Raising The Bar Wednesdays; Tonight @ 11: 30 on 97.9 The Beat

Raising The Bar w/ J Kruz


97.9 The Beat DFW is looking for Dallas/Ft. Worth Artists to feature on JKruz’s weekly series “Raising The Bar”!

Submit your clean, cleared and radio ready track for consideration to raisingthebardfw@gmail.com. Once submitted your song will be checked for approval. If your song is approved the beat staff will contact you via email. (NO CALLS PLEASE) You will be given a date to come into the studio live for a video interview, in which video will be placed onhttp://www.thebeatdfw.com website along with bio, pics and applicable links.


(Dope New Visual) J. Cole Drops Music Video for Crooked Smile

J Cole Premiere 'Crooked Smile'

It’s probably one of the best music videos of the year. J. Cole released a fresh visual for his single ‘Crooked Smile’. It has a feel of a short film. It starts out with Cole brushing his teeth and going about his morning providing for his daughter. It also takes a prescriptive of another man also going about his morning along with his daughter. The video shows the lives of Cole and the another Father. When the second father puts his uniform on the music video takes a dramatic turn…

Check it out.

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Video: Jay-Z Picasso Baby HBO Film Trailer


“Rap is thinking out loud,” says Jay Z in the trailer for his HBO special Jay Z’s Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film. The final product will highlight Hov’s interactive music video experience with fans held earlier this month in a New York City gallery where he performed his track “Picasso Baby” for six-hours straight.

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Don Son “I Ain’t Hollywood I’m South Beach”


“The first thing people say when you start doing well and you’re confident in whatever it is that you set out to do is that you’re ‘Hollywood’ nah, ‘I Ain’t Hollywood, I’m Southbeach’, says South Florida rapper Don Son in his new single “South Beach” produced by Press Play.

Should he keep his talents in South Beach or does the Don’s son have what it takes to win?

Follow  @DonSon_SKDJR and listen to his single below.