Episode #116: Vstylez - Detroit Hip-Hop Artist, New Album 'Thornton Melon'


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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. On this episode, we have a friend to the show making his return, Detroit hip-hop artist, wrestling/MMA/boxing connoisseur, and proud Marine, Vstylez. Recently, Vstylez released the digital version of his second full-length album Thornton Melon, featuring guests like M.O.P., Masta Ace, Kool G. Rap, King Crooked, and O.C., and production from Pete Rock, Nottz, and among others. During our interview, we walked through the concept of the album and did a track-by-track breakdown of the stories behind the making of each song. There’s actionable lessons that tie this album together about making relationships in no matter what field you are in. Each episode, the guest is asked to suggest someone from their life/career that should be on Fresh is the Word that would have good stories to tell. Vstylez chose his long time friend, fellow hip-hop artist Bumpy Knuckles. STREAM/PURCHASE Thornton Melon: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/thornton-melon/1444895197 Follow Vstylez: Twitter: twitter.com/Vstylez Instagram: instagram.com/vstylez Facebook: facebook.com/OfficialVstylez THEME MUSIC Courtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth. SPONSOR Founded in 2015, 20×20 Apparel brings original tributes to Pro Wrestling’s classic arenas, moments and events. They look to spotlight the Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams along with the Biggest, Smallest, Strangest & Strongest. In the world of wrestling there are 100’s of shirts, promotions, flyers, social media accounts and ads. Don’t get lost in the sea of parody shirts and display fonts. We can provide professional graphic design services at a reasonable price. 20X20 also hand screen prints all tees in house. If you would like to discuss a possible run of tees, posters, koozies, foam fingers…Zubas, then drop them a line at 20x20apparel.com Web: www.20x20apparel.com Facebook: facebook.com/20x20Apparel Twitter: twitter.com/20x20Apparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support

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