The Leaders of the New Cool

This show was definitely a hot one and we are so proud of how the movement is growing and how awesome every performance was! A special night for sure. Special thanks to Q-tip, Vashtie Kola, Jacob and Paul Parris from Vinnie’s Styles in Brooklyn, GFC New York, and reps from Sony, Jive, Def Jam, Warner Bros, Kingpin Group and more for attending. VERY special thanks to Crack Distributors Radio (CDR) for covering the show and providing us with this awesome video 🙂

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Currently managed by’s Mike Waxx, 16-year-old Nero will be a part of a Leaders of the New Cool event in the very near future as his career continues to grow! Click here for more info, including a download link to his really dope “Relive The Moment” mixtape! Read the rest of this entry »

The Leaders of the New Cool is a live music and Internet movement celebrating the most promising musicians who are poised for mainstream success. Featured artists selected to be a part of these shows and our site are chosen for their current internet, radio, and print media buzz, and are poised to become the trendsetters and superstars of tomorrow. Not only will highlight all upcoming official shows, but will also feature artist updates incuding video releases, mixtape or album releases, and any other major development in the careers of the members of this talented group Read the rest of this entry »


Born in the ‘80s in Los Angeles, California, El Prez has experienced everything from the devastating ‘92 LA Riots, to growing up with mixed heritage in South Central LA. An ardent fan of Rap music from an early age, El Prez credits artists such as LL Cool J and Run-DMC for his interest in the field which led him to pursue a career as a Rap artist by the time he graduated from high school. By the time he entered college, he quickly gained the attention of fellow students selling over 2,000 copies of his first solo project out of his backpack and later became the first unsigned artist to perform in concert at Cal State University of Northridge. Read the rest of this entry »



When the times get tough, the tough gets’it going. Hailing from Massillon, a small-town in the blue-collar state of Ohio. The value of hard work and determination is what’s instilled in a young Kyle Myricks. Read the rest of this entry »


Dom Kennedy graced the streets of Los Angeles in 2008 with the release of his debut project, entitled 25th Hour. The Leimert Park native made a name for himself by performing at various events and venues including the popular Sneaker Pimps Tour and the world famous House of Blues. The amazing response to his live shows ignited his ambitions to self-produce, distribute and promote the classic 25th Hour mix-tape. Dom followed up in the spring of 2009 with the independent release of FutureStreet/DrugSounds, an all-original project that elevated him to a nation-wide audience. Read the rest of this entry »