Archive for the 'RNB Music News' Category

Shoutout to Brooklyn, New York's own Willy Flee for coming on my show for an interview! Willy Flee discussed his early life of growing up in New York, playing basketball in high school, and receiving college invitations for their basketball teams. He talked about starting out with the name Pretty Boy J, why he changed his name to Willy Flee, and making the move to Florida. He got into opening for Juicy J, Travis Scott, Future, and Cardi B. He also talked about creating his own dance song with Flee Steppa and what his next achievements will be this year in 2022. Stay tuned!

Willy Flee's music is available on all platforms, including YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbkDOC3IXQB4kMnlO0Ka7IQ/videos and Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/ca/artist/willy-flee/881191728.

Follow Willy Flee on Instagram and Twitter: @willyflee

Shoutout to Lnyce for connecting us! Follow Lnyce on Instagram and Twitter: @lnyce

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html. Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

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Willy Flee on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qn1Hv4Q26S4

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Thank you to Memphis’ own Fresco Trey for coming on my show for an interview! We opened the show discussing the tragic mass elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas yesterday and that this country needs strict gun control laws. Fresco discussed his new project Heartbreak Diaries, signing to Warner Records, and working with Vory. He talked about his father being his manager, having a close relationship with Penny Hardaway, and Post Malone taking him on tour in Los Angeles. He got into being from Memphis and the D1 colleges that offered him scholarships to play basketball. He also talked about being a songwriter for different artists, including writing for Meek Mill’s Expensive Pain. He also got into why he resonated with part 1 of the Jeen-Yuhs Kanye West documentary, meeting Mike Boyd & Gary Vee, and his upcoming single that he plans to release in the next week or two. Stay tuned!

Fresco Trey’s new project Heartbreak Diaries 2 is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/heartbreak-diaries-2/1623417506.

Follow Fresco Trey on Instagram and Twitter: @frescotrey

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MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

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Fresco Trey on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5Swi_08eUg

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Shoutout to Ghanaian-American R&B singer Lesléy for coming on my show for an interview! Lesléy talked about growing up in Ghana, moving to Seattle, Washington, and when his journey as a singer began. He got into changing his name Kevin Pfeifer to Lesléy this year, the obstacles that he has faced thus far trying to break through the industry with his music, and his newest Good Things Take Time EP. He announced that he is currently working on a new EP, stay tuned!

Lesléy's Good Things Take Time EP is available on all music platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/good-things-take-time-ep/1611235155.

Follow Lesléy on Instagram and Twitter: @lesleyyness

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

Lesléy on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4JUiDntNMs

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Shoutout to Louisiana's own up and coming R&B singer Lesley LeShea for coming on my show for an interview! Lesley talked about her experience of being on tour with the Shade 45 DJ's, growing up in Louisiana, and having to network in Atlanta and Houston to make her way into the industry. She got into the artist and producers she wants to collaborate with, her upcoming album, and what the next step is for her to reach the major mainstream. Stay tuned for Lesley LeShea's upcoming singles dropping soon!

Lesley LeShea's music is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/lesley-leshea/1008183432.

Follow Lesley LeShea on Instagram: @_more_lesss

Shoutout to Lnyce for connecting us! Follow Lnyce on Instagram and Twitter: @lnyce Follow me on Instagram and Twitter: @thereelmax.

Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

Lesley LeShea on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyj5yNVRhm0

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Thank you to Cleveland, Ohio and Dublin, Georgia's own R&B singer Chris Knite for coming on my show for an interview! Chris Knite talked about his early life of growing up in Cleveland, Ohio and Dublin, Georgia, singing in the choir at a young age, and Avant being his cousin. He discussed the call that he received early on his career to write hooks for artists such as 2 Chainz and French Montana. He got into having the opportunity to open up for legendary artists such as: Anthony Hamilton, The Isley Brothers, R. Kelly, Keith Sweat, Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane, and more. Chris also talked about the R&B scene today, record labels valuing numbers over the art, and getting Grammy consideration for his song Ready for Love. He announced that he is currently working on his next album. Stay tuned! 

Chris Knite's new single Hard to Say is available on all music platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/hard-to-say-single/1524410382.

Follow Chris Knite on Instagram and Twitter: @realchrisknite

Shoutout to Victor Jackson for connecting us! Follow Victor Jackson on Instagram: @entvjpr

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

Chris Knite on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M8wDdK1kyg&t=1s

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Thank you and shoutout to New Haven, Connecticut's own R&B singer Jaz for coming on my show for an interview! Jaz discussed his early life of growing up in CT, growing up in a music-oriented family, and when he started playing piano. He talked about signing with Musicbox Recording Group, wanting to be the superstar to put CT on the map on a national level, and Kevin Liles inviting him to perform and tell his story on his 300 ENT platform. Jaz got into the background of his name, working with Mansa on his song Cold Town, and wanting to make an acoustic album. He spoke about attending arts school and wanting to venture into acting as well. He announced that he has a lot of new music on the way. Stay tuned!

