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Inspirational Hip Hop Artist Ken the Messenger Unites the Church & The Streets in New Album “Ghetto Gospel”

Listen to “Ghetto Gospel” Here   June 4, 2021 - Hip Hop artist Ken the Messenger gets vulnerable in his inspirational new album “Ghetto Gospel”. Slated to release on Friday June 4th, “Ghetto Gospel” shares his unique life experience of being raised in the church, while navigating the turbulent streets of Englewood, Chicago. Channeling his journey into his music, Ken hopes his dynamic new works will help shine his light in the places closest to him. The versatile new project brings the gospel to the ghetto, letting listeners know that they don't have to be perfect to either have faith or......

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The Bassline Group partners with Symphonic Distribution

The Bassline Group (TBG) is an artist development and talent management agency that is committed to turning creatives into entrepreneurs. Founded by Patrice K. Cokley in 2014, TBG has developed and guided over 100 artists and music creatives across the Chicagoland area and beyond including students of SAE Institute, where she taught for 3 years. Known for “Bringing out the bass” in artist careers, The Bassline Group’s work has been recognized by The Wendy Williams Show, Vibe, Hot 97, The Source Magazine, Billboard, IHeart Radio and many more.   Excited to announce their first partnership with a music distribution service,......

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Ken The Messenger Breaks Record With His Latest Single

Ken the Messenger released his new single, Add It Up, on March 13, 2020, right before the government called for a state of emergency to fight the pandemic, forcing everyone in to a stay-at-home order. We didn't expect the song to do well because of this, but was immediately proven wrong. Within the first 2 weeks, we hit 10,000 streams on Spotify, thus breaking Ken's personal record, making Add It Up his most streamed song to date.   As of now, we're at 18,029 streams and counting....

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Patrice K. Cokley partners with Music Business How To

A Message from Patrice:   I'm proud to announce that I've partnered with Music Business How To (MBHT) on their quest to bring transparency to the music business.   If you follow me online or have chatted with me, then you know I've been quite displeased with the landscape of the business online and offline. "Gurus" are poppin' up left and right, regurgitating the same ole info they learned yesterday, just to appear as if they know what they're doing. What they also fail to do is actually SHOW you how to do some of the things they teach.  ......

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The Bassline Group presents Currency Exchange Vol 1

Currency Exchange, Vol 1 is a compilation comprised of production by Tone Jonez (2020 Grammy-nominated and one of Patrice’s favorite online producers), that were hand-selected for each artist by Patrice herself.    The project includes Paris the Spitta, a lyrical Chicago-based hip hop artist signed to The Bassline Group, looking to bring back bars and creative wordplay to the forefront (think Joyner Lucas); Delafaye, a Chicago-based singer/rapper who’s been labeled as the next Missy Elliott; theantisocial, a DMV-based hip hop artist, featured on DJBooth.net where Patrice discovered him and worked with for a brief period of time, that brings a......

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