You Don't Wanna/ Runnz
Martell Keller age ninetten a.k.a. Loe Key, lives in Baton Rouge, LA. He grew up listening to old school music and first began rapping at 11 years old after being inspired by his brother, Kelton, who is also involved in the music industry as an artist/ poet. The main artists who influenced Loe Key, and motivated him to rap were 2Pac, Ice Cube, Scarface and Jay-Z, who is his favorite rapper. Loe Key describes himself as more than just a rapper, but instead a versatile lyricist with a combination of flavors from eastcoast, westcoast, and downsouth combined together in a metorphoric melting pot. The main message in is music is biographical with emphasis on his thinking process. So, he does not rap about things he does not have, or life issues that he has not experienced. Loe Key's single, 'You Don't Wanna,' is his way of letting people know that he is a cool person who is easy to get along with, but you don't wanna cross the line of disrespect, because there will be consequences, so let's respect each other and keep it positive. His single is an example of how he raps about his lifestyle and how he's going to achieve the goals that he has set for himself. Loe Key wants to gain more than capital wealth, he wants to make music for all to enjoy and take the proceeds from the sell of his albums to venture out into the clothing and footwear business, but more importantly he wants to give back to his community by building Low-Income Housing for the needy. Joshua Henry age eighteen a.k.a. Shorty Short Stop was born in Vallejo, but was raised in Fairfield, CA. Even though his favorite rapper is 2Pac, he has mostly been motivated to rap by his fellow rappers on the Get Rich Entertainment record label, Khali Hustle, Jo-Beezy, and Chuck Nasty and BeeDee of the BTA Boyz, who he has also experienced many of life's ups and downs with. He was inspired to rap at the young age of 14 being interested in experiencing new things, and a positive way to release life's stresses. He wanted to expose his feelings and experiences about living in various areas like San Francisco, and Fairfield to others, which led to him putting music behind the words he placed on his pad. Shorty Short Stop categorizes himself as a versatile artist that does it all. His single, 'Runnz' is another word for fast girls with no self-respect and what they are willing to do. Shorty Short Stop states that although men like these girls they are over-looked when it comes to finding a house wife, so women beware! He acquired the name Shorty Short Stop from friends from 'Pintail' in Suisun, CA. Recognizing that nothing comes free, and taking what he learns daily about the game from Old Gs his says, 'I just love getting paid.' Like the average rapper these days, he wants lots of women, money and cars and all of the finer things in life, but more importantly he strives to succeed in life period in every thing he does.