Young Buck


After reading of Scooby's death, a friend from outside Nashville asked why the 101 The Beat DJ's passing affected so many.

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Stix Izza – “Her Story” (Prod. By Fate Eastwood)

Stix and Fate Eastwood are together again as usually, prepping the release of the upcoming mixtape Eternity, which is currently slated to release in March.


Photo Recap: One Week In Nashville With Wale, Danny Brown, Freddie Gibbs & Friends


Nashville had an entertaining week from Sunday, October 9th to Sunday, October 16th and experienced great live performances due to tour routing that led to several Hip-Hop acts converging on the city in a seven day span.

The Highway 2 Mars

Stix Izza – “Killer Instinct” Video

Stix Izza delivers the Rayzate-created visual for "Killer Instinct," the fourth track from Stix & producer Fate Eastwood's Highway 2 Mars mixtape to receive Ray's magic touch.

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Stix Izza Feat. Dee Goodz & Brit – “Run” (Prod. By Fate Eastwood)


Every rapper has a life full of experiences at the ready to share and here three key Nashville emcees - Stix, Dee and newcomer Brit - each take a turn using their storytelling skills and flair for the melodramatic over the Fate Eastwood-produced track, titled "Run.

The Highway 2 Mars

Stix Izza – “Atrium” Video


Stix and Rayzate create rap cinema using a the Fate Eastwood-produced track "Atrium" and broad who's gone psychotic to co-star in the video.

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Stix Izza – “Transparency”


Stix Izza and Fate Eastwood working together in near perfect harmony once again for "Transparency," which finds the Nashvegas MC cutting the grass so the snakes will show.

The Highway 2 Mars

Stix Izza – “Annie” Video


"Rappers need they groove back, somebody go see if Stella's home, I swear these kids don't stand a chance man, Eddie Long.

The Highway 2 Mars

Stix Izza – “Highway 2 Mars” Video


I spent part of my evening watching a film I've been waiting several months to see in full, Stix Izza's Building The Highway 2 Mars produced by Rayzate.

The Highway 2 Mars

Stix Izza – “This Way”


"This Way" serves as a complimentary piece to the previous movie trailer, revealing more of the pieces that make the man and artist.

Stix Izza

How Nashville’s Hip-Hop Gained New Life


My good chum and fellow music scribe Sean Maloney at the alternative weekly Nashville Scene has been entrenched in all sides of Nashville's music culture but with even deeper roots in the Hip-Hop community.

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