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Meet Rich Quick RichMFNQuick.com Learning to play piano by ear, mimicking riffs and bass lines he heard on the radio and television; this was the beginning of Rich Quick’s music career. At the age of 7 he obtained a copy of Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise”. The CD had another track on it, the instrumental which sampled Stevie Wonder’s “Pastime Paradise” from Songs In The Key Of Life Vol. 1. Quick spent hours penning rhymes to the instrumental as a child not knowing this was the start of a life long passion. Born and raised in Woodbury New Jersey, Quick spent his grade school years listening to music and learning how to write raps. In middle-school, Quick met two other young rap artists named Anthony “Loc” McCoy and Maurice “Moe Psalms” Junius, then known as Moe Cheeks. They set out to gather a super-group of best local emcee’s. The group gradually grew to six members; Loc, Moesama, J-Wev, Patch, Shad Dook and of course, Rich Quick. They was known as Rag Tag due to their diverse and disorderly composition. In 2002 Rich Quick released his first solo project, “Get Rich Quick” which along with appearances on Rag Tag group projects helped build the buzz for his follow up LP “The Movement” in 2004. By late 2005 Rich had caught the attention of then Blakout Records President Ccelli. After Blakout Records dissolved Quick linked back with Ccelli and Jodie to join their roster at Exponent Entertainment, a Philadelphia based Hip-Hop management company. This introduced Rich to the Philadephia Hip Hop scene. He began building his buzz in the Philly area but performing at various high profile shows and appearing DJ NoPhrillz and Benja Styles mixtapes. In April 2012 Rich Quick released “I’m With The DJ” Hosted by DJ NoPhrillz and Benja Styles. The mixtape was deemed by critics as a tribute to the many art forms within the Hip Hop culture. Rich created a strong foundation for the tape by showing a well rounded view of the art of emceeing, experimenting with song structure, unique rhyme patterns and flows. The first 500 physical copies of the mixtape included 1 of 5 limited edition hand drawn Hip Hop themed Art Cards. Rich included the Art Cards as a testament to Hip Hop’s influence on art and pop culture. The mixtape helped Rich get featured on websites like Allhiphop, TheSource, RapMusic and more. Rich also landed a whirlwind of interviews, cyphers, features and was propelled to doing more than 80 shows in 2012. During Rich’s tour promoting “I’m With The DJ” Rich was asked to perform with notable New Jersey producer Mr. Green at...

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Let it Play … I Gotchu!!! DJNoPhrillz.com The words have been echoed through the streets for years, LET IT PLAY … I GOTCHU. Since 1996, DJ NoPhrillz has branded himself as an expert in his field. Growing up in Philadelphia, NoPhrillz was influenced early on by YO MTV Raps, Rap City, Video Vibrations on BET, DJ Cash Money, and DJ Jazzy Jeff. DJ NoPhrillz quickly became a regular on the Philly battle scene. In 2002, he competed in the NBA All-Star Game DJ Battle and won the Power 99FM Power Dome live on air DJ Battle. The following year he attempted to defend his title and was defeated by the legendary DJ Ghetto, who would go on to be the undisputed champion. The two quickly became friends and began to hone their skills. Soon after, DJ Sparkles joined the two power houses to form the famous DJ Squad – Def Tec. Def Tec took DJ NoPhrillz on the road with the “Needle and Da Groove Tour”. NoPhrillz has also toured with the Olive Dance Theater and was also the Official DJ for Philly’s own Tangled Thoughts. While touring with Tangled Thoughts, DJ NoPhrillz shared the stage with Method Man, Boot Camp Clique, M.O.P, Ja-Rule, Ghost Face Killa, Mobb Deep, and Schoolly D. In 2006, DJ NoPhrillz partnered with two industry leaders to form Exponent Entertainment, a leading management and consulting company based in Philadelphia. From there, he was able to launch OfficialStreetRadio.com and the Official Street Radio weekly radio show with DJ Benja Styles on UE Radio Live. Official Street Radio has interviewed and featured various artists including Capone and Norega, Gloria Valez, Warren G, and many others. Phrillz has quickly become one of the leading mixtape DJ’s in the country, flooding the streets with records from Vado, Joe Budden, Freeway, Beans, Reed Dollaz, E. Ness, Chinko da Great, Jakk Frost and many more signed and unsigned artists across the globe. He is also the creator of the Philadelphia based PSP movement. PSP stands for Philly Support Philly and has become a mantra for all artists in the area. Presently, you can find DJ NoPhrillz as the head DJ at 40th St. Sneaker Villa on Fri and Sat’s. A member of the Fleet DJ Squad and the Coast 2 Coast DJ squad, DJ NoPhrillz has been featured in Hip Hop Weekly, WorldStarHipHop.com, and various blogs and websites. He continues to be a leader and originator in the field, never drifting far from his classic DJ...

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GriffyOnline.com Strength like the body of a lion, the head and wings of an eagle that soars, a Griffin is the perfect representation of Jay Griffy. It is no surprise that is also where he got his name. Hailing from Castel Hill in the Bronx, Jay Griffy saw a lot of movement with his family as they struggled to live the American dream finally settling in New Jersey when Jay Griffy was a teenager. Part of a strong movement known as JMW, Most Wanted in Jersey, it was this state that helped shape his sound while New York created his power. Growing up listening to tracks like “The Bridge is Over” and artists such as Eric B., Rakim, Kurtis Blow, DMX, and Run DMC, his musical career clearly started as a child in New York. Not only through listening but learning to play instruments like the piano. Jay Griffy started writing music in high school as a hobby when his classes couldn’t keep his attention. Writing raps quickly led to cyphers in the hall and that lead to the beginning of him as an artist. In 2009 he teamed up with Exponent Entertainment based in Philadelphia. This propelled Jay Griffy more into the Philly scene and soon collaborations with artists like DJ NoPhrillz, SAP the Producer, Gillie Da Kid, Black Deniro, APEGANG, Nico the Beast, MIZ, E.Ness, and more quickly developed. It was not long before Jay Griffy was getting notoriety on-line and started catching the attention of artists on the West Coast like St. Laz. It quickly became apparent that Jay Griffy’s strength not only were in writing lyrics but assembling full tracks including strong hook writing and uncanny beat selection. Then in 2010, Marlin Barrier head of the Sound Barrier Experience, a live multi-faceted band in Philadelphia, heard Jay Griffy. In a rare perfect moment, Jay Griffy got on stage with the Sound Barrier experience and it was of no surprise that Barrier asked Jay Griffy to stay as part of the band. Now not only sought after to perform, producers and labels have been reaching out to Jay Griffy for his natural song writing ability and keen music knowledge. Soon everyone will get to see the complete package in his upcoming mixtapes “Rising of the Don” and “HitTape Volume 1”. Simply put it is a based on real concepts and filled with a new cross breed of music. Also coming this year is the Sound Barrier Experience featuring Jay...

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