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Location: Sylmar, CA.


Ruggo started rapping at the age of 13 and started performing at 14. He has opened for artists such as B-Real of Cypress Hill, Snoop Dogg, Too Short, WC, and many others at The Wire Entertainment’s 2018 West Coast Summerfest. He recently became the youngest artist to secure a residency at After Church LA,  curated by Multi-Platinum & Grammy nominated Producer, MyGuy Mars. He has been featured on the AfterChurch platform since August 2019 as well as their virtual performances during the 2020 Quarantine and is currently performing at select venues, when invited,  in addition to his continued AfterChurch residence.

His next performance is one of the opening acts for major artist DSmoke on May 20th in Ventura, CA. at The Majestic Theater.




Location: Santa Maria, CA.


He is the voice of Santa Maria, California. He’s the lyrical leader from the CONNECT THE COAST LABEL. His latest album ON MY SOUL just dropped Friday the 13th on all digital platforms. 


Shorty Duwop


Location: Saticoy, CA.

Bio: Kontra Mantis is a bilingual artist/producer. Growing up, he was heavily inspired by Hip Hop, Funk, R&B, Rock and Latin music. In 2007 Kontra won 1st place in a Rap Competition at Rock The Bells Music Festival judged by legendary lyricists Immortal Technique and Chino XL. He has toured around Mexico City multiple times. He has also shared the stage with legendary artists such as Redman & Method Man, Bone Thugs - N - Harmony, RZA and The Dogg Pound.


Kontra Mantis


Location: Oxnard, CA.


Kingsley is from the 90’s era, the heart of Hip Hop. He will forever be a part of the Epsilon Project, Forgotten Science and The Sound Guild. He has done shows with some of the major icons in the Hip Hop world like KRS-One, The Pharcyde and De La Sol and Zion.


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