Behind the Scenes at The 59th Annual Grammy Awards

In less than a month, I’ll be getting on a plane and heading to Los Angeles, California to attend my first ever Grammy Awards ceremogrammy2016ny. This year marked my first experience as a voting member of The Recording Academy, as well as my first time making it onto the first round ballot for this year’s Grammy Awards for “Best Pop Solo Performance” and “Song of the Year” for my song, “Daydream.” The song is all about having a dream in your heart and letting nothing stand in your way. And as I received my first ballot to vote on The Grammys, it felt so humbling to have my song, all about dreams coming true, directly underneath one of my musical heroes, Alicia Keys. Final round ballots were due last Friday and now, we wait to see what the stars hold for music’s elite.

As one of the chief bloggers for WHIHH, I’m ecstatic to show you some exclusive behind the scenes from my Grammy experience! February 12th is right around the corner so stay tuned for WHAT’S HOT from The Grammy Awards!


If it’s not here, it’s not hot. This is what’s hot in hip hop! 


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The Ghetto Nerd breaks the mold with content on new EP


“From the ghetto but never fit in…moved to the suburbs and never fit in…creator, visionary, author, artist, entrepreneur, veteran, father, husband, nerd.”

– The Ghetto Nerd

Describing the foundation for his new release, Parenthood, Detroit native The Ghetto Nerd has released a project packed with 9 new tracks produced by the likes of Brandon Fletcher, Quentin Dennard, Smerf Beats, and more.  A self proclaimed nerd, The Ghetto Nerd touches on a variety of topics from family to parenting, life and more.  Looking to expand his demographic, this latest release surely will be a gateway. Stand out tracks include “Baby Using the Bathroom,” and “Chucky Cheezes.” Nothing like what you hear in the media and on radio today, The Ghetto Nerd may be able to lay claim to starting a trend. Check out Track-list and stream link below:


Track 1- Baby Using the Bathroom

Track 2- Chucky Cheezes

Track 3- Oh Yeah

Track 4- I Don’t Know

Track 5- Slammin’ Doors

Track 6- How to Be a Man

Track 7- I’m Going Crazy

Track 8- I Know

Track 9- Most Beautiful Sound

Stream Here

The album is now available on iTunes, Google Play, Soundcloud and on


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New Video: Noah Da Don “Intro”



DMV area MC Noah Da Don has dropped the visual for the intro to this Ricardo’s Way mixtape. I had to commend him on the clarity of the visual, as well as the message which is precisely inline with the content on the mixtape as a whole which I advise you to check out via the link below.  Tell him #ThePlug sent you.





Listen to Ricardo’s Way here



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