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Rising from Detroit’s legendary hip-hop scene is the emcee Valid. Under the wing of the city pioneer and Grammy Award Winning DJ Head, Valid continues to blaze stage after stage while dropping fresh music and gaining notoriety in and out of state. Since dropping his rookie mixtape, a series of EP's, and his solo debut album "Reach High" Valid has received spins for multiple tracks on SiriusXM Radio, college radio, as well as being featured on major terrestrial radio stations. Valid hasn’t slowed down. Currently working on his second studio album along side with DJ Head. Stay tuned and watch Valid -- the emcee, the man and the brand – keep climbing high.
Just in time for the Valentines Day season, the new Pig Pen produced release Time For Me from Valid along side Mahogany Jones & Alex Way is for the single folk in the world who know they’re not getting any younger.
Check out the Time For Me video directed by Diego Cruz.
Don’t forget to download/stream Time For Me on any of your favorite online music services by clicking here!
Written by M. Peric of Valid313 Publishing (ASCAP), C. Bailey (ASCAP), A. Way (BMI), A. Rizzo (BMI), K. Bell (BMI), P. Desharnais (BMI)
Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Tony Rizzo at Sound Smith Studios, Ecorse, MI
Executive Producers: Valid, Pig Pen, DJ Head, Tony Rizzo
The 6th Annual Hamtramck Music Fest is a live music event in Detroit’s beloved enclave of Hamtramck, March 7–9, 2019. Celebrating Metro Detroit’s diverse music community, audiences hop venue to venue via foot, car, or shuttle to experience live performances by hundreds of bands in dozens of Hamtramck’s favorite bars, venues and restaurants. Enjoy three days and nights of live music for the community, with many shows 18 and up, as well as daytime performances for family audiences. All donated festival proceeds in 2019 will go to the Hamtramck Public Schools Music and Art programs.
Thu. March 7th is the opening night kick-off party at Ant Hall and at Ghost Light where Valid is set to grace the stage along with other bands and talented musicians of many genres! And although opening night is free entry, Go to the official HMF website now in order to partake in the fun and/or purchase wristbands:
French record label Amasia Records just released Epicenter, the latest effort from producer duo Shimshon and Synes. The 10-track album features MC’s from all over the globe on Shimshon and Syne’s production, and opens up with Detroit MC’s Valid, SupaEmcee, and Aztek The Barfly with their new track #EVIL. Check out the whole project below!
Join us for the second installment of the annual “ValidTines” Day Showcase! Last year was a memorable night, but its all about forward movement so we’re out to top it! Bring your dates/lovers/friend/friends with benefits/spouses/Ex’s/side pieces and all to catch live performances by…
Hosted by none other than the beautiful Ideeyah as DJ Dez Andres & DJ JMAC serenade all the love birds in the house with the turntables!
On Friday, Feb. 16th of 2018 the very first ValidTine’s Day Showcase took place at the Old Miami Music Venue, a Detroit staple. The show was a success, and thanks to Mega Powers accidentally leaving the recorder on after their set, we now have the full audio files of Valid’s performance that night which has now been released as a live album dubbed Valid Live At The Old Miami. This stage set is an assortment of songs that were released on Valid’s debut album and joint EP’s from the last few years. This free download is an exclusive Bandcamp only release featuring Valid & friends.
Be sure to support Valid by checking out the description box on each track for download/purchase links to the original songs, thank you!
Special thanks to DJ JMAC on the turntables holding Valid down this whole performance, Old Miami staff & Sound team, Dee Brundidge for the graphics, Tone Rizzo for the mix, Ellie Sandiego for hosting, Emile, Blaaq Gold, Ideeyah, Mega Powers, Slot-A, Jaws That Bite, and everyone that was involved that night!