Youngstown on Deck
GOTTA HUSLE ENTERTAINMENT GOTTA HUSLE has continued their movement toward introducing their new genre of rap they called reality rap. All members are born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio. There are very few artist that have the complete package like Gotta Husle. GH is comprised of diverse individuals each with their own distinct style. They have broken many of the stereotypes Youngstown artists have been facing for years. Gotta Husle Entertainment is ready for mass distribution. GH has had the number one song on Hardcorejamz.com inter-net radio and was the featured artist of the month in March 08. This year the group has successfully negotiated an opening slot for a Gucci Mane show, and opening for Bun B in March ,Lil Wayne in May with an audience of 6000 plus, Cassidy in Sandusky ,and most recently Devin tha dude in Youngstown. After being nominated 7 times in this years OHHA awards and winning the 08 OHHA "Peoples choice award". The group is ready to drop their highly anticipated sohpomore album "Youngstown on Deck" this fall. Gotta Husle Ent. Consist's of ceo Ralph Riddla, co-ceo Spoon Dawg, president Benny Grimm and manager J Budz ,along with publisist 'So Sincere' (Ceo of A.B.E. and '07' OHHA best promo co. Nominee). Artist, also members of GH Ent include Skar, Peso, (Mobb City Huslas Yung K, Merse,Mello), R+B artist J.I, and newly acquired '07 and 08 OHHA nominee' Notice,Dolla bill, Chuck, Reese, and Chicago. Gotta Husle was formed in Youngstown in 2004. The artist in this group got their start with other groups. Then all came together to create Gotta Husle. The group was brought together by it's ceo Ralph Riddla with all members having the vision of being known for their own style of rap called Reality Rap. The group has performed at over 80 venues in the mid-west area. In "06' Gotta Husle dropped their mix-tape "From the Bottom to the Top" which in a years time sold over 4000 copies. Putting our city on the map. Gotta Husle came back strong in "07' with the release of the greatly anticipated album G.H.N.I.C, which led to their nomination for best group in 07 by the OHHA. This year their single 'Get Like Me' hit #1 on Hardcorejamz.com, internet radio (with over 35,000 listeners a day). GH dropped another mixtape ' Is It Me or Is It My Swag' which moved just under 600 units in the first week. Also their "I Got Husle " appearal and merchandise quickly sold out and are always in demand. Their sophomore album 'Youngstown On Deck' is set to hit the shelves and the streets early o 9. All their hard work this year has led to 7 "08 OHHA nominations and the group winning it's first OHHA for "Peoples choice 08" wich they won for having the best ringtone and most music downloads. After numerous performances, mix-tapes, underground shows, and release parties, with all expenses produced within Gotta Husle. At times with up to 6 shows a month. Hitting several mid-west cities and states. Gotta Husle is interested and looking for offers to distribute their music. There is meaning behind each lyric dropped and every performance they do. Our city is one of the murder capitals of the country. That has made it difficult for any artist from the area to break out and make a positive name for themselves and the city. These trailblazers are breaking stereotypes, and making real quality music. The group is comprised of trend- setters that have started a movement. Gotta Husle is making big noise and they force you to listen.