Tuesday, March 19, 2019

HamSquad & Ghostrage Talk About Talent Being Overlooked On Soundcloud & Share Crazy Studio Stories [The Progress Report]

HamSquad is a production team based in Florida known for producing for the likes of Soulja Boy, OJ Da Juiceman, Chevy Woods, Jeff Cherry, Sonny Digital, and many others early in their careers. The production team celebrates their 10 year anniversary April 20th and will release a compilation album. 

During a conversation with Lalaa Shepard of The Progress Report, Keith of HamSquad speaks on the importance of helping upcoming producers on the come up and introduces Ghostrage. 

Ghostrage is a 21 year old producer based in LA known for his work with Dice Soho, Juicy J, Hoodrich Pablo Juan, Rico Nasty, and many underground artists.

“I feel like it’s a lot of talent that gets overlooked, on Soundcloud especially.” (Ghostrage)

During the interview, Ghostrage shares unique stories about Xxxtentacion and Juicy J and dropping out of college to pursue his music career. 

Instagram @ghostrage @thehamsquad @hamsquad_beast @TheProgressReport101 @LalaaShep

Twitter  @TheProgressRPT @LalaaShep









Stream Tori Helene Latest EP 'Delusional' #411WithNellaD


R&B/Soul artist Tori Helene has released a new EP titled 'Delusional'.
This 6 track EP will give you a true glimpse of Tori Helene. Keep up with Tori Helene on IG @ToriHeleneOfficial & Twitter @ToriHeleneMusic. Check out 'Delusional' below.





Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The Progress Report Presents Conversations with Lalaa Shepard & Izze The Producer Episode

The Progress Report Presents Conversations with Lalaa Shepard. In this 3 part episode, we speak with Izze The Producer about balancing producing for major artists and being an artist himself. In the first episode, Izze The Producer addresses mental health and goes sneaker browsing at Heet ATL. In the second episode, Lalaa speaks to Izze The Producer about his debut album, ‘Wild Life Extravagant Dreams’ while record shopping at Criminal Records in Little 5 Points. In the final part of the first episode, Izze The Producer speaks to Lalaa Shepard about embracing change and life without his mother and grandmother. 

Instagram @IzzeTheProducer @TheProgressReport101 @LalaaShep

The Progress Report Presents Conversations with Lalaa Shepard & Izze The Producer (Part 1 Heet ATL)


The Progress Report Presents Conversations with Lalaa Shepard & Izze The Producer (Part 2 Criminal Records)


The Progress Report Presents Conversations with Lalaa Shepard & Izze The Producer (Part 3 Java Lounge)







Guy ATL Speaks On Being a DJ, A&R, Johnny Cinco’s First Tour DJ, ATL Memories & GIRL Clothing Line [The Progress Report]

Guy ATL is an Atlanta native known for being Johnny Cinco’s first tour DJ and also an A&R and music publicist. In a recent interview on The Progress Report, Guy ATL shares his favorite Atlanta memories, looking like Atlanta rapper Young Nudy, new clothing line, and defines the word “progress”. 

Instagram @1GuyATL @TheProgressReport101 @LalaaShep @BossBritt__ @DJExel

Twitter  @TheProgressRPT @LalaaShep @Bossbritt__ @DJ_exel

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Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheProgressReport

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/theprogressreport

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7ouKXpcCPdWPDAhQCUUMBv?si=CadWTd98Rz--UVELuX8F1g




VL Deck Talks Being The Section 8 T.D. Jakes & Taking Music Serious After His Brother Was Killed [The Progress Report]

VL Deck is a rapper from Zone 6, Atlanta, GA. He is also known as the section 8 T.D. Jakes. In a recent interview onThe Progress Report, VL Deck speaks on Atlanta slang, having music with every famous rapper except Drake, making project music, and defines the word “progress”. 

