L.A. Indie Label Funk Volume Survives And Thrives – XXL Issue 151

New Rules Determined to do it their way, Los Angeles-based record label Funk Volume has figured out how to survive and thrive in hip-hop. Independent or die! Words Tzvi Twersky Images Tommy Garcia Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the October/November 2013 issue of XXL Magazine. In January 2013 Las Vegas rapper Dizzy Wright won the “People's Champ” poll on XXLMag.com and was named the 10th member of XXL’s 2013 Freshman Class. Dizzy didn't come from a major hip-hop city, and he hadn't yet garnered any mainstream love, but what he did have was much more important: a large and vocal fanbase, which ...

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