• The upside-down man.

    Femi Iloyi, widely recognized by his stage name "Smooflow," is a multifaceted artist and tech maverick whose talents span across the realms of music, animation, and technology. Born with a genius mind and a relentless passion for creativity, Smooflow has emerged as a dynamic force in the world of entertainment and innovation.


    As a rapper, Smooflow's lyrical prowess is nothing short of awe-inspiring. His rhymes are intricate tapestries woven with words that not only entertain but also provoke thought. His music transcends genres, seamlessly blending elements of hip-hop, R&B, and even electronic beats, captivating audiences worldwide. His clever wordplay and magnetic stage presence have earned him numerous accolades and solidified his status as a true trailblazer in the music industry.


    But Smooflow is not just an exceptional artist; he is also a masterful music producer. His ability to craft beats and melodies that resonate with listeners on a deep level has made him a sought-after collaborator in the music production scene. He has produced tracks for some of the biggest names in the industry, elevating their music to new heights.


    In addition to his musical talents, Smooflow is a visionary animator. His animations breathe life into characters and stories, creating immersive and visually stunning experiences. His work has been featured in music videos, films, and even video games, demonstrating his versatility as a creative powerhouse.


    Beyond the realms of music and animation, Smooflow is a tech virtuoso. He is a skilled website and app developer, with a knack for designing user-friendly interfaces and innovative digital solutions. His passion for technology has led him to create groundbreaking apps that have changed the way we interact with the digital world.


    One of Smooflow's most notable achievements is his creation of the app "Pi." This groundbreaking application took the tech world by storm and was recently sold for an undisclosed amount, solidifying his status as a tech entrepreneur and visionary. Pi's success not only propelled Smooflow to greater heights but also benefited his family, a testament to his dedication and commitment to sharing his success with loved ones.


    Despite his many accomplishments and accolades, Smooflow chooses to remain independent, a testament to his unwavering commitment to artistic integrity and creative freedom. He continues to inspire and empower aspiring artists and developers, proving that success can be achieved on one's terms.


    In a world where talent, innovation, and independence collide, Femi Iloyi, or Smooflow, stands as a shining example of what one can achieve with a genius mind, boundless creativity, and an unwavering dedication to their craft. His journey is far from over, and the world eagerly awaits the next chapter in the remarkable story of this multi-award-winning artist and tech visionary.

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  • Diamond Man by Femi Iloyi

    DIAMOND MAN by Femi Iloyi

    In a world where many people only focus on showing off and wealth, there is a special person who is different. Let's call him the Diamond Man. He's like a hidden treasure because people don't always notice his true worth. You see, this man doesn't care about showing off how rich he is. He believes that being valuable doesn't only mean having lots of money. 

    The Diamond Man knows that what makes someone truly special is not what they own, but who they are inside. He is kind, humble, and always ready to help others. He understands that real happiness comes from being true to yourself and making a positive difference in the lives of those around you.

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    While others might try to impress people by showing off their cars and other shit, the Diamond Man doesn't need those things to feel good about himself. He knows that real wealth lies in things that can't be bought, like love, friendship, and making the world a better place.

    Even though the Diamond Man has a lot of wisdom and knowledge, he doesn't brag about it. Instead, he uses his wisdom to guide others and help them grow. If you ever have a question or need advice, he's always there to listen and offer kind words of encouragement.

    The amazing thing about the Diamond Man is that he doesn't need to be famous or have everyone's attention. He's happy just being himself and making a positive impact on the people he meets. His real treasures are the smiles he brings to others and the joy he feels when he sees someone else succeed.

    So, even though some people might not see the Diamond Man's true worth because they're too focused on material things, there are others who understand how special he is. They appreciate his kindness, his wisdom, and the way he makes the world a better place. And if you ever meet someone like the Diamond Man, remember to look beyond the surface and see the true value that lies within.




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  • Success in the UK independent music scene.

    Success in the UK independent music scene. 

    "Success in the UK independent music scene is not just about talent. In fact, talent only makes up a small part of the equation. To truly succeed, you need to be strategic, resilient, and willing to put in the hard work. The rest is a game of chess, where business acumen and intellect are key.

