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Zonnique, 360 MAGAZINE

T.I. and Tiny: Zonnique QxA

1. How does the influence of your parents’ careers shape your own visions and aspirations?

The making of my own new path and my parents have always been great examples of how to go about things in the industry. They are also both great examples when it’s come to molding myself and presenting myself a certain way. I definitely take after them a lot but I also enjoy it each and every day.

2. What has been the biggest challenge in your artistic career so far?

I would say my biggest challenge so far has been coming out of a group and going through the process of transitioning myself into a solo artist.

3. How did growing up in Atlanta with its huge T.V. and music scene impact where you are today?

I always feel like everything comes from Atlanta. We always set the trend for the culture and just growing up seeing so many legends come out of Atlanta was an inspiration to be a part of.

4. What were some of the major takeaways or skills you learned from working with Producer, J Reid?

I love working with J Reid! He’s always so welcoming and makes me comfortable working with him and expressing myself. As a result, he’s taught me a lot about how to collaborate with someone else and overall helped groom me into the artist I am today.

5. What is your favorite song you’ve worked on and what message does it send to the public?

My favorite song I’ve worked on would have to be the FTCU song I put out because it was just so fun to make! The message is honestly to just enjoy life and when your man is stressing you out, go out and live your best life.

6. Describe some of the struggles as well as the positive experiences that come with starring on “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle?”

The biggest struggle I would say is being under your parents’ shadow and everybody associating me as T.I. and Tiny’s daughter. However, it’s great to have memories with my family, and bringing light to my craft is always a plus.

7. As a new artist, who would you want to work with (male or female) and why?

I would like to work with so many artists, Rihanna Jhene Aiko, SZA, 6lack, and Eric Bellinger because I admire their work. They’re all so extremely creative.

8. What kind of content and which kind of audience do you see yourself approaching in the next 5 years? 

I’m mostly an R&N artist, so in about 5 years I would like to start approaching the pop world.

9. Now that you have released your double single, what are the next steps to promoting your songs?

When corona is all over, I’m going to shoot my videos for both songs. Hopefully, I can do both and I don’t think I’ll be able to do shows so I may just have to wait till next year to do that. On the bright side, I’ll definitely find creative ways to still go out and promote my music.

Chantel Jeffries Releases Chase The Summer

Today, DJ/producer Chantel Jeffries releases her new single, Chase The Summer featuring Jeremih, via 10:22 pm/Capitol Records. Chantel’s infectious production combined with Multi-Platinum vocalist Jeremih’s enticing invitation to romance create an infectious summer anthem. Listen HERE.

