A new revolution is surging through the hip hop circuit, and pushing their way to the forefront are B-Star & Shef Seenya collectively known as URL - the UpRite Lions. Their music is eclectic and lively, combining the
art of vivid storytelling with incredible beats and slick sixteens to keep listeners fixated on every verse. Renowned for their high-energy, interactive live shows, URL has rocked countless venues nationwide with concentration in the southeastern region and the west coast via Las Vegas where they currently reside. As anyone who has ever experienced an UpRite Lions show will attest, "Walking UpRite" is about more than just the music its about going beyond mere trend. Its about creating a lifestyle, complete with its own language, its own feel and its own identity. The URL sound and charisma have undeniable pull - and absolutely everyone wants in!
What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
We call our music "Live Action" or "Feel Good Music" Its a blend of our cultural and life experiences expressed with a hip-hop/dancehall base.
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
BlackPlanet.com...Llol but So True...
What Are or Have been Your Musical Influences?
Otis Redding, Bob Marley, X-Clan, Doc Sinn, Josephus, IllPo, Common Sense, Veteran Assassins
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
We have a new single coming soon called Eye Prey produced by Mike Sears and we currently host a Online Radio show on LVRocks.com Called The Filter Radio every M-W-F from 3pm-5pm (pst)
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
To Do Our Part....To Be The Living Example of : Your Crazy, Until it Works
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
Hold U Down
Its a high energy song that always makes a performance become a moment with your family
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus far?
A fair platform .... being heard..
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
Its a sweat shop we are always writting...
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
Its made us realize that there are so many ways to connect directly with our fans in places we have yet to visit on a regular basis. We made sure to gear some of our content to the social media world specifically.
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
Vanessa Ferguson - Cries to the Heaven, Illpo and Veteran Assassins
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
We were born,....
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
Believe in your ability to be the best you possible and then work on it everyday...
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
The disconnect of Artist and Company.... Level of honesty, loyalty, integrety
How Do You Feel About Originality?
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
Shef - " I am 1 of the 2"
B*Star- " I am 1 of the 2"
UpRite Lions Websites and Social Media Pages:
Itunes & GooglePlay - UpRite Lions