Founder of the DJ collective Nana Chill (Started in 2002) with partner, DJ Dayta. The group organized events in their hometowns of NYC & Houston, playing weekly DJ sets of House, Hip-Hop and Breaks. In 2006 Morsy would go on to join forces with New York City based DJ / Promoter, Chris Lehault aka DJ Kester. The two combined were known as Crooked Disco, throwing monthly events all over Brooklyn and Manhattan. With support from their local press at Time Out Magazine, The L and The Village Voice, Crooked Disco would go on to create some of the best parties NYC has ever seen. In addition to organizing events, Morsy spent countless hours in his music studio. Famous for the "Emo-Thug" mash-up series, he would get his first taste at traveling the world and playing to large European crowds in Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic and the Netherlands. Several years later, Morsy signed with DJ talent agency Scratch Music Group; where he began his venture into the corporate DJ world, working with such clients as Esquire, H&M, Saks, The Westin, AXE and Royal Caribbean Cruise. During his monthly visits on the cruise lines, Morsy would earn his way up DJing the worlds largest cruise ship, Allure of the seas; traveling throughout the Caribbean Islands. Presently, Morsy has put prime focus on his music releases, and collaborating with producers and vocalists all around the world. Be sure to check out his releasees with famed record labels such as Nervous Records, Moody Recordings, Top Billin, Jango Music & Clover Records.
When a 12 year old runs for class president with the sole intention of being able to book the talent at schooldances And subsequently buying the necessary equipment to DJ Himself, DJ MopTop was born. Currently residing in New York, DJ MopTop travels throughout the United States performing alongside the likes of Diplo, Common, Chromeo, CRNKN and AC Slater and with numerous corporate clients including, H&M, Diesel, Victoria’s Secret and Details Magazine. Growing up DJ MopTop was influenced by Jimmy Hendricks, Jay Z and A-Trak, and at the age of 18, DJ MopTop was able to find his unique sound and gain multiple residencies and founding the group Starters and Pelle Pelle. Soon after that, he was featured in URB Magazine’s next 100(0), Frank151 Magazine, UR Chicago, Chicago Reader and NY Magazine and performed at the Vice stage at SXSW, the W Hotel in Time Square during New Years Eve, Webster Hall, GOLD BAR, (le) poisson rouge in New York, Butter in North Carolina, Sound garden in Philly, MJQ in Atlanta and Decibel in Milwaukee. Leaving Chicago at age 22 to expand his network and further develop his style, DJ MOPTOP moved to New York and immediately gained a residency at some of the top clubs in the city and Brooklyn all while landing a coveted residency with H&M. With an evolving stage show of breaking down the genre barriers; fusing Old School Hip-Hop with Deep House, Rock WIth Main-stream Pop, or Disco with Soul, DJ MOPTOP is poised to push a distinct underground style into the mainstream.
TR!CK$ is a fresh artist from New Jersey’s club music scene who is bringing Jersey Club to the masses. He stands out from the crowd with his unique sounds using driving, Jersey Club beats to seamlessly marry hip- hop and EDM. TR!CK$ has been featured on Mixpak and BBC Radio 1xtra and has garnered support from artists such as Cashmere Cat, Sliink, Trippy Turtle, R3LL, Nadus, and Hoodboi, not to mention that he’s now a part of the renowned Brick Bandits crew.
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PRESTIGE is a dynamic rapper, singer/songwriter from Dover, Delaware. His charismatic style contributes to his unique sound and allows him to evoke emotions when putting life into a track. Being one who recognizes music’s ability to change lives, PRESTIGE strongly believes that the new generation of artists need more individuals who serve as positive examples. As he aims to be that example, PRESTIGE has continued to flourish as a new generation musical powerhouse.
Over the last year, PRESTIGE has put in countless hours to create and complete his debut album titled “What A Week.” This highly anticipated project consists of ten tracks and releases March 3, 2017. The concept achieved by this album creatively projects the highs and lows we all experience day to day. “What A Week” is now available on SoundCloud and will be streaming on all platforms sold on iTunes.
Originally formed in 2008, the FLOWCITY movement is a ground breaking alternative hip hop band from Dover, Delaware that is ready to move to the head of the class in the new age of rappers, lyricists, and producers and engineers. FLOWCITY is Yung Rocko (Darien Williams), Brownie (Danielle Johnson), and Nino Nosay (Dexter Brown). The three artist bring a wide array of fresh sound, great energy, and great vibes to hip-hop music. After teaming up with Dj Elegal, FLOWCITY has been blowing up the stage and making new fans everywhere they perform. FLOWCITY has opened for mainstream artists including: Meek Mill, Travis Porter, Kirko Bangz, Lloyd Banks, Dricky Graham, Bei Major, and Miguel.The FLOWCITY sound will immediately cross demographic lines, racial barriers, and simply put just "feel good music" into the mix.
Boney Manyana, born in South New Jersey during the mid 80s came from a musically & religious family. At the age of seven he was relocated to Delaware due to the increase of crime throughout the South Jersey metropolitan areas in hopes to shelter him from a volatile lifestyle. Growing up within the church his father was a deacon/preacher at, and also coming up in less fortunate areas, he decided he would create music that would reflect more on his surroundings. Being influenced by an urban sound, and listening to artist such as "Styles P", inspired him to write music that was more real than make believe. Going against the wishes of his family's religious beliefs he released his first project called "Helium Dreams" in 2012 which created his regional buzz . Continuing to grow, Manyana expanded his knowledge into learning how to do graphic arts and produce instrumentals as a way to solve a struggling artist's economic issues. Today along with fellow Plug Brothers Rie Stax and Nino No Say, Boney Manyana is a well known and almost household name in the tri-state area. He reached accomplishments by sharing the stage with well established music groups and artists such as Free Bands, Bone Thugs and Harmony, Young Jeezy, Sheek Looch and T-Pain. In other music endeavors Manyana plans to release his next project called "Black Flamingo". Join Him on the rest of his journey and see what happens next...
