The Freestyle Club

2 Kings Plus 1 – Episode 11

The Freestyle Club – 2 Kings Plus 1 – Episode 11

In this episode of The Freestyle Club – 2 Kings Plus 1 – Episode 11, we invite an artist to pick a topic for discussion.

Please join Radio Personality CPR Jose Ortiz, Life Long Freestyle Fan, and Former DeeJay – DaUnknownAdmin, as we welcome Miguel Reyes Jr. to the conversation.

The Freestyle Club -2 Kings Plus 1 - Episode 11
The Freestyle Club -2 Kings Plus 1 - Episode 11


The Freestyle Club welcomes Miguel Reyes Jr. to the conversation to discuss how he got his start in Freestyle. Listen in as Miguel tell us about the creation of Full Afekt, how they were formed and why they disbanded. We talk about the success of their recent reunion and the possibilities of more reunion shows in the future.  

Miguel continues the conversation talking about his solo career. He shares how Sammy C played a roll in getting him signed to his next label. He also goes into detail about his experiences with different labels.

We also talk about the various times he took off from recording and why he decided to return with his latest song “Like The First Time”. Find out the long history of “Like The First Time” from when it first appeared on Tim “Spinnin” Schommer’s first Mixtape CD in the late ’90’s to its release in 2018.

Finally, we discuss what the future holds for Miguel Reyes Jr. Will we hear new music coming out soon or will we have to wait another 20 plus years for his next release.

Where To Find Miguel Reyes Jr. 

Facebook

Spotify

Freestyle News And Pick Hit Of The Week

Tune in as we each give our opinions on the current hot topics and events currently in Freestyle. We also pick a track each week that we consider to be noteworthy.

Miguel Reyes Jr.: Voices In Your Head by Paris By Air
CPR Jose Ortiz: The Promise by Rolando Motavo 
DaUnknownAdmin: Heaven Help Me by Sophia Aylse

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Blah, Blah, Polls – Bonus Episode 1

The Freestyle Club – Blah, Blah, Polls – Bonus Episode 1

The Freestyle Club dedicates this episode to our listeners’ feedback. The overwhelming feedback received was regarding Polls. There are currently 3 different Freestyle countdown polls, each one has its Pro’s and Con’s.

We focus on CPR’s “Top Ten Freestyle Countdown, The Only Countdown That Matters”. How the Countdown is compiled and what it tries to accomplish.

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TheFreestyleClub-Bonus-001.png

Listen in as CPR reveals the metrics that are involved in the making of the longest running Freestyle countdown. Discover how fans, deejays and producers all play a part in the countdown, including social media. And why he is so protective of the process.

Now is your turn to share your thoughts on the subject. Tell us in the comments below what you think of the various polls, what are they doing right. and how they can improve.

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12 Inches of Zone – Episode 10

The Freestyle Club – 12 Inches of Zone – Episode 10

In this episode of The Freestyle Club – 12 Inches of Zone – Episode 10, we invite an artist to pick a topic for discussion.

Please join Radio Personality CPR Jose Ortiz, Life Long Freestyle Fan, and Former DeeJay – DaUnknownAdmin, as we welcome Recording Artist Sammy Zone to the conversation.

The Freestyle Club -12 Inches of Zone - Episode 10
The Freestyle Club -12 Inches of Zone - Episode 10


The Freestyle Club starts the conversation with Sammy Zone about being one of the “Reinaldo’s”. His thought process behind the decision and his feelings decades later.  We then go on to discuss his struggle to find his own identity and how he was able to escape his past to recreate himself.

Sammy tells The Freestyle Club how he eventually went on to find a  producer that would help him become the “Sammy Zone” we know today. That legendary producer was and still is Carlos Berrios. Together they released “Without You”, the most played New Freestyle Song at the time. 

We move on to discuss Sammy’s next release, which was received with mixed reviews at the time, “Running”.  Find out how Sammy and Carlos came up with the idea to do “Running” as the follow-up song to “Without You”

The Freestyle Club gets into the topic of why “Running” The Redux was released on vinyl and what’s next for both Sammy and Carlos.