Instagram @VLDeck @TheProgressReport101 @LalaaShep @BossBritt__ @DJExel

Twitter  @TheProgressRPT @LalaaShep @Bossbritt__ @DJ_exel

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Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheProgressReport

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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7ouKXpcCPdWPDAhQCUUMBv?si=CadWTd98Rz--UVELuX8F1g




Listen To 'Major Progress' A Joint Playlist Created By The Progress Report & Indies Goin Major For #SXSW!

SXSW is this week in Austin, Texas! The Progress Report & Indies Goin Major collaborated for a playlist to kick off the week. Enjoy tunes from these tagged artists 
Listen exclusively on Spotify, Audiomack, & Soundcloud! 

Soundcloud

Audiomack 

Spotify

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Twitter @TheProgressRpt @IndiesGoinMajor


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

B High Speaks On Starting Off As An Intern For Hot 107.9 ATL & Working His Way Up [The Progress Report]

In a recent interview on The Progress Report, Hot 107.9 Atlanta personality B High speaks on coming up on the Westside of Atlanta, starting off an intern, attending an HBCU, teaching at Clark, and helping break the careers of  21 Savage and Bankroll Fresh. 

Instagram @BHighATL @TheProgressReport101 @LalaaShep @BossBritt__ @DJExel

Twitter  @TheProgressRPT @LalaaShep @Bossbritt__ @DJ_exel









Paper Lovee & iLuvMuny Share Their Thoughts On An Oversaturated Music Market [The Progress Report]

In a pull up edition of The Progress Report, music producer iLuvMuny and artist Paper Lovee speak about sacrifices they have made for their music careers and how they both stand out in a music market that many view as oversaturated. iLuvMuny has worked with artists such as Gunna, Asian Doll, Guap Tarantino and many others. Paper Lovee’s debut mixtape, ‘Waiting To Exhale’ released in 2018 with features from Yung Bans, YNW Melly, Lil Baby, and DaeDae.


Instagram @PaperLovee @iLuvMuny_ @TheProgressReport101 @LalaaShep 


1.5 Lil Co Speaks On Being Lil Quill’s Big Brother, 5 Year Bid & Readjusting To Life [The Progress Report]

Lil Co is the original third member of 1.5 which consists of Yung Mal & Lil Quill who are signed to Gucci Mane’s 1017 Eskimo Records. In a recent interview with Lalaa Shepard of The Progress Report, Lil Co speaks on serving 5 years in prison and being Lil Quill’s blood brother. This year the trio plans to release a collective mixtape and continue to rise to stardom. 


Instagram @15_lilco @TheProgressReport101 @LalaaShep 


Friday, February 15, 2019

YPG Chase & Bloody Jay “Crime Pays” VLOG [The Progress Report]

YPG Chase formally known as Chase Kash is an artist from the Southside of Atlanta. He previously released singles such as “Sticks” featuring 21 Savage and “What Made Me” featuring Lil Baby. Now YPG Chase is back with a new single, “Crime Pays” featuring Atlanta legend, Bloody Jay. Bloody Jay was recently released from prison after serving a few years and just signed a deal with T.I.G Records. To celebrate his release, Bloody Jay is dropping a new project, ‘Real Forever’ February 15th on all platforms. Chase Kash will be releasing a new project, ‘Trap Twins’ in Spring hosted by Bigga Rankin. The official music video for “Crime Pays” will release early next week.


Instagram @YPGChase @Bloody_Jay @TheProgressReport101 


Thursday, February 7, 2019

SMB Stunna & 808 Mafia’s Chase Davis Drop “Gelato” [Official Audio]

https://song.link/us/i/1451659151

SMB Stunna is an artist from Chicago navigating his way in the music scene. Just 1 week since the single release for “Big Bizness” with OTF affiliated artist Hypno Carlito and C-Sick, SMB Stunna is back with an ode to rappers most spoke about cannabis strain, gelato. “Gelato” is produced by 808 Mafia’s Chase Davis who has worked with G Herbo, Lil Durk, Lil Wayne, Chief Keef, and others. SMB Stunna plans to release an EP mid March executive produced by DJ Milticket. Stream “Gelato” now on all streaming platforms.

