The Freestyle Club – Blah, Blah, 2018 – Bonus Episode 2

The Freestyle Club – Blah, Blah, 2018 – Bonus Episode 2

This Freestyle Club Blah Blah Bonus Episode dedicates this episode to Freestyle in review for the year 2018. Listen to our thoughts on the status of Freestyle for the Year 2018.

We start out sharing our thoughts and experiences over the 16 plus episodes we have created on The Freestyle Club. From almost ending the podcast after one episode to reinventing the show on the fly. We touch on which were our favorite episodes and guests. We thank the many artists, promoters, producers, and deejays that took the time to tell their truth. We also are truly grateful to the listeners that listen, like and share our podcast. Thank you, everyone, for making The Freestyle Club so much fun and informative.

We shift our focus to the growing contradictions of Freestyle Music Countdowns, Industry use of fans to fight their battles and the personal effects its had on our very own CPR Jose Ortiz. Lend an ear as CPR goes into details about an incident he had to deal with for 6 months of the year.

Of course, a podcast wouldn’t be complete without talking about The Planet Rock Beat. We examine CPR’s choice for the #40 spot on his 2018 Freestyle Countdown, Robert Barkto. You can expect to hear more about Robert on The Freestyle Club in 2019. We then discuss the best of 2018, which songs and artists we thought were the standouts of 2018.

Lastly, we close out the podcast by making a few predictions about 2019. We hope everyone had a great and safe holiday, we look forward to continuing the conversation in 2019. 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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Fineprint – Episode 16

The Freestyle Club – Fineprint – Episode 16


Release Date: 12/12/2018

Welcome to The The Freestyle Club – Fineprint – Episode 16, with Willie Valentin.

The Freestyle Club – Fineprint – Episode 16
The Freestyle Club – Fineprint – Episode 16

 
The Freestyle Club catches up with Willie Valentin to talk Artistik, Contracts and yes, The Planet Rock Beat!  Get Willie’s take on the use of The Planet Rock Beat in today’s Freestyle productions. Willie’s provides his insight on  why producers would use it, reasons might include anything from the Artist requesting that particular beat or it just comes down as a  quick and easy beat for a producer to use.

We move on from The Planet Rock Beat to Mic Mac Records passing on notable Freestyle artists, how  Artistik Records was created and how it got its name. Willie goes in deep on how the sausage is made when it comes to creating a label and getting a distrubtion deal. 

Take a seat and lean in as Willie describes the details of his first contract with Mic Mac Records. Willie explains the nitty-gritty of what signing a contract really meant, all the pros and cons that he took away from that experience. Later he explains the motivation factors that went into going into business for himself and how his perspectives on being on the other side of the deals. 

Finally, talk about the Artistik Roster, the possibilities of an Artistik reunion and about what’s coming up next for Willie Valentin and Artistik Records for 2019. 

Freestyle News And Hot Pick 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.

Hot Pick of The Week

Willie Valentin’s Pick Magical by Lily Rose  
CPR Jose Ortiz’s Pick If I Tell You by Wendy  
DaUnknownAdmin’s Pick Take Me by Quadlibet  

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BOOM! – Episode 15

The Freestyle Club – BOOM! – Episode 15


Release Date: 12/05/2018

Welcome to The The Freestyle Club – BOOM! – Episode 15, with DJ Tim “Spinnin” Schommer.

The Freestyle Club – BOOM! – Episode 15
The Freestyle Club – BOOM! – Episode 15

Listen in as DJ Tim “Spinnin’ Schommer takes a break from the 1’s and 2’s to sit in The Third Chair to Talk Freestyle with The Freestyle Club. Tim talks about how the sausage is made with his famous Freestyle Mixes. Get an extremely rare insight into Tim’s thought process when making a mix. Take note on all the elements that are involved in a DJ Tim “Spinnin” Schommer Mix.

The Club talks about the origins of DJ Tim “Spinnin” Schommer in Chicago and his current Facebook Live Show. Tim shares how he had to find a niche on a station that had such greats as Bad Boy Bill, Julian “Jumpin'” Perez, Ralphi “The Razz” Rosario and Farley “Jackmaster” Funk.

Take note of the conversation between “CPR” Jose Oritz and Tim “Spinnin” Schommer as they discuss the intricacies of breaking a song. What their considerations are when accepting or denying a track to be potentially highlighted in their perspective shows.

Tim takes us back in time and tells us about how Freestyle group L.A.W. came about and his role in getting them established, yet another group that was bypassed by Mic Mac Records! He also talks about other Chicago area Charlie B and A’lisa B. We conclude the session with a brief discussion about his mix “Heartbreak” series.

Freestyle News And Hot Pick 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.

Hot Pick of The Week

Tim “Spinnin” Schommer Pick: Anymore by Jae Mazor

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Mama Slushii – Episode 14

The Freestyle Club – Mama Slushii – Episode 14

Release Date: 11/28/2018

Welcome to The Freestyle Club – Mama Slushii – Episode 14, with Mama Slushii, Recording Artist Wendy.

We sit down with Wendy to discuss how she got her start in Freestyle music. We review her releases and how she became Artistik’s first female artist. Listen in as Wendy talks about putting her career on hold as she shifted her focus from her own career to those of her children.

Wendy talks about her struggles as a single parent trying to bring her children’s dreams to a reality. Today her son, Slushii, is a world-famous DeeJay. In fact, Slushii had just wrapped up a set in California and was on his way to spin in Japan as we recorded this episode.

We pick up Wendy’s career as of 2018 with her latest release “If I Tell You“. Wendy tells us about working with The Santana Twins and singing a song that she didn’t write. We finish up talking about future projects for 2019.

Freestyle News And Hot Pick 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.