    At, we understand the challenges facing aspiring independent musicians in the UK. We know that it takes more than just raw talent to succeed in this industry. You need to have a deep understanding of the business, be willing to network and collaborate, and have the mental fortitude to weather the ups and downs of the music industry.

    From tips on building a brand and marketing your music effectively, to guidance on negotiating contracts and building your fanbase, our website is a valuable resource for anyone looking to make it in the UK independent music scene. We also offer insights from successful independent musicians, industry professionals, and community forums where you can connect with like-minded artists.

    So, if you're an aspiring independent musician in the UK, remember that talent alone is not enough to succeed. The rest is a game of chess, where business acumen and intellect are key. Keep pushing, keep learning, and keep evolving. The game may be tough, but the rewards are worth it. 


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  • Are you being Manipulated?

    Are you being Manipulated?

    Manipulation is a tactic used by some individuals to control and influence others for their own benefit. One common form of manipulation is when someone blames you for your reaction to their disrespect.

    This tactic involves the manipulator engaging in disrespectful behavior towards you, such as name-calling, belittling, or undermining your thoughts and feelings. When you react negatively to this behavior, the manipulator will then turn the situation around and blame you for your reaction, rather than taking responsibility for their own actions.

    They may say things like, "You're so sensitive," or "You're overreacting," or even suggest that you are the one causing the problem. By doing this, the manipulator tries to shift the focus away from their own disrespectful behavior and onto your reaction to it, effectively placing the blame on you.


    This form of manipulation can be extremely harmful, as it can make you question your own feelings and perceptions. It can also create a dynamic where the manipulator is in control and you feel powerless to change the situation.


    If you find yourself in a situation where someone is manipulating you in this way, it's important to recognize what is happening and set boundaries. Don't let them make you doubt your own feelings or let them shift the blame onto you. Stand up for yourself and insist on being treated with respect. Remember that manipulation is not a healthy or productive way of relating to others, and it's important to protect yourself from it.


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    Here are ten specific actions that UK hip-hop music artists can take to improve unity and support each other:

    1. Organize networking events where artists can meet, exchange ideas and discuss collaboration opportunities.

    2. Support each other's music by sharing and promoting each other's work on social media platforms.

    3. Start a mentorship program to help emerging artists develop their craft and navigate the music industry.

    4. Host workshops or masterclasses on topics such as production, songwriting, and music business to share knowledge and skills.

    5. Create a collective or label where artists can collaborate, share resources, and release music together.

    6. Set up a platform that showcases new talent and gives exposure to lesser-known artists.

    7. Attend each other's live shows and events, and participate in cyphers, rap battles or other opportunities to showcase their skills.

    8. Create a whatapp group forum where artists can share information, ask for advice, and connect with each other with no haters

    9. Create a compilation album or mixtape featuring multiple artists that highlights the diversity and talent of the UK hip-hop scene.

    10. Give back to the community and support causes that are important to artists 

    11. Artists must add to the culture and not just take from it = Disperse Knowledge 
    12. ZERO Tolerance for haters 

    By implementing these actions and more, UK hip-hop music artists can build a supportive community that uplifts and empowers each other.

    Feel free to add to this list if anything is missed. 



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  • Music Distributor Offers Monetization for your Social Media platforms.

    Music Distributor Offers Monetization for your Social Media platforms. 

    What does that mean.  It means you get paid for every post you link back to your music. I'll attach a video below to show you how this is done. Remember to register if you fine this useful. 

    The rise of digital music distribution has opened up a world of opportunity for artists to promote and sell their music without the need for an expensive record label. Linking music directly from distributor to social media is a great way for artists to reach new audiences and make extra money.  It will help build relationships with fans, and ultimately grow their fanbase. By leveraging the power of social media platforms and your digital distributor you are automatically Monetized. 

    I have attached a video to show you the process below.  Link your music to your post.  some of you will need to run an update on your social media app on your phone as this is a new feature. 

    How to add your music to your facebook post

    How to add your music to your instagram post 

    How to add your music to your tiktok post

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  • FRSHRZ - A suit is the uniform of success. And elegance.

