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Sonny Shotz – “We Do” (Bonobo’s – “All in Forms”)

August 5th, 2011 by | Ambient, Hip-Hop/Rap, Remix |

 
Sonny Shotz has been quite busy as of late, touring with his group The Dean’s List and dropping some awesome new tracks along the way. Yesterday, we were given yet another from “Mr. Fuck It I’m Young” with a remix to Bonobo’s – All in Forms”. Here he uses the infamous “Beast” voice that he has portrayed a lot in previous songs of his and it’s his best yet. This kid is blowing up and his future is very bright. Enjoy!

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Sonny Shotz – “Never Good” (Bonobo Remix)

July 28th, 2011 by | Ambient, Hip-Hop/Rap, Remix |

Another new Sonny Shotz track and it’s a good one. In this song, Sonny raps over a Bonobo remix which is straight fire. The beat is super laid back but very catchy and enjoyable to listen to, especially with Sonny’s killer lyricism. This kid as well as The Dean’s List continue to improve off each new track they drop and it is only a matter of time before their songs are played all over the radio and they are performing a major music festivals (I’m saying by next summer at the latest). Anyway, enjoy this awesome track, I am positive you will be playing this one a repeat.

“Enough is never good and im way too clutch”


Download: Sonny Shotz – “Never Good” (Bonobo Remix)

Sonny Shotz – Our Heaven ft. John Gannon

July 19th, 2011 by | Hip-Hop/Rap |

Sonny Shotz, MC of The Dean’s List has released a new track, exclusively with one of my favorite blogs, P&P. This features John Gannon and is produced by Teddy Roxpin, whose done some dope work with Mac Miller in the past and many other up-and-coming rappers.

I like how the beat in “Our Heaven” sounds kind of spacey, has solid flow from Sonny Shotz and surprisingly dope flow from newcomer John Gannon, who shows much potential. Listen and download “Our Heaven” below.

Sonny Shotz – “Our Heaven” ft. John Gannon (Prod. by Teddy Roxpin)

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Sonny Shotz – “Stewed In Sicily” (Bonobo Remix)

July 13th, 2011 by | Hip-Hop/Rap, Remix |

Sonny Shotz of The Dean’s List delivers a very laid back track called “Stewed in Sicily” with style. He takes on a Bonobo remix and voila. It is a laid back track which reminds me of a track that you listen to while reflecting back on life! This is definitely a track worth checking out. Enjoy!

Download: Sonny Shotz – “Stewed in Sicily”

Update: Shouts to GMAD on the exclusive.

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Sonny Shotz & OnCue – “Anything Real”

June 23rd, 2011 by | Hip-Hop/Rap |

Just a few hours ago Sonny Shotz of The Dean’s List and OnCue released an awesome new collaboration called “Anything Real”. These two Boston natives have really made names for themselves and they continue to improve with every new track they come out with. Enjoy!

Sonny Shotz – “I’m Only 20” (prod. Brenton Duvall)

June 5th, 2011 by | Hip-Hop/Rap, Remix |

Sonny Shotz of The Dean’s List hooks up with super producer Brenton Duvall to create an awesome new track called “I’m Only 20”. Sonny is quite possibly my favorite up and coming rapper in the game today and the same goes with Brenton on the producing side. This track is amazing and I hope to hear more collaborations by the two talents in the very near future. Enjoy!

Interview w/DJ Mendoza & Sonny Shotz of The Dean’s List (BtB exclusive)

February 9th, 2011 by | Before Bigs Exclusive, Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop |

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Back on January 3rd, I met up with DJ Mendoza and Sonny Shotz of The Dean’s List to talk about their upcoming mixtape, The Drive-in which is set to release later this month. Unfortunately, Mik Beats could not make it to the interview. However, I got a sneak preview of their entire mixtape and I can promise you that they have really taken their music to the next level. The bar is set much higher for any other hip-hop groups looking to break into the music industry.

Since I interviewed them, they have released a handful of tracks and music videos from the mixtape and each song they leak is better than the previous one. I really look forward to the release of The Drive-in and if you don’t know about The Dean’s List now, you certainly will after the mixtape drops. Shout out to our friend Idriss for his fantastic video editing skills. Enjoy!

Bonus: Check out the video interview I conducted with the entire group back in September here.

Exclusive: Tai Taylor – Misquoted (ft. Sonny Shotz & Don Carter)

November 26th, 2010 by | Before Bigs Exclusive |

After much anticipation,  Airplane Mode is coming to us next month! In the meantime, AJMG exclusively sent us another track from Tai Taylor for a Black Friday Release.It’s called “Misquoted” and features Sonny Shotz of The Dean’s List and AJMG’s very own Don Carter. Both the instrumentals and lyrics to this track are off the wall.

This Los Angeles based up-and-comer has been working very closely with Arthur Johnson of AJMG to bring you all great music and with Airplane Mode coming next month, you will begin to see more of the talented Tai Taylor. Enjoy!
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Invigilators ft. Sonny Shotz – Rise Above

November 21st, 2010 by | Alternative/Indie, Dance, Electro, Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop |

Sonny Shotz from The Dean’s List and Invigilators have teamed up for “Rise Above”. It’s a nice blend of electro, hip-hop, and pop; Electro/hip-pop. I love the track and hope you do as well.

Rise Above

By the way, if you haven’t seen our interview with Sonny Shotz and The Dean’s List, click here.

new music! Sonny Shotz – “American Woman” (Remix)

August 17th, 2010 by | Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop, Remix, Rock |
Recently Sonny Shotz of The Dean’s List released a remix to the rock classic “American Woman”, which will be off his upcoming mixtape, December 31st. After listening to this song a few times, I had to post it as I think Sonny Shotz is a talented cant-miss artist for 2011 and beyond.

Below you can find “American Woman” by Sonny Shotz plus a good song featuring Sonny Shotz that I enjoy as well, “New Hotness” by Split Second.


http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fsoundcloud.com%2Fbeforethebigszach%2Fsonny-shotz-american-woman-remix&secret_url=false  Sonny Shotz American Woman (Remix) by BeforeTheBigsZach 
http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fsoundcloud.com%2Fsplitsecond%2F03-new-hotness-ft-sonny-shotz&secret_url=false  New Hotness ft Sonny Shotz by SplitSecond 

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