Billionaire B has consistently knocked down barriers to establish himself as the ideal hip hop artist for today\'s music industry. Hard work, consistency,and dedication are the simple characteristics that have helped separate himself from being the typical artist. \" I know Detroit artists and I know how ya\'ll hustle, you have something special.... you can be the face of Hip Hop\" says Kevin Black former VP of Interscope Records. Words like this inspired Billionaire B to reach his goal in this industry and feel of comfort like its home.
UZOY (pronounced uzi) is a Nigerian-American female rapper and producer from the southeast side of Houston, TX. She began writing music in high school as a hobby and soon began to record her first songs. Her passion followed her as she went to college and continued to create music. Commonly referred to as “UZOY like the gun”, she has made a name for herself while finishing her college education.
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“When fedora-wearing, experimentation-loving punk rockers get fed up with the status quo, anything can happen...” – Austin Chronicle Macabre + Cabaret = Macabaret. It\'s a word that had to be coined, because how does one describe a group such as Mr. Lewis and The Funeral 5? On its second album Delirium Tremendous (July 26th, Chicken Ranch Records) perhaps as Jim Morrison fronting a Rohypnol-addled Pogues? Or maybe as Tom Waits fronting The Doors. Obviously, this would be a good time for a shot of Jameson\'s.
“La Cuneta Son Machín” is a group of Nicaraguan musicians that decided to come together in the year 2009 and create a band that merges Nicaraguan and Latin American popular music (son de toros, son nica, cumbia, merengue, etc) with new musical currents such as rock, funk and jazz. The creation of this musical and audiovisual project is generating an enormous impact among Nicaraguan youth.
Jonny Fritz (formerly Corndawg) is a country singer, not a singer-songwriter. Born in Montana and raised in rural Virginia, Jonny dropped out of school in 2001 and toured solo for many years on his motorcycle, going on to play shows in every state in the US, along with Australia, Argentina, Canada, India and 11 European countries. However, you won’t find him on your local country radio station; Jonny’s music is more in the vein of that obscure 70s gay country that housewives would discover on a Bear Family reissue in 20 years.
The son of Cuban refugees who met in Texas, Ward\'s sixteen years of experience in the Austin music scene, including his previous band Sigmund Fraud, are obvious in the band\'s high energy, dance-floor filling shows.
Brooklyn dream pop outfit Heaven initially formed in late 2010. Matt Sumrow (Dean and Britta, The Comas, Ambulance LTD) and Mikey Jones (The Big Sleep, Swervedriver, Snowden), galvanized by
HAERTS is a band from New York hailing from Germany, England, and the United States. The group consists of Nini Fabi, Ben Gebert, Garrett Ienner, Derek McWilliams, and Jonathan Schmidt. The band\'s first single, Wings, was produced in collaboration with Jean-Philip Grobler (aka St. Lucia). HAERTS\' debut album is due in 2013.
\"This is a remarkable EP, which isn\'t just sugary praise for sensitive teen-girl lyrics. London comes from a tradition of music in Austin that\'s supported Sahara Smith and Sarah Jarosz, and it shows. With a canny turn of words amid simple melodies – Lucinda Williams and Eliza Gilkyson feel like her spiritual godmothers – London\'s right in line for their brand of attention...\" The Austin Chronicle