CityEmpire Entertainment Grape offers a trunk-rattling banger with “Unlock the Street”

Even though he's a fairly fresh face to the rap game, CityEmpire has been making sure his presence is felt in the streets. Even in between time, CityEmpire has continued to keep the streets hot with new music. Now, the rapper returns to the trenches with his new banger, "Unlock the Street." Tony Arispe at Paradox Studios production and heavy 808s provide a canvas for the rapper to paint a vivid portrayal of a day in the single “Unlock the Street”.

His “Unlock the Street” street rap song reached 20,000 plays on February 7th, 2021. The same day Tom Brady won the super bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Chris Whatley graduated from J.M. Hanks High School in 2007 and received a $500 college scholarship from Omega Psi Phi Fraternity (Sigma-Tau) from Leo Pleasants by writing an essay. Then another $500 scholarship from the Black Chamber of Commerce from Leo Pleasants by writing a second essay. He then later was introduced to Sam Morgan while attending the University of Texas at El Paso. Receiving again a $500 college scholarship from the J.M. Hanks High School football booster club. Being recognized as Honorable Mention All-District 1-5A as a Defensive Lineman playing for head football coach Jeff Cleveland and current athletic director of the Ysleta Independent School District Mike Williams. As an invited walk-on as a Junior from Clemson (Paul Hogan), with Rice and Southern Miss made the same offer he decided to attend Grambling State from El Paso, Texas with instate tuition in Louisiana by James Spady a former Alumni of the Utep Miners. 

This Historically Black College University known around the world by its marching band and sending the most athletes to the NFL and coach Eddie Robinson allowed him to find a passion for urban culture. Transferring back to the University of Texas at El Paso with the help of coach Robert Rodriguez was able to play on the football team. During his era, he became the Vice President of the Black student union in 2010′ working with Cynthia Keith as the President while being a member of the Future Leaders in Public Relations and Historian of the University of Texas at El Paso chapter Naacp Unit #69ag. Playing for Coach Mike Price an Eddie Robinson Head Coach of the Year Award winner. 

While playing for the Utep Miners he blocked an Extra point on ESPN against a TOP 25 ranked Arkansas Razorbacks in freezing weather, receiving a full football scholarship and bowl ring in the process as a defensive end for coach Andre Patterson, currently the co-defensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings. He was able to provide Graphic Design, flyer distribution, Event planning, Security, and promotion. While developing his song by helping others first he was able to “Unlock The street” in his own way. Chris Whatley’s (CityEmpire) only mission was to have one song reach 20,000 plays on one website while helping others get their voices heard. By living the dream. 

Check out the rapper's latest single below and sound off in the comments with your thoughts.

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