    Today was something special. I had the opportunity to spend the day
    with Artcha, SKANDOUZ, and Dray Styles - collectively known as FRSHRZ
    - a talented London hip-hop trio. It was great hearing them talk about
    their passion for music, Hip Hop Culture, and how they've made
    creating music into a career.

    They discussed how they each bring something different to the group;
    Artcha is an accomplished lyricist, producer, educator, and fashion
    SKANDOUZ contributes leadership, artistry, Journalism, and events
    management. Dray Styles is a hybrid MC who has flawlessly transitioned
    between Grime and Hip Hop and is also an innovator when it comes to
    bringing music to the fitness world.
    Dray Styles also has a fantastic new single out now “Love is” which is
    very much worth your time.

    We talked about their creative process, which involves bouncing off
    each other's ideas during studio sessions and learning from each
    other's experiences in order to create something new.
    FRSHRZ, have a combined five degrees between them. This makes them the
    most academically educated rap group I’ve had the pleasure of
    listening to so far.

    As I listened to their latest EP “Glass Ceiling”, I was
    captivated not only by their sound and lyrics but also by the story
    behind the tracks.
The rappers from FRSHRZ talked openly about how
    they overcame dyslexia in order to achieve success in higher education
    and music. Hearing about this made me have an immense amount of
    respect for these men, as it can be difficult for those on the
    spectrum to break into higher education and realise success across
    disciplines. It is inspiring that FRSHRZ refused to let dyslexia hold
    them back from reaching their potential.

    They recently put on an event to honor their late friend, (UK Hip hop
    Legend) Ty, who passed away in 2020. The group held a two tribute
    concerts at the Jazz Café in 2021 and 2022 managing to raise £4,000
    for Brixton Soap Kitchen.
The members of FRSHRZ are passionate about
    giving back to the community and they used this opportunity to spread
    awareness while helping those in need. It was inspiring to see these
    young artists put together these successful events and it really
    showed how much they care about their communities. The money raised
    went towards providing support for homeless people as well as meals
    for low-income families in Brixton.

    FRSHRZ are a Hip-Hop group that we can be proud of. They represent the
    best of our community with their unique style and lyrical proficiency.
    From their beats to the messages they send through their lyrics,
    FRSHRZ take pride in empowering others and inspiring positive change.
    Not only do they advocate for social justice, but they also carry
    themselves with excellence and portray an image that can serve as a
    role model for those in the Hip-Hop culture.

    Their dedication to creating meaningful music is evident in every song
    that they make. Every rap carries a powerful punch; each one is
    thoughtfully written to express what needs to be spoken about in our
    society today. They challenge authority by asking difficult questions,
    while also providing solutions for issues we are currently facing.

    Look out for the video interview on the site.

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  • kwame koranteng The 2023 Tribal Collection.


    Kwame Koranteng is a multi award winning suit designer who makes tailor made suits for men and women. His ability to create and design custom-made suits has earned him recognition in the fashion industry - both locally, nationally and internationally. His designs have been showcased in various fashion shows across the world, from London to L.A., Paris to Tokyo.
    Kwame is passionate about making sure that his customers look their best when wearing one of his creations; each suit piece is designed with precision, ensuring it’s tailored to fit perfectly on the wearer’s body shape and style preferences. He pays close attention to every detail during production; every pocket, button or stitch is made with meticulous care. Kwame truly puts his heart into each suit he crafts, striving for high quality craftsmanship while keeping up with current trends.

    He has combined traditional African fabric with the classic tailored design of the suit, creating an aesthetic that is unique and vibrant. His ability to intertwine two seemingly vastly different worlds into one cohesive garment is nothing short of remarkable.
    Koranteng's suits allow people from all walks of life to express themselves in an individualistic way. By incorporating African fabrics, prints, and colors into his designs he gives individuals an opportunity to make a statement about their cultural background while still maintaining the sophistication that comes with wearing a tailored suit. It also creates awareness around African culture and encourages people to appreciate its beauty and vibrancy.

