In 2008, Stalley made his mixtape debut, Goin Ape, with fellow Ohio-nativeTerry Urban; 2009 followed with the release of the new mixtape MadStalley: The Autobiography, and a newfound reputation as a force on stage. Stalley attended the 2010 Iron Mic Competition in Beijing as the featured MC. He has headlined shows domestically in Birmingham, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, College Station, Tempe, Oklahoma City, St. Louis, Lowell, Lexington, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Portland, Seattle, Providence, Boston, Chicago, Nashua, Bloomington, Cincinnati, Youngstown, Cleveland, Joliet, Akron, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Baltimore, DC, Greensboro, Winston Salem, Columbus, Rochester, New York City, Miami, and New Orleans, and internationally in Paris, Antwerp, Lisbon, London, Warsaw, Calgary, Ottawa, and London (Canada). He has performed alongside hip hop heavyweights such as Rick Ross, Drake, Meek Mill, Kendrick Lamar, Big K.R.I.T., Bun B, Curren$y, The Cool Kids, KRS-One,Ghostface Killah, Styles P., Method Man & Redman, Freeway, Camp Lo, Jay Electronica, and Mos Def, and has performed at events such as Rock The Bells, SXSW, Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Montreal Jazzfest, and select dates on the 2011 I Am Still Music Tour.
Stalley has worked with producers Ski Beatz on tracks “Address”, “S.T.A.L.L.E.Y.”, “Do It Big”, “Harsh Ave”, Rashad Thomas on album Lincoln Way Nights, and J. Rawls on track “Babblin”. He is featured on Curren$y’s Universal/Def Jam album Pilot Talk (“Address”), released in June 2010, as well as Ski Beatz’s Universal/Def Jam projects 24 Hour Karate School and 24 Hour Karate School, Pt. 2. Stalley is also featured on the Warner Bros./Maybach Music Group albums MMG Presents: Self Made, Vol 1 and Self Made Vol. 2, Rick Ross’s Rich Forever mixtape, and Rick Ross’s full length album God Forgives, I Don’t.
Stalley completed a sports-themed music project commissioned by ESPN in February 2011, for future use in television and online programming.
Stalley’s Lincoln Way Nights (February 2011) received 130K+ downloads and reigned at #2 for Bandcamp hip hop releases. Lincoln Way Nights [Re- mastered] (November 2011) debuted #18 on the iTunes Hip Hop Charts and sold 9K+ copies. Savage Journey To The American Dream (March 2012) reached 100K downloads in the first week, and was featured as the Stereogum Mixtape of the Week and the Spin Rap Release of the Week (7 out of 10). It was graded an XL by XXL Magazine, and HipHopDX awarded it 4 out of 5. The album release party sold out at SOB’s in NYC. Stalley is currently recording for his Warner Bros./Maybach Music Group debut solo album.
ONLINE & OTHER PRESS
BET 106 & Park, Guest Appearance, March 2012
MTV Sucker Free Countdown, Featured Artist, November 2011 - Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
BET 106 & Park, Guest, November 2011 - Part 1, Part 2
BET Hip Hop Awards, Maybach Music Group Cypher, October 2011
NBC New York, July 2011
BET 106 And Park Music MattersPerformance and Interview, March 2011
Pitchfork, Out The Trunk, March 2011
Nike Sportswear Spring/Summer 2011 (lookbook)
Nike Destroyer (online, documentary, performance, photos)
See Stalley330.com for upcoming tour dates.
- Converse Block Party, DC and Philadelphia (2012)
- Nike World Basketball Festival, Paris (2012)
- Nike Broadway Bowl (2012)
- Baltimore Sneaker Show (2012)
- Dunkxchange, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando (2012)
- Sneaker Pimps (2011)
- Battle of the Beatmakers, Toronto - Judge, Performer, Panelist (2011)
- Grit City Fest, Tacoma, WA (2011)
- Ohio Homecoming (2011)
- Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival (2011)
- KIXPO at Dallas Cowboys Stadium (2011)
- NXNE (2011)
- SXSW (2011 and 2010)
- CMJ (2011 and 2010)
- Good Times Tour with Camp Lo (2010)