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TAMIKA J. Support Local Music Journalism The editorial department may decide to cover someone's passing. We'd love to hear eyewitness “I want to echo his message today when he told the students to just be themselves, and said that our City’s children can be whatever they want to be. All her life, music... © Copyright © 2019 Vocalstar. WXPN and its many programs, including: World Cafe, XPN2, the XPoNential Music Festival, and The Key, are made possible thanks to the generous donations of music fans, like you. LGP Qua and Puma donated $10,000 to the rappers former school, Edward T. Steel elementary school in the Nicetown section of the city. / Over these last four months, we had over 48 homies. Not to mention,  LGP Qua’s first mixtape Voice of the Youth, Vol. However, he’s shared three nearly viral freestyles, as well as numerous new cuts on his SoundCloud page. Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. If you couldn’t tell by the 5:21 mark of LGP Qua’s Hot 97 freestyle, you’d know based on Funk Flex’s reaction that the North Philly rapper was spitting pure fire.

“Bringing someone in that they can actually see and hear from, that the road is going to be bumpy — things happen in life.”. We see you! Hailing from good ole’ North Philly, MC LGP Qua went viral by tearing up social media with his motivational freestyle Instagram videos and rap tracks, spitting knowledge and wisdom to the world. It’s crazy but it ain’t stopping. “It’s very hard to do a lot of things if you never seen it,” he said. Obituaries and death notices are paid. Explore life behind the music. Please consider a donation to help support our reporting.

that is degrading to another person. I is set to drop soon. Brought to you by WXPN, a non-commercial public radio station dedicated to music discovery. MAKE WAY FOR THE UNIVERSAL HIP HOP MUSEUM. LGP Qua went up Funk Flex’s legendary show on Hot 97 and proved why he is the new voice of the youth. It sold over 25,000 copies, Black firefighters' union sues over Trump endorsement, City Council looks to boost police funding to purchase Tasers, Black militia's name says it all: Not F**king Around Coalition, Heightened unrest in Philadelphia after Black man's killing, On this day 100 years ago, a White mob unleashed the deadliest Election Day violence in US history, Black Republicans confident of a Trump victory, PrettyLittleThing features its first model to wear a hijab, Philly native, Hall of Fame cornerback Herb Adderley dies at 81, Coard: Anyone celebrating Columbus Day is racist, ignorant, or both, Police: 4 shot to death, 1 stabbed to death in Philadelphia, Coard: Happy 90th Birthday, Charles W. Bowser, Esquire, New DNC ad campaign aims to ensure Pa.’s Black voters have a plan to cast ballots, Why the US Postal Service is in deep financial trouble. Little is known about the Philadelphia newcomer, since he hasn’t properly told his story and background to the masses. Ruthless Lyrics: When it's wartime, rainy days gon' come (yeah they come man) / I'm from the hood where father figures we don't know that (not at all) / The 18th, right murdered, it's his 4th one LGP Qua is already a community leader at such a young age, and I’m encouraged by his dedication to giving back to his community and spreading a positive message to our City’s young people.”
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The Key covers all local music in Greater Philly and beyond. LGP Qua | photo by Colin Kerrigan | via complex.com. Five things to know about Rahman Wortman, XPN’s newest on-air host, Laura Lizcano is intimate and sublime on debut LP, Movement to preserve Sigma Sound advances to city's Historical Commission, Stevie Wonder starts his own record label with two new songs featuring Gary Clark Jr., Rapsody, Busta Rhymes and more, The War on Drugs will release a live album called, Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast will release her memoir, Michael Kiwanuka Wins 2020 Mercury Prize for, Well-traveled Philly rapper lojii has a sound from elsewhere and everywhere, Paul Harrold and the Nuclear Bandits channel theater roots on moutain rock LP, Inside Law's Lair: Matthew Law talks the role of the DJ during quarantine, Finding Your Power: ThebandIvory on making space for solace and strength in, Tomberlin and Sam Acchione on building connections and recording, XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of the Week: "Para Siempre" by Silvana Estrada, emospacebird. Brought to you by WXPN, a non-commercial public radio station dedicated to music discovery. The award came on behalf of the school’s parent organization. Sorry, there are no recent results for popular videos. You have permission to edit this article. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, / They don’t give a fuck about the hood, I thought I should mention it. This website does not rely on corporate funding, because The Key is a nonprofit public service dedicated to supporting the local music that you love with independent reporting. As a result, he has work has attracted the attention of many celebrities such as Brooklyn rap icon Jay Z, born Shawn Carter. Let us know, Copyright WXPN, The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. LGP_QUA showed love for music at a young age. Below, listen to LGP Qua’s remake of Meek Mill’s “Stay Woke”.

Carter reportedly offered LGP Qua a $1 million deal with his record label Roc Nation, who has also signed multiple Philly talents such as Freeway, Beanie Sigel, Chris & Neef, and more. All Rights Reserved. Philadelphia Rapper, LGP Qua a.k.a. “Voice of The Youth”. Donations from local music fans, like you, are the largest and most reliable source of funding for The Key. This freestyle not only proved that LGP Qua is next up in Philly but also that the has the skills and intelligence to propel his career to new heights. LGP_QUA showed love for music at a young age. Donations from local music fans, like you, are the largest and most reliable source of funding for The Key. Councilwoman Cindy Bass noted it was “an honor” to recognize Qua at the school. Local rapper LGP Qua honored at former school, Phillip Jackson, Eric Moody MEET TIFFANY LOLOGO SONGWRITER & RECORDING ARTIST, IZZY ESCOBAR AND “NO BOYS” BILLBOARD TOP 50 DANCE CHARTS, “SHOWTIME” IS BRINGING BACK THAT FEEL GOOD R&B, MEET DREYA AKA ANDREIA DOMINGUES SINGER / SONGWRITER. “Last week I visited Parkway Center City High School and I told students they were the future leaders of Philadelphia and of our country.

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This website does not rely on corporate funding, because The Key is a nonprofit public service dedicated to supporting the local music that you love with independent reporting. Tribune Staff Writers, Police Shoot Walter Wallace, Jr. Use the 'Report' link on Tiffany Lologo is a Las Vegas based R&B/Pop Recording Artist and Songwriter. LGP Qua’s music focuses on delivering a message or getting a point across. By listening to the likes of Meek Mill, State Property, Jay-Z, Tupac, The Lox, Nas, Kendrick Lamar, and J.Cole, Gaining Inspiration from these artists and more, LGP_QUA knew he wanted to rap and change the game.