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Calhoun Da Pacman

Calhoun Da Pacman is an independent artist from the North-side of Milwaukee. He has an unique style of rapping with punch lines and metaphors which stimulate mental images in the minds of his listeners. His singles “She Da Club” and “Triflin,” released in 2012, were the favorites amongst the Mid-West natives and college students. Over the past couple of years, Calhoun has performed at numerous venues throughout the Mid-West region. After releasing two mixtapes: Shesh and Bipolar, Calhoun is ready to take over Milwaukee in 2015.

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Phoenyxx Flame

Phoenyxx Flame was born on May 28th, 1993 in Decatur, Ga. At age 4, Phoenyxx began taking ballet and Jazz lessons, and participating in local dance recitals, plays, and musical performances. Born into a music-obsessed family, Phoenyxx was inspired by a variety of genres ranging from Old School R&B to Country and Classic Rock. During her time at Oklahoma State University, Phoenyxx realized that she too was like a Phoenix and it was time to rise from the ashes. She credits Whitney Houston, Aaliyah, and Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, as her most major influences as a child.  Phoenyxx has big plans for 2015! Be on the lookout for her debut mixtape Year of The Phoenyxx dropping early next year, and her debut single “Rockin” will be released on Valentine’s Day.

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FamousMuthaFucka

Milwaukee based rapper and producer, FamousMuthaFucka (Or FamousMF for those who get their LPs from Wal-Mart) has been making a name for himself since 2013. Residing on the South-side of Milwaukee, with his home based studio FamousMF has been producing and engineering songs for himself and other U.N.O artists (Harris Mccloud and Loki Love). With his freshman project The Real Me Vs. The One You Know produced entirely by himself and with his latest rap battle status within The Art of War Battle League, his name has continued to grow. FamousMF is currently independent but being independent isn’t stopping him. FamousMF has three projects in the making which include: an EP with Lady Sabo, an U.N.O collaboration mixtape, and a solo EP which he will once again self produce with plans for release in early Winter or early Spring.

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SMIF

Born and raised on the North-side of Milwaukee, SMIF grew up in the arts. Performing in school plays, playing in bands, and always the entertainment at family house parties; SMIF isn’t shy about being in front of any sized audience. While maturing as both a man and an artist, SMIF found himself expanding his knowledge of the business when he attended Madison Media Institute. There he graduated as an Audio Engineer complimented by a Music Technology & Recording Occupational Associates Degree in 2008. After working with several artists, releasing solo projects, and taking a break to build foundation around his family, SMIF is ready to get back to work.