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Portrait of (Blackout) The Graduate of the Game

(Blackout) The Graduate of the Game

About (Blackout) The Graduate of the Game

teaneck, NJ

story through rap by vonstanlance the stressin collegian

april 2004, i won a rap battle at william paterson university hosted by doug e. fresh and sponsored by the naacp

september 2003, i was given a two minute segment on the upn 9 news, in new york

september 2003 i was selected to appear as an amateur on showtime at the apollo, in new york

may 2002, i was featured in the new jersey star ledger newspaper

my name is lavonte antoine brown-dupree aka blackout or vonstalance,i am 27 years old born and raised, by a single mother, in the rough city of paterson, new jersey

I graduated college in 2006 with a degree in communications.

i hostes a radio show at the college, and i hosted shows at the college, where i have also performed.

i write poetry and i write rap songs, i have performed in some local shows displaying my rapping skills

i grew up loving rap, being a rapper is my dream, so i started recording gangster rap songs, because that is what i grew up on, then once i went to college, my eyes were open to a different world. in college we go through a lot of stress, so i started rapping about the college life, i also rap about how i overcame having my life threatened by (2) brain surgery operations, so my rap style covers different experiences of my life

i have completed numerous original songs, and the songs are hot

i have overcome tremendous obstacles in my life, i am a survivor of 2 major brain tumor surgery operations

currently my dreams and goals are to become a professional rapper or a writer for a major record label, i would also like to become an actor or a commentator

if i can make it then so can you

thank you
the stressin collegian
god first

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Portrait of (Blackout) The Graduate of the Game
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