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Interview with Internet Money Producer Isaiah Valmont

1 on 1 Interview with Internet Money Producer Isaiah Valmont by 617 Hip-Hop! Artist: Isaiah Valmont Interview by: Nick Fonzi Edited by: Michael Donabedian and Nick Fonzi Thumbnail by: Matt Maloney Background Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgpVk... ​ Link to Intro Beat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ny8YA... ​ Outro Song: Plug Daughter 2 by Kevin Gates (prod. Isaiah Valmont)

Apple Music Launches “The New East Coast” Playlist

    On February 3rd, 2021 Apple Music launched three new regional playlists for hip-hop scenes in the Midwest, East Coast, and the Pacific Northwest. Specifically for the East Coast Playlist, it showcases artists from Boston, Rhode Island, and more. Apple Music’s Global Editorial Head of Hip-Hop and R&B stated “Launching these three new regionally-focused playlists allows us to shine a light on the vibrant local communities producing some of the most progressive sounds in hip-hop, It’s always been a priority to connect with artists and listeners at the community level as we champion discovery and emerging artists from across the map.” Continuing from Apple Music executives, programmer Cyle “Zini” Tahsini stated “Regional hip hop scenes have only grown in importance over the years and we’re confident these new playlists will help spotlight tomorrow’s superstars by giving them a global platform. We’re excited to accelerate discovery and connect artists with new fans.”  The New Eas

Jake Lewis

In 2014, shortly after being shown a song by a close friend, Jake Lewis was immediately inspired to start making music himself. Since then, Jake hasn’t stopped and has made sure to let everyone know that music is his passion. Jake emphasized that his passion for music has also been inspired by his group of close friends. He mentions “ Without them, the strides in music I've made over the last couple of years wouldn't have been possible.” When it comes to Jake’s music he knows it is authentic. He explained “ Nothing I release comes from a place of want or desire to be something I'm not. I simply transform what I think about on a daily basis into song. There's something about that rawness that stands out.” As you listen to Jake’s music, you notice how true his statement is, especially after songs such as “Bubble” and “On a Dime.” As Jake’s career keeps evolving, he has a lot for people to be excited for as he emphasized “ Expect music you wouldn't expect from

Interview with Maybach Music Group's Smoke Bulga

  Maybach Music Group’s newest artist and Boston rap pioneer Smoke Bulga sits down with Nick Fonzi from 617 Hip-Hop to discuss the day he signed with Maybach Music Group, his plans for the future, his acting debut and more! Check out his interview with 617 Hip-Hop! Smoke Bulga Bio: “Boston Emcee, Smoke Bulga, has one of the most decorated and respected resumes out of the emcees to taste superstardom from New England. Whether it be early smoke that was straight from the streets or the more refined and industry-ready artist that was seen on MTV, BET, and everywhere else worldwide, Smoke has never let his hometown down. (Smoke Bulga Spotify)”