Not many 21-year old rappers can say that they've been rapping for over a decade. The Las Vegas-based rapper began rapping at just 8 years old with the group "DaFuture" with his brother and very close friend – his mother wrote his raps at the time. "My Mom was like Joe Jackson," says Wright, "She was a concert promoter so I was exposed to the music industry early – we even did youth reporting at... major awards shows like the BET Awards."

At 17-years old with several years of experience Dizzy decided to take his rap career seriously. Formerly known as Dizzy D Flashy, Dizzy was a winner on BET's "Wild Out Wednesdays," winner of the Sheikh Music "Rip the Mic" Competition and released 5 mixtapes, which lead him to rack up over 1-million views on YouTube. Wright wants for people to learn something when they listen to his music by discussing situations that his fans can relate to. "The internet allowed me to see what my music did to people – I like being able to see the response. When you rap, you have a voice and this is how I balance my thoughts," says Wright.

In November 2011, Wright signed to Funk Volume after being discovered at the Sheikh Music "Rip the Mic" Competition in 2010. Impressed by his smooth flow, confident stage presence and energy that won over the crowd, Funk Volume knew he was a special talent and would be valuable addition to the team. On the heels of his latest mixtape "Soul Searchin' Next Level," Wright will release "Smoke Out Conversations" on February 20th, and says the tape was inspired by Don Miguel Ruiz's widespread book, "The Four Agreements." "I live the four agreements. The first agreement is be impeccable with your word. People will learn something from this mixtape.

Emilio Rojas

During a time when New York is struggling to break new artists, an unlikely face, from an unlikely place, has emerged. Rochester, New York, native Emilio Rojas is just that: The fresh face New York needs to reclaim a place in the forefront of the Hip Hop genre. In 2005, Emilio received a phone call from a friend asking if he would like to move to New York. After selling everything he owned, he was living in Brooklyn the next day. Since then Emilio has distinguished himself by releasing several critically acclaimed mixtapes, and taken his place amongst the most anticipated of up and coming artists

Billy Lyve

Born in Reisterstown, MD and currently residing in Westminster, we have Billy Lyve, solo artist and frontman of the new multi-genre band iLL LuCK.
With a unique sound which includes hip-hop, r&b, rock and edm, iLL LuCK has recently been making a lot of noise in the Baltimore music scene. The band consists of DJ Cliffstarr, Ambush (hype man), Superman (drums) and Nic Richards (guitar). The band also features several vocalists. iLL LuCK's influences include, but are not limited to Rage Against the Machine, Eminem, Linkin Park, 2pac and Nas. Recently iLL LuCK opened up a sold out show with MGK. As a solo artist, Billy Lyve has opened for Rakim, Hopsin, Talib Kweli, Skyzoo, Cappadonna, Project Pat, Ill Bill and Slain and more.

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* Dizzy Wright: The Golden Age Tour * with Emilio Rojas, Marcus Moody, Billy Lyve, Trait Razor, Presented by HotNewHipHop.com

Friday, October 11 · Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM at Baltimore Soundstage