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Performance In London at ‘The Enterprise’

May 31, 2012 Comments by

I’ve finally made it on an international level by performing overseas in London! I was out of the country for a week and met some great people from France, Italy, Algeria and all parts of the world.  I’m very humbled by the experience. The whole vibe was definitely extraordinary. A lot of the new audience […]

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Behavioral Observation in UK

May 29, 2012 Comments by

I noticed the behavior of a lot of people in England when I walked by them.  The majority of the people kept to themselves without making much eye contact to strangers, however, they were real helpful and responsive when I asked them for directions or when I introduced myself to them.  Since I’m from California, […]

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I met the Number One Independent Artist in the World, Tech N9ne!

Apr 20, 2012 Comments by

I met Tech N9ne today, the Number One Independent Artist in the World! I’ve been following him for over a decade now and his flow is definitely one of the top from any artist i’ve heard. Your browser does not support the video tag Our convo from the video pretty much went like this: I […]

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New Photo Shoot on the Railroad tracks!

Mar 24, 2012 Comments by

C. Sharp is an amazing upcoming photographer and I got the chance to work with her this morning.  There are more pics coming, but here is a sample of one that was taken by her.  In the picture, i’m with my new Axiom Pro 61 that I use for producing.

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Beats Anatomy! by Idrees

Mar 18, 2012 Comments by

A new series I began working on called “Beats Anatomy.” Below, you can see how I made a beat from Scratch.   Section I: Tangible. A detailed view of a beat produced by idrees.

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The NEW Launches!

Mar 17, 2012 Comments by

I’m excited to share my brand new website! is now fully integrated with your favorite social media networks (Facebook, twitter, etc) and allows comments per post on the actual site itself! It is now possible to share my posts directly to your facebook or twitter as well. You can also submit your own news […]

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Scratch The Surface One Year Anniversary!

Feb 26, 2012 Comments

One year later, so much has changed…for the better! My introductory album is my greatest accomplishment thus far and it gave my listeners an opportunity to finally hear what I had to say. The majority of the reviews have been positive and I expect my next projects to be even better! I’ve already got the […]

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Producing Again?

Jan 28, 2012 Comments

Yep, It’s been a while…but before I was even recording on a microphone, I was actually making beats and compositions.  It’s interesting how i’m known as a lyricist but very few have witnessed how I strum a piano… But, you’re in luck! This is the year you will get to hear some of the raw […]

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LIVE Performance at Club Retro!

Jan 13, 2012 Comments

My First Performance of the year! I believe I had a 30-40 minute set.  It went pretty well actually…great hip hop crowd and lots of energy! I’m gathering the footage for the event and all the photos taken so i’ll let you know when they become available.  

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Vicious Video is Now Released!

Nov 11, 2011 Comments

The third video installment from Scratch The Surface!  This one is special why? Because I Directed and edited it! This is only the beginning, I’m getting better at learning new camera and editing techniques. Special thanks to Anthony Yang (camera operator), Juan Duarte (maker of the beat), Dante Sanson (Stunt driver & event coordinator).   […]

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