Houston, Texas- It may seem like a normal Weekend for most People around town, but this weekend has been anxiously awaited by many East Houstonians.
Local music Artist Mendo Medicine Mendoza and his close friend Avran Martinez have organized and put together a phenomenal open Basketball Tournament in Galena Park this upcoming Sunday to commemorate the loss of their close friend Eric “KidFresh” Castillo. Not only is this Basketball tournament very special for the memory of their close friend, but Mendo Medicine Mendoza and Avran Martinez decided that this would be the same exact date that they would release their long awaited music Projects. Mendo’s first ever debut album entitled “The Fix” and Avran Martinez’s “Flight from Houston” will both be released this same day.
Check in for teams is set for 11:30am on Sunday and 3 vs 3 games will begin at 12:00pm. “This is just a way for us to bring our community, family, and friends together” mentioned Mendo Medicine. “Those that support our music will have a chance to come out and pick up a copy”, “those that want to play some ball, can come out and have a blast in the 3 vs 3 the tourney and 3 point competition”. Mendo also mentioned and confirmed attendance by special invited guest- DLP of Beatshak as well of the possibility of other invited guests who may stop by and take a few pictures with fans.
DLP contributed in the production of both “The Fix” and “Flight from Houston” as well as hundreds of more titles in the Houston and nationwide scene. One of his latest beats was launched by Big Syke who was part of Tupac Shakurs rap group “The Outlawz” in California.
Now let’s talk a bit more about the medicine man himself. Yes, Mendo Medicine is currently attracting fans left and right and is gaining listeners not just in Houston but throughout the whole state of Texas.
Here is a bit of background information for those that are new to the music prescriptions issued by Mendo. Mendo Medicine is known around the city for his God given talent. He is able to write songs, record, and create his own custom beats. Mendo has been featured in the “Houston Press” and was recognized on his Live opening performance for Houston rap legend; K-Rino.
If this already sounds amazing, Mendo has another side to him that unfortunately has gone by unnoticed. During these past 3 years, Mendo has coached a 7th and 8th grade middle school select basketball team during his past time. He also made an impact And opened eyes for the younger generation last school year when he promised a $100 reward for the student with the highest overall grades at Galena Park Middle School. Mendo followed through and kept his promise to reward middle school student; Joseph Silva with the $100 incentive.
Mendo was also invited to speak to middle school kids in Lufkin, Texas at a Teen Summit a few summers ago. During the summit, Mendo spoke to more than 200 kids about the importance of following their education and pursuing their dreams. They also spoke about the importance of deciphering lyrics they hear in the local radio.
2016 has launched off in a very positive way for Mendo Medicine and his music team. Backwoodz Entertainment Inc. has Started planning and putting together ideas For his Next release entitled “Elevation” which will be another very well expected project by all his fans.
Mendo Medicine and Avran Martinez of Avenue Music extend an invitation to all of the H-town community. Again the Basketball tournament is set to launch at 12:00pm this Sunday, January 17th. For more information about the tournament call(936) 465-0800.
THE FIX by Mendo Medicine Mendoza is now available via Itunes , GooglePLAY, and all music Platforms. Follow this link to Download the full album from Itunes: http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1071644950?ls=1&app=itunes