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    “Hotel Figueroa” is Text Me’s third single off of ‘Group Chat Vol. 2’

“Hotel Figueroa” is Text Me’s third single off of ‘Group Chat Vol. 2’

And we have another one from the folks from Text Me camp: An LA excursion with the one-two punch combo of Ricky Lake and Sam Johnson.

"Hotel Figueroa" arrives as [...]

By |September 18, 2019|0 Comments

Text Me Records drops weekend starter, “First to Party”

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With few summer Fridays left, the Text Me crew drops off a new track to keep the warm nights going. On "First to Party", Lord Morgan, [...]

By |September 6, 2019|0 Comments
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    Bay Area’s own Tia Nomore, Ricky Lake, Wade08 to back YBN Cordae at New Parish

Bay Area’s own Tia Nomore, Ricky Lake, Wade08 to back YBN Cordae at New Parish

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OK, look: We love YBN Cordae. The North Carolina rapper possesses a bonafide pen — he fired legit shots to all the old heads in J. [...]

By |June 19, 2019|Comments Off on Bay Area’s own Tia Nomore, Ricky Lake, Wade08 to back YBN Cordae at New Parish

Mixtape: Bay Area Musicians to Watch in 2018

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Download: Mixtape: Bay Area Musicians to Watch in 2018 (Podcast #421)

Despite the many challenges that unfortunately failed to disappear at the end of 2017, [...]

By |January 26, 2018|Comments Off on Mixtape: Bay Area Musicians to Watch in 2018
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    Oakland’s Ricky Lake debuts “Wino,” first single off Text Me Records

Oakland’s Ricky Lake debuts “Wino,” first single off Text Me Records

For a little while, Ricky Lake had a fear about working with a music label. Up until this year, the Los Angeles-born, Nashville-bred, Oakland-residing artist was making music solely [...]

By |December 8, 2017|Comments Off on Oakland’s Ricky Lake debuts “Wino,” first single off Text Me Records