Hoochi Coochi is a hand clapping soul stirring indie blues band from Dover, De. Starting in the warm fall of 2015, members Fatz Hawkins and Danielle Johnson have been hitting the music scene hard and heavy together. Both coming from well-established musical projects and closing in on a decade of musical experience, the two have joined forces to create something that's sure to make you dance. Mixing genres like blues, southern rock, rhythm and blues and adding a touch of indie they have been able to engage a wide demographic both young and old. Hoochi Coochi picked up multi-instrumentalist Spencer Greene in May 2016 to play keyboard and longtime drummer Chelsea Grant in July of 2016 on drums to round out their sound and add movement and flow to their live performance. Always a crowd favorite Hoochi Coochi brings the people together. They have entertained a wide array of venues from The Milton Theater to the Grand Opera House in Wilmington and winning The Annual Delmarva Folk Hero Competition 2016 and becoming finalist in Musikarmaggedon X they’re only getting better. They have recently finished writing for their debut EP and anticipate releasing their first EP by late 2016.
NIGHT OF THE LIVING FUNk
Conceived by brothers Jon and Chris Lijoi on a musical journey through Italy Night of the Living Funk is a balls to the wall post art-deco funk ensemble. Based from an idea tracing back to their teenage roots: tight funk grooves and black and white horror flicks.
“We wanted to take the live performance one step further and incorporate a visual stimulant,” explains front man Jon Lijoi of their unique performance wherein they project old horror movies on stage while playing.
The idea came about after a rigorous week of rehearsals and gigs with Krantz. Maybe it was the change of scenery, or the bottles of wine(or getting stuck in an elevator with B-Rad) that triggered this newfound project, but it was at their last Italian dinner they agreed to set up jam sessions once they were back in the states.
Coming back to New York the brothers quickly assembled a crew of inspired music students to set forth with on this project. After a great deal of playing together the band was no longer just an idea but a group of 11 dudes and dudettes with a mutual love and dedication to funk, soul, and jazz music. Not to mention they had an oversized tapestry (Thanks Casey!), HD Projector (Thanks Dan!), and a slew of old school horror flicks at their disposal.
Constantly searching for new outlets and experiences they have collaborated with hip hop artists such as Illspokin, The Jon Braman Band, MaG and TruStatement Ent. Just like their trip across the Atlantic the Night of the Living Funk’s shows are about exiting your day to day and entering a funk injected dance party. Their influences range from The Black Exotics to Michael Jackson to Outkast and they perform an array of originals, covers, and arrangements. So be prepared for anything, who knows what’s going to happen? As Chris Lijoi exclaims, "We don’t, and that’s the beauty of it all.”
A soulful vocalist and mainstay of the New York City circuit, Mariella is a name to watch out for. Her poignant lyrics and masterful song writing have earned her accolades worldwide including being named Billboard World Song writing Contest grand prize winner in 2008, and John Lennon Song writing Contest honorable mention. She is also the co-creator and co-host of one of NYC’s longest running and most critically acclaimed hip-hop jam session, Freestyle Mondays. In addition Freestyle Mondays, she has also held long residencies at various clubs in both New York City and Asia All these experiences have cultivate the sound of her debut EP featuring production by Mark de clive Lowe, Zeb and Sabo, Dj Vadim, and Rouge Pop. From the synth-pop heavy Brooklyn Boogie to Miguel Atwood Ferguson’s lush strings on “Disappoint” her sound is eclectic, rich, and all her own. Mariella’s remix album will further cement her as a dynamic artist and a dance floor favorite with remixes by Mark de Clive Lowe, Rich Medina, JBoogie, Crisis Kid, and DJ Obah.
Since the singer-songwriter Raphaello Mazzei had his first guitar lessons at the age of seven, the music began to accompany him. Self-taught, at twelve, he climbed the stage for the first time, certain that it was his place. Since then, integrated bands as a drummer, singer and composed several songs. We had recorded partnerships, such as the single Slow Down (Peter Goetz / Mazzei), produced by Arthur Maia and released in the United States, has performed alongside experienced musicians like Elaine Guedes, Claudio Zoli, Renato Rocketh, Sandra de Sá, Wilson Meireles. His songwriting songs are planned for release soon in the solo debut album, formed by a selection of partnerships with young composers of the scene carioca.
Makeup x Breakup Web Series
If you’ve ever been in an unstable relationship, the new web series Makeup and Breakup tackles scenarios you know all too well.
On the surface, Brooke and Blake appear to be the definition of #RelationshipGoals until Brooke decides to end their two-year relationship for good. Devastated by the split, Blake attempts to regain his confidence by jumping back into the New York dating scene like he never left.
It doesn’t take long for Blake to fall for someone new and move on from his failed relationship with Brooke … or so he thought. Once Brooke receives word of Blake’s new love interest, she decides to resurface and tries to get her man back, putting Blake in the middle of a vicious love triangle.
Who would you choose?
Watch the entire 1st season available on YouTube now. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH67jelQ8va3ZYdTzzVmwYw/videos