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Sheefy McFly the Rapper

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Sheefy McFLy is a rap artist using music as a medium for expression. Formally trained and recognized as a talented visual artist Tasheef Turner is taking hip-hop into new arenas. Sheefy’s rock star style and punk rock esque show stand out in a loud era of hip-hop acts. His visual art matches his style in music production … bold, colorful, and hip-hop. On stage Sheefy’s show is full of the energy reminiscent of mid 80’s era hip-hop. Check out the Detroit is Different interview with Sheefy McFly.

Detroit is Different: the Inventor DJ Los Detroit Hip-hop Pioneer

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DJ Los is one of the pioneers of Detroit Hip-hop. In 1988 he and E-Z B released the first hip-hop album by a Detroit artist, “Untouchable.” ‘Untouchable’ had hit songs ‘Girl You’re my Destiny’ and ‘Untouchable’ (you-tube the songs … now and take a listen to history). Since 88’ he and his father have impacted the world of hip-hop. The label ‘World One Records’ released “Untouchable” and many of the first hip-hop records in Detroit. His contribution is as impactful as Smokey Robinson, and one of my closest mentors Derrick May, though not propped up to where it should be.

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