*** I apologize for the technical difficulties at the end of the interview. There was feedback on my end from the Zoom stream. ***

Jaz's music is available on all platforms, including YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx0jsCX0A5Za8Jt8n7Old8g and Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/jaz/1546006302.

Follow Jaz on Instagram and Twitter: @_lifewjaz

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

Jaz on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTd2eFY2Fq4

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Thank you to West Philly's own DJ Aktive for coming on my show for an interview! DJ Aktive talked about growing up in West Philly, meeting Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff for the first time, and receiving his first set of turntables. He discussed interning at Power 99 FM, getting his start of touring with Musiq Soulchild, and becoming Janet Jackson's tour DJ. He got into auditioning in Puff Daddy's living room to be the Bad Boy Reunion tour DJ, Kanye getting strict with him for his scratches on the 808s & Heartbreak Tour, and Nas calling him out in the middle of a performance because he didn't know the words to one of the songs on Stillmatic. He also talked about him and Nas discussing a song together for Aktive's upcoming album Chill Vibes Vol. 1, his 2019 debut album The Tour, and DJing for NBC's That's My Jam with Jimmy Fallon. DJ Aktive mentioned that he wants to open up The Philadelphia DJ school to help the youth learn how to DJ and to teach them the history of Hip-Hop. He also has a new album called Chill Vibes Vol. 1 on the way. Stay tuned!

DJ Aktive's new song Kool featuring Marsha Ambrosius & Kenyon Dixon is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/kool-feat-marsha-ambrosius-kenyon-dixon-single/1607759020.

DJ Aktive's 2019 album The Tour is available on all music platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-tour/1470895569.

Follow DJ Aktive on Instagram and Twitter: @djaktive

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

DJ Aktive on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4fM22XS6TY

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Big thank you to the legendary BET Award and Juno Award winner, and Grammy nominee Director X for coming on my show for an interview! Director X discussed originally wanting to create comic books, starting out as a graphic designer, and interning under music video mogul Hype Williams. He talked about being a visual consultant and story board writer on Belly for Hype Williams and what makes that opening scene timeless to this day. He got into the important pep talk that Hype gave him when he failed on a video for Tracey Lee's The Theme (It's Party Time) remix and what he read to master his directing craft. He spoke about the video that he discovered his directing style, establishing his relationship with Drake, and the most creative artists that he has collaborated with. Director X also talked about his Operation Prefrontal Cortex and the importance of raising awareness of gun violence in Toronto, Canada. Director X announced that he is currently working on a Robyn Hood TV series and more. Stay tuned!

Follow Director X on Instagram: @directorx and Twitter: @idirectorx

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

Director X on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71-enmnXYaM

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Thank you to one of the most talented up and coming singers and songwriters Poe Leos for coming on my show for an interview! Poe talked about her early life of being born in Mexico, moving to outside of Illinois, and growing up in Salt Lake City, Utah. She got into making life changing connections with Christopher Bush and AntLive as well as her bond with Public Enemy's Flavor Flav. She gave her reaction to what it meant to her for Flavor Flav to invite her on his talk show and having her do a live performance. Poe discussed her publishing/songwriting deal with Sync, being nominated for a NAACP Image Award for her song Look at Me on HBO's show Insecure, and her process of writing for so many different genres of music. She also talked about her new single 241, her performance at SXSW, and her upcoming EP. Stay tuned!

Poe Leos' new single 241 is available on all music platforms: https://music.apple.com/us/album/241/1610278734?i=1610278930.

Follow Poe Leos on Instagram: @poeleos and Twitter: @realpoeleos

Shoutout to Richardine Bartee for connecting us!

Follow Richardine on Instagram: @richardinebartee and Twitter: @theyams

Follow GRUNGECAKE on Instagram and Twitter: @grungecake

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

Poe Leos on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYhnVPeQeQc

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Thank you to Dallas' own next up and coming R&B singer LonaB for coming on my show for an interview! LonaB talked about starting out singing in her father's church at a young age, her newest Talking Through the Pen EP, and her acting debut in The Golden Voices. She got into going live on Instagram with Hitmaka the other night and the possibility of making a record with him. She discussed the obstacles that she has faced so far being 25 and pursuing a career in music, in which she doesn't want to be kept in just the R&B box. She announced that she has a new single on the way. Stay tuned!

LonaB's music is available on all platforms, including YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/alona5bennett and Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/lonab/1492891311.

Follow LonaB on Instagram: @iamlonab and Twitter: @alonabennett3

Shoutout to Lnyce for connecting us!

Follow Lnyce on Instagram and Twitter: @lnyce

Follow me on Instagram and Twitter: @thereelmax.

Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

LonaB on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okU-k_iQCAk

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