Pre-order it at www.beatchild.com and get an instant download of the bonus tracks.
After releasing single “No Matter What” prod by Xpress which received amazing reviews, radio play and even top 5 of most rotation singles in New Jersey, Staasia is here to give us a cover anticipating her second single entitled “813″ prod by Boogie St John, and features label mate OShauN.Staasia takes us on a stroll in the rain with the soulful sounds of Jill Scott of course making it her own sending chills. Bundle up and check it out!
Wow, nice to see a new generation of teens doing what many generations before theirs were doing at their age AND the inter-generational relationships being fostered through these types of initiatives. Get to know more about R.I.S.E. via their youtube channel!
For Immediate Release
The young people of Toronto have a lot of talent, but what’s the best way to nurture and develop it? R.I.S.E is about “Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere;” using arts and culture to connect, educate and empower Toronto’s youth, and celebrate their creativity.
From Friday October 25th to Sunday October 27th, R.I.S.E Edutainment, with support from City of Toronto Culture presents, Toronto’s first EDUTAINMENT CONVENTION: 3 days of concerts, artistic workshops, art business development, networking and discussions. The Convention is a holistic way of connecting, presenting and building up emerging and established music and spoken word artists across Toronto.
The Edutainment Convention will educate and empower young artists by connecting them with professionals who have paved a sustainable path in their respective fields. By providing performance, knowledge building and networking opportunities the Convention will help bridge the gap between Toronto’s emerging and professional artists; giving emerging artists resources and experiences needed to grow their own successful careers.
The Convention will be a weekend of performances and learning taking place at the North York Civic Centre (NYCC) and the Toronto Centre for the Arts (TCA).
Event 1 – Rise and Rhyme Concert:
The weekend opens with a concert featuring Freedom Writers and John River inside the TCA’s beautiful George Weston Theatre.
Event 2 – Edutainment Conference:
Saturday and Sunday will be 2 full days of holistic development for young artists at the NYCC. Saturday focuses on artistic skill building and features a key note talk by Director X, a videographer who has worked with many artists, including Drake. There will also be workshops for poets, vocalists and MC’s. Sunday focuses on building business skills necessary to make a living creating art. The day will include a panel of full-time artists, a discussion about working in the recording industry and a speed dating session connecting artists with funding institutions.
Event 3 – Soulful Vocals Concert:
On Sunday the Convention closes with a second concert at the TCA, with performances by Shi Wisdom and Plaitwrights, among others.
Check out the full Convention schedule HERE
The Conference is FREE and open to the public, aimed primarily at youth aged 18-30.
Concert tickets are $10 in advance on ticketmaster.ca or $15 at the door. There are discounted tickets available for non-profits and community groups.
Toronto Centre for the Arts (George Weston Recital Hall): 5040 Yonge Street
North York Civic Centre: 5100 Yonge Street
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Produced by Soul.
Produced by Jay Emess.
A Fool’s Endeavor is the first offering from Toronto-based producer/MC, Muneshine’s upcoming album In Transit.The album will feature production from Moka Only, Exile, Oddisee, Kev Brown, DJ Spinna, Suff Daddy, Presto, Bird, Jonny Cuba, Type Raw (Loop.Holes – Poland) and Muneshine himself. It will also feature appearances from Jehst, Sonny Jim and Shuanise (UK), Fresh Daily (NY), and fellow Canadians; D-Sisive, Ghettosocks, ELMNT, Adam Bomb, Marmalade (of Pigeon Hole/Sweatshop Union), Timbuktu, Jenn Grant, Moka Only and Skratch Bastid.
Directed by Customatic.
Directed by Customatic
Co-Directed by DreamNinetyOne
Edited by Joshua Tubbs
Make Up by Krystle Ros
Hair by Jessica Berswick
Styling by Natalie Hemmati
Nails by Anabela Rocha
Produced by Junia T
Previously: INTERVIEW: Junia-T w/ Urbanologymag.com
Singer Haley Small returns with her “Small Sundaes” viral campaign, kicking it off with her cover of Drake’s latest.
If you haven’t heard, I have started up my weekly new content for my #SmallSundaes series once again today! JUST RELEASED is a music video for my cover of Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home” featuring Oshaun, a super dope Toronto hip-hop artist.Hope you like it!Here’s my bio:
22-year-old Haley Small is a singer/ songwriter / engineer/ music addict and in other words, a young force to be reckoned with. With her foot in the industry from the young age of 10-years-old, Haley has now made her way into working with Grammy Award winning Producers such as Chuck Harmony, Harvey Mason Jr, The Monarch, & Roc City alongside her management team Ebony Sons (DTP). Haley’s classically trained voice, distinctive Mainstream Sound and noticeable R & B influence make Haley one of the most intriguing up and coming young artists out of Toronto. Haley opened for Bobby V and Ginuwine at The Sound Academy in January 2013 and SOB’s Sol Village in New York City last month.
Check out Haleys music here:http://www.youtube.com/