Show & Prove Presents…Soundcheck [Editor’s Note: Soundcheck is not an XXL Magazine or XXLMag.com co-sign. It offers a platform for up-and-coming artists to be heard. You be the judge.]

Name: FRESH '85

Years Of Experience: 11 years (professionally since 12 years old)

Hometown: Bronx, NY

Musical Influences: Jay-Z, Tupac, Nas & KRS-One

Favorite Rap Album: Jay-Z's Reasonable Doubt

Sales Pitch: "I Am Hip Hop!

Fresh '85 "Cryin' 4 Rap"
[Audio:http://www.xxlmag.com/files/2008/06/cryin-4-rapbangers.mp3]

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