Hot Pick of The Week

Wendy Pick: Beginning of The End by Marisol
DaUnknownAdmin Pick: If I Tell You by Wendy
CPR Jose Ortiz Pick: For All My Life by Luis Marte

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Blue Pill vs Red Pill – Episode 13 – Part 2

The Freestyle Club: Blue Pill vs Red Pill – Episode 13 – Part 2

In this episode of The Freestyle Club – Blue Pill vs Red Pill – Episode 13 – Part 2, 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 DJ, Producer and iRadio Station Owner; DJ Michael Xtacy to the conversation.

The Freestyle Club: Blue Pill vs Red Pill - Episode 13 - Part 2
The Freestyle Club: Blue Pill vs Red Pill - Episode 13 - Part 2


The Freestyle Club welcomes DJ Michael Xtacy to sit in the third chair and have an honest conversation. In the conclusion of this two-part episode, we go deep into the challenges of running an iRadio Station. 

The Freestyle Club examines the issues and challenges that iRadio station owners must face while setting up and maintaining their stations. We also address the elephant in the room that is FB Live Shows and their impact on iRadio Stations and the Freestyle Community as a whole. 

Finally, we touch on how DJ Michael Xtacy gave mad props to those that made a positive impact on his career and the interview that caught the eye of DaUnknownAdmin. 

Read The DJ Xtacy Interview with Out On The Town

Where To Find DJ Michael Xtacy.

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.

The Freestyle Club is now syndicated by two iRadio stations

ClubMegaMixRadio.Com and ThePhillyMix.Com

The Freestyle Club Pick Hit of The Week

DJ Michael Xtacy: Everybody Fuck Now by Sissy Penis Factory 
CPR Jose Ortiz: Blink by U.V.U.K.
 
DaUnknownAdmin: Planet Rock by AAfrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force

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Blue Pill vs Red Pill – Episode 13 – Part 1

The Freestyle Club: Blue Pill vs Red Pill – Episode 13 – Part 1

In this episode of The Freestyle Club – Blue Pill vs Red Pill – Episode 13 – Part 1, 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 DJ, Producer and iRadio Station Owner; DJ Michael Xtacy to the conversation.

The Freestyle Club: Blue Pill vs Red Pill - Episode 13 - Part 1
The Freestyle Club: Blue Pill vs Red Pill - Episode 13 - Part 1


The Freestyle Club welcomes DJ Michael Xtacy to sit in the third chair and have an honest conversation. In this episode, we’ll talk growing up as a DeeJay, learning the craft and keeping up with technology. Xtacy offers his opinion on the current crop of Freestyle DJs, both good and bad.

Xtacy also discusses his progression from Deejay to Producer. We go into what motivated him to create his own music and how his passion to be creative and unique is driving his submission for The Santana Twin’s Ride at Five Show. 

Next, The Freestyle Club tackles the Topic of The Day “iRadio Stations”. Sit back as we discuss the early beginnings of licensed iRadio stations and how Xtacy got his first show. We discuss the various stations he has spun for and the motivation behind creating his own station.

Where To Find DJ Michael Xtacy.

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Ménage à Freestyle Episode 12 Part 2

The Freestyle Club: Ménage à Freestyle Episode 12

In this episode of The Freestyle Club: Ménage à Freestyle Episode 12, 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 Alex Zùñiga of Latin Nation to the conversation.

The Freestyle Club: Ménage à Freestyle Episode 12
The Freestyle Club: Ménage à Freestyle Episode 12


The Freestyle Club welcomes Alex Zùñiga of Latin Nation to sit in the third chair and have an honest conversation. In this episode, we’ll table about the creation of  Latin Nation and why he continues to use the name. We’ll get into his early years in the Freestyle industry, what he learned from those experiences and how they shaped his outlook. 

Alex reveals how his current compilation “A Class of Their Own” came to be and how he has been able to keep it going into its third release, A Class of Their Own, The Menagerie. He talks strategy, setbacks, and successes with his project and shares his vision for its future. 

Lastly, The Freestyle Club has a frank discussion about how Alex has been perceived both good and bad in the Freestyle Industry. How he uses the memories of his brothers to motivate himself and why regardless of the harsh criticism he continues on the path he has set for himself.

Where To Find Alex of Latin Nation.

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.


Alex Zùñiga: Born To Love You by E’Dee
CPR Jose Ortiz: Beth by TKA 
DaUnknownAdmin: Shine by Stephanie Bennett

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.

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Ménage à Freestyle Episode 12 Part 1

The Freestyle Club: Ménage à Freestyle Episode 12

In this episode of The Freestyle Club: Ménage à Freestyle Episode 12, 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 Alex Zùñiga of Latin Nation to the conversation.

The Freestyle Club: Ménage à Freestyle Episode 12
The Freestyle Club: Ménage à Freestyle Episode 12


The Freestyle Club welcomes Alex Zùñiga of Latin Nation to sit in the third chair and have an honest conversation. In this episode, we’ll table about the creation of  Latin Nation and why he continues to use the name. We’ll get into his early years in the Freestyle industry, what he learned from those experiences and how they shaped his outlook. 

Alex reveals how his current compilation “A Class of Their Own” came to be and how he has been able to keep it going into its third release, A Class of Their Own, The Menagerie. He talks strategy, setbacks, and successes with his project and shares his vision for its future. 

Lastly, The Freestyle Club has a frank discussion about how Alex has been perceived both good and bad in the Freestyle Industry. How he uses the memories of his brothers to motivate himself and why regardless of the harsh criticism he continues on the path he has set for himself.

Where To Find Alex of Latin Nation.

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.


Alex Zùñiga: Born To Love You by E’Dee
CPR Jose Ortiz: Beth by TKA 
DaUnknownAdmin: Shine by Stephanie Bennett

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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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