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Virginia Native Tay Kelley drops gems in the industry adding value to his community



Tay Kelley

Journalist : Tell us a little about yourself?

Well I’m an artist first so music is and has always been my passion… for the most part I don’t go a day without creating a new chorus, Verse, or Concept that describes my life experiences.  Pouring into My Craft has been a major part of my life and now I’m pouring into other artist careers as well since I have grown a large platform to do so.  I’m really just a humble down to earth man who is for the people.

Journalist : How did you come up with your artist name?

Tay is Short for my first name which is Monte’ …. My Last Name is Kelley but not like R Kelly…. it’s an extra E On the end.

Journalist : How long have you been in the music industry?

10 years plus

Journalist : How did you get started in the music business in the first place?

Making Good Music that began to go Viral got the attention of a lot of executives.  That’s when I made my first Powerful Relationships

Journalist : How would you describe your latest single?

It’s the 3 F’s For me: Fun, Fire, Fierce… lol

Journalist : When can fans expect the visuals for the single?

Probably Never… Some of the best Drake Songs never had a visual.  Same thing in this case

Journalist : Who are your inspirations in the music industry?

Jay-z, Dame Dash, Kanye West, and Drake.  There’s many more but i’d like to say those guys had the most impact off the top of my head.

Journalist : How do you go about writing a song and what is your process?

It Starts with the beat most of the time.  I see Colors when I hear a beat… The beat usually tells me what I should give to it.

Journalist : What is the concept behind your forthcoming project if working on one?

Really just motivation and inspiring people who follow my movement to win… At this point it’s Win or Die For me because I hate losing.

Journalist : Any plans on touring to promote your latest single?

Maybe maybe not.  I have my hands in So many things.I guess we’ll just have to see what God and the Fans want me to do.The universe has plans for me as well, you know? Let’s see where the art takes me.

Journalist : What are must haves when you’re in the studio working?

Hmm good question.  But I’m really simple when it comes to that… A Great Engineer is and Ac is Really all I need… but having people in the studio that I respect musically is definitely a Plus!

Journalist : Will you be collaborating with any other artists in the future?

Only time will tell, I work with who wants to work with me…. it’s gotta be dope though.

Journalist : What was the last album you listened to?

NT4 Dub Hostile Takeover

Journalist : Where can the fans follow your journey?

Fans Can Follow me at


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Earthworm Lean is a true definition of a hustler in the music industry




Tell us a little about yourself?

My name Earthworm Lean coming out of Clayton County, GA. Making music always was a hobby for me. Telling on a beat how i do, a gift i refuse to let go to waste. We might can’t talk about it one on one but i for sure can put it in a perspective in a song.

How would you describe your latest single?

Step on you saying I’m not forcing my hand no more. Realizing how far I came in life and just valuing yourself. It’s okay to feel conceited.

How did you get started in the music business in the first  place?

Watching my Pops as a kid. Just being around him when I was young seeing it gave me the stride.

How did you come up with your artist name?

Playing spades and I got dealt a bad hand. In the midst of me celebrating cause i set who i was playing i said “I get it out the mudd like a earthworm. Im gone make something out of nothing everytime” And my name already Lean so I just threw Earthworm in front of it.

How long have you been in the music industry?

About 4 years

When can fans expect the visuals for the single?


Who are your inspirations in the music industry?

Everybody. From underground to mainstream everybody come up different. That’s that little piece of hope that kept me pushing this long.

How do you go about writing a song and what is your process?

I usually punch in. But if i am writing i can stick to the subject more. I can deliver a lot more punchlines

Any plans on touring to promote your latest single?

Yeah . Florida for sure. But a 90 day run.

What are must haves when your in the studio working?

Lemonade, my smoke. Just me and the engineer in the lab. A crowd distracts me.

What is the best piece of advice in this business you actually followed?

Keep going

Name an artist(s) that you would love to work with?

Dopeboy RA, Future, Lil Baby, Big Moochie Grape, RodWave, Yung Mal, and Ne-Yo

What’s your all-time favourite song?

How i been by NBA Youngboy

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Fonz of Tha Mobb Fam: Is Ready To Break Mainstream




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Fonz of Tha Mobb Fam is an on the rise recording artist. Writing poetry is what ultimately got him into music. After obtaining radio notoriety for one of his infamous remixes to Busta Rhymes “TOUCH IT” he knew that he wanted to pursue music wholeheartedly. Fonz of Tha Mobb has a very diverse and authentic sound. He meshes Rhythm and Street. He states “I’ve always been the type to paint a picture well with my words. So bringing a story that u can move to and relate to is always my aim”. 


When creating new records he focuses on his personal life experiences or solely from a topic that comes to his mind. Whatever he is in a vibe for at the moment and makes sense for the track he flows off of the vibe. Currently he is pushing his latest release which is his album ” PRODUCT OF MY HABITAT” which released 1/16/23/. This is his 4th album to date. Features songs like “MY CITY” painting a image of life in San Francisco. Songs like “HOLD UP” which it’s OFFICIAL VIDEO drops February 1st on all video platforms.


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TPP Ghost: Breakout Artist From The DMV Area Is Next Up




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TPP Ghost is an American recording artist from Virginia. Being an artist from Virginia he knows the state has a ton of talent. Artists such as Timberland, Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams, Missy Elliot and many others flourished from the commonwealth. Virginia produces legend status type of artists.

TPP Ghost plans to be the next breakout artist from the area. He has his own style and sticks to being authentic and raw. His music is his way to express his life and experiences through an artform. He has been tearing up the NOVA and whole DMV area with some of his most recent releases including “Ride With Me” and “Don’t Slip

Do not miss out on this sensational artist who has more than what it takes to be in the lane of all mainstream artists.




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