The summer fun continues in the official video, which unveils Chantel‘s capsule collection with Gen-Z style destination superdown.com. Dancers and talent in the video, including Chantel, Cindy Kimberly and Alissa Violet, are wearing exclusive superdown styles. View the video HERE on Chantel‘s YouTube channel.
Merging fashion with music, the capsule collection is available to shop via in-video links directly within the music video, making it the first shoppable experience through music videos on YouTube.channel. Chantel‘s sexy, summer style is weaved throughout the collection, which includes a mix of bodysuits, colorful swimsuits and strappy crop tops in leopard print, neon colors and satin textures.
Chantel says, I’ve always believed that music and fashion go hand in hand. I’m so excited to be able to continue my relationship with Revolve and launch my own capsule collection with superdown. To be able to have my collection be shoppable through my music video is something I always thought would be a cool experience for my fans and I am so grateful and excited we were able to make it happen.
We wanted to find a way to highlight and merge Chantel’s brand power with her music, adds Alexis Fleischer of Timeline MGMT, who manages Chantel Jeffries. Creating the first shoppable music video experience seemed like a natural way to accomplish that and speaks to Chantel’s trailblazing nature. Going forward, this concept can change the way artists and brands work together on a visual content basis.
The synergy of fashion and music has always been an important part of our brand DNA says Raissa Gerona, Chief Brand Officer of superdown. Chantel epitomizes superdown through her bold, vibrant, sexy style and weߣre so excited to be launching this superdown capsule with her!Éd;
Chantel Jeffries x superdown, the e-retailerߣs first celebrity capsule partnership, is available exclusively at superdown.com with prices ranging from $32-$76 RRP and sizes running from XXS-XL.
Download behind the scenes imagery from the music video here and flat images of the Chantel Jeffries x superdown capsule collection here.
Chantel’s previous tracks have earned over 90 million streams worldwide including her debut hit Wait ft. Offset, which charted in the top 5 of Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales chart. Fans can see Chantel live on the Chase The Summer tour or during her Las Vegas residency with Hakkasan Group. The residency marks a milestone for Chantel, establishing her as one of the select few female DJs with a major Las Vegas residency.
Chantel Jeffries Chase The Summer Tour Dates
part of Chantel’s Las Vegas Hakkasan Residency
6/7 Las Vegas, NV, at Jewel
6/8 Montreal, QC, at New City Gas
6/15 Costa Mesa, CA at
6/21 Miami, FL at Time Nightclub
6/22 Toronto, ON at LIV Nightclub
6/29 Atlantic City, NJ at Cabana Pool Bar
7/5 Las Vegas, NV at Wet Republic
7/6 Las Vegas, NV at Omnia Nightclub
7/12 Las Vegas, NV at Wet Republic
7/13 Las Vegas, NV at Omnia Nightclub
7/20 San Diego, CA at Omnia Nightclub
7/26 Las Vegas, NV at Jewel
7/28 Everette, MA at Memoir Nightclub
8/2 Las Vegas, NV at Wet Republic
8/3 Las Vegas, NV at Omnia Nightclub
8/23 Las Vegas, NV at Jewel
ABOUT CHANTEL JEFFRIES:
Over the past few years, Chantel Jeffries has traveled all across the world as part of her whirlwind career as a DJ. In her constant globe-hopping, Jeffries has tapped into her infinite curiosity about music of all kinds, gaining a deep knowledge of everything from Euro-house to dancehall. Upon returning to L.A., Jeffries began channeling those inspirations into her burgeoning work as a producer’s process that finds the former math whiz using mathematical sequencing to create her artfully arranged tracks. The first taste of her hip-hop-infused take on dance music: Wait, a bright and beat-heavy instant smash that quickly hit #4 on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales chart.
Jeffries has spent much of the past year DJ-ing major events like the Vanity Fair Oscar party and the Apple Music x Beats 1 party at Coachella. The live set is a full experience, with a lot of visual stimulation in the lights and video elements, says Jeffries, who has a 2019 Las Vegas residency with Hakkasan Group.
CONNECT WITH CHANTEL JEFFRIES: 
SNAPCHAT: Chanteltaleen
About Jeremih: Jeremih’s 2015 release, Late Nights (December 2015), was his third Def Jam album, which contained a trio of double-platinum R&B/hip-hop/pop crossover hits: Don’t Tell ‘Em (featuring YG), Planes ft. J. Cole) and Oui. 730 million mark has the distinction of charting RIAA gold, platinum, and multi-platinum smash singles, most recently co-writing French Montana’s 5x platinum Unforgettable. Jeremih was featured on Kanye West‘s Ye (Wouldn’t Leave), Valee’s Womp Womp and other releases from DJ Khaled, Chance The Rapper, and more.
About superdown: Superdown is an online premium fast fashion retailer offering on-demand, on-trend, on-social apparel for fashion-loving Gen-Z consumers seeking luxury style at an affordable price point. On the pulse of the latest trends, superdown caters to the quintessential cool girl with a highly social lifestyle. She’s superdown to have fun. She’s superdown for her girls. She’s superdown for life. For more information, please visit superdown.com, or find us on Instagram and Facebook.

Splash House Announces Lineup

After Hours at the Air Museum Featuring Shiba San, Dusky, Kidnap, and more

Tickets On-Sale Friday, May 3rd at 12 pm PT

Today, Splash House announced the lineup for its June 7-9th edition, welcoming summer with an impressive array of stars and leading up-and-comers alike to its iconic Palm Springs venues: The Renaissance, Riviera, Saguaro Hotels, and the unrivaled after hours setting of the Palm Springs Air Museum.

Splash House has built its legacy on bringing the future trends of dance music to Southern California’s party elite within Palm Springs’ idyllic luxury resorts. The June event will feature a DJ set from Grammy-winning French duo Justice, revered house veteran Armand Van Helden, the melodic sounds of Jai Wolf, and turntablist extraordinaire A-Trak. Top-tier billing continues with bass-house champ AC Slater, global club icon Pete Tong, and trap-bass mastermind Troyboi.  

Once the sun sets, fans can find themselves dancing next to a unique display of vintage museum aircrafts at the Palm Springs Air Museum. Soundtracking June’s after hours will be Splash House sophomores Dusky, inventive vocal house maverick Kidnap, and DIRTYBIRD staple Shiba San.

The Splash House experience is defined by forward-thinking music programming, unmatchable poolside settings, and a uniquely convenient party format. Attendees can dance all day just steps away from their hotel, dip in and out of a multitude of pools, catch some hi-jinks from a hotel balcony, or cruise between venues in the now legendary shuttles. It all combines to create a unique sense of camaraderie gathered around the shared feeling of stumbling upon the ultimate slice of paradise.

