August is a month for planning and executing the blueprint for the Fall. We are entering the last quarter of the year and as we start to take tally of our wins and losses there is an important question to answer: "What is next for me?"


The digital age has changed marketing and advertising forever. Thanks to free social media platforms, it is now easier than ever to spread the word about your new album or that show you’ve got coming up. But we’ve kind of hit a plateau, have we not?

This week I took the time to talk with the man behind the world famous Mic Club, DRES Tha BEATnik. A powerhouse of all things hip-hop, DRES and I discuss exactly how Mic Club goes down and how to prove yourself on stage. Keep reading to find out what DRES has to say about survival as a freestyler and how to step up to the plate and be the best.

Ludacris featuring Shawnna

"What's Your Fantasy"

Back for the First Time

Label: Disturbing tha Peace/Def Jam

Produced by: Bangladesh

Directed by: Jeremy Rall

*Mixed at Patchwerk Recording Studios

 

Media

Luther Banks is a seasoned audio engineer that makes his living recording and mixing music. He's earned a Grammy nomination for recording several songs on the Faith Evans R&B Divas album.

His credits include:

Eric Thomas - Dr. Thomas

Joshilyn Jackson – "A Grown Up Kind Of Pretty"  

Black Dynamite - Cartoon Network  

Pop Up Video - VH1  

Ambassador Andrew Young - 11 Alive News

Ivan Kelly            "She Bout That"           

LZ Tha Artist            "At It Again"           

LZ Tha Artist            "Potential"           

LZ Tha Artist            "Lifestyle"           

LZ Tha Artist            "Picture Me"           

LZ Tha Artist            "Redbull & Ciroc"           

Mike Izzo            "No Reason"           

Regina Belle            "Atlanta Hawks Half Time Show"