New York, NY, May 05, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Ruggid Real has a very smooth southern-style delivery; the Pennsylvania rap sensation Ruggid Real reenters the rap scene with a new mixtape titled, "The Essence," which is now available for download on http://www.datpiff.com/
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“The Essence” mixtape follows the wildly successful "Live Loud or Die" project, which featured appearances from Redman, Erykah Badu, Teen Stone, and a host of other artists. This project comes straight from the soul of Ruggid Real. It's the essence of Ruggid Real everything Ruggid Real feels, everything James Long, the man behind Ruggid Real, stands for, and the messages Ruggid Real has to share, says Ruggid Real is real.
A unique lyricist, Ruggid Real expresses reality through sound production, original compositions and inventive lyrics. James Long raps comes from a deeply rooted hardship based on a former life of poverty, disappointment and tribulation, Ruggid Real capitalizes on the influences of EPMD, LL Cool J, DMX, Redman, and KRS One to take negative situations and create meaningful music with real-life, relatable themes.
An experienced performer, Ruggid continues to please audiences while fine-tuning the craft of making music and being a Live on Stage performer. Steadily expanding boundaries, fans and new listeners alike will enjoy the silky sounds of Ruggid Real’s southern vibe. Eagerly anticipating the response from this new offering, Ruggid Real is hard at work on his next project. More Ruggid Real music is available on ReverbNation.
Ruggid Real born James Long started doing music at a young age and did not get serious about having a music career until the age of 16. Since that time Ruggid Real has done many shows over the years and been involved with several projects. Ruggid Real is from McKeesport, PA. James Long aka Ruggid Real grew up just like any other kid from the urban city around drugs, violence and poverty, so those issues became a big influence for most of the lyrics.
The discography of Ruggid Real consists of Fill My Cup, Alcohol-n-Drugs, both are available on iTunes, Far Way, Rated Sex, Til My Last Breath, Let Em Hate, So High, Extermination, Stow Aways, Do It Big, Vices, So Military, Haterz Anthem, Take Over, Let Me Get That, She’s A Killer, Lost, Gypsy,Candyman, Night Lights, Mutual Respect, Last Ride, Price For Fame, Good Girl Gone, Roman Candle Sex, Issues, The Dream, Control, Eyes Open, Bruises, Tighten Up, Take The Pain Away, False Feelings, Lost And Found, It’s Time, Keep It Gully, It’s On, Toasted, Some Cats, Mooshu, Pathfinder, You Say, Make A Move and American Rebellion.