Power 95.3 Kicks off Freestyle Fridays Season 2

Power 95.3 Kicks off Freestyle Fridays Season 2 By: Mireillee Lamourt Just down the street from the Amway Center, local emcees gathered to freestyle at Styles of Life 2 Barbershop. This past week, Power 95.3 kicked off its second season of Freestyle Fridays. This short video segment features local artists performing original freestyles. It has…

OZONE EFFECT ICONIC TEES

  “They polluting all the air waves, While y’all reaping all the backlash Just breath it in, my new fashion is a gas mask”- Knaladeus , “Persevere”  Soul Portrait Orlando’s underground music scene is often referred to as the “OZONE”. Ozone Effect is blog devoted to sharing the impact emerging artists have on the Orlando’s…

Palmer Reed

“I blend elements of singing, rapping, and playing guitar in my set, so 9 times out of 10, I’m bringing something different to the show. I guess, I fit in by standing out.” Palmer Reed expressed. Palmer Reed is an emcee, singer, producer, and a true musician. Born and raised in Orlando, FL, he spent most of his summers in Michigan with…

Donny Blanks

      “The way you make it, is to be your own self,” pointed out Donny Blanks on creating new music. Born and raised in South Georgia, Donny Blanks grew up with a single mom and a big family. Throughout his life he has rapped, but started recording and performing in 2011. He began performing in…

Ace Beretta

“With my music I choose to use the negative things that happened to me to show that anybody can make it out,” admitted Ace Beretta. Marquis Jackson is a 19 year old rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur from Wichita, Kansas. On stage, he is known as Ace Beretta. He started Field Music Entertainment with his brothers…

AMiAM

“You are your own boss, I’m not giving myself a day off,” began AMiAM. AMiAM is one of Orlando’s hardest working emcees. His artist name is the best reflection of who he is. AMiAM is representation of self and being the best you, you can be. His music is genuine and mosaic of life experiences. This…

OZONE Projects 2015

Orlando had some great projects released this year. Here are some of City Beautiful aka the OZONE’s projects released in 2015.   Abbott Brown Alex Rosa AMiAM Bezz Believe Check out more at Dat Piff The Waterboy Th3 Blvck Mvrk3t Blue November E-Turn Check out more on iTunes ESP Eye Q illfigure J. Terra Anger Therapy is only available…

T-REXZ

“As a youth, I was always involved in the culture. Whether it was messing with my dads DJ equipment, after being told not to or break-dancing on cardboard boxes, and from the first time I heard that Sugar Hill Gang record, I’ve been in love ever since. I was beat-boxing  trying to rap, if it was…

METVL MOUTH

“I honestly don’t think I fit in the industry…I just wanna bring the essence of passion back to the table,” shared METVL MOUTH Born and raised in Orlando, METVL MOUTH recalls growing up in Pine Hills, FL. His parents were both African American and Haitian and remembers growing up listening to Gangsta Rap, Jazz, and R&B….

Casey Conroy

“I have always been very close to my family in Ireland and we visit often.  I think the Irish culture, European culture in general, definitely effected me creatively. The market for art over there is so amazingly creative and different. There is so much authenticity in their art and lots of uniqueness that I have…

M E H S I

“The Elements of Hip-Hop are embedded in everything I do and everything I am.  Graffiti, Breaking, MCing, DJing… I love it and embody it all,” shared M E H S I. Born in St. Bernardino, California and raised in Miami, Florida, M E H S I has effortlessly taken the Orlando music scene by storm. M E H…

MADD ILLZ

“It’s just that feeling of being out there and touching someone with my music. It’s a tool of freedom,” stated MADD ILLZ. MADD ILLZ was born in Fort Stockton, Texas and raised in Pine Hills, FL (West Orlando). Growing up in a family of painters, artists, and musicians, Music came natural to him. His grandfather taught him…