Nova the Rebel has not only clinched the 2011 award for Lyricist of the Year for OhioHustle.com (http://www.ohiohustle.com/
Nova the Rebel is currently nominated in the category of Lyricist of the Year for the 2011 Ohio Hip Hop Awards which will take place September 24, 2011 at the COSI Science Center in Columbus, OH (http://ohiohiphopblog.com/
Nova the Rebel's "Life Under Lights", which was originally released in late 2010, was a solid piece of work which showcased Nova the Rebel's versatility & songmaking ability. His "Life Under Lights 1.5" is now revisited with previously unreleased bonus cuts & an endorsement from veteran music producer, Baby Paul aka "BpZy".
Life Under Lights 1.5"- mixtape is now available for download on http://www.coast2coastmixtapes.com, http://www.datpiff.com, http://www.doe4life.com & http://www.novatherebel.net
The Cleveland native, Nova the Rebel is definitely creating a lane for himself as well as garnishing attention from a few heavy hitters in the music industry. "Life Under Lights 1.5" features talent from New York's own Angelous and fellow Clevelander Jay Casino. It also displays production from such producers as Max Beats, Vette Boyz and super producer BpZy aka Baby Paul who has worked with hip-hop greats such as AZ, Fat Joe, Big Pun and Nas just to name a few.
BpZy has this to say about Nova the Rebel:
"I have to say it's been some time since I've come across an up & coming artist of this caliber in today's industry climate. I have quietly watched this artist over a period of about 5 years grow & develop into 1 of the most promising new hip-hop artists in the marketplace."
Born and raised in Cleveland, OH the 80's baby who now goes by Nova the Rebel, started out at the age of 7 just rapping and freestyling, making little low quality tapes on his karaoke machine. Nowadays, he's recording in studios located in his hometown of Cleveland, as well as recording in New York. He was discovered by the Indie New York label K-Class Music who at sometime back when boasted, Angelous, the underground rapper known most for his vocal tone which sounds similar to rapper Jay-Z's, also the man behind "Manic Mondays", K.Sparks, and now G.O.O.D. Music artist Kid Cudi who has dropped numerous mixtapes since he joined the team.
Undergound Rebel Vol. 1, Underground Rebel Vol. 2, the Compilation Mixtape GrindTeam USA "Chain of Affiliates", Familiar Portraits, Life Under Lights and Life Under Lights 1.5. He's also been working with a former member of Da Beatminerz, Baby Paul aka BpZy. Nova the Rebel was featured in the audio section of Hiphopgame.com, djBooth.net (audio section with K.Sparks), MixtapeNYC.com, has been on DJ Sireel's The Bailout Plan mixtape, has appeared on numerous K.Sparks and Angelous mixtapes, featured on Joey Fingaz mixtape "Say Hello To My Little Friend", has been featured on the Cleveland based rap dvd "Block to Block" parts 2 and 3, led the intro. for Cleveland based hip-hop show "Did it Happen Overnight?" which came on public access television, has performed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as well as Peabodys Concert Club, Rockstar Rock Lounge and the 20/20 Martini Lounge. He has been interviewed and featured in Cleveland based magazine, "B-Fly", interviewed and spotlighted on HipHopLead.com, interviewed on Ms. Kitty Williams Radio Show, is a regular on 89.3 FM the Cleveland State University radio station, was the First Champion of Cleveland based rap battle ground "Spitboxing"
Nova the Rebel has finished up his latest project entitled "Rebel Wednesdays" in which he released a new track via twitter, facebook, thadoubleo.com and ohiohustle.com every Wednesday for 30 weeks. The Rebel Wednesday Soundtrack can be downloaded for free at http://www.datpiff.com and various other websites and blogs. So far this year he will be featured on several Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes, DJ Ames International Hustle 1.5 hosted by Ace Hood and thisis50.com presents In The Studio Booth volume 2. So this guy is doing things but is really poised to take off at this point!
Nova the Rebel has enormous swagger, combined with a witty sense of humor but realistic music. He has got a knack for creating choruses and always writes his own music. In 2011, the 28 year old feels that he knows so much more about promotion and all around business and most definitely feels that he wants to take advantage of that at this point.
In response to how he feels about his growth in the music industry, Nova the Rebel has this to say:
"I'm more and more excited about it, each time that I write. It's been proven that things only get better with time and I think the more I grow, the more my fans will be able to grow with me because the content is always going to be there. As long as I can consistently deliver and execute with my view points, I think that my growth will help with keeping my listeners growing with me. I think that it all ties in." http://www.youtube.com/
For more information on hip-hop artist Nova the Rebel, check out his website at http://www.novatherebel.net follow him on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/
For all press, artist features and booking inquiries, please contact Baby Paul aka BpZy at bpzy.untouchablesradio@
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NovaStar Music Group, LLC is a music organization brought forth by independent hip-hop artist Nova the Rebel and his publicist, Natasha Daniels.