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What Inspires Nikki Jean

Nikki Jean is a singer/songwriter and musician from St. Paul, MN. At age 6, she as inspired to become a musician after watching the all-star tribute to Irving Berlin celebrate the his 100th birthday. Nikki studied and lived the arts of songwriting, singing, and performing. She later moved to Philadelphia and linked up with The Roots, Jill Scott, and Nona Hendryx (from the original “Lady Marmalade” song). While working on her own music, Nikki contributed lyrics and the chorus to Lupe Fiasco’s 2008 hit single “Hip Hop Saved My Life”. That same year, Nikki performed on The Glow In The Dark Tour with Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna, and N.E.R.D. In 2011, Nikki signed with indie label S-Curve Records and released her debut solo album Pennies In A Jar. The lead single “Steel & Feathers” was co-written by Bob Dylan. The album contains the track “Million Star Motel” with Lupe Fiasco and Black Thought. Support quality music by purchasing Pennies In A Jar, and look out for Nikki’s upcoming projects.

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Nikki Jean Albums

Nikki Jean – Pennies In A Jar (2011)
Nikki Jean – Nouveau Riche Longtail EP (2008)
Nikki Jean – Free Money EP (2008)

What Inspires Spon Vicious

From Philadelphia, PA, Spon Vicious is a hip hop artist, engineer, and members of The Roots crew. He has done studio work with Freeway, Rihanna, R. Kelly, The Roots, Peedi Crakk, Young Chris, Beanie Sigel, and more. In addition, Spon and Black Thought teamed up to manage a hip hop group called The Wurxs. Support quality hip hop and download The Wurxs’ mixtape Uptown Nights Pt. 1.

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What Inspires Steven Jo

From Miami, FL, Steven Jo is an emcee that became a YouTube phenomenon by showcasing his personality and sense of humor to the world. With a true passion for creating music, Steven Jo built a fanbase by acting out wild antics and breaking social norms on camera in front of random people. His attempt at the Cinnamon Challenge reached over a million views and became a feature of local TV news stations as well as Jimmy Kimmel Live. Steven Jo has been recognized by Rihanna, Soulja Boy, 50 Cent, and he’s even recorded a song with Waka Flocka.