New Orleans has a secret weapon ready to explode the streets. Uptown New Orleans Rap artist Junior Montana has come to the front line to hold the torch for his city. With his straight forward demeanor and mean lyrics, he amazes anyone who listens to him. He has his latest track titled “Right Time” which is a New Orleans bounce song.
He expresses how he is going to be up next in New Orleans to make it pop on the music scene. Junior compares his come up as Lil Wayne did.
I’m The New King of South. Tell T.I. Im not asking for that. I’m taking that.
He feels that artist today just rap with no substance. He states they need to reflect off some throwback hip hop music and learn versatility and structure. Junior seems very certain about this claim of becoming The King of The South and ringing the alarms for everyone to hear.
His music is inspired by artists such as Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy. His style and flow is not distinctive in his opinion. He has am selective melodies where he tap into any genre he likes. He becomes versatile with his sound.
“I don’t write, so it becomes a quick process. I’m like 15 minutes with a verse. In like 2 hours a song is complete. I have a crazy thought process.”
Junior Montana has a video entitled “Reloaded” which he says is self explanatory for himself.
“That’s to let them know I got the flavor like the Hot Boyz”
Junior Montana shares how he hasn’t done any collaborations due to no other artists reaching out. He does state how he would not mind working a few local artists such as Da Kannable, Weed Junkie, Max P, and Jay Jones.
Junior is an artist who is a realist within his lyrics. He stress that he do not talk anything fabricated and speak to the streets. Some artists lose their their identity by rapping about what’s not true. Junior wants the world to know he is next up and expect his wave to hit hard.
Lucky Johnson had a great year within his filming career. Being featured in three big screen movies this year, he continues to break barriers in the film industry and the city of New Orleans. Now you can currently see him in theaters in “Queen and Slim” “Semper Fi” and “Black and Blue”. Lucky learned the fundamentals of acting at the age of eleven. Wearing several hats as a director and an actor, he began with his first movie “Block Party” to his first breakthrough movie “Contraband”. Lucky shares how the growth from his beginnings until now becomes a blessing.
Lucky Johnson has been in several movies such as:
Queen and Slim
Black and Blue
Carter & June
Preacher, and many more
He ventured into his own business, The Lucky Johnson Production and Studio. It provides acting classes, theatre, community center, several activities for the youth and homeless. Lucky also also individuals to volunteer at his studio in exchange of acting classes. This drives the youth and people inspired, to work with him even more. Being an entertainer most of his life gave him the idea to share with others who want to work in film. There is opportunity and motivation shared throughout his city with the work he commits to.
As an entrepreneur, Lucky Johnson inspires others to keep consistent and stay positive throughout their journey and success in film:
“Stay true to yourself, go to acting class, be authentic, and work in your purpose.”
A fitness trainer is someone who leads, instructs, and motivates individuals or groups in exercise activities, including strength training, and stretching. They work with people of all ages and skill levels. The creator of “Earn That Body” Moe Flippen and his beautiful wife, Britt Flippen has dominated the fitness game in New Orleans for a minute now. They helped so many to become the best they can be!
Before sitting with Moe, we received a tour of his new location in the seventh ward which includes a fit child care, full juice bar, vegan food truck, full wax salon, nail tech, and even a therapist. This is all on site, which allows clients to have confidence and the assistance during their workouts. This becomes the one stop shop for anyone needing these services.
Mor Flippen shares with us how the culture of New Orleans inspired him to become a fitness trainer. It is hard to stay fit in an environment where there is always great food and drinks. This brings balance into the culture of its own. He shares the different processes to become more fit and also how his clients keep themselves motivated during their life changing experience. Listen to his entire interview below and become familiar with entrepreneur Moe Flippen.
New music has been released from New Orleans veteran OG Boobie Black. This become his first project titled “Boobie Boyz”. If you have listened to his series of “The Boobie Trapp” then prepare for more heat from the artist. The mixtape is hosted by BWA Ron which brings a different vibe the fans look forward to. The intro “Ox On The Line” shares a phone conversation prior to BWA Ox’s release from prison. The flow of the mixtape continues with street lyrics and hard production.
“Boobie Boyz” consist of 20 tracks with several appearances from dope artists. The album has a host of various artists such as Blac Youngsta, Almighty Dollar, Pitt X, Yung LB, Woop, RG Shyne, Bezz Believe, Yung Mazi, Tokey Heffner, and more. What is so unique is that each appearance grace the project with different styles and flows that relates to the streets. We look forward to hearing more from the OG.
You can view the tracklist and listen to the mixtape below.
We all know blogging has manifested into other avenues to interact with readers and supporters. Now there’s a new launch to the newest edition to The Nyte Lyfe. We now have a podcast called “In The Nyte Lyfe”. The podcast gives you “Real News, In Real Time”.