Where To Find Sammy and Carlos

Sammy Zone

  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sammyzone

Carlos Berrios

  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carlosberriosfilmmaker

Freestyle News And Pick Hit Of The Week

Tune in as we each give our opinions on the current hot topics and events currently in Freestyle. We also pick a track each week that we consider to be noteworthy.

Sammy Zone: Rise by Lissette Melendez
CPR Jose Ortiz: Intoxicated by Julio Mena 
DaUnknownAdmin: Running Redux by Berrios vs Zone

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Canadian Bacon – Episode 9

The Freestyle Club – Canadian Bacon – Episode 9

In this episode of The Freestyle Club – Canadian Bacon – Episode 9, we invite an artist to pick a topic for discussion.

Please join Radio Personality CPR Jose Ortiz, Life Long Freestyle Fan, and Former DeeJay – DaUnknownAdmin, as we welcome Recording Artist Victoria aka Vikcki to the conversation.

The Freestyle Club - Canadian Bacon - Episode 9
The Freestyle Club - Canadian Bacon - Episode 9


The Freestyle Club speaks to Vicki to get her insight on the next generation of artists to sing Freestyle music. Vicki tells the Freestyle Club about coaching her own daughter Alexia. We also discuss the rise of other young artists and who Alexia would like to work with in future projects.

Vicki also describes issues with iRadio stations and how she addressed them. She describes the conditions she shares Alexia’s music and the controversy that has ensued. Issues like Freestyle Polls, fake accounts, Twitter, etc.   

Finally, The Freestyle Club gets in the topic of Vinyl releases. We ask Vicki, why release on Vinyl? Vicki talks about how the demand for her vintage recordings lead her to make the decision to release new songs on vinyl. She talks about price points and why she stands firm on those price points, regionally where the highest demand for her vinyl is and how she markets her vinyl by creating DJ Packages. 

Where To Find Vicki

Freestyle News And Pick Hit Of The Week

Tune in as we each give our opinions on the current hot topics and events currently in Freestyle. We also pick a track each week that we consider to be noteworthy.

Vicki: If I Come Back by Victoria and Nick Colon
CPR Jose Ortiz: If I Could See You Again by Sharyn Maceren
DaUnknownAdmin: Like The First Time by Miguel Reyes

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Swing Batter Batter – Episode 8 -Part 2

The Freestyle Club – Swing Batter Batter – Episode 8 – Part 2

In this episode of The Freestyle Club – Swing Batter Batter – Episode 8, we continue the conversation with our invited guest artist.

Please join Radio Personality CPR Jose Ortiz, Life Long Freestyle Fan, and Former DeeJay – DaUnknownAdmin, as we welcome Recording Artist K&/TKA to the conversation.

The Freestyle Club - Swing Batter Batter - Part 2
The Freestyle Club - Swing Batter Batter - Part 2

We ask the question that our listeners have talked about in our group page, “Whatever happened to TKG”? K7 goes into details about how the idea of having a new member join TKA came about. Listen in as K7 describes the moment the concept of having George Lamond become the part of TKA, who suggested it, his reaction and what happened after that conversation.

Finally, K7 speaks about the Freestyle industry as a whole. Why new school artists are not part of the bigger Freestyle events being held by the major promoters in the industry. He also speaks passionately about the way Freestyle fans are being treated by artists and reminds the artists the fans are the ones keeping the genre alive. 

Freestyle News And Pick Hit Of The Week

Tune in as we each give our opinions on the current hot topics and events currently in Freestyle. We also pick a track each week that we consider to be noteworthy.

