Friday, May 29, 2020

Kierra Shiday talks being shocked Gucci Mane wanted to sign her, served in the army for 7 years [The Progress Report]

In a new edition of Conversations with Lalaa presented by The Progress Report, Lalaa speaks to Gucci Mane’s new female artist Kierra Shiday. During the interview, Kierra talks about her background growing up in San Antonio, Texas and doing music since the age of 3 and mainly listening to R&B music. Kierra reveals that she recently discovered she could rap and is still in disbelief that Gucci Mane chose to sign her. After serving 7 1/2 years in the army, Keirra Shiday is ready to make a name for herself in the music industry. 


Bla5er Delivers "Tru Story" In Response To Police Brutality

Atlanta artist Bla5er delivers a heart filled record titled "Tru Story" where he opens up about seeing his father die while saving someone else's life, experiencing heartache, and police brutality. The song is produced by newcomer Marz and is Bla5er's newest release since his 2020 single "Adore You" produced by J Reid.  Follow Bla5er online:

Monday, May 25, 2020

Don P talks Trillville being the bad boys of Crunk, relationship with Lil Jon, Duke Duece, Crime Mob Verzuz Battle [The Progress Report]

Don P is the founder of Atlanta Hip Hop trio, Trillville. The group formed in the early 2000s and garnered mainstream success with their hits “Neva Eva” and “Some Cut” which led to a joint album with Lil Scrappy in 2004. In a new interview on The Progress Report Podcast, Don P talks Trillville being the bad boys of Crunk music, relationship with Lil Jon, upcoming Trillville movie titled ‘Crunkville’, pays homage to Pastor Troy, Outkast, and Goodie Mob, fatherhood and weight lost. 

Friday, May 22, 2020

Lil Mouse talks getting counted out, “Get Smoked” going viral, drill music to autotune, Chicago [The Progress Report]

“Everybody got the same 24 hours ain’t no excuses”

Chicago rapper Lil Mouse has been doing music since the age of 12 and is now 20 years old with over 7 mixtapes. He went viral in 2012 for his record, “Get Smoked” which later became popularized by Lil Wayne and Drake. In a new edition of ‘Conversations with Lalaa presented by The Progress Report’, Lil Mouse makes it clear that he has been writing his own music since he started rapping and that he has grown as an artist and is now doing autotune and less drill music although he is one of the founders of drill music. 

Lil Mouse states that he still records with other rappers from Chicago and visits the city frequently. Lil Mouse also discusses getting back motivated after changing management and just released a new single titled “Judge Me” where he addresses feeling underrated. 

Taizautie Debuts “Finer Things” [AUDIO]

Atlanta based duo, Taizautie just released their new single “Finer Things” which will premiere on their upcoming EP ‘TZ Wait’ June 5th. “Finer Things” is Taizautie’s follow up to their single “Nascar” featuring Lil Keed which released earlier this year. Taizautie harmonizes about the finer things on “Finer Things” and is produced by Boca Entertainment Group. The official music video will drop next week. 

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Lil Mikey TMB delivers a cinematic visual to “Adam & Eve” [MUSIC VIDEO]

East Oakland artist, Lil Mikey TMB just released his 5th visual from his latest project, ‘Deep In My Thoughts’ hosted by DJ Scream.  Lil Mikey TMB taps into his emotional side with “Adam & Eve” as it is a record about love and heartbreak. The record is produced by Atlanta’s KC Da Beatmonster. 

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Shawnna talks choosing motherhood over her career, getting back into music, Ludacris and leaving a legacy [The Progress Report]

In a new edition of Conversations with Lalaa presented by The Progress Report, Lalaa Shepard catches up with Chicago’s own Shawnna to talk about her upbringing, falling in love with music, raising children, one with special needs, getting discovered by Ludacris and becoming the first lady of Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP), female unity, and her father and legendary guitarist, Buddy Guy.