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DJ MARC D (Marc Di Pietro) knew from the first time he heard electronic music, he had found his calling. Introduced to the genre by pioneers such as Bad Boy Bill and Benny Benassi, he slowly began to expand his knowledge of this newly discovered sound. Upon getting a pair of digital turntables, a mixer, and dj/remix/production software, MARC D began to dedicate his time and effort, teaching himself how to mix, scratch and become a well-rounded DJ. When the time was right, he slowly began to emerge into the Chicago scene, playing underground gigs, parties, and small shows at local venues. Now an established Las Vegas DJ, MARC D continues to grow as a performer, and has developed a unique style of his own. His versatility and range, paired with his unmistakable talent, make him undoubtedly the most sought after DJ in the city. With his unique ability to read the crowd of any size or style, thereâ€™s no club or event that DJ Marc D doesnâ€™t control. After sharing the stage with top national and worldwide talent and playing countless shows at top-notch night clubs all over the country, and performing for celebrities such including Michael Jordan and Oprah Winfrey, 2007-2014 have already been monumental years for MARC D, appearing on MTVâ€™s My Supper Sweet 16 and winning the Mixmaster Throwdown DJ Search Competition.
With the start of 2015, and his new residency at Fizz located inside Caesars Palace in LAS VEGAS, MARC D has set his eyes and ears on becoming a renowned mixmaster, securing himself a place in the world of dance music for to come.
MARC D HAS PERFORMED ALONGSIDE INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS & CELEBRITIES SUCH AS:
Michael Jordan, Oprah Winfrey, Elton John, Twista, Wynter Gordan, Nina Sky, Baby Bash, Kevin Rudolph, Kid Rock, MTV’s Pauly D, Benny Bennasi, Mixin Marc, Inphinity, Jump Smokers, Grove Coverage, Ian Van Dhal, Robbie Rivera, Bad Boy Bill, Dan Morrell, Alex Peace, DJ Caffeine, DJ Bizerk, Too Kool Chris, Bobby D, JJ Flores, Steve Smooth, Frankie Hollywood Rodriguez, DJ Flipside, DJ Spin, Erika, Chessa, Paul Anthony, Chris Willis and more.
Sasha Gulish is a commercial lifestyle photographer who strives to capture real moments and authentic emotions. Her ability to create photographs that capture honest and intimate emotions has attracted clients like Huggies, Land of Nod, PediaSure, Barilla, Similac, Ulta Beauty, and many others. Sasha cultivates the best possible results for there clients using her ability to engage and connect with her subjects, always laughing and smiling along the way. Itâ€™s Sashaâ€™s own zest for life and her passion for photography that makes her a dynamic and essential force in bringing her clientsâ€™ visions to life. When she isnâ€™t traveling around the globe for commercial shoots, she loves to escape to warm sunny beaches with her family.
NOUVEAU NIVEAU RECORDS
DA DUCTTAPE GANG
Duct Tape Gang: Phifty Caliber, Loco Motion, and Gato (B.G. Cat): More than a group, they are like brothers, bonded like â€œduct tapeâ€.Born, Darryl, Johnny,and Jamar, raised in southern California,on some of the toughest streets these three guys met during high school and been hanging together ever since. With their bright personalities they just fit together. Phifty being the cool, calm, and collective â€œmost of the timeâ€. Loco, the wild outgoing but in a fun type of way, and Gato quiet, but crazy and as slick as a cat. Yet they all had a wild side and had to do what was necessary to survive in the streets. Life was never easy but one thing they had in common was music.. For these three, it became natural. And around the age of 17 and Growing up in southern California, they grew up around the greatest artist in the industry, including the late great godfather of gangster rap Eazy-E who played a major role with them in the rap scene. Working with rap artist B.G.Knocc out who started a group B.G.Clicc which included Loco, and B.G.Cat who was also relative of B.G .Knocc out. The letters B.G. Stands forâ€baby gangstaâ€ Eazy saw a future for the group and was very impressed with the projects he was putting together, after his long time success with being involved with N.W.A. And the success from introducing the group Bone Thugs n Harmony which later became the greatest rap group in history along with Grammy Awards under their belt. They were actually the groups first friends when they moved to California Things started looking bright for the group, then the blow to the music industry hit with the death of Eazy-E, which both Knoccout and B.G.Cat where there in the studio with Eazy when his lungs collapsed. B.G.Cat and Loco thought their dreams may have been crushed , due to the fact the group