2014 is coming close to end, and we will be releasing a recap of each artist we chose last for our Cleveland's Next Up series. We received a lot of feedback on our list last year, and now we are here to display the accomplishments and advancements this group of talented artists made since last December. Cleveland's Next Up 2015, coming very soon.

Cleveland's Next Up: Billard (2014 Recap)

  • Billard started out the year featured on some local artists tracks, such as Bankie Travolta and Young Shank
  • He released his videos for “God Bless America,” & "Hope."
  • Was featured on a "Chiraq" remix with Tae Miles and Kipp Stone.
  • Released his mixtape I Am Billard. The video for the lead single "All Eyez On Me" received national media coverage on sites such as DJBooth.com, 2DopeBoyz, OnSMASH, and many more.
  • The second single from his mixtape "I Can't Get Enough" was put in rotation at 107.9, and it also picked on up Taco's radio station (Odd Future).
  • Billard produced and was featured on the hook of Wave Chapelle's single "Deez" which also features Rico Love.
  • LiveMixtapes took Billard down to Atlanta to work with industry leaders.
  • Billard has had meetings with multiple labels.
  • He is currently setting up tour dates, and is scheduled to hit up Ohio University x Cincinnati for Halloween weekend.
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