Watchdetroit.com is quickly establishing itself as one of the go-to sources for the latest buzz in the artistic city of Detroit, and in their latest This Is Detroit Hip-Hop segment Jaci Caprice talks it up with none other than Valid. Watch the exclusive interview and catch Valid breakdown his love for Hip-Hop, the support he thrives off of in Detroit, his new album Reach High all among other interesting conversation pieces!
In the final installment of valid313.com’s “A Day With Ellie” exclusive interview series, Ellie sits down with none other than platinum credited producer and Grammy award winning DJ HEAD! Head has worked on classic records with Eminem and Dr. Dre during his time under the Shady Records brand. Peep this exclusive interview where he breaks down how it all happen for him, as well as shows of some Hip-Hop hardware that any Hip-Hop head would love to get their hands on!
Also, make sure to check out Valid’s new album “Reach High” which features two tracks with cuts from DJ Head, AVAILABLE NOW! (more…)
If you were not able to tune in on Mothers Day to The Dirty Words Radio show to catch Valid and Feral Ground join Dirty White, have no fear, you can stream the whole episode here! Catch Valid chop it up about his new album Reach High and live in studio performance from Feral Ground! Also, surprise guest Heater and Scrap of Krown P Camp/Indigenous Tribe stop in as well! Listen below!
Well known and respected Metro Times newsweekly magazine has covered just about everything that is popping in the metro-Detroit area for over 30 years. With over 657,000 loyal readers Valid is very honored to have the trusted news source shine light on his debut album Reach high. Vol. 35/Issue 30/May 6-12, 2015 edition of the Metro Times features a interview with The Big Valbowksi where his new album ‘Reach High’ is briefly explained track for track.
Lab notes with Valid
By Kahn Santori Davison
“Metro Times first met Valid last September, when he joined local producer and DJ jMAC for their collaborative album Beyond Physics. Fast forward another eight months and Valid is super excited about his first solo release, Reach High. The Detroit-born artist sat down with MT to dig into some of the tids, tads, and tales that helped create this vital music.
Metro Times: With “Validation,” it feels like you were trying to set the tone for the album. The scratching is on point, and you’re lyrically staking your claim.
Valid: This is one of the pieces I’m most proud of. I don’t think “Validation” necessarily sets the tone of the album, but this being my official debut project, I think it does introduce, or re-introduce, me to listeners…” READ FULL ARTICLE HERE
On Sat. April 25th, just two days before Valid’s debut album was released, many from the Detroit Hip-Hop community and its supporters came out to celebrate at the New Dodge Lounge.
The stage was lit up literally by Allan Casinelli, and it was also lit up by top notch performers like Fatt Father, Nick Speed, Lala Trips, Pig Pen, Eddie Logix and the Big Valbowski himself.