East 35 is money in the bank! The group contains two members, Young Gift and Bigg John, who together make up an Austin Texas tandem of talented emcees with versatile styles. Skylimit Records and their growing fan base believe wholeheartedly in their brand of hardcore music. Texas was an over crowded hip hop market in the past; however, the times have changed and new generations of hip hop listeners are choosing the sound of 35
Within the last two years, East 35 has gathered a lot of attention inside the Texas Hip Hop community. Their underground mix tapes have exceeded 20,000 units. The majority circulated through East 35's street team promotions. The group has completed it's debut album, Undergrind, which is currently in stores and is steadily moving in numbers weekly. The album contains the hits: "That's How We Do It", "Let's Fight" and "Hustle/ Grind".
Their sophomore album, Country and Gunz, mixed by DJ Rapid Rick of Whut will be released this summer. In addition, they are promoting a free downloadable album at their website (www.officialeast35.com
). Skylimit Records and Fatboi Media (their media affiliate) have completed three music videos for East 35 with high acclaim and constant rotation from fans to local music video channels to video websites such as Blastro.com, Myspace.com, Youtube.com and many others. Combined website hits for the duo have reached well over 40,000.
The constant promotion of the group as well as local/collegiate radio play in Austin, Chicago, San Antonio, Memphis, Houston and Dallas/ Fort Worth have contributed to the success of over 150 shows in Texas and various other cities around the nation last year. Moreover, the group has participated in music conferences, fraternity benefits, and spring break festivities in Galveston, TX, Lake Charles, LA, Corpus Christi, TX, Myrtle Beach, SC and many other cities. Confident in taking their careers to the next level, the partners in rhyme are ready for the future
Here are their stats for 2006/200
sold underground 20,000 mixtapes and album
over 40,000 hits to website
over 30,000 spins/plays of songs and video
over 200 performances in a two year span/ including SXS
distributed 10,000 FREE cds in Texa