    The new collection of suits tribal 2023 has now been launched and is ready to be showcased around the world. This new line of suits is truly one-of-a-kind, incorporating classic tailoring techniques with modern day fashion trends that are sure to leave a lasting impression. Each suit features intricate details and echoes the spirit of tribal culture, giving people a chance to wear something that makes them feel like they can express themselves authentically.
    The materials used for this collection are all carefully chosen to ensure quality craftsmanship and comfort when wearing the suits. Kwame has thoughtfully considered how different hues create unique visual effects while still making comfortable pieces which can be worn over long periods of time without feeling constricted or uncomfortable in any way. From bold prints to subtle accents, there's something for every individual who wants to make a statement in their own way.


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  • Is Beyonce evil or are people VERY very uneducated


    I am not a huge fan of Beyoncé, but I do think that she is immensely talented.

    She paid homage to many African cultures within the film, but one of the most prominent was in her up-dress which resembled that of Hathor from Ancient Egyptian culture. Many people found this dress to be a beautiful representation of strong African culture and heritage. However, some Black people have drawn comparisons between the dress and Baphomet a symbol associated with Satanism in Western occultism. While these two symbols may seem to be similar at first glance, there are several important differences between them that cannot be overlooked.

    To start, Baphomet is a symbolic figure that has been used by Western occultists since at least as far back as the 18th century; it is not an appropriation nor representation of any other cultures’ religious or spiritual beliefs.

    It is shocking to realize that African people do not know much about the gods that originated from their own histories anymore.

    Her outfit sparked a conversation in which many Africans were unaware of the source and meaning behind it.

    Despite our lack of knowledge, this moment proved to be incredibly powerful. Seeing my own cultural heritage represented in such a high profile way gave me a profound sense of pride and joy. It demonstrated how far we have come in reclaiming and celebrating our history, even if we are still not as knowledgeable about it as we should be.

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  • Jay-Z Just Earned "Multi" Billionaire Status After Cashing Out His Stake In D'Ussé Cognac


    Back in 2012, Jay-Z launched a cognac brand called "D'Ussé" as a partnership with liquor behemoth Bacardi. For the next decade it was a great partnership. Jay handled marketing. Bacardi handled production and distribution. And since this was Jay-Z, it wasn't a lopsided partnership with the huge liquor conglomerate owning 95% and the celebrity doing all the work for a sliver. It was a perfectly equal 50/50 joint venture.

    Unfortunately, that decade of prosperity ended in late 2022 with a flurry of lawsuits. The lawsuits centered around the overall valuation of D'Ussé. Bacardi wanted to buy controlling ownership of D'Ussé, and Jay was totally open to that concept… but they were very far apart on how much the brand was worth.

    According to court filings that were made public last month, at some point in 2022 Jay offered to sell his 50% stake to Bacardi at a $3 billion valuation. In other words, he was offering to accept $1.5 billion. How kind of him!

    Bacardi rejected that valuation claiming that it had a handshake deal with the rapper from December 2021 in which he agreed on a deal at half the valuation. AKA, a total valuation of $1.5 billion. Bacardi claimed Jay arbitrarily doubled the price.

    In his lawsuit Jay also accused Bacardi of purposely mismanaging D'Ussé to drive the brand's value down.

    Yada yada (it's Friday night at 10pm as I write this)… everything came to happy conclusion today…

    After months of back-and-forth bitter legal fighting, today Bloomberg Law revealed that Jay and Bacardi had squashed their beef.

    According to the reported terms of the agreement, Bacardi bought 25.1% of Jay's 50% stake, leaving him with 24.9% and them with 75.1%. The purchase price valuation used in the transaction was apparently $3 billion – the amount Jay demanded after initially agreeing to half that much in December 2021. So it sounds like Jay got his way.

    Assuming Jay sold basically 25% for his stake at a $3 billion valuation, that means he just earned a cash windfall of…

    $750 million

    After taxes that will add around $300 million to Jay's previous $1.3 billion net worth. So let's call his new net worth $1.6 billion. But that's not the whole picture!

    At a $3 billion valuation, Jay's remaining 24.9% stake is worth…

    $747 million

    So even if we're very conservative, Jay's current net worth at least $2 billion. Easily enough for Jay to have achieved the coveted "multi" billionaire status.


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