and its projects ended up being put to the side as they helped in the support of pushing Bone Thugs n Harmony. As far Phifty Caliber, he was good friends with Flesh whom also gave him the name while talking about styles of guns and the power of a 50 caliber. Flesh brought him into the scene. At the time Flesh was working with two different groups which involved Phifty. And in 1996 during the â€œCross Roadsâ€ video shoot, Duct Tape Gang came together. Under the name F.B.I. for Flesh n Bone Inc.they began working on many different projects mainly with Bone, but in 1999, another set back for the group, Flesh n Bone was sent to prison. So although the group stayed together they just continued to support the B.T.N.H. Family. And 10 years later in 2009, Flesh n Bone was released from prison and the groups energy sparked again and changed the name from FBI to Flesh n Bone Global. DTG has overcome many different obstacles and set backs, they too have been blessed. They have traveled all across the country performing on hundreds of stages with Flesh n Bone and Bone Thugs along with, many artist such as,the Game, DJ Quik and Suga Free just to name a few. With many years in the industry and a lot of hard work put in they still feel they are a work in progress and continue to grow. Building a more solid fan base and giving the fans what they want, from energetic performances to socializing with fans they have shown their maturity as artist, and are ready to show the world they have arrived. Duct Tape Gang lives by stay dedicated, never give up, because you can do all things through Christ.
MICHAEL ELLIOTT AKA BINOMITE
The extraordinary and talented â€œMR.MICHAEL ELLIOTTâ€ of Binomite Music aka Albino, is not only the nephew of the late Buddy Miles but stands proud as a succussful drummer himself. Michael has been drumming for over 35 years strong, growing up playing with the great Rob Lewis. Coming from a focused and very musical family where his mother and 2 aunts were the original Miles trio. Binomite himself found his craft and understood his calling amongst other things as a drummer, a producer and with a flair for promoting.
Tamara Feldman is an actress/writer/director who loves playing music and riding horses. She is a native of Kansas who moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting after being cast off the street for her first project. Starting off on Smallville, on the WB she did a series of television shows including seasons on Gossip Girl and Dirty Sexy Money. She has appeared in films such as Perfect Stranger with Bruce Willis and Halle Berry, horror film Hatchet, Echelon Conspiracy and starred in Rez Bomb which earned her a best actress award at the Red Nation Film Awards. Turning recently to writing and directing she has her directorial debut, Resurrection Slope, starring herself and John Hawkes out now on www.indieflix.com. She is currently editing a docu-series about strong women and dreaming up new projects all the time.
Tony DeMondre Harris known as Pozition was born in Inglewood, California raised in Watts. Pozition started rapping at the ripe young age of eight years old. Pozition is the eldest of eight brothers and sisters and was raised by his mother. Pozition began listening to rappers such as N.W.A., Snoop Dogg, Public Enemy and more as a child. Pozition was not into that many sports in high school so he focused all of his attention on music; he took up piano and sang in the school choir. After graduating from high school, Pozition found himself caught up in selling drugs outside of California. He soon realized that selling drugs was not for him so he returned back to Watts and focused on his music. After High school, Pozition started learning how to create music and soon the word got out … already Pozition has a roster of recording artists that he has produced such as Kurupt, Raskass, LaToya Williams, new artist Nipsey Hussle, Mann and the hit songstress Truth Hurts and others. Then he would go on to meet legendary Krayzie Bone and become apart of his label what once was Thug Line which is now labeled THE LIFE ENTERTAINMENT. He has since then produced and featured on countless tracks with Krayzie Bone and other members of Bone Thugs N Harmony and also is the Official DJ of the group. He has then been touring across the world even making a TV guest appearance as guest DJ on The Arsenio Hall Show. Listening to his tracks you will see why everyone is knocking at his studio door for tracks. Pozition is now slated to drop his own album Pozition Of Power. With his unique sound, street swagger cool demeanor not to mention being tutored by a group with legendary status â€œBone Thugs-N-Harmonyâ€ you will see why he is the next big thing on the WEST COAST AND THE WORLD.
