Amante Da Prez
Georgia, United States
HipHop / Rap / Alternative Rap
1. A fresh breath to Hip-Hop, an escape from the norm, with smooth and clear vocals mixed with rhythmic blues and catchy hooks.
2. Hip-Hop’s Prezident
Amante' hails from Lithonia, Ga right on the outskirts of Atlanta. His ambition is to be the first emcee from his city to achieve critical and commercial success. Amante' is ambitious, hungry, and is a student of Hip-Hop as well as a fan. His musical influences include Al Green, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Tupac Shakur, IsleyBrothers, Prince, Outkast, Tribe Called Quest, Nas, and several others.
As of November 4th 2008, Amante has officially won the HipHop Prezidential race. He has been pushing the “Amante 4 Prez” campaign for the past two years. He has received over 4, 000 sign ups for him to be Hip Hop Prezident on his MySpace page. Amante believes that today’s Hip-Hop does not address the important issues that America’s youth face and he intends to bring a change to Hip Hop music.
Amante raps about more than material possessions and he would rather speak about the real issues that regular people face daily. He also keeps it entertaining so he can still reach the youth. Amante believes that Hip-Hop needs a positive leader who can progress the art form and considers himself the right candidate for the job.
Amante is in the process of recording his introductory and highly anticipated mix album, Soul Hop Vol. I: Inauguration Day, which will be hosted by one of Atlanta’s biggest DJs. It will introduce a new form of Hip Hop called Soul Hop. What is Soul Hop? Hip Hop that speaks to the Soul! It will be released on January 20, 2008 (Inauguration Day).
Through Redd Clayy Entertainment, Amante’s movement has already made an impact in the streets by making various appearances on mix tapes, radio, and shows. He has featured on Black Bill Gates - King Sh*t and DJ Brad's Legion of Doom mix tape: Street Heat. In 2009, Amante already has his plate full with exclusive features lined up with various mix tape DJs in the Southeast region. Since 2006, Amante distributed over 20, 000 CDs in Georgia, Mississippi, and Alabama.
In a short span of three years, Amante’s dedication and commitment to entertainment and performance has opened many doors and opportunities. He has landed interviews on Atlanta’s Urban Station’s, WVEE 103.3 and 107.9 and Gulfport, Mississippi JZ 94.5. He has had the pleasure of traveling to Barcelona, Spain as a featured artist at The International Hip Hop Conference.
Amante has opened for many major recording artists. He recently opened for Collipark Music recording artist Souljah Boy in Gulfport, Mississippi at an event held by JZ 94.5. He has also opened for D4L, DJ Unk, The Alliance, Killer Mike and many more.
The Amante Administration will begin with the release of his album on Inauguration Day, January 20th, 2009, so….
JOIN THE SOUL HOP MOVEMENT!!!