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Steezy Boy Records hopes to make stamp on Utah's hip-hop scene

Published April 5, 2012 6:00 pm

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When describing someone's style, "steezy" is an adjective that means smooth, stylish, clean and cool. The term is thought to have originated from snowboarders and conjures an image of being laid-back.But the young men behind Kearns-based Steezy Boy Records are anything but happy-go-lucky.The local record label has set its sights on dominating the hip-hop scene in northern Utah, and it has the talent, backed by gumption and bravado, to make a stab at it.Label co-founder and co-general manager Chris Bush said his artists are prepped to make an impact. "This region, we can take it over," he said. "We're a team. It's a hobby [to other hip-hop artists in Utah]. This is our career."

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