Scalercio is a Chicago based Producer and DJ. His life path as a pianist was changed forever in London during the summer of 2001 when he discovered house & techno and the international electronic scene. This experience led him to start visiting Chicago regularly and ultimately relocate there in 2004.
He has since been heavily involved in house and techno production, with production and composition credits on Neroli, Nightgrooves, KMS, Circular Motion, and Need2Soul, as well as MTV, BET, Adult Swim, Style Network, and ESPN. His recent sets and compositions encompass a broad and futuristic tech and dark house sound, revealing influences from the time he spent in Chicago, London, Miami, and Toronto.
BIZZY BONE ( BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY )
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is an American hip hop group from Cleveland, Ohio. It consists of rappers Krayzie Bone, Layzie Bone, Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone and Flesh-N-Bone. American West Coast rapper Eazy-E, signed Bone Thugs-n-Harmony to Ruthless Records in late 1993, when Bone Thugs debuted with their EP Creepin on ah Come Up. The EP included their breakout hit single “Thuggish Ruggish Bone”.
In 1995, the group released its second album E. 1999 Eternal, which included hits “1st of tha Month” and “East 1999.” A tribute to the recently deceased Eazy-E, titled “Tha Crossroads”, won a Grammy award in 1997. The Art of War, the group’s third album, was also released in 1997. Bone Thugs is also the only group that has worked with deceased artists 2Pac, The Notorious B.I.G., Eazy-E & Big Pun while they were still alive. The editors of About.com ranked them #12 on their list of the “25 Best Rap Groups of All Time”, and MTV called them “the most melodic hip-hop group of all time”.
In 2000, BTNHResurrection reached platinum in one month and Thug World Order (2002) received more moderate sales and promotion, going Gold and peaking at #3 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. After the album the group went on hiatus and released their sixth studio album Thug Stories independently before returning in 2007 with the major label release Strength & Loyalty, this time released by Swizz Beatz’s label Full Surface Records. Bone Thugs-n-Harmony officially returned with their new album Uni-5: The World’s Enemy, released in 2010 by their own record label, BTNH Worldwide, with distribution by Warner Bros.
Due to conflicts within the group, longtime members Krayzie Bone and Wish Bone officially left the group in April 2011 to work with their independent label, The Life Ent. However, in 2012, Krayzie and Wish claimed they never really left and were in a state of mind where everything felt hopeless, thus claiming to quit. They would later return, officially re-unifying the group. In August 2013, Layzie Bone announced that he would be stepping aside to work more on his solo career. Also, in the same month, Bone signed with eOne Entertainment (formerly known as Koch Records).
Jeff Rohrer was born and raised in Manhattan Beach, CA. After graduating from Yale University, where he was named “All Ivy” and all “ECAC” 1st Team Linebacker, Mr. Rohrer was drafted in the 2nd round (53rd overall pick) in the NFL draft by the Dallas Cowboys.
Matching his physical prowess with a strong work ethic, Rohrer started for Tom Landryâ€™s Cowboys where he built a reputation as a “smart and tough” player before an injury ended his career.
After retiring from the NFL, Mr. Rohrer worked his way up through the ranks of the finest commercial production houses in America, to become one of the most valued and respected producers in the business. Mr. Rohrerâ€™s extensive experience over many years has given him the ability to successfully produce virtually any commercial, under any conditions, anywhere in the world.
Abroad, he has produced award-winning commercials in 15 countries on 4 separate continents. In addition, Mr. Rohrer has forged a reputation as a creative producer who can add value to any campaign. Among Mr. Rohrerâ€™s best known commercials are Nikeâ€™s Tiger Woods “Hackysack,” Energizerâ€™s “Basejumper,” Adidas “Plastic Ball,” CitiCardâ€™s “Father and Son,” Michael Mannâ€™s “Endless Season,” Darren Aronofskyâ€™s “Montana Meth Project.” and Jaguar’s “Jaguars at Play.” He counts Lasse Hallstrom, Doug Limon, and Alfonso Cuaron among the many other luminary directors with whom he has worked.