It brings awareness to music and its culture, community issues, fashion and art, and the urban lifestyles with a twist! Expect the fun and laughter out the show as special appearances are making way. What makes the show set aside from other entertainment podcasts is the updates with relevant news.
The episodes bring up topics that do not get enough exposure throughout new age social media. In The Nyte Lyfe chats about prison reform, 5g and its effects, our community concerns, relationships, and what ever matters the most. Nyte Lyfe are no conspiracy theorists, but some news need to be talked about!
As the new podcast begins , supporters and friends can connect and listen to episodes late Thursday nights. If you are a morning person, have a listen while on your way to work or while in the gym. Be sure to tune in every Thursday night on ITunes, Spotify, and all other podcast platforms to listen.
We were on the scene for the upcoming video of “Throw Fits” with Juvenile, Yung Miami, G-Eazy, and Super Producer London On Tha Track. The block party scene was located on Frenchmen Street, at the Blue Nile. Many people gathered together to be apart of a culture filled scene in the middle of the street.
We were invited by Freewater, who came together and gathered many people to come out and dance, party, and be apart of dope scene of the video shoot. They also gave a crawfish boil for the everyone came out. We caught London On Tha Track and Juvenile enjoying crawfish.
Everyone was enjoying themselves, especially G-Eazy, as he amps the crowd and embrace the fans and people gathering in their presence. London On Tha Track gathered the people and upcoming local artists from the city for shoots in the video and also embraced them with photos and gracing his presence as well.
The atmosphere was full of beautiful vibes as well as beautiful people coming together. Even though the sun was vibrant, nothing amounted to the huge smiles of the people enjoying themselves. One thing we noticed was the video had an abundant feel of the culture. There was a second line band, ladies twerking, vibrant colors in everyone’s attire, and much more.
We are confident that the video will capture the New Orleans culture. As natives, it was refreshing to be apart what should be a hit single! The video will add more insight of our culture. With the city always being an influence in the hip hop scene, “Throw Fits” will stamp where it all began! Our music, food, and amazing people has any tourist visiting leaving with high vibrations and happiness.
Be on the look out for the video! We will keep you In The Nyte Lyfe even in The Daytime!
New Orleans was granted a special gift after the holidays with Swisha Sweet’s massive show. Swisher Sweets presents The Artist Project where they created a show to highlight both mainstream and independent artists. The concert took place at The Orpheum Theater downtown of New Orleans. Every year, The Artist Project travels to different cities across the nation.
The NOLA Takeover gave seven emerging artists a chance to shine, opening for some of our biggest hip hop artists today. The artists consists of Snap Dogg, Kelechi, Iman, Charles Bryan, J Soulja, Don Doliver, and Rizzoo Rizzoo. These 7 artists were chosen and voted in by fans. They received the chance to open up for MGK, Desiigner, Gucci Mane, and Fetti Wap.
Upon arrival, guests were greeted with a special welcome from Swisher Sweets. The venue was filled with a great amount of fans, supporters, and special guests. The cheerful crowd anticipates all talents.
With New Orleans legendary, DJ Mannie Fresh and Comedian Rude Jude, they kept the crowd rolling. They kept us hyped and full of energy.
What we noticed was that the lineup for the show became diverse. We would normally see all opening acts perform before the headliners. Well, Swisher shuffled the stars with aspiring artists. Giving everyone a chance to be equally heard throughout the show. This made the show more exciting.
Every artist gave a good show, we received a special show from Fetti Wap. He served his fans up and down the stage. He seemed to have enjoyed the show as much as the audience did. Wap dances and sang without a doubt in his mind. We got the chance to see him live performing all of his hit songs.
Next, we seen the best performance of the show By Machine Gun Kelly. MGK show seemed to be one of the most anticipated from the crowds reaction. He bounced from one end of stage to another, even climbing on top of balcony. Touching everyone from upstairs on down, we loved that part of show.
The last performance was worth waiting for as LaFlare (Gucci Mane) comes unto the stage glowing the venue up! Atlanta’s own comes to New Orleans and sang his fans favorite songs. Gucci is no stranger to the Big Easy, you can tell he felt as f he was at home. He performed hits such as “Lemonade”, “Freaky Girl”, “Wake Up In The Sky”, “Black Beatles”, and more.
Overall, concert was a great experience. We become intimate with the artists, which joined the fans together. One thing that we did noticed was some of the crowd participation become tough for some of the opening acts. The support from the audience lingered throughout the show. Besides that, we give the show both thumbs up! We would like to thank Swisher Sweets for allowing us to attend their show. Can’t wait to see what’s next for the New Year!
