The "Starving Artist" is an independent brand started by Mani "MR.YUCK" Parris and Darren Freeman, students at North Carolina A&T. The purpose between this all is to showcase young talented artist who attend A&T and capitalize on the North Carolina Hip Hop market. Parris and Freeman partnered with two students, Melanie Page and Jerrell "Dapper J" Leeper, who have their own visual production brand "Major Motives" to help bring the vision to life. 3 hip hop artist "Jack Cityz" from Maryland, "Rock L Spivey" from North Carolina, and "DatBoiRashad" from ATL are featured in the video, as they come along chasing their own dreams always. The come together to create an EP, and throw a Showcase for underground artist in the area. Check out the reality series "The Starving Artist" HipHopumentary here, and watch these young artist develop as they are pursing their goals.