Veronique Vial was born in France and moved to Los Angeles in 1989. It was not long after moving to LA that Vial’s captivating work was recognized and parlayed into several photography books spanning the globe. In 1991, her first celebrity portraits appeared in A Day in the Life of Hollywood (Harper Collins).
Additionally, Vial has published several more titles, which include, Cirque du Soleil (Rizolli), Women Before 10 a.m. (powerHouse Books), Men Before 10 A.M. too! (powerHouse Books) Wings (Arena Publishing) and “O”Cirque du Soleil (powerHouse Books), Hollywood Splash (powerHouse Books) VAREKAI with Cirque du Soleil and Paris Naked (Taschen).
Her work has been seen in magazines such as Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Traveler, Rolling Stone, Harper’s Bazaar, Paris Match and Madame Figaro. Vial’s commercial work includes campaigns for Dove Men’s branding campaign, Patek Philippe, Longines, State Farm, Boniva, Dove Deodorant, Purina, Friskies, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Novartis, Playtex and Enbrel to name a few.
Vial has exhibited her work at the prestigious Visa Pour l’Image in Perpignan and the Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles. She has also received the APA World Press Award. Hollywood Splash exhibit at Le bon Marche in Paris, France March – April 2010. Women Before 10 A.M./Men Before 10 A.M. too! exhibit in Grass, Austria – May 2010. Paris Naked exhibit La Chapelle des beaux arts, France – May 2010. Vial resides in Los Angeles.
UNDER THE WILLOW
Helping to revive the love of folk and grass music in the hearts of a new generation. Under The Willow is a string band featuring the lead vocals of Erin Donovan and Hayley Skreens. An original four piece rooted in but not limited to traditional bluegrass instrumentation. Using socially conscious and thought provoking lyrics the band forges imaginatively original arrangements blending the sounds of Folk, Bluegrass, Newgrass, Jam Band, Rock, Reggae, Americana, with a twist of soul.
Born in the spring of 2008. Under The Willow was founded as a duo by vocalist and violinist Erin Donovan and her husband and utility player Pat Donovan.
In the summer of 2012 utility players and vocalist Hayley Skreens and Joe Lenza joined the band through a shared love of traditional bluegrass music/instruments as well as progressive original acoustic music. With all members in the band it is common to see them switching between Guitar, Mandolin, and Banjo.
Adopting and applying many different types of playing styles. The string band is complete with all members collaborating during the writing process. In the Spring of 2013, on the brink of their first tour, they released their debut album “Under The Willow”.
Available for sale on ITunes, Amazon, CDbaby and can be found on Spotify and Rhapshody. Or stream the entire album for free on our website www.underthewillowmusic.com “We put our hands, voices, and hearts to work capturing the music in this raw yet polished debut studio album.” -UTW “Under The Willow” highlights the fiercely warm vocals and beautiful harmonies of lead vocalists Erin Donovan and Hayley Skreens. As well as, the thought provoking lyrics and arrangements contributed by all members.
While showcasing their unique line up of utility players and love for traditional bluegrass instrumentation. The album includes songs rooted deep in Under The Willow’s history such as “Reaching Out” as well as brand new songs written and performed in the past year such as “All You Do” and “Time Speaks”. With tracks featuring their good friend and former member Anthony Perry on Keyboard and Bass including but not limited to “Our Nature” and “This Is Why”.
Overall the debut album represents the groups lifelong commitment to the music they play. They look forward to releasing their next album soon. After a great winter in Florida capping it off with Gasparilla Music Festival and a show at Skippers Smokehouse. Almost a year after we quit our jobs, sold our stuff, and hit the road. Going from Wisconson to Florida and so many places in between. With new songs in the bank and a year under our belts. We look forward to hitting the road again as we take our quest to the Mid-West this Spring and Summer!!!
