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In 1998 “E” and “Law” established Infared Music Group. This partnership birthed LEP short for Low End Professionals and The Bogus Boys who got their name from a infamous street mob. 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 »

TONE_2008_Donnis_Sep21_062He is the consummate contradiction: High energy, but laid back. Party nut, yet relaxed homebody. Disciplined, however a rule-breaker—equipped with down south charm and cosmopolitan edge.

For 22-year-old fresh-faced Atlanta native and rapper Donnis, this contrasting personality is masterfully weaved into his music, resulting in an original and revolutionary sound. “There are two sides to me. As a person. Those two sides influence my music,” Donnis explains. Blending down south swagger similar to many of his idols (TI, Andre 3000) with uptempo club records, Donnis will have you rocking out to songs like “Party Works,” bobbing your head to the thought-provoking “Come Along,” and wooing the ladies with records like “Oh Yeah.” Read the rest of this entry »