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Shane Gonzales aka "Xclusive" is an up and coming recording artist on the West Coast. Born in Bakersfield, California July 1988, by the age of nine Xclusive began to show a lot of interest in music. He still remembers the music video, Harlem World by Mase that ignited his passion! It was in this moment where he began putting one or two words phrases together and jumping around in front of the television while MTV or BET played. In Junior High, Xclusive got a taste of what it was like to record when he was invited to a session with his cousin to learn the fundamentals of recording using older technology consisting of a mic, mic stand, and an eight track recorder. From that moment on music was in his blood and there was no stopping him. After free styling his way through high school Xclusive began recording rap, hip-hop, and R&B in 2006, recording over twenty tracks between 2006 and 2007. In 2007 he began networking with other artists from the Bay Area to Los Angeles and the Central Valley. It was in 2008 that Xclusive was heard from when he was invited to 94.9 (B95) The Home Grown Show to promote his hit single The Countdown and to 88.1 KFCF Doeja Lok Radio for an interview and promotion for the mixed tape labeled THE STREET ADDICT VOL.1. With songs on the radio he began to make a buzz, which opened up new doors. Xclusive was now a rising star and began to go on the road with other artists booking venues and performing shows. He has since taken the spotlight in Hollywood, Downtown LA, Bellflower, Bakersfield, Tulare, Hanford, Dinuba, Porterville, and Fresno with over 200 performances. He is currently working on an LP named I GOT M.D.A which is due to be released in January 2014. I GOT M.D.A is an all original project executive produced by Shane Gonzales. Regardless of the future Xclusive will always strive to achieve his dream, even if that means living in the studio because he does it for the love of music.

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Rap / hip-hop / R&B

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Bakersfield, CA

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