Balistik is an accomplished, multi-talented Hip-Hop artist and CEO of STRANDED..I AM.
He has been recognized through an extensive audio/video catalogue, many radio appearances/spins (national & abroad), as well as a 2x contest winner (power99fm/phila, pa & producer Amadeus/Chris Brown, Trey Songz, etc).
His music evokes emotions from each end of the spectrum - celebratory to introspective. With a unique choice of words, dynamic rhyme patterns and artistic depth - his versatility is evident.
Opened for major recording artist such as, Lil Wayne & Meek Millz of YMCMB & MMG (convention center, atlantic city, nj), Juelz Santana of Def Jam Records (house of blues, atlantic city, nj), Jadakiss of Def Jam Records (club solo, phila, pa), and comedian Michael Blackston (penn st. univ). Also, headlined shows at Stockton University in Pomona, NJ, performed at Art Basel in Miami, as well as many other performances throughout the U.S.
"Footprints" EP, "Mizpah Chronicles" EP, "The WOW Signal", "Human Experiment: Day 1, Exhibit A", "Back In A Major Way", “Stranded On Strand Ave.”
"The SoulFULL Project", "Solid As A Rock", "No Wonder 1 & 2", "J Dilla tribute", “Next Best Thing, Vol. 1-5”, “The Vault” and “Livin’ in the Moment”.
Ocie "the black panther" Blackman, MMA fighter in hammonton, nj, "the battleangel" tattoo shop in virginia beach, va, "chillaxin" frozen yogurt in mays landing, nj, & "the tribe" MMA team in turnersville, nj.
Artists/Producers from around the world, ie. UK, France, Italy, Sweden, Albania, Canada, Mexico, New York, Chicago, LA, Texas, etc.