Tour dates and festival announcements at underthewillowmusic.com Under The Willow has been involved in festivals including Spring Jam (2013), South By Southwest (2012), Ribfest (2012-2013), Hopjuice Fest (2012), Widow’s Peak Festival (2013), Nippersink Music Festival (2013), Whippersnap Music Festival (2013), Shoe Fest (2013), and Gasparilla Music Festival (2013). Festivals announced for 2014 include Spring Jam, Nippersink Music Festival, Moondance Bluegrass Festival, Takin Time Solstice Music and Arts Fair, Shoe Fest and more coming soon!Find out more at UndertheWillowMusic.com.
Warren Trotter (born July 21, 1980 in Chicago, Illinois), better known by his stage name Really Doe, is an American rapper & songwriter signed to Cartel Records and Kanye Westâ€™s G.O.O.D Music label. His debut album “First Impressions” included “Plastic” featuring Kanye West, and “Mesmerize” featuring Danny Klein. Doe also has featured guest appearances with Jennifer Hudson, Consequence, GLC and Malik Yusef and also a member of the rap group Go Getters, along with label mates GLC and Kanye West.
Yu Tsai was made in Taiwan and assembled in the USA; raised on good olâ€™ mid-western American corn. His first passions were in Biology and Wildlife Zoology studies. With bachelorâ€™s degrees in both, it has led him on a path that few have traveled. This scientist turned Art Director and turned photographer has become one of the worldâ€™s most sought after photographers. Yu Tsaiâ€™s career has circled the globe, with his images making headlines from New York to Beijing. Traveling between his homes in Los Angeles and New York he puts a whole new spin on the definition of 24-7. Yu Tsaiâ€™s inspirations are a compilation of his studies and his extensive travels to Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. After changing direction from his scientific studies, Yu Tsai earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA where he discovered his passion for directing and design. Yu Tsai has collaborated and been the inspiration for countless directors and creative minds in the industry for treatments and script development. Drawing from his expertise and talents in design, this journey organically lead Yu Tsai to his present focus of fashion and advertising photography which has bridged seamlessly into the world of celebrity. Yu Tsaiâ€™s effortless, real, and sometimes shocking manner generates an atmosphere of trust and authenticity that is unmatched by his peers.
Yu Tsaiâ€™s assemblage of the industryâ€™s most visible, beautiful, and provocative talent includes actors Leonardo Dicaprio, Jessica Chastain, Bruce Willis, Jon Hamm, Anne Hathaway, Forest Whitaker, James Franco, Keira Knightley, Ewan McGregror, Melissa McCarthy, Chris Pine, Juliette Lewis, Idris Elba, Chloe Moretz, Ben Foster, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Evan Rachel Wood, Zoey Deschanel, Chris Hemsworth, Mila Kunis, Daniel Radcliffe, Olivia Wilde, James Marsden, Aaron Paul, Noomi Rapace, Kristen Stewart, Leah Michele, Aaron Eckhardt, Elle Fanning, Aaron Johnson, Maya Rudolph, Zoe Saldana, James McAvoy, Christina Applegate, Jada Pinkett Smith, Cillian Murphy, and Ryan Gosling and musicians as diverse as Ringo Starr, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Adam Levine, Katy Perry, P Diddy, and K$ha.
Yu Tsai is also creating iconic imagery for international brands such as Apple, Guess, Coca-Cola, Dasani, SKYY, HP, Pantene, Clairol, Lexus, Toyota, Emporio Armani, Neiman Marcus, Vince Camuto, Victoria’s Secret, Sports Illustrated, Jantzen, Coach, Bebe, BCBG, Charles David, FreeSoul CBS, Sony Music, and Interscope Records. Working hand in hand with his clients, Yu Tsai has helped to launch the careers of many supermodels including Kate Upton, Candice Swanepoel, Ilsa Hosk , Jessica Hart and Irina Shayk to name a few. With the balance of an art and commerce mentality, Yu Tsai continues to work in the editorials arena; creating covers and stories with magazines such as Vanity Fair, Vogue International, Esquire US , Esquire UK, Flaunt Magazine , GQ Italy, Marie Claire US, Marie Claire UK, Elle, Essence, Harpers Bazaar UK , Sports Illustrated, Muse, Playboy, Interview , Vs., V Magazine and Variety.
