About 495 Music Group: 495MusicGroup consists of five rap artists who are also songwriters and ASCAP members. They possess a unique sound with a unique style of music and lyricism. They have had the opportunity of opening for mainstream artists and performing at festivals, clubs, and other venues within and outside of the DMV. Their music has been played in clubs, on DJ mixes, in rotation on various internet stations, and can be found on iTunes, Amazon and other music sites. They have been interviewed on various internet radio stations and cable stations; and were recently featured in Hip Hop Weekly's physical store magazine and on-line addition. They have also won several recent hip hop rap performance contests throughout the DMV, which has allowed them a wider fan base and audiences of all ages.