K7: George Lamond – Cry For Love
CPR Jose Ortiz:  Natalia – Be Strong
DaUnknownAdmin: Map Style featuring Gift Golyer – Crazy 4 U

Where To Find K7/TKA

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/K7TKA/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/k7tka
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tka_k7/

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Swing Batter Batter – Episode 8 – Part 1

The Freestyle Club – Swing Batter Batter – Episode 8 – Part 1

In this episode of The Freestyle Club – Swing Batter Batter – Episode 8, we invite an artist to pick a topic for discussion.

Please join Radio Personality CPR Jose Ortiz, Life Long Freestyle Fan, and Former DeeJay – DaUnknownAdmin, as we welcome Recording Artist K&/TKA to the conversation.

The Freestyle Club - Swing Batter Batter - Part 1
The Freestyle Club - Swing Batter Batter - Part 1

The Freestyle Club starts things off with 11-month-old Blue, K7’s latest addition to the family. We also discuss his oldest son, J6, and what career path he has taken. 

The Freestyle Club discusses the early years of TKA, how they started out as a Rap group and why they ended up bring a Freestyle group instead. Who the members were then, who the members are now, and everyone in between. We talk about the TKA vs TAA controversy that is still a hot topic over a decade later.

Where To Find K7/TKA

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/K7TKA/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/k7tka
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tka_k7/

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Your Name Here – Episode 7

The Freestyle Club – Your Name Here – Episode 7

In this episode of The Freestyle Club – Your Name Here – Episode 7, we invite an artist to pick a topic for discussion.

Please join Radio Personality CPR Jose Ortiz, Life Long Freestyle Fan, and Former DeeJay – DaUnknownAdmin, as we welcome Recording Artist E’dee to the conversation.

The Freestyle Club - Your Name Here - Episode 7
The Freestyle Club - Your Name Here - Episode 7

The Freestyle Club have a conversation with E’dee regarding contracts, maintaining your identity, and being your own advocate in the music industry. She describes the difference between her first and current go-around in the Freestyle industry.

Listen in as E’dee shares her experiences when she first started in Freestyle. E’dee explains how she when from being introduced to a label owner, auditioned,  recorded and booked for a month,  all within one week’s time. She also reveals how she went bankrupt even as she was a working artist.

E’dee informs us how her second go-around in Freestyle is now different. How she took total control of her career and manages her own bookings. How she is the one who decides which projects she will and won’t work on. She also shares how she avoids the traps of being used by both producers and promoters. 

Finally, The Freestyle Club re-emphasizes the importance of protecting your name and your brand. E’dee talks about the extend she has gone to in order to protect her brand, her identiy, including taking legal action.

Where To Find E’dee

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DivaOfFreestyle

Twitter: https://twitter.com/iipeanuts

Freestyle News And Pick Hit Of The Week

Tune in as we each give our opinions on the current hot topics and events currently in Freestyle. We also pick a track each week that we consider to be noteworthy.

E’dee: Eminem – Lucky You (Feat. Joyner Lucas)
CPR Jose Ortiz: E’dee – I Want You Now
DaUnknownAdmin: Quadlibet – Just Want To

This week in Freestyle we highlight two new entries in the Crowd Funding arena.

First up is Destune Records with the Jason Kendall’s Because I Love You (The Postman’s Song

Lastly, there is Tony Marino’s Limited Edition – Autographed – Multi-Colored Vinyl EP: Funk Melody Jams

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FreeMason – Episode 6

The Freestyle Club – FreeMason – Episode 6

In this episode of The Freestyle Club – Get The Table – Episode 5, we invite a manager and promoter to pick a topic for discussion.

Please join Radio Personality CPR Jose Ortiz, Life Long Freestyle Fan, and Former DeeJay – DaUnknownAdmin, as we welcome Andre Faria to the conversation.

The Freestyle Club - FreeMason - Episode 6
The Freestyle Club - FreeMason - Episode 6


The Freestyle Club delves into how Andre Faria got into promoting events and why he started managing his own artists.  Listen in as Andre Faria talks about how hiring artists for a birthday turned into a passion for promoting events. 

Andre explains the journey he took from booking his first event to working with legends in the Industry. How the booking business works and how to work with other promoters. 