Yu Tsai was nominated for a 2010 Lucie Award for his fashion story featuring Kristen Stewart for Flaunt Magazine. He was also awarded as Photographer of the Year at the 2010 Hollywood Style Awards. In 2011, his work was exhibited in The Beautiful Blessed: Celebrity and Style in Photography showcased in St. Moritz, Switzerland as well as speaking and being showcased in Los Angelesâ€™ Annenberg Space for Photography. Yu Tsai has never lost his love and desire for his original and foremost passion in the sciences, continuing to lend his talents and his hands to the ever-growing global concerns of conservation.
Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, the birthplace of house music, Paul Johnson, started making waves in the music community at the early age of thirteen. In the summer of 1984, Paul Johnson taught himself how to spin after watching his cousin Marc spin and scratch in his bedroom. As a self taught artist, Paul’s pulsating energy and passion are apparent in all his work. In high school while his peers were holding down after school jobs, Paul was a popular radio DJ. Raw talent, dedication and a deep love for house music have made Paul Johnson one of the most sought after DJ’s in the world.
Paul Johnson’s musical resume is both extensive and impressive; he released his first record in 1990 titled, “Overload” on Dance Mania Records. During this time, Paul quickly made a name for himself as a producer, responsible for many of the now famous DJ/Producers that we all know and love. Paul’s innovative and inspiring production work gained industry recognition as the go to guy. Paul has released over 200 E.P’s himself as well as a vast amount of music for some of the most consistently underground dance labels, all prior to signing with Peacefrog Records. Paul also boasts 12″ releases on the likes of Cajual / Relief and Dance Mania which led to his debut album release, “Bump Talkin”, in 1994. “Bump Talkin” and the follow up release, “Feel The Music”, became two of the most talked about releases of their time.
In 1998, Paul Johnson released his dance floor killer “Get Get Down” which sold over 3 million copies worldwide. “Get Get Down” was an international mega hit; its smooth melodic beats could be heard in clubs from Chicago to Ibiza, quickly gaining crossover success. Paul achieved record book notoriety, earning him a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records, for the most said word in a song. “Get Get Down” was also licensed on more than 100 CD and house compilations worldwide. Since good music stands the test of time, “Get Get Down” still has an infectious body moving effect on dance floors all over the world. With Paul Johnson you receive electrifying performances and an unwavering commitment to excellence crediting him the respect of both fans and peers alike.
Paul Johnson unsurpassed crowd pleasing capabilities have made him one of the best DJ’s to come out of Chicago, packing dance floors all over the planet. This living legend doesn’t seem ready to stop anytime soon, his remix work for Destiny’s Child, Jon B, Ce Ce Peniston, Daft Punk, D.J Sneak, K-Alexi, Stacy Kidd, Joey Beltram, Green Velvet, Armando and Ron Trent, just to name a few have made its way into all the big jocks boxes and remain there to this day. His distinctive rhythmic and soulful sound is what keeps house music fans craving for more. As a seasoned artist, Paul Johnson has released singles which all have made it to many countries top 50 billboard’s and higher. Continuing to do what he was born to do, in February 2010 Paul released “Sound of P.J.” on Mindtravel Recordings Italy and “World Feel It – So Much” on Sonrisa Records Australia. His latest releases are already satisfying his enormous yet growing fan base and are being played in clubs nationwide. “He’s a hit making machine” say’s Yello Records CEO Bob Sinclair and he’s shown so many artists the way. Much respect to everything that Paul Johnson has done and is going to do for house music.
Bollo is one of the Eastern EuropeÂ´s leading House Music producers and DJs, that started to experiment with electronic music around mid nineties. With his versatility, moving around all the different flavours of House Music, heâ€™s got many of his tracks signed to the likes of various top labels such as King Street Sounds, Open Bar Music, Kings Of Groove, Purple Edge Records, Stratospherik, Universe Media, Subinstinct Records, Heavenly Bodies, Liquid Grooves, Pin Up Recordings, Seta Label, Blockhead Recordings, Aquasound, Bedroom Muzik, DSC Trax, Gam Recordings, amongst many others.
