The Urban Threshold Showcase Series Enables Rapper Ekko, AKA "Young Ancient" To Make Huge Impact In The Music World
How many promoters you know who can get you national exposure and a write up in XXL, a feature on The Source.com, An Interview on Shade 45/G-Unit Radio, Majorl Label A&R meetings, features on All Hip Hop.com, Yo Raps.com, Thisis50.com & more? We Can!
Urban Threshold Inc. has emerged as the premier Marketing/Publicity Firm for independent artists and producers.
From our award show to our seminars, Urban Threshold positively impacts the lives and careers of many upcoming artists and producers.
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Urban Threshold promoted Rap Renegade Ekko via the top national brands in the marketplace including XXL, The Source, Yo Raps, Shade45, All Hip Hop.com, and more.
Ekko AKA Young Ancient is a gifted rapper currently residing in Reading, PA. Ekko has officially become known as the “Showcase Killer.” He has performed in 4 major music industry showcases over the last 6 months and he has won all four them including the illustrious A&R Power Summit Showcase.
His showcase wins have resulted into Ekko receiving meetings with some of the top music executives in the game courtesy of Urban Threshold. In addition, via The Urban Threshold's PR Program, Ekko has been featured in XXL Magazine (Tupac Tribute Issue) and he did a live freestyle on Shade 45 Sirius/XM radio that folks are still raving about. Equally important Ekko was nominated for a UMA award and was profiled in the Indie Hype Network on The Source.com
As the music industry embarks on a new era of emcees, rapper Ekko is destined to leave his own imprint in the game. His versatility and dynamic stage presence puts Ekko in a league of his own.
Follow Ekko on Twitter @YoungAncient
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Rapper Ekko Receives Major National Exposure on the HOME PAGE of Thisis50.com via Thisis50 Radio
Thisis50 Radio with Maya The B and Hynaken airs every Wednesday on the home page of Thisis50.com from 7PM to 9PM. The highly popular Radio Show is streamed live on Ustream and Can Been Seen Live On the Home Page of Thisis50.com.
Urban Threshold Inc secured a major media placement on Thisis50 Radio for it's Marketing Client Rap Renegade Ekko - (Thisis50 Radio airs on the HOME PAGE of Thisis50.com every Wednesday from 7Pm - 9PM.
CLICK PHOTO BELOW TO SEE EKKO, THE WINNER OF THE LAST URBAN MUSIC EXPLOSION, LIVE ON THISIS50 RADIO PERFORMING A SCORCHING FREESTYLE
Click Photo To see Ekko, The Winner of the last Urban Music Explosion showcase Live on Thisis50 Radio Performing A Scorching Freestyle (We Provide Major Promo With Real Results)
Rapper Ekko Puts Down A Tour De Force Freestyle on Shade 45 Sirius/XM Radio
Budding Rap Star Ekko AKA Young Ancient stopped by Shade 45 on G Unit Radio with host Ms. Mimi for a candid and in depth interview.
Shade 45 is Eminem's un cut Hip Hop Channel on Sirius/XM Radio. With millions of listeners each week from around the country, Shade 45 is a Power House.
Shade 45 is completely uncensored hip-hop radio created by Eminem with No filters, no commercial restrictions. On-air hosts and mixers say whatever they want. With Shade 45, the hype is real.
50 Cent brought DJ Whoo Kid to Shade 45 and Saturdays haven't been the same since. Now 50 Cent completes your weekend with G-Unit Sundays hosted by the infamous Ms. Mimi. G-Unit DJ's play the newest, biggest and best music along with special guests and plenty of surprises!
Ekko provided a memorable tour de force freestyle on Shade 45 that people are still raving about.
WATCH THE VIDEO OF EKKO'S INCREDIBLE FREESTYLE ON SHADE 45 SIRIUS/XM RADIO (OVER 2 MILLION LISTENERS TUNED IN)
Rapper Ekko Is Featured In All Hip Hop's Very Prestigious Breeding Ground Spotlight
Reading, PA based Rapper Ekko is Featured in All Hip Hop.com's Prestigious Breeding Ground Spotlight.
"Being in All Hip Hop's Breeding Ground Spotlight is a Big F*cking Deal! I am so exciting about this situation," raves Ekko.
AllHipHop.com has become a valuable resource for Hip-Hop on the internet, featuring daily news, interviews, reviews, multimedia, a fast growing community and other interesting content.
The Breeding Ground section of AllHipHop.com was created to provide exposure for Hip-Hop artists that are up-and-coming in the music industry. Featured artists have quality music, buzz, and appeal. They have the potential to get signed to a major deal or have enough to garner national attention.
Previous artists featured in the breeding Ground before signing major deals include: Nicki Minaj, B.O.B., Maino, Wale, Naledge (of Kidz In The Hall), Joell Ortiz, Damani (of Western Union), C-Ride, Serius Jones, Fred The Godson, Guilty Simpson, Tabi Bonney, Skyzoo, Mickey Factz, Willie Joe and many more.
Ekko is here to break through the monotony and staleness of the current Hip Hop landscape. He’s on a mission to take Hip Hop to new levels.
Hip Hop Juggernaut Ekko Featured in the September 2011 Issue of XXL Magazine with the legendary Tupac Shakur On The Cover
Budding Rap Star Ekko is featured in the September 2011 Issue of XXL Magazine in The Urban Threshold Artist Spotlight with the legendary Tupac Shakur On The Cover on page 67.
