Elijah Blue Molina, better known by his stage name Scoop DeVille, Kicked off 2014 with not one but two Grammy Nominations for his contributions to Kendrick Lamar's critically acclaimed "Good Kid m.A.A.d City" debut album. Scoop's two singles including the first single "The Recipe" feat. Dr. Dre & "Poetic Justice" were instrumental in Kendrick's sound and proved that Scoop DeVille's sound can break new artist on a major international level. The twenty five year-old multi-platinum selling music producer & artist born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Rapping at age two, performing at age four, and writing music at age nine; Scoop was just fifteen years old when he scored his first hit single, “Mamacita” by Baby Bash, hitting #26 on Billboard Rhythm charts. Being no stranger to the music industry as the son of, Kid Frost, veteran pioneer Latin rapper and living legend. Scoop appeared in his Father’s arms for his first music video, “La Raza”, at the ripe young age of three.
Having already produced songs for heavy weight “A” list artists Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Drake, 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe, Young Jeezy and many more; Scoop’s ability to produce Billboard Hot 100 Single's, Has made him one of the most sought after producers of 2013-2014. Kendrick and Scoops "Poetic Justice" feat. Drake with The Janet Jackson “Anytime anyplace” is also considered to be one of the biggest industry deals and publishing clearances of 2012 / 2013. Receiving the clearance from Janet Jackson and legendary producers Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis sent shock waves through the music industry and is testimony to Scoop’s undeniable talent, sound and influence in the music industry.
Snoop Dogg, a long time collaborator and friend, has become a musical muse for Scoop with strong chemistry on three hit singles: “Life of da Party” feat. Too Short, “This Weed iz Mine” feat. Wiz Khalifa, and the Billboard Hot 100 smash-hit single “I Wanna Rock”. The record was so successful, it generated over a dozen remixes from over forty major rap artists including the official “The Kings G-Mix” featuring Jay-Z. “I aint neva had a muthaf*ckin record other than deep cover that impacted New York like I wanna rock!” –Snoop Dogg. With over a dozen records under Snoop and Scoops belt look for future hits from this duo.
In 2014, the Scoop DeVille brand will continue to grow through pop culture channels via key brand partnerships and look for more Scoop DeVille Music with major single releases from artists Busta Rhymes, Raekwon, Eminem & Snoop Dogg just in the first half of this year.