ARTIST/GROUP NAME: Heet Mob
MEANING OF NAME(S):Habitual Experienced Education Thru Motivated Outspoken Brothers
WEBSITES/Social Networks: myspace.com/heetmob, slamjamz.com, beyond.fm
LABEL/PRODUCTION NAME: Heet Mob Records L.L.C/Black funkula Productions
WHERE BORN OR RAISED: Kansas City, Missouri
WHEN DID YOU NOTICE YOU HAD THE GIFT OR TALENT TO WRITE/SING/PLAY INSTRUMENTS OR IF YOU DID NOT NOTICE WHEN DID YOU FIRST GET INVOLVED IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY?
(Victor 'Daheeteus' Hunt)- Hip Hop D.J. in the 80's. Involved in the music industry since 1991.
WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY?
Establishing a culturally based, creative, uplifting real voice through good K.C. Hip Hop soul music. Making a Mark in the industry from a Kansas city different from the norm point of view. Also to create business opportunities and employment through the many facets of Heet Mob Records L.L.C.
IF YOU HAVE A CHOSEN SONG/SINGLE â€“ NAME & DESCRIBE IT AND/OR GIVE ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE LYRICS IN A SONG.
Rockin shows/Heet Mob- It describes what were known for and our experience doing it and that's doing live shows.
NAME SOME OF THE WRITERS/PRODUCERS ON THE ALBUM.
Writers-J. Lee, Mic Brass, Bro. Neves, Lester Brown, Divine, Big Jack, R.A.M, Hylanda, Huey Ajax, Daheeteus, Blak. Producers- Daheeteus, Hylanda, Mic Brass.
STATE WHAT OR WHO INFLUENCED YOU TO PICK UP AN INSTRUMENT/MICROPHONE AND START PLAYING INSTRUMENTS/WRITING/SINGING?
R&B Soul Music, Outspoken Freedom Fighters, African American culture and Hip Hop!
LIST YOUR PERFORMANCE BACKGROUND â€“ WHO HAVE YOU OPENED FOR OR PEFORMED WITH?
Countless performances, small gigs to big ones for about 15 years! (Outkast, Fat Joe and the terror squad, Big Pun, Keith Murray, dilated peoples, Wu Tang clan, X-Clan, The Roots and Public Enemy to name a few big gigs!)
WHAT'S BEEN THE MOST MEMORABLE GIG AND WHY?
Public Enemy 20 Year anniversary Tour! Legendary!
WHEN DID YOU GET YOUR FIRST BREAK AND WAS THERE ANYONE PERSON WHO HELPED ALONG WITH YOUR MUSIC CAREER?
1991-92 Met Chuck D, liked the music and the message inspired us to keep going, later signed under the guidance of Chuck D and Slamjamz!
ANY TIPS FOR SOMEONE INTERESTED IN DOING WHAT YOU DO?
Do You and stick with it, regardless of the set backs keep going the upside outweighs it all!
ANY MAJOR PLANS FOR THIS YEAR? ANYTHING BIG IN THE PIPELINE?
New Highly anticipated full length CD/DVD from Heet Mob late summer 09' plus Tour!
DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE IN 5 WORDS.
Soulful, Funky, Uplifting, Conscious, Hip Hop!
BESIDES SINGING/RAPPING/PLAYING INSTRUMENTS/WRITING, what else do you like doing?
Hanging out watching sports/movies.
WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN THE NEXT 5 â€“ 10 YEARS?
Employing talent through Heet Mob L.L.C., and giving opportunities for success.
DO YOU HAVE A PERSONAL MOTTO/MANTRA or QUOTE you live by?
P.E.A.C.E- Proper education always corrects errors.
DISCUSS THE LIKES AND DISLIKES OR DISAPPOINTMENTS YOU DEALT WITH WITHIN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.
Like the innovators, dislike the imitators. Disappointments-Money crooks, copy cat industry and overlooked because of small market.
WHAT MAKES YOU/THE GROUP UNIQUE AND SET APART FROM THE REST?
True K.C. Hip Hop from a real group, 10 unique skilled emcees a D.J. and a soulful voice make up this family of music.
HAVE ANY RADIO PROGRAM DIRECTORS OR CELEBRITES SEEN YOU/THE GROUP AND WHAT DID THEY SAY ABOUT IT?
Yes, they love it and wonder why it's not Major!
WHAT TYPE OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT DO YOU DO? OR WHAT TYPE OF PASSION DO YOU HAVE FOR A CERTAIN NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION (BREAST CANCER, SICKLE CELL ANEMIA, ETC) AND EXPLAIN WHY.
School programs, encouraging kids to go and stay in school. Made a 5 song EP dedicated to grade school kids inspired by our families.
ANYTHING ELSE LIKE TO ADD?
We are a very experienced long standing Hip Hop icon in K.C. with ages ranging from 22 to 40. Also known for doing open mic venues throughout the city to let K.C. showcase there talent whether it's rapping, singing, poetry, comedy or instrumentalist.
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