What happens when you mix Crossfit & Merengue? Check out week 6 of Fokis' 12 week challenge doing CrossFit and eating strict paleo. The goal is to go from 257lbs to 220lbs by 8/17/15.
Check out week 5 of Fokis' 12 week challenge doing CrossFit and eating strict paleo. The goal is to go from 257lbs to 220lbs by 8/17/15.
Check out week 4 of Fokis' 12 week challenge doing CrossFit and eating strict paleo. This week he has a friend join him and try's out Crossfit for the first time.
Check out week 3 of Fokis' 12 week challenge doing CrossFit and eating strict paleo. The goal is to go from 257lbs to 220lbs by 8/17/15. Can he do it?
You ever had a crush on someone in High School but never got the chance to tell them, then run into them years later? Yeah well, I wrote a song about it" - says Lower East Side emcee/Producer Fokis. After the success of his last single "Produced By Dr. Dre", Fokis drops off a new single called "This Girl From High School". The track is produced by Fokeezy (Fokis' name as a producer) and features Summit 103. The single is from his upcoming album"Underground With Commercial Appeal" which drops 7/21/15. The album features the likes of Sadat X, Chi-Ali, Guilty Simpson, Skyzoo, Torae & more. Single is available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon & can be streamed on SoundCloud.
In Week 2, Fokis shows some of the workouts he's been doing, talks about his new sponsorship by Kettlebell Kitchen, His new single and feeling good.
Fokis is on a quest to lose weight and get fit, in the form of a 12 week challenge he’s labeled A Better Me. A Better Me is a 12 week fitness and nutrition challenge designed to inspire and enable others to build a better version of themselves. By sharing his own journey to become A Better Me – fitter, stronger, faster, Fokis hopes to inspire & be inspired by all those who watch and participate.
"A year ago I weighed 303 lbs. I was not happy with myself nor where my life was heading. My appearance and my health were in a rapid decline along with my state of mind. All areas of my life suffered and as an artist I had lost my passion to make music. I fell into a creative funk that I couldn’t climb out of. Then in April 2014 a friend of mine introduced me to Crossfit and it completely changed my life. One year later I'm down 50lbs and my goal is to lose another 50 and break the 200lb mark by the end of 2015.
Crossfit has reinvigorated my mind and body and with this newfound energy I returned to the studio on a mission. My upcoming album Underground With Commercial Appeal is a completely unique body of work that is mixed with precision and packed with eclectic & powerful music. I am now ready to embark on my next journey -- a 12 week challenge where I’ll take my health and fitness to a new level while raising the profile on my upcoming album. I want to campaign ‘A Better Me’ for everyone and get people excited -- not just about my music -- but about getting fit, eating healthy, reaching goals and bettering lives."
The challenge began Monday 5/25/15 and will end Monday 8/17/15, each week Fokis will do his Monday Weigh-In and post to his Twitter/IG/Facebook. On Thursdays He will post his weekly video journal which will recap the week. You can check out the first weigh-in below.
Click Here to check Out The Monday Weigh-In (6/1/15)
Follow Fokis on IG/Twitter/FB @Fokeezy
Brooklyn emcee Livin Proof is back with a new single called "Get It Cuz I Whip It" Ft. O.Wave & The B3nder. The single is the 1st from his upcoming album "Ambition Livin" which is slated for release later this summer. The song is produced by V-Notes and has a very catchy sound to it. O. Wave, who was featured on Maino's last album K.O.B. 2, drops a few bars to the track and The B3nder lends his vocals for the hook. The high energy record has already been playing on New York's Power 105.1 and is quickly generating steam. The single is available for on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon & all other Digital Retail outlets. You can Stream the single via SoundCloud Here
"In life their will always be obstacles and people who doubt you, the key is use that as fuel to help you over come it in a big way" says Lower East Side spitter, Fokis. "Tidal Wave", The new single by Fokis, Nio Tha Gift & Livin Proof is a true testament to that statement. Fokis, while engineering on a bus transformed into a mobile studio down in SXSW a few years ago, recorded a ton of artists. One of those artists was Nio Tha Gift, from the Bay Area of California. "I must have recorded over 100 rappers over the course of 3 days, when I heard Nio Tha Gift spit my hairs stood up. He was good, I mean really good so I was sure to stay in contact with him." says Fokis. Livin Proof, who ran with Memphis Bleek and the good folks over at Roc-A-Fella Records for many years is a seasoned artist out of Brooklyn, ready to claim his place in this business. He has worked with Scott Storch, Just Blaze, Joell Ortiz and many more, "Livin Proof is an amazing artist and he actually shares a lot of similarities with Nio Tha Gift. I couldn't wait to get the 2 of them on a song together. It's about building these bridges and coming together for one common goal and thats to win." - Fokis
The single is available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Spotify and all other digital retail outlets.
Follow On Twitter: @Fokeezy @Niothagift @younglivinproof
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