Guests must be 21+. General admission passes for June start at $165; After Hours tickets start at $45. Hotel packages are sold out.

JUNE LINEUP:

(ABC ORDER)

• A-Trak

• AC Slater

• Ark Patrol

• Armand Van Helden

• CID

• Cosmo’s Midnight

• CRAY

• Dirty South

• Dom Dolla**

• Dusky**

• Greg Arthur**

• Illyus & Barrientos

• Jai Wolf (DJ Set)

• Jax Jones

• Justice (DJ Set)

• Kidnap**

• Kill Frenzy

• Low Steppa

• Luces

• Medasin

• MEMBA

• OFFAIAH

• Pete Tong

• Pluko

• Rambo

• Robbie Rivera

• Sasha Marie

• Seb Wildblood

• Shiba San**

• Soulection

• The Do-Over

• Troyboi

• Weiss

• Zimmer

(**After Hours at the Air Museum)

RJ Word

As an American pop-artist and Latin sensation, RJ Word is quickly rising to the top of full-fledged international stardom. Growing up in the heart of the entertainment industry, Los Angeles, RJ took inspiration from local legends Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Quincy Jones. By the age of five, RJ developed a passion for singing/songwriting, and at just 10 years old he kicked off his music career performing on stage in musical theater – flourishing under the spotlight. Now, at 21 years old and with a handful of hit original singles, RJ has garnered 1M+ Instagram followers and 17.8M+ YouTube views. Most recently, RJ was featured alongside Pitbull and Rich The Kid on Juan Magan’s new Latin-pop single “Echa Pa’ Acá” (August 2018), with an accompanying animated music video. The video amassed over 14M views on YouTube alone in the first two weeks following its release.

Stream “Echa Pa’ Acá” by Juan Magan, ft. Pitbull, Rich The Kid & RJ Word:
MUSIC VIDEO | SPOTIFY | ITUNES/APPLE MUSIC

RJ was discovered by renowned voice coach Roger Love (The Beach Boys, Eminem) in the 6th grade, and has since honed his craft over a decade as a singer, songwriter and producer. In 2016, RJ’s single “Here Today” premiered on NBC Universo, which was followed by the release of “I’m Gone” that clocked 1M+ YouTube views in the first week alone. Last year, RJ released his hit single “Hold Tight”, which topped charts in over 14 countries and has since reached 3M+ YouTube views. RJ’s worldwide fanbase has led him to perform around the globe, including at Navi Fest 2016 at Arena Monterrey, Mexico, and at the EXA Festival in Puebla, Mexico, House of Exile 2017 in NYC.

Most recently, RJ released his latest original single “What You Need” with an accompanying music video (April 2018). The funk-inspired dance anthem is brought to life by live horns, and carried by RJ’s lyrics and falsetto-laced melodies that truly make it a smash hit. The music video, which has since garnered 7M+ views on YouTube alone, highlights the brass backing while showing that RJ’s moves are nearly as smooth as his silky vocals. With this single, and many more to come from the young recording artist, RJ continues to break through the mold of monotonous tracks that dominate radio airplay today and shape the future of music.

Stream RJ Word’s latest single “What You Need”:
MUSIC VIDEO | SPOTIFY | ITUNES/APPLE MUSIC

Connect with RJ:

YouTube | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Spotify | iTunes/Apple Music

Fuse celebrates “Hip-Hop at 45”

The Thursday, June 28th launch lineup:

  • Fuse.tv will premiere three all new episodes of Rant & Rave featuring two of the hottest ladies in the rap game today, Young M.A and Snow tha Product as well as hip-hop royalty, Salt-N-Pepa. A fresh episode of Lie Detector with hip-hop legends DJ Skribble & Kid Capri follows along with a brand new episode of the ASMR-triggering, digital series Mind Massage with Tierra Whack.
  • FM @ 8 p.m. ET The Artists to Watch weekly block celebrates the future of hip-hop, spotlighting the freshest up-and-coming artists making waves in the industry, both today and tomorrow such as Trippie Redd, Sango, and HoodCelebrityy.
  • Fuse @ 9 p.m. ET It’s a triple-hitter movie night, beginning with the classics Torque, Rhyme & Reason, and I Got The Hook Up starring hip-hop greats including Ice Cube, Master P, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, and Lauryn Hill, among others. Additional featured movies throughout the summer are top lined by bevy of hip-hop star power including Jay Z, Nas, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Method Man, Redman, Cam’ron, Trey Songz, T.I., Chris Brown, Ja Rule, and more.
  • Across all Fuse social channels, Hip-Hop at 45 launches with the biggest “beefs” in hip-hop, and a “Today in Hip-Hop history” #TBT. Featured social content rollout includes “Hip-Hop + album/street art” on Mondays, “Fashion in Hip-Hop” on Tuesdays, “Women in Hip-Hop“ #WCW on Wednesdays, “Hip-Hop playlists by the decade” on Fridays, “Photography in Hip-Hop” on Saturdays, and “Sports + Hip-Hop” on Sundays.

