Thursday, July 16, 2020

Rockford Rapper Nino, Signs w/ C. Hare, Debuts "Secret Weapon" Video on IllRoots.com


New Music, World News & Celebrity Chaos

20 year old Rockford, Illinois rapper & 662 Artist Nino Cruz, has been making strides with his movement since the Covid 19 “Plandemic” started. Back in November, Cruz signed a management deal with Independent Music Mogul C. Hare (Owner of 662online.com) which immediately opened up a couple of doors for Nino. Since then, their team has launched G.H.O.S.T brand merchandise and released a varitey of music. 

To create some inspiration and experience, between November '19 and March 2020, C. Hare booked Nino to open up for Dax twice, RiFF RAFF, and Modsun in Chicago, Madison and Los Angeles. "I had a couple dope shows set up for Nino and small push behind it before Illinois and California was put on "lockdown, so we just adjusted and decided to focus on the visuals of the material we had and recording new music in Chicago, while building our own private studio for recording sessions and podcast" says C. Hare who has worked with and or booked artists such as Fresco Clean, Blake Banks, RiFF RAFF, G-Eazy, Modsun, Kid Ink, Ay Quez, Immortal Technique and many others.  


Last Wed (July 15) on IllRoots.com, Nino debuted his visual “Secret Weapon” produced by Emmett McDermott that features another Rockford rapper JoJo. The video was filmed by @FlyGuyFilms_ at The Bubble Hive, a nationally known world class head shop located in Loves Park, Illinois (a suburb of Rockford). "Secret Weapon" was the top post for 5 days in a row on the popular Hip Hop site IllRoots.com. 

Last fall the #815 rapper released an EP entitled “Know Your Worth” and is currently working on another project with KGB, an audio engineer/producer from the Spaceship Studios in Chicago. You can follow Nino at @NinoCruzOfficial on Instagram. All of Nino’s music is available on all streaming platforms and you can access his media link from his IG page and on 662online.com

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