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Gran Centennial
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  • Philly
  • United States
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  • Dj Doc Holladay
  • Lil Droppa
  • JahMeel
  • PrettyGirl
  • John O'Mara
  • Nikhil Kumar
  • Christie George
  • Majesty
  • Thomas Lloyd Hooper
  • Ziplok
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Gran Centennial left a comment for John O'Mara
"Hey fam this is Gran Centennial, I would like all of my group members to send this blast to everyone/or group that they are affiliated with to help promote the single. HERE IS THE BLAST ARTWORK THAT WILL GO OUT: http://www.mynewsletterbuilder.com/..."
Jul 10, 2009

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Gran Centennial was born and raised in Philadelphia were he started his career in music. Hindered by the code of the streets he found himself doing what the streets led him to believe was surviving. Hustling and serious related crime duties dictated that life was slowly slipping away and death was fastly approaching. His inspiration growing up and now includes Jay Z, Nas, Biggie, Rakim, Run DMC, Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap and the list goes on. Spending yrs of his life in the legal system, and looking up to the older people in his circle, he soon came to realize that something had to change if he wanted to survive and one day make it as a hip-hop star. Success didn't come without opposition. It shaped his behavior, his character and most importantly his morals and values. Gran Centennial has had his share of opposition in his life, but he never quit living life. His faith in God, his family and his self have propelled him through great obstacles to put him at his current position in life. While serving a sentence in prison he realized that he was his only enemy. Rapping is his gift and he has used it to open the world’s ear to his sound. His songs are about real issues that people of all walks of life can relate to. Rap Artist have been rhyming about hustling, living in the ghetto and the perils of street life since the dawn of hip-hop. What makes Gran different is his unique approach to tackling these subjects on his highly anticipated debut album, “The Philadelphia Protégé”. Gran has an EP scheduled for release in March of 2009 entitled “Afterwork Anthem” with 4 cuts that definitely has hip-hop heads signature and stamp of approval all over it. G.C raps about his days hustling on the crime-ridden street corners of his native North Philly, but does not preach at his listeners while lecturing them to live righteously. Instead, his lyrics are laced with ghetto-weary “been there, done that” sentiment that implies there is life beyond the block. For now Gran Centennial a.k.a G.C is on a mission and anyone who feels that mission is not important think again. He is determined to be heard, and he will be.

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