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Birthed on the south side of Chicago, Marcale “Calez” Lewis was born to create music. He got started at an early age of 6 when he wrote his first rap song called “Big Money,” which he performed for his family that kept him striving to become a star. He first got in the studio with Ronnie Mac of Crazy Flo Productions and recorded his debut single at the ripe age of 13 entitled “Concussion”. Growing up and learning more about music and productions he started making his own beats by age 14 off an affordable program called Fl Studio 5. He became an excellent producer and started working on his own career as an all around artist. Meet Dj Slugo in 2007 His alter ego Dj Calez was created which his production capabilities and uniqueness on the Chicago scene as a footwork track maker got his social and music sites over 500,000 hits on the internet. Tailing from such sites as Youtube, Imeem, and Myspace. Calez deeply influenced by late 80’s early 90’s fashion and hip-hop culture catapulted and inspires his music, and new upcoming label 2008ightiesMusic™ Were Calez partnered up with business savvy manager and his acknowledgeable paralegal parent LaNora Lewis. This label is an natural extension of his comparative talents to be equally an artist as well as an producer. Platinizing a foundation for other upcoming artist under the 2008ightiesMusic™ umballa who in the studio collectively brainstorm on various creative projects conducive to their unique sound. If you absolutely love old school hip-hop and the new era, Calez is the guy to listen too. Writing, producing and engineering ninety percent of his projects, Calez feels there is no one like him in his age group. Look out for Chicago’s very own Calez!
Legit is a 20 year old emcee born and bred in Chicago, IL. Being an avid fan of hip-hop music and culture, Legit was strongly influenced to start rapping during his freshman ear in high school. Legit offers a unique sound of soulful beats mixed with lyrical poignancy influenced by wordsmiths such as Lupe Fiasco and Eminem. With a clear cut mastery of diction, delivery and flow, Legit brings conscious substance with inherent wisdom seemingly beyond his years. In July of 2011, he released his most cohesive body of work to date titled “Coloring Outside The Lines” and has showed no signs of slowing up ever since. He released a video from that same project for a song called “A Nigger in Northface” which pushed the envelope discussing interracial dating. That video went viral almost immediately after its release, garnering over 100,000 views in just a few months, landing him on websites such as Worldstar Hip Hop, 2dopeboyz, This is 50, The Source, and Illroots to name a few. Currently, Legit is releasing a new song every week to hold fans over until his new project releases, which is expected sometime during the 4th Quarter of 2012.
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