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Why do Rappers Claim to be the King of Their City?

Hip-hop has long been a gladiator sport. And as with all competition, there will always be a fight to see who is the best.

Rappers claiming to be the king of their city is nothing new. It’s braggadocio and machismo in it’s purest form. With hip-hop historically being known as an art form rooted in aggressiveness, regardless of the location, the tales of rivalry and bombast run deep.

New York, widely recognized as the mecca of hip-hop (although some have said my hometown Atlanta may have taken that title in recent years…) has spawned some of the most historic examples of this. While many think 6ix9ine’s more recent claim to be the king of N.Y. was merely a strategic marketing ploy, there have indeed been some true declarations for the throne.

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Beat Diaries – Introduction

Am I crazy??!! Well, to be frank, it wouldn’t be the first time I asked myself that question, LOL. But I digress…….

Welcome to the first entry of the Black Joey Beat Diaries! I go by ‘BlackJoey‘, but you can call me ‘Joey’ for short. I’ve been producing hip-hop music for over 15 years now.

But to be honest, I don’t feel like I’ve made enough progress in my music career at this point…

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How To Set Goals As a Producer!