Through his music, and his own record label Soluble Recordings, he has worked with an incredible range of coolest artists such as Jocelyn Brown, Hector Romero, Franco de Mulero, Hernan Cattaneo, Giom, Asad Rizvi, Lovebirds, Jaydee, Oscar P, Jay Tripwire, Harold Heath, Evren Ulusoy, Soul Minority, Soul de Marin, Jake Childs, Dj Wady, Loui Austen and many others.
His ever groovy productions and dj sets gained him an international recognition, and allowed him to play at some great clubs and festivals in Ibiza, UK, Ireland, Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, Czech Republic and his native Slovakia. Currently launching a new sublabel Soluble Black, Bollo keeps applying his skills day after day in the studio as well as behind the decks, and continues building a great reputation on underground house music scene.
Psycho who was born & raised on the southeast side of Chicago, began to rap at the young age of 13. Through out the years he has built and mastered his tongue twisting skills similar to Twistaâ€™s. In 2009 Psycho released his first album titled â€œThe End Of Timeâ€ under Hustle Hard Records, which had the streets of Chicago buzzing. In 2011 Psycho began and established Slum House Records, since then he began to work with Chicago artists such as, Bo Deal, AK & Johnny P of Do or Die, Reese G of 3 Piece, Twista, Count G of L.E.P. Bogus Boys.
Psycho also worked and dropped tracks with the late Lord Infamous of Three Six Mafia, La Chat, Yo Gotti, Rick Ross and Gucci Mane. In 2012 Psycho released his first mixtape â€œVerbal Abuseâ€ under Slum House Records. With tracks featuring the named artists, which had Chicago and down south buzzing hard.
The rest is history!..
RICHARD PRYOR JR
Richard Pryor Jr is a talented comedian, actor and singer who re-launched his career in 2006 in New York City as a tribute to his late father comic genius Richard Pryor. As a small child Richard Jr. introduced his dadâ€™s shows and hasnâ€™t stopped performing since.
Mr. Pryor has performed in numerous venues throughout the United States including the Jazz Celebration Series in upstate NY. He has had lead roles in various theater productions in NYC including the lead role in â€œWelcome Home Sonny Tâ€. Various roles in the International Cringe Festivals.
He also had a lead role in the Chicago premiere of â€œLipstick Goes On Lastâ€.
Mr. Pryor had the lead role in the indy film â€œCollege Debtsâ€ playing opposite Academy Award Winner Celeste Holm. He appeared in the short film award winning movie â€œBeyond The Basement Doorâ€. He performed in the newly released â€œBachelorâ€™s Groveâ€ as well as two tv pilots based on his loosely on his life with Bonafide Films.
Mr. Pryor works with the anti-bullying organization Friends Movement and has spoken on various panels throughout the United States. He works within the LGBT Community using his voice as an African American gay man. He is currently starting to work with an organization for teens and infants with HIV/AIDS to bring assistance where needed in that community.
DJ TWITCHIN SKRATCH
Carmen Fiorentino aka DJ Twitchin Skratch has been electrifying EDM listeners for almost a decade now. This Chicago based International DJ/Producer & also the owner of Afterdark Recordings & the Murky Beatz record label and is full of notable achievements & accolades. Not only is he chart topping Beatport Top 10 Minimal lists and more, heâ€™s collaborating, gaining respect and sharing the stage with Djâ€™s/Producers around the world such as Daniele Petronelli, Mark Knight, Green Velvet, Benny Benassi, Derrick Carter, LA Riots and LMFAO.
He is also one of Chicagoâ€™s newest resident at WKQX 101 FM â€œElectric Playgroundâ€ that is energizing the club bunnies on air and at top Chicago clubs.
Founder of â€œLIVE OUT LOUD CHARITYâ€ a non-profit organization focused on suicide prevention and awareness. Sherrie has been traveling internationally and in the USA educating people on the signs of suicide while utilizing her Miss United Nations Ambassador title. Ms. Gearheart also serves as the Editor in Chief of Tiara Magazine, which is a pageantry and fashion publication read in over 144 countries online and in print.