THE HEART OF, VA
Kevin McCowin a.k.a Kev-e-Kev a solo hip hop artist from the heart of Virginia Fluvanna County. A very unique artist who's claim to fame is his versatility and pursuit of perfection. He is a true lyricist that plans on bringing some true VA flavor to the world of hip hop. He has had a love for music his entire life. Starting off playing the saxophone and drums in the school band at the age of eleven. He developed a love to create and perform music. Growing up listening to such artist's as Public Enemy, Wu-Tang Clan, KRS 1, and notorious BIG,t o name a few; Kevin developed a sincere love for hip hop. He then began to explore the depth of his capability. Also singing in the school choir; he soon learned how to use his singing voice as a unexpected weapon is his arsonal. As he matured as a person and an artist; he developed a style, swagger; and a way with words far beyond his years. In his younger years poetry was his thing; but as he was introduced to the streets, it soon became pure rap music. He wrote numerous songs talking about his trials and tribulations, and prided himself on speaking only reality in all his lyrics.
His first mix tape "The Heart Of Virginia", made a instant impact on the community. With the home towns support, he continued to push forward. He did countless live performances in night clubs and parties in Virginia. He developed a fan base quickly. He and his songs became very popular. It was clear to see that it was time to take the show on the road. Kevin traveled up and down the east coast doing shows in Ny, Va, Nj, Phl, NC, SC, Fl and more. His swagger, style, look, and stage presence won the hearts of many. He truly demonstrated superstar potential. No stranger to hard work Kevin promotes himself each and every day. Putting in long hours on the internet making his music accessible to the world. He also travels state to state with his street team pushing his music. He is the true definition of versatile. He has numerous songs that range from the hardest of the hardcore to the sweetest, most memorable, tear jerking love songs and everything in between. He has shot two music videos that are available to view on the web. Kevin was evolving into a true hip hop artist. He made his way to King Mountain, NC where he was introduced to Mike Brand-CEO, owner, and president of Knockout Entertainment. A very well known name in the entertainment industry , he gave Mike his press kit and after a short meet and greet, Mike agreed to give his music a listen. Kevin received the call from KO and they agreed to work as his management and help take his career to the next level. Immediately Mike sprung into action allowing Kevin an opportunity to shine with the already established stars of today. He dropped his second mix tape "The Flu-Sick Mixtape H1N1 Vol 1" hosted by G-Units own DJ Rob E Rob featuring Papoose Cory Gunz, Hannable more. With over 15,000 copies sold and over 4,000 free downloads on line. It's safe to say that Kevin's voice and words were extremely powerful.
Kevin has taken the stage with main stream artist's such as Ray J, Yo-Gotti, DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Wacka Flocka, DJ Lil Boi, Mike G, Jolly Green of Zoe Pound, Haitian Fresh, Papa Duck,and the whole Zoe Pound, Aj Johnson, J. Smooth, Big Boi, J, Holiday, Reginald Ballard (Bruh Man), Shorty Mac and more. He was also featured on the Yo-Gotti "Live From The Kitchen" tour witch landed him a spot on the "Mayweather Live Show" aired in Tallahassee Fl. and other select cities channel 21 comcast. Kevin's hard work earned him every opportunity. He has guaranteed major exposure. Soon his name will be a household name all over the world. He is currently in the process if establishing his own company in partnership with Knockout ent. Knockout/Flu-sick ent. With co-owners Brian(B-Bully), and Bradley(Va Slim) Shepherd. Kev-e-Kev is a phenomenal artist, but he give so much of the credit to his family, friends, fans, and most of all God. He was given a special gift, and now he is sharing it with the world.
Kevin is supported by a loving family, his children Kayla and Kevin Jr. The back bone of Flu-sick ent., Brian and Bradley Shepherd, super producer Jason Anderson, Fluvanna Co.Virginia, and the top promotion and celebrity booking agency in the game, Mike Brand, and the whole Knockout Entertainment family. Kev's motto is "Get Your Moneys Worth". He's tired of some of the artist of today putting out music that's far from entertaining. He is here to show them how it should be done."The next big thing", Kev-e-Kev The Heart Of