XXL is the number one Hip Hop magazine in the world with a circulation of 1.5 million.
'I can't thank Urban Threshold enough for getting me placed in XXL Magazine. It's truly an honor," raves EKKO.
SEE RAP RENEGADE EKKO AKA THE SHOWCASE KILLER IN XXL
Rapper Ekko aka Young Ancient is taking the music world by storm. The dynamic MC took 1st prize at the illustrious 2011 A&R Power Summit competition which was judged by many top music executives. He beat out 10 other artists to come in first place.
"Ekko's Showmanship and stage presence are incredible. He's a true MC (Master of Ceremony)," raves Jesse Atkinson, founder of The A&R Power Summit.
"I enjoy performing. Showcasing gives me the opportunity to create a personal bond with my fans and it gives me the visibility to expand my business," proclaims Ekko.
Rapper Ekko Featured in The Indie Hype Section On The Legendary Source Network
Upcoming Rap Star Ekko is featured in The Source Indie Hype Network on The Source.com.
"It is a blessing and a honor to be recognized by such a legendary Hip Hop institution as The Source," raves Ekko.
For 20 years, The Source has been the leading international voice for the ever-evolving world of Hip-Hop music, culture and politics. It is their goal to cover every aspect of this unique and vibrant culture–from the streets that spawn our increasingly creative music and fashion to the power players that direct the boardrooms and make our products into viable commodities and profitable investments.
The Source has had unparalled achievements in their 20-year history. While the magazine was undoubtedly the foundation, The Source has created 20 years of content and their accomplishments stretch far beyond the pages of the magazine. Since their inception as a newsletter back in ‘88, The Source has documented everything Hip-Hop like none other, including exclusive interviews in print, on television and online.
They have consistently extended their reach beyond the traditional realms of media with special Source music initiatives such as the Hip-Hop Hits compilation, the well reknowned 5 Mic music rating system, Spit 16–their unique program designed to expose unsigned artists, as well as producing the first-ever annual awards program centered on Hip-Hop, The Source Awards. With their eyes and ears steadily to the street, their wealth of content speaks volumes to the double decade history of their coverage and legacy in the game.
Rapper Ekko's Blazin Single Entitled "Even When I'm Down'" Receives Over 155,000 Listens on The Award Winning Yo Raps.com
Rap Renegade Ekko Makes A Big Splash with yet another hit single entitled "Even When I'm Down." The song was profiled on the award winning Hip Hop magazine Yo Raps.com.
The single was greeted with much fan fare and it has received over 155,000 listens to date. The song is a bonafide hit with a thumping beat and an infectious hook.
With an impeccable delivery and unmatched cadence, Ekko has stormed the Hip hop scene with unique passion and creativity for his own raw style of rapping.
Yo! Raps, www.yoraps.com, is an award-winning global urban online magazine launched in 2006 and has quickly emerged as one of the premier urban music websites on the web and is European's biggest urban online magazine. Their primary purpose is to provide information about Hip-Hop, Rap, and R&B combined with multiple daily updates to the young urban demographic at its website. Yo! Raps has become a key strategic partner of record labels, press agents, and artist managers in the promotion of urban music.
Hip Hop Juggernaut Ekko's Music Video is Featured on The Cutting Edge Video Portal StarForceHipHop.com
Rapper Ekko's music video entitled "Back To My City" Featuring M.L.E is featured on the acclaimed StarForceHipHop.com, which is a premier online destination for Hip Hop.
The music video has received an impressive 62,000 views to date.
Ekko is the embodiment of true Hip Hop. He breathes life into tracks with a clever delivery and an equally clever mind-state.
Equally important, StarforceHipHop.com is Co Owned by Geter K, The Vice President of Maybach Music.
Starforcehiphop.Com Is An International Video Portal That Houses An Ever Growing Collection Of Some Of The Best Videos On The Internet With Some Of The Biggest Names In The Business. StarForceHipHop is a viable and cutting edge alternative to WSHH.
Rapper Ekko Meets With Riggs Morales, VP of A&R of Shady Records And Geter K, VP of Maybach Music Courtesy of Urban Threshold
Urban Threshold Inc. is the founder of the world renowned A&R Power Summit Seminar Series. The A&R Power Summit is a 10 year old brand. Urban Threshold has access to and relationships with many of the top A&R executives in the music business.
As a result of winning the grand prize at the 2011 A&R Power Summit Showcase and at Urban Threshold's Urban Music Explosion showcase, rapper Ekko received meetings with two very high level music executives.
URBAN THRESHOLD IS YOUR DIRECT CONNECT TO THE TOP EXECS IN THE MUSIC BIZ
There seems to be a lot of talk within industry circles about Reading, PA based rapper Ekko, AKA Young Ancient. He is quickly making a name for himself in the world of Hip Hop.
Urban Threshold took Ekko to meet one on one and face to face with Riggs Morales, VP of A&R of Shady Records and Geter K, VP of Maybach Music.
The Ekko Brand is quickly becoming one of the most talked about indie music brands in industry circles.
We Took upcoming rapper Ekko up to Shady Records to Meet w/ Riggs Morales, VP of A&R of Shady Records (The Real Deal!)
We Took Ekko, the winner of our last showcase, to meet 1 on 1 with Geter K, VP of Maybach Music. (Major Moves)