This lineup also includes:

  • Fuse.tv debut special 45th Anniversary-themed episodes of Weekly News Rap, the original digital series recapping the week’s hottest news and trends, performed by today’s emerging rap stars, kicking off with Harlem battle rapper, Loaded Lux, spitting the history of battle rap. And we’ll have A Seat With… rap legend Big Daddy Kane. Also debuting during Hip-Hop at 45 is Made from Scratch with Ayo & Teo. Additionally, Fuse.tv will celebrate Hip-Hop at 45 with the premieres of two original digital series: Deep Cuts (working title), an interview series delivering an intimate look into the lives and creative process of emerging and established producers in the hip-hop industry; and The Kickback (working title), a roundtable-style digital series exploring hip-hop culture.
  • Every Saturday at 6p ET/3p PT throughout the 45 days, FM will offer a series of Hip-Hop at 45 video countdowns, celebrating the latest and greatest hip-hop artists in the game. Featured music video blocks:45 Legends of Hip-Hop, will lace you with the classic videos from the legends that paved the way in hip-hop such as The Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac and Big Pun; Hip-Hop’s First Hits drops the music videos that made you fall in love with some of your favorite hip-hop artists including 50 Cent’s “In Da Club,” Eminem’s “Slim Shady,” Kanye West’s “Through the Wire” and more; 45 Freshman of Hip-Hop gets you acquainted with the freshman class of hip-hop stars like Flatbush Zombies, Lil Uzi Vert, and Goldlink who are making waves in the culture; 45 Videos of the 2000s drops it like it’s hot with the best music videos of the 2000s from Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Outkast, and UGK; Iconic Hip-Hop Videos flashes back to the most iconic hip-hop videos of all time such as 2Pac’s “Changes”, NWA’s “Straight Outta Compton” and Nas’ “If I Ruled the World”; 45 Hip-Hop Crossovers highlights some of the most unlikely collabs in hip-hop like Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way,” Lincoln Park’s “Numb,” and Marshmello’s “Silence”; and FM’s Guide to the 45 Best Hip-Hop Videos will school you on the best hip-hop videos of all time including The Notorious B.I.G. “Juicy,” Childish Gambino’s “This Is America,” and Missy Elliot’s “Work It.”
  • Tune in to Fuse for a four-night event beginning Sunday, August 5th, for the television premiere of Hip-Hop Evolution. This docu-series chronicles the life and career of hip-hop pioneers such as Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel, Grandmaster Caz, DJ Jazzy Jay, Kool Moe Dee, Big Daddy Kane, Kurtis Blow, Chuck D, Fab 5 Freddy, Sugarhill Gang, Russell Simmons and LL Cool J, among others through in-depth interviews, archived footage and more. And for the duration of the stunt, Fuse will be commemorating with featured episodes starring a lineup of hip-hop all-stars with guest appearances on Moesha (Jamie Foxx, Russell Simmons, A Tribe Called Quest, Usher Raymond, Mary J. Blige, and Dr. Dre); Sister, Sister (Mya, Tyrese, and BlackStreet); and The Parkers (Warren G, Nick Cannon, and Lil’ Kim).

Fuse’s Hip Hop at 45 programming:

http://www.fuse.tv/shows/hip-hop-at-45

New episode of Lie Detector featuring DJ Skribble and Kid Capri:

http://www.fuse.tv/videos/2018/06/dj-skribble-kid-capri-hip-hip-at-45-lie-detector-interview

New episode of Rant & Rave featuring Snow tha Product:

http://www.fuse.tv/videos/2018/06/snow-tha-product-hip-hop-at-45-rant-and-rave-interview

New episode of Rant & Rave featuring Salt-N-Pepa:

http://www.fuse.tv/videos/2018/06/salt-n-pepa-hip-hop-at-45-rant-and-rave-interview

New episode of Rant & Rave featuring Young M.A:

http://www.fuse.tv/videos/2018/06/young-ma-hip-hop-at-45-rant-and-rave-interview