Wednesday, August 11, 2010

The Game History

Jayceon Terrell Taylor (born November 29, 1979), better known by his stage name Game, formerly The Game, is an American rapper. As a member of G-Unit, he rose to fame in 2005 with the success of his debut album, The Documentary, and his two Grammy nominations. Since then, he is considered to be a driving force in bringing back the West Coast hip hop scene into the mainstream and competing with many of his East Coast counterparts.
Aside from releasing two albums that debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, Game has gained notoriety for involvement in feuds with other rappers. His music falls under the gangsta rap sub genre, a style of hip hop popularized in Compton, California.

Early life
Game was born Jayceon Terrell Taylor in Los Angeles, California to Lynette Baker of African-American descent and George Taylor, Jr. of African- American and Mexican descent. He grew up in Compton, California in a primarily Crip gang neighborhood known as Santana Blocc, although he grew up to become a member of the Bloods.In an October 2006 interview with MTV News correspondent Sway Calloway, Game described his family as "dysfunctional" and claimed that his father molested one of his sisters. After graduating from Compton High School in 1999,Taylor attended Washington State University on a basketball scholarship before being suspended in his first semester because of drug allegations. However, the university's athletic department refutes these claims. It was then that he started fully embracing street life and turned towards selling drugs and running with gangs.At the age of 18, he began to follow his older half brother, George Taylor III, known as Big Fase 100, who was the leader of the Cedar Block Pirus.
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Keny Arkana History

Keny Arkana (born 1983 in Marseille, France) is a French rap artist. She is active in the alter-globalization movement with "La Rage Du Peuple", a music collective created in 2004 in the neighborhood of Noailles in Marseilles.

Raised in Marseilles of Argentine heritage, Arkana began rapping in 1996, with her first texts at the age of 12. She formed the collectives Mars Patrie and later Etat-Major, gaining performance experience in the Marseilles underground scene, culminating in the 2003 release of Etat Major's first mixtape.
After several solo appearances on various projects, Arkana released her first EP Le missile est lancé (The rocket is launched) in 2004. Her first album Entre ciment et belle étoile (Between concrete and stars) was released in October 2006. Her first single, La rage, released in 2006, pointedly references the 2005 civil unrest in France.
Keny Arkana also launched a series of local social fora through the association Appel aux sans voix (Call to the voiceless). "Désobéissance" is her latest Street album, released in 2008.
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Sunday, August 1, 2010

Rapper Family History

Rapper Family or known well as RF or Rapfamz is a hip-hop group that formed in Ende Town, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara in March 2006. The first debut of Rapper Family is held when they made a performance in SMAK Syuradikara, Ende. For several times Rapper Family had changes formation, until some suggestions from friends, Rapper Family becomes a hip-hop community in Perumnas and and Ende City with name RF Clan, this group now consists of Sky Yano, Daere Devil, Xella and RF Clan as supported team members. At this time, RF Clan also adds community members from outside of Ende Town as Maumere, Bajawa, Kupang, and Alor and outside of Flores Island as Surabaya, Jember, Yogyakarta, Bandung, Semarang, and Jakarta that most of them from Flores's heritage.

Rapper Family itself has no album yet, just several tracks produced that can be seen at In the future Rapper Family has plan to release mini album as indie that will be marketed by Rapper Family itself where recording and mixing will be produced in the Rapper Family's home studio.

Rapper Family also has made some collaborations with several rappers from Flores Island like Lipooz, Ruteng Clan, & H2K Kupang. In every songs that produced by Rapper Family, life is raised as theme of those songs, from life's circumstance surrounds them about what they heard, seen, conducted and faced. Two (2) home video clips has already made by Rapper Family entitled Rappublick Perumnas and The Center Of Flores, both of videos is made in Flores actually in PRM City as homeland of Rapper Family. Beside that, Rapper Family also has already conducted several concerts in some places as Ende, Maumere, Ruteng, Kupang and Malang.
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