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Posted on June 17th, 2021
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Lupe LLerenas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVTUTfnbPDI OMB Peezy merges his Alabama roots with his Sacramento upbringing, making street-minded music that boasts substance and swagger. Born in Mobile, Alabama in 1997 and part of a musical family, Peezy started rapping at age...
Posted on May 6th, 2021
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Lupe LLerenas
https://www.youtube.com/embed/pjv-w5FbrS0 You ever listen to a rapper who just sounds like he’s chatting with you? Babyface Ray has been doling out conversational lifestyle raps over smooth beats since 2010, making his presence felt in Detroit’s crowded and...
Posted on March 10th, 2021
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Lupe LLerenas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8t8-w7KL04 Yella Beezy is a product of Dallas, Texas' Oak Cliff neighborhood who has achieved success well enough over the years.  The Dallas native prides himself on staying humble. Raised by a single mother...
Posted on March 6th, 2021
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Lupe LLerenas
https://youtu.be/JCOApOon4aw Welcome home Bobby Shmurda​! The Brooklyn rapper was released from New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision on Tuesday, February 23, after serving six years behind bars. To celebrate his release, Karen...
Posted on January 13th, 2021
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Lupe LLerenas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Lm5VgJcBOA Landing a deal with Future's Freebandz label, Doe Boy has built a steady fan base with a consistent output of street-level braggadocio. Over the years, the East Cleveland-born rapper has delivered hit after hit, which has...
Posted on January 6th, 2021
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Lupe LLerenas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2T0byNHih3I After having his rap career temporarily on hold for the last six years, Rowdy Rebel is back! Back in 2014, the Brooklyn rapper was on the rise with his friend and fellow GS9 rapper Bobby Shmurda. That same year,...
Posted on June 25th, 2020
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Staff Editor
Chicago native Polo G is the latest rapper to be featured in Karen Civil's #CivilTV "Welcome To My Neighborhood" series. The 21-year old rapper takes us through his Chicago neighborhood as we see where he spent his earlierst years of elementary school to how he became...
Posted on March 24th, 2020
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This time last year, Daniel Anthony Farris, better known as D Smoke was getting ready to participate in Netflix’s first-ever Hip-Hop competition, Rhythm + Flow. Rhythm + Flow would eventually change the life of the Inglewood, California native as he would be crowned the...
Posted on December 12th, 2018
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There's no doubt, there's a new wave of Hip-Hop and Rap artists emerging from the East Coast. SkinnyFromThe9 is one of those artists, straight out from New Jersey. The 22-year-old is quickly picking up momentum with his music. He's best known for the 2017 singles...
Posted on October 31st, 2018
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Staff Editor
G Herbo is the most recent artist to make an appearance on Karen Civil and Civil TV’s “Welcome To My Neighborhood” series. During this series we get see the hometown of Herbo and get a more personal look into his lifestyle before fame and now. The Chicago native...
Posted on September 5th, 2018
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Resurrecting the distinctive sounds of early '90s West Coast G-funk, rapper G Perico connects the streets and the studio with his cinematic storytelling and observations from South Central Los Angeles. With a delivery similar to DJ Quik, Too $hort, and Eazy-E, Perico...
Posted on July 3rd, 2018
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Asian Doll is a rising female rapper originating from Dallas, Texas. She is most known for her song "No Flockin," which skyrocketed her to the top. In the last two years, the 21-year-old has become one of rap's breakthrough artists, working with the likes of PnB Rock and...
Posted on February 21st, 2018
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Ever since artists like Too $hort and N.W.A burst onto the scene in the late 1980s, the West Coast has been recognized as a prime staple for incredible and diverse rap talent. These days, the scene is as vibrant as ever. From the Bay to L.A., you’ll find a variety of...
miles brown nba debut single civil tv
Posted on February 19th, 2018
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Staff Editor
Miles Brown might only be 13-years old, but he's already accomplishing more than a lot of his peers have. Premiering today exclusively on KarenCivil.com and Civil TV, we're excited to introduce Miles Brown the rapper, as he's debuting his first-ever single "NBA" along...
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Posted on October 20th, 2017
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Site Manager
When it comes to hip-hop, the west coast is full of talent, authenticity and progression. The rappers leading the charge not only dominate their hometowns, but they have a chokehold on the entire industry. There's something about that west coast flavor we can't deny. One...