BCU – The Approach

BCU consists of two brothers Ronnie and Darrell Hudson who were born in West Monroe, Louisiana and later relocated to the great northwest and the city of Seattle, Washington. Ronnie who originally started as an solo artist eventually enlisted the assistance of his brother Darrell who joined the group shortly after to form BCU. The music of BCU gives a different view and meaning to R&B funk music. So tap in and see why BCU is about to make a major impact in today’s music industry.
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Jazz Digga – Square One

What is Hip-Hop? What is Soul? Those are two questions that can easily be argued by the music consumer today. Is there a right or wrong answer? No, in the same way that the phrase “Keep It Real” can’t be pigeonholed into a right or wrong action. It’s all about what it means to you as a person. Enter in Jazz Digga, an old soul with hip-hop roots. Born Deland Wilson, Digga became infatuated with music at the early age of 2. By closely watching his mother direct church choirs, he learned how to infuse multiple harmonies effortlessly. Keeping his skills quiet, Digga also began to write his own songs at age 10. Unsure of how anyone would react to a young singer who also liked rap, Digga remained contained. Having a father who was already a professional singer put immense pressure on him to show that he indeed had talent. So in 1990, after hip-hop’s first golden era (1988), Digga decided to let that talent be known since rhyming was also an intense passion of his. Joining his younger 4 brothers in what some were calling a “new school Jackson 5”, Digga became a leader in “The Heavenly Boyz”.
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Dice – Then & Now

Northwest HipHop up-&-comer Dice, (Born Tawnya Leilani Cunningham) has always been surrounded by music. Her mother’s participation in the “Sweet Adeline’s” all women barbershop chorus (her mothers boyfriend a guitar-maker for Ernie Ball, & member of a band himself), was a huge inspiration & influence on the future singer from the very beginning. Speakers, sound boards and guitars were on every wall. Choir and other musical studies were a given even in the very early years of her life.  It was during these years Dice was introduced to HipHop/Rap (late nights sneaking a listen to the local radio station while her mom slept). In 1998, at age 11, Dice’s mother moved them to Yelm, WA: a small town near the state capitol of Olympia with lots of livestock and little going on. Culture shock was an understatement! Nonetheless, it was here Dice would blossom as an artist; penning her first rhyme book in 2004, & making many valuable connections that laid the groundwork for what would later become milestones in her career. One of these milestones occurred in 2007 when Dice, freshly 18, signed with an independent label in Oakland, California.
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David Hayes – Choose Me

R&B albums are few and far between when it comes to the Northwest region. David Hayes defies the odds by dropping his debut album “Choose Me” which contains 17 brand new tracks. The production was handled by G Rich Productions, Quinton Davis, T Kewl Productions, & Alex Davis with features from Darius Alexander, Christian Ortiz, Emily Cavanaugh, Leanna Spillner, Verzatile, and many more.
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Steelo – Music

Steelo is the perfect balance of Hip-Hop and R&B whose music is a lyrical fashion show of urbanpop styles that boasts vibrant colors and modern cuts. The group draws its name from the Spanish word estilo, which means style and the urban slang steelo, with the same connotation. The group is comprised of rapper A.Uno and singer Bobby K. Steelo blends pure R&B, canny rhymes and progressive beats to create a sound that can be worn in any season and to any occasion outright undeniable.
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