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Posted in Daily Dose of L with tags , , , , , , , , on February 10, 2010 by letterlbeats

ATTENTION HIP HOP: Come see Young General and his band FIVE STAR perform live at US Beer Company in Chicago This Thursday March 4th.

US Beer Company located at:
1801 N. Clybourn, Chicago 60614
PH: 773.871.7799

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Daily Dose of L

Posted in Daily Dose of L with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 1, 2009 by letterlbeats

Good Sunday Hip Hop!

This entry finds us with good news (you know it had to be because I don’t think we’ve ever done a Sunday blog) as we are on the cusp of making Letter L Beats an official production company.

I’ve got a few things to talk about today. First of all, I want to briefly discuss The BET Hip Hop Awards that aired Thursday night. One thing I can appreciate is that they definitely kept the show moving. Not too many special tributes or long nominee videos. Unfortunately I was really disappointed with some of the performances. Of those that I didn’t enjoy, I think the common denominator was the fact that none of them were veteran acts. Gucci Mane, Soulja Boy and Dorrough were ones that really stood out. They lacked energy. I understand that not every rapper is a lyrical beast, but there is something called presence that can make up a lot for what a performer lacks in content. Jason, Young General, SD and I were just having that conversation about a rapper we know here in Chicago named J. Gatz from Bad Seedz Chicago. Gatz is a solid rapper but his mic presence gives the impression that he’s greater than his skill level. As I was watching the show, the guys that had the best energy and presence were Ludacris, Jay-Z, Young Jeezy and Goodie Mob. These are veteran performers. When Fabolous and Dream did Throw It In The Bag, Fabolous seemed really comfortable on stage but Dream seemed a bit uneasy. Fab is a vet; ten years in the game. Dream just came out three years ago. Stage and mic presence are a must! The only somewhat newcomer that I have to give credit for having good energy was Plies.

So Jason has updated everything on the site for November including some new beats. I stepped into my mode on Thursday. I actually finished two of the beats while I was watching the awards show. Jason goes into this bit about another producer (shall remain nameless) and how I need to get on his level. He knows how to push my buttons because I wound up making 6 beats that day.

I also have an update on the Young General album. The yet untitled project has officially ended production and is ready for mastering! I think we have something very special. In fact I’m wondering if Jason is going to post the preview of Headbanger Boogie featuring J. Gatz?

Anyway, that about does it for this edition, but please stay tuned hip hop.

One

P.S. Yes that is a bejeweled whisk around Gucci Mane’s neck.

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