Listen to “Gelato” https://song.link/us/i/1451659151
Instagram @smbstunna
Twitter @SMB_Stunna
Soundcloud: @smbstunna

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Chicago Artists SMB Stunna & Hypno Carlito Link For “Big Bizness” Produced By C-Sick [AUDIO & VIDEO]

https://soundcloud.com/smbstunna/big-bizness-ft-hypno-carlito-produced-by-c-sick/s-4A3uL
SMB Stunna is making a name for himself this year with a new mixtape, Born Stunna and back to back singles, “Blue Racks” produced by DJ Milticket and now, “Big Bizness” featuring OTF affiliated artist, Hypno Carlito. The aggressive track will motivate you to get on your hustle. Also, watch the official music video for “Big Bizzness” directed by Will Gates below. 

Instagram @smbstunna
Twitter @SMB_Stunna
Soundcloud: @smbstunna



Stream SMB Stunna “Blue Racks” single: https://song.link/i/1447694280

Stream SMB Stunna ‘Born Stunna’ mixtape: https://song.link/album/us/i/1436132626

Monday, January 28, 2019

Watch GlassHouse Biggs “Broke The Lease” Music Video

Following the release his of debut mixtape, ‘GlassHouse The Mixtape’,  Atlanta artist GlassHouse Biggs just released the official visual for “Broke The Lease”. The D Hill produced track is number 3 on the mixtape and is a fan favorite. Stream ‘GlassHouse The Mixtape’ by 
GlassHouse Biggs NOW on all platforms!

'GlassHouse The Mixtape':
Instagram @GlassHouse_Biggs https://www.instagram.com/glasshouse_biggs/

Twitter @GlassHouseBiggs https://twitter.com/GlassHouseBiggs


Thursday, January 17, 2019

ZaeHD & CEO Interview with Nella D on 411 UnCut! #411WithNellaD


On the latest episode of 411 uncut, ZaeHD & CEO talk to Nella D about their viral dance videos, meeting Bloc Boy JB, going on tour with Future, and their latest hit ALL IN! Check out the interview below.




Friday, January 11, 2019

Watch Lil Mikey TMB’s Official Music Video For “Rock Wit U”


Lil Mikey TMB is back with a new visual to his single “Rock Wit U” produced by Evil G which will appear on his upcoming project, ‘Deep In My Thoughts’ hosted by DJ Scream.

Lil Mikey TMB social media:
Instagram @LilMikey_TMB
Twitter @MoneyBoyMikey
Soundcloud @Champagne Elite Music Group
Snapchat @LilMikey_TMB

Youtube @OfficialTMBChannel



Young Thug’s Sister’s Dolly White & HiDoraah Speak On New Mixtape ‘Slimestas’, Growing Up With Thug, Personal Life, & YSL [The Progress Report]

Young Thug’s sisters Dolly White & HiDoraah just released their debut 6 track mixtape ‘Slimestas’ and are making a name for themselves. In a recent interview with The Progress Report, the 2 siblings open up about their poverty stricken childhood, Thug getting his big break in music, and everything in between!


Instagram @hidoraah @_dollywhite @TheProgressReport101 @LalaaShep @Bossbritt__@DJexel

Twitter  @TheProgressRPT @LalaaShep @Bossbritt__ @DJ_exel









Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Trap Is Back! Stream GlassHouse Biggs ‘GlassHouse The Mixtape’ Hosted By Gudda Tay

Atlanta artist GlassHouse Biggs just released his debut mixtape, ‘GlassHouse The Mixtape’ executive produced by Gudda Tay & D. Hill. The project has 14 tracks with no features and 1 bonus record. GlassHouse Biggs released the first single from the project, “Pots Boiling” mid summer and has been performing around clubs and venues throughout Atlanta. 

Stream this project on all sites! https://song.link/album/us/i/1448730407

Instagram @GlassHouse_Biggs
Twitter @GlassHouseBiggs
Soundcloud @GlassHouseBiggs

Youtube @GlassHouseBiggs