She began rapping at the age of 8. At this time in the 80’s it was a male thing. She busted right through the hype. Mama Hustle as would grow to be called dominated numerous underground (all guns blazin) rap battles, again being the only female and getting down through there. She was so cold with it males were asking her for a bite. After a while Mama Hustle and the community knew she was working with a little something something.
With her father a musician and her mother a poet she shook the streets of Wichita Kansas and is makin it “Thunder” in Oklahoma City. She has been involved in several local shows.
The uniqueness of Mama Hustle is that she has a message, a real message for a real world out there. It has always been told in her performances. In 2008 and 2010 events in her life has changed her she has emerged better than ever before. Along with her personal staff she has orchestrated multiple events that embrace her many gifts. The events were not only self marketed but Mama Hustle hosted and headlined them as well.
With quotes like “Keep ya head up and your boots laced the same” and “If its to be its up to me” Mama Hustle was and is a force to be reckoned with, never meeting a mic she couldn’t “ROCK”. “The Struggle is real only the strong survive, check her out she’s all the way “LIVE”.
Some of the information we included in the app:
-School closing and testing dates
-School lunch menus link
-Student competition results and schedules
-School contact information
-DISD Parent portal link
-PTA website link
-Now You Know Blog link
-Now You Know Twitter link
We will also include other information that parents may find useful.
We encourage input from all HSMA parents past and present and look forward to your suggestions to improve the information that the app provides.
This app is for parents and is not a publication of the DISD.
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Born in North Carolina and raised between the South, New York, and the West Indies, TRAEDONYA! has been witness to some of the most diverse rhythms of cultures, music, and people. It is this that truly makes her own style so memorable. If you ask her now, she'll tell you her musical influences range from the unforgettable classics of artists like Mary J. Blige and Billy Holiday to the underground sounds of Drum-n-Bass, 2 Step Garage, and Trance. It is this diversity that TRAEDONYA! always brings to the table.
Coming from a formal musical background and learning from such jazz greats as Chico Hamilton, Reggie Workman and Bernard Purdie, TRAEDONYA!’s voice reflects a professional, sophisticated urban sound in a scene often flooded with generic, commercial beats.
Currently, TRAEDONYA!'s music can be heard all around the globe, from Europe to Asia and beyond. Her new single "I'll Giv It 2 U" has reached the top 10 on the Indonesian Charts and has been released to worldwide critical praise. With passion for music as her guide, TRAEDONYA! continues to move and inspire the next generation of music lovers, and only time will tell where the sound will take her.
Buttafly has had the pleasure of Meeting and auditioning for legendary Kenneth Gant (Bass Player for Midnight Starr). She has also had the pleasure of meeting and auditioning for LaTosha Scott formally of (Xscape) as a background singer.
ButtaFly has performed at Café 290, Redlight Café & Tailgators. She has been in a couple independent videos and has collaborated with a couple local artist such as Kayto Reed, RIVA, ROC, Skipj, 99, & Michelle Ray.
ButtaFly also models and has also appeared in a couple of Hair Fashion Magazines, Black Passions & Xtreme Magazine.
Influences: Diana Ross, Patti LaBelle, Mary J Blige, Janet Jackson.
Volunteering is something that means a lot to ButtaFly. In her spare time she always finds time to give back by volunteering her time to the Boys & Girls Club. “I want to give back and I just want to show love.”
Jiv’s been DJ’ing since the age of 13 in Brooklyn, NY. He was mentored by local legend Professor Paul and greatly influenced by Hip Hop legend DJ Clark Kent. He started as a local neighborhood DJ playing for free. Jiv Pos is better known as a Producer/DJ/Remixer with no limits. If it’s hot, he’ll play it. If it’s not, he’ll mash it, remix it and reincarnate it to make it hot. His sets will take you on a rollercoaster ride through genres and eras. Armed with years of DJ’ing and production experience, Jiv is guaranteed to help set your party apart from the norm. Rock, Pop, Hip Hop, Funk and Breaks, you get it all. Plus anything else his twisted mind can come up with.
Throughout the 90’s, Jiv released numerous party mix records through Tapekingz Records & co-produced most of DJ Enuff’s mixtapes. He also helped MR. Cee put together the classic monster hit “Shake Dat Ass Girl”. It was done in Jiv’s home studio. He was introduced to the club scene by DJ Enuff. He paid his dues lugging crates and filling in for Enuff during breaks. Jiv has DJ’ed in NYC clubs to Corporate Christmas parties and private high priced parties. Jiv is now ready to take his DJ set to a new level armed with experience, creativity and technology
Jiv was the official DJ for King Just, Bushwackas, Junior Mafia & Lil’ Kim. He has spot dj’ed for The Notorious BIG, Foxy Brown, Frankie Cutlass and Queen Pen. From Amsterdam to Puerto Rico and anything in between, Jiv Pos has gained the knowledge and experience to get the party jumping!
He has also produced for many artists in the industry, notably, The Notorious BIG and Junior Mafia for which he was awarded with multi-platinum and platinum plaques respectively.
· · Notorious BIG
· Lil’ Kim
· Junior Mafia
· Capone N Noreaga
· Shawn Pen
· Doo Wop
· Big Kap
· The Braxtons
· Masta Ace
· Group Home
· Freshco and Miz
Jiv Pos is currently looking to bring a new vibe to the San Antonio music scene.