviews: Wondaland’s Roman GianArthur Speaks On ‘OK LADY’, His Style, Sol Music & More

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Wondaland Records singer/songwriter Roman GianArthur is one artist that many are becoming to love. From his unique style and ‘sol’ ful sound that blends R&B, Rock and Funk, Roman is one artist who stands in a league of his own just has his counterparts of Wondaland. Making his debut with his song “I-69” that will take you back to a time where production was made with real instruments with a blend of classic 70’s R&B, it’s no ‘wonda’ why the song was also picked up to be on Grand Theft Auto 5. Now after the release of his debut EP, ‘OK LADY‘, we truly felt the need to reach out to this ‘Sol’ brotha’s team to have an interview to find out more about him as we feel he is truly an artist to watch in 2016. Read More

Interview: Rising Singer, Charlise J Talks ‘Girl Talk EP’, Pet Peeves When Dating, Her Future & More

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Singer / songwriter Charlise J is quickly becoming a female R&B singer that many are coming to love and look forward to seeing perform as she is on her rise to the top. With sultry vocals, cute dimples to go with it and an image that fits as the beautiful girl next door, Charlise J has come to be seen as down to earth, caring, all while still making sure to live life. The First Lady of Southern Playas will quickly have a crowd engulfed in her sound and lyrics as her writing style says, I will not be a victim of your machismo, all while delivering elegance and sassiness at the same damn time. With the release of her previous singles, “Playa” and “Blocked“, WhyCauseICan.com quickly became fans of the R&B singer and when hearing her ‘Girl Talk‘ EP we felt it was truly time to get with Charlise to find out more about her and to let the people know a singer to watch as 2016 approaches. Read More

Interview: St. Beauty Speaks On Working Together, “Going Nowhere” & More

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This week, WhyCauseICan.com had the honor to hold an interview with Wondaland Records own St. Beauty while at their private video premiere for “Going Nowhere” in Atlanta, GA. Consisting of lead vocalist Alex Belle and background vocalist and guitar player, Isis Valentino, the girl band duo, originally from Atlanta, delivers a unique, free spirited sound that many have come to love. But what do you expect, when your team is completed of creative artists who are all in their own lanes such as the “Classic Man” himself Jidenna, multi instrumentalist Roman GianArthur, Funk duo Deep Cotton and the amazing electric lady herself, Janelle Monae. Read More

Interviews: Blo5k (Lil A & Fatt) Feat. Big Gipp, DJ Tokars, Bigga Rankin, Spotlight, Big Ben & More! W/ Lalaa Shepard

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Growing up poor, Lil A & Fatt did any and everything necessary to survive, from selling drugs, hustling, to several neighborhood shoot outs. They looked after each other as brothers and moved as one. The studio was the only outlet that could keep the duo away from the streets. Blo5k’s debut project, Blo5k Muzik carries the rhythm and blues of the streets, paired with Atlanta’s bounce. Watch Video

Interviews: Trick Daddy Talks Sexual Likes, Having Lupus, 50 Cent & More w/ The Breakfast Club

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Florida rapper, Trick Daddy hits up The Breakfast Club and talks about women who eat booty and what is off limits, having and treating his Lupus and 50 Cent and his previous situations with Vivica A. Fox and more. Watch Video

Karen Civil Talks Hillary Clinton, J Cole, Dating & More w/ The Breakfast Club

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Karen Civil come on to again after a year later and talks on launching Hillary Clinton‘s campaign in Atlanta, her new book that she released and also dating while being in the industry and being Karen Civil and much more. Watch Video

Cap 1 Talks Fatherhood, Being Signed to Motown Records; Chicago & More W/ Lalaa Shepard

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As Cap 1 gears up for the release of his latest mixtape, Trupac, I spoke to him about his past and upcoming endeavors. During the interview Cap discusses being from the Midwest – Chicago to be exact; being the first artist signed to T.R.U.; his father being a musician; fatherhood giving him substance; first rapper signed to Motown Records; relationship with Tity Boi (2 Chainz) and Street Execs; connecting Ludacris and Shawnna; importance of feeding the streets with mixtapes, & much more! Watch Video

Listen: A3C Presents ‘Future Of Atlanta Media Panel’ #A3CFOAM #A3C15

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This past week was crazy in Atlanta. In the mix of all of the dope performances from Fabolous, Camron, Dej Loaf, Wiz Khalifa and many rising artists and many more, A3C held some of the best panels this year that pertained to Hip Hop, women in Hip Hop, publishing, honorees and more. I may be bias, but one of the best panels was the Future of Atlanta Media Panel presented by Fort Knox Live, LLC & WCIC Media Group, LLC with the moderator being Atlanta’s own Maurice Garland. For the panel, it listed some of the Atlanta’s dopest blogs, writers, magazines and online radios to come together and speak on the growth of Future of Atlanta’s Media. Listen