Pettidee, an emcee who demands your attention as he brings southern hip-hop like it's never been brought before. If his music doesn't spark your soul, his driven and focused personality is sure to turn your head. We're talking an incredible mic presence. We're talking an incredible street presence. We're talking an incredible club presence. We're talking legendary material, and when an artist like Pettidee speaks, the listeners will lend their ears.
The album"THUG LOVE"is a southern hip-hop masterpiece for our time. "This album is my heart," says Pettidee. "This is the most lyrical album I've ever recorded because we wanted it to be effective." Throughout Pettidee's long 10 year plus career as an artist and producer, he has worked and performed with many different artists, not to mention running his own independent label, SOLDIER SOUND RECORDS, self producing his last 4 national indi releases. He has recorded and produced extensively with GRITS, arguably the most popular group in Christian hip-hop.
Pettidee has produced tracks for GRITS' last four records, as well as being featured in the music video for the GRITS song "Hittin' Curves", which was recently added to rotation on MTVU, BET, and MTV2. But Pettidee isn't confined to only one area of musical influence.
He has also contributed to the music of many other well-known artists and groups, including Beatmart Recording artists Japhia Life, DJ Morph, Gotee Records artists 4th Avenue Jones, DJ Maj, Verbs, EMI Gospel R&B singer Antonio Neal, former Forefront Records artist Lil' iROCC Williams, 3The God Way, 5e Entertainment rapper IZ, and underground emcee Urban D. Not content with simply sharing the recording studio, Pettidee has also shared the stage with many artists over the years.
Throughout his extensive touring, Pettidee has been seen live alongside platinum-selling and best-selling artists such as Mary Mary, Tonex, Lisa McClindon, T-Bone, GRITS, J. Moss, Canton Jones, The Katinas, The Cross Movement, Sup the Chemist, Sean Slaughter, Mr. Del,Fred Hammond, Tye Tribbet, BB Jay and Shei Atkins. Pettidee is not without general market exposure either, and has performed on the same stage as rap superstar Master P, Thrill Da Playa, Trina ,Ruben Studard, and T.I.