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Getting Official with Ray Jr Getting Official with Ray Jr(0)

Written By: Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor

Introduce Ray Jr to our readers and let us know about your music and your movement.
I’m Ray Jr. outta Cleveland Ohio. I’ve got a very strong movement throughout the Midwest. I produce party music and street music.

What made you decide to start a record label and title it Legit Paper?
I named my company Legit Paper because I wanted to let people know off top I don’t sell dope and we just some straight up and down dudes!

Who are some of the artists with Legit Paper Ent?
Lil EzzY, Preme, Zoo Crew, Young Shank, Chase, Tony Tru, Lil Freshie

Coming with a club hit like “Sloppy” and following up with “Im Workin” what’s your formula for club and radio hits?
When I make a club record I just think about what does on in the club and how I can make it catchy for the fans.

What does Ray Jr have planned for 2013?
2013 I’m trying take it to a national level. Kick the door In. Get the world familiar with Ray Jr.

Tell our readers about your mix cd series and what’s behind the titles.
The people support Ray Jr if no one else does. My new mix tape coming soon is called “Elected 2.”

We hear you’re big into the schools and giving back. What is Ray Jr’s message to young kids?
My message to kids is to stay in school and just be themselves. Always keep it 100 with who they are.

Anything you want our fans to know about Ray Jr?
I’m Loyal always.

How do people contact you via social media?
Follow me on Twitter @Rayjr216 and Instagram Ecrayjr

Midwest Leak 2012 Honorees Midwest Leak 2012 Honorees(0)

The Midwest Leak Honors will highlight the achievements of several people that are influential in their respective industries throughout the region. The awards ceremony will take place April 15, 2012 at 6pm at the Madame Walker Theatre in downtown Indianapolis. This is day 3 of Midwest Leak Magazine’s 4 year anniversary celebration (aka #Leakend2012) which will span April 13-15th and include events around the city focusing on community service, business education and honoring excellence through service projects, seminars and this awards ceremony in addition to nightly parties.

With Indianapolis serving as the home base for Midwest Leak Magazine, the debut awards ceremony will shine a special light on Hoosiers with the “Indianapolis Favorites” series of awards. These awards will be given to those voted to be the faves of the people on MidwestLeak.com. There will be performances from Dro Man, Yung Tone, Lee’a Ro and more. Bring the family out to see who was voted as Indy’s favorite restaurant, barbershop, clothing store, night club, rapper and more!


Tony Neal
(Industry Power Player – CEO of the Core DJs – Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Mike Epps
(Pride of Indiana – comedian – Indianapolis, IN)

Freddie Gibbs
(Breakthrough Midwest Representative – Gary, IN)

Elite Media
(Midwest visionary – multi-media production specialists – Indianapolis, IN)

DJ Dimepiece
(Midwest DJ of the Year – DJ/radio personality – Chicago, IL)

Geno Shelton
(Lifetime Achievement – promoter/radio personality – Indianapolis, IN)

Simply Ophilia
(Midwest Model of the Year – print/video model – Indianapolis, IN)

Big Heff
(independent industry influence – co-founder of Nerve DJs – Cleveland, Ohio)

Jessie James
(Entrepreneur of the Year – founder of MidwestMixtapes.com – St. Louis, Missouri)

Shadow Kat Nightson
(Backstage movemaker – founder of Nightsons – Indianapolis, IN)

Crowd Demands Playbwoi to Stage in Cincinatti Crowd Demands Playbwoi to Stage in Cincinatti(0)

While in Ohio for the Cincinatti stop of Big Heff’s Midwest Industry Tour the audience started singing “Take A Ride” by the Hoodlumz and demanded that Playbwoi (cover artist, issue 39) hit the stage to perform the hook for them. He followed with his singles “Eatin’” and “Feelin’ Myself” closed out the night.

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