Where We Are
___ BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF WHAT NATIVE ERA IS ABOUT ___ Native Era is a Hip Hop and R&B duo who's members are two Native American individuals who live drug and alcohol free lives and who's musical style is an artist expression of their desire to inspire others through honest & emotional messages free of profanity & explicit content, common to the Hip-Hop and R&B genre. The artist of Native Era aspire to use this medium to reach the soul, mind & heart with inspiration that will effect a creative and positive response to life's challenges & opportunity. ___ BIOGRAPHY INFORMATION ON NATIVE ERA ___ ---HOPE D. BRINGS PLENTY--- Born on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Hope Brings Plenty a.k.a. Lady Hope, singer/ rapper for the group Native Era has been singing gospel since the age of 5 and began rapping in 2002. The reason, purpose she feels why she chooses to do Hip-Hop, R&B in this type of style, no profanity nor explicit content in Native Era's music is because she cares about what the youth and the older generation listen to, specifically with Hip-Hop, R&B music. The goal or level that she prays and hopes to reach is to make it big and crossover so that Native Era may become an independent and major record label and also help other Native American Hip-Hop, R&B artist to succeed. ---BILLY J. JANIS--- Born on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Billy Janis a.k.a. The Futuristicmista' also known as Billy Bone, rapper for the group Native Era began rapping in the year of 2002 and been writing poetry since the third grade. The reason, purpose, he feels why he chooses to do Hip-Hop, R&B in this type of style, no profanity nor explicit content in Native Era's music is because he wants to speak to the younger generation through this type of music on the positive side of life but speaking about the life of the reservation to the rest of the world. The goal or level Billy wants to reach is that Native Era succeed independently as a major Native American Rap, Hip-Hop label so that he may help other Native American artists to succeed and to be heard by the world. ___.