Creating a platform for artists to express themselves the right way has been our main objective. Houston’s Finest Unplugged TV viewed how unity within businesses can bring a great deal of people together. Since we began this blog site, we wanted to show what matters the most in our society. We created a team featuring DJ Mizzle, Don P, Sherita, and Nyte Lyfe Lexx. Once connecting dots with Music Exchange Radio and Vision4Productions, we wanted to share our insights on some very interesting hip hop artists.
Music Exchange Radio is an innovative media network which uses the combination of 24 hour live streaming, radio, television, website, and smart phone app. They market and promote independent music of all genres, culturally influence entrepreneurs, music and business education, all in relevance to independent artist.
We teamed up with some great entities to curate the show where people can be apart of. There were interviews in place for a few artists we felt need awareness bought to their dopeness.
It was only right to bring out artists such as Bam Rogers, BG Kenny Lou, FNM $hoota, and JR The Lyrical Angel.
We spoke with Arkansas Hip-Hop Artist Bam Rogers who truly is an artist. Bam states how he has been influenced by Music all of his life. He began at the age of 12. His family has a strong presence with Gospel music. This reflects on how talented Bam is and we are excited to see his future.
We talked about his album which dropped on his birthday November 14th called “Change of Plans”. His upcoming event is held at Astroworld Festival, November 17th. Be sure to check out his new album and our album review on “Change of Plans”.
Next we had a chance to chat with BG Kenny Lou, who is an aspiring artist out of Southpark Houston. This fella has a very interesting story and we commend him for sharing it with us. Kenny has been doing major performances with several high schools during their football games and homecoming activities. With his dope music and strong presence with the kids, The students highly anticipates his show and his words of encouragements. Kenny Lou is indeed what you will call a hardcore rapper, but in his music his melodies becomes anyone’s favorite.
Well not everyone enjoyed his work at the schools. For sure it doesn’t seem pretty having the Houston police displaying the artist on the news. The Houston Police are complaining about how are the schools can allow this artist to perform. In our opinion, how could any school let any rapper perform? Kenny Lou defends himself by telling his side of the story. The media played manipulation in this matter. Kenny shares how he does positive acts for his sake and not for any publicity stunt. He even volunteered with us at The Senior Luncheon at the church and fed the homeless afterwards. We planned prior to the accusations to have artist participate in our volunteer programs.
Besides that, we got a chance to hear his major single “Damn Thang” which is doing crazy numbers at this time. We hope and pray all goes well moving forward to his success in his career.
What’s Family and Money if you don’t see FNM $hoota. Westbank New Orleans artist has migrated to Houston and become an all around guy. You may see him in Atlanta one day, next in L.A. $hoota came chat with us about his future projects and next moves. His humbleness spreads in the room everywhere he go. We went to his video shoot for “Playing Games” a week ago. This tack is on his EP titled “All Hype Shit”. $hoota touches on how being able to move around helped him connect more than ever. He is definitely an underdog in the industry. His clothing line FNM Apparel is another example of his great work ethnics and sense of style.
We consider him a true artist who stands behind his brand. It’s never a doubt you will catch this artist with his children. It is never a time you catch not on point. He is the true definition of Family and Money.
Last but far from least, Westbank New Orleans singer and rapper JR The Lyrical Angel blesses us with his presence during the show. With his strong yet angelic voice, we placed him spot to give us a taste of his sound. JR is an aspiring artist moving forward to become the next big sensation. His ability to sing and spit major bars keeps everyone astonished. We ask him how his life has been affected music. He had a tough Road to where he is today. He is truly a living testimony. He allowed the audience to hear his upcoming track “Crossroads”. One of our favorite projects he produced. JR is currently working on a project and we look forward to hearing more from him.
Overall the show became a success! We united artists and entities they may have never met before. We had several we would like to thank for being apart of our project:
Rudy Alexander (Takeover Studios/ A&R with Rap-A-Lot)
Early this month we went full throttle on the road with some dope upcoming artists from the South. Linking with Big Who from Houston connected us with far more than we imagined!
We had a super dope weekend as we connected with many arising artists.
We linked up with Crowd Control Music Entertainment with Christy Duffy and Joanna Applegate. They welcomed us with great hospitality in Tallahassee. We got to check out Kodak Black and Q Money as well. We then traveled to ATL and linked up with OMB Bloodbath and her camp. 4PF Lil Nate, Tray K with Taliban Gang/Lil Mexico, Mykko Montana, FNM $hoota, International T, and many more.
First stop was Dallas : BG Kenny Lou Appears as Special guests for Arlington’s Lil Splurge
Tallahassee Fl. Scoot Bankz opens up for Kodak Black during FAMU Homecoming show at Potbelly’s
Atlanta, GA “AC3” We visit OMB Bloodbath and a Host of others
Westbank Artist FNM $hoota had to let some heat release with his new 3-Track EP “All Hype Shit”. Don’t worry, he said a mouthful in a split second. He has production by Bogibandit. Check and see for yourself!!