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Innovating and Evolving Music Once Again- The Shop Boyz!

  The Shop Boyz…the Atlanta based group consisting of Demetrius “Meany” Hardin, Richard “Fat” Stephens and Rasheed “Sheed” Hightower, has done it again!!! Many know of this group’s 2007 album labeled Rockstar Mentality, and the smash hit, “Party Like a Rock Star” released in which hit us immediately with heavy guitar plays, rap imbued with rock and roll elements and an energy that was unyielding in clubs across the U.S. The Shop Boyz deemed this music “Hood Rock” and fans became sold to the new musical concept, which resulted in…

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Jerry Adams, Multi Talented and Moving Forward!

Jerry Adams has truly personified the soulful, bluesy music that he is known for. The one of ten children that grew up in a two bedroom, wooden framed house in the backwoods of Cleveland County, North Carolina, he gave UT the opportunity to talk about his history in between his music appearances and a recent part in “Extreme” a movie by Michael Muanda. “I remember as a child we were dirt poor” he says. “There were times in my young life when there was no food in the house. The…

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