Finally, The Freestyle Club gets Andre’s insight on the challenges of promoting his own artists, the tactics he utilized to get them booked and his future plans. The Freestyle Club briefly touches on Freestyle’s reluctance to evolve with the growing trends over the years and how Andre has employed growing trends to guide his business plan.

Where To Find Andre Faria

Freestyle News And Pick Hit Of The Week

Tune in as we each give our opinions on the current hot topics and events currently in Freestyle. We also pick a track each week that we consider to be noteworthy.

Andre Faria: Audi Medina – No More
CPR Jose Ortiz: AP3 – Just The Same (Joee’s Remix)
DaUnknownAdmin: Jasmine Denis – Sticks and Stones

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Get The Table – Episode 5

The Freestyle Club – Get The Table – Episode 5

In this episode of The Freestyle Club – Get The Table – Episode 5, we invite a producer and promoter to pick a topic for discussion.

Please join Radio Personality CPR Jose Ortiz, Life Long Freestyle Fan, and Former DeeJay – DaUnknownAdmin, as we welcome Steve “Mr. Miami” O’Neil to the conversation.

Listen in as Mr. Miami talks about his two loves, Freestyle and Wrestling.

The Freestyle Club delves into how Mr. Miami’s got into Wrestling and Freestyle. Find out how he got his start in Wrestling and Freestyle, and how these two seemly different worlds are a lot alike.

The Freestyle Club then goes in deep into how Hot Production both kept Freestyle alive and later was responsible for its demise. The conversation acknowledges the role Hot Productions played in keeping Freestyle alive after radio stations plays were on the decline. Later we describe how the decline in the quality of productions played a significant part in the eventual collapse of Freestyle, along with other factors.

Finally, The Freestyle Club talks to Mr. Miami about his current and future projects, such as the re-branding of this popular podcast “Freestyle is Not Dead“, as well as the possible announcement of a new and upcoming project.

Where To Find Mr. Miami

 

Freestyle News And Pick Hit Of The Week

Tune in as we each give our opinions on the current hot topics and events currently in Freestyle. We also pick a track each week that we consider to be noteworthy.

Mr. Miami:
CPR Jose Ortiz:
DaUnknownAdmin: 

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Redacted – Episode 4

he Freestyle Club – Redacted – Episode 4

In this episode of The Freestyle Club – Redacted – Episode 4, we invite artist and songwriter from both sides of the Chicago Music Scene to pick a topic for discussion.

Please join Radio Personality CPR Jose Ortiz, Life Long Freestyle Fan, and Former DeeJay – DaUnknownAdmin, as we welcome A’Lisa B to the conversation.

 

The Freestyle Club – Redacted – Episode 4
The Freestyle Club – Redacted – Episode 4

Listen in as A’lisa B share’s her experience as being part of a group and then going off on her own and goes into details about the pros and cons for both. The Freestyle Club also briefly discusses the lost of Aretha Franklin, life in Chicago, and what is next for A’Lisa B.

The Freestyle Club discusses her career as both a House Music and Freestyle Music artist. We cover the songs she has written and sang in both genres. A’Lisa B tell us which genre holds a special place in her heart.

A’Lisa B touches on future projects such as the upcoming release of her latest Freestyle song, Memories of Love, as well as the possibilities of a Freestyle album and new House Music song. She also hints at other projects that are in the works, including one with our very own CPR Jose Ortiz.

Finally, The Freestyle Club questions A’Lisa B about who she would like to work with in the near future and who she would like to produce for her in the future.

Where To Find Alisa B

A’Lisa B On Facebook
A’Lisa B On Twitter

Freestyle News And Pick Hit Of The Week

Tune in as we each give our opinions on the current hot topics and events currently in Freestyle. We also pick a track each week that we consider to be noteworthy.

Alisa B:
CPR Jose Ortiz:
DaUnknownAdmin: Rudy Fausto – Strings of My Heart

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