UPRISING STARS

GET TO KNOW THE KOOL GUY!

Arch Millie, whose candid music is interwoven with authenticity and straddles the line that maintains the essence of gritty rap music, while staying true to ideas and concepts that educate through compelling and sometimes heart wrenching life experiences

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IAA EXCLUSIVE SIT DOWN WITH GRAMMY NOMINATED ARTIST – ERIC ROBERSON

IAA had the pleasuring of sitting down and talking with Eric Roberson, an award-winning vocalist, songwriter, producer and label owner. As one of the recognized movers and shakers in the independent soul music movement since his first full-length release, Esoteric, some ten years ago.

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CHECK OUT SID SRIRAM – A VOCAL PHENOMENON

The music of Sid Sriram is genre-defying.  His voice is soothing and refreshing. Considering his background, originally from Chennai India, his  uncanny ability to blend and mix socio-cultural  elements is understandable.  His covers of artists like Bruno Mars, Drake, Kanye and Taio Cruz is just as impressive as the originals. A current student at Berklee College of music, Sid has grown as a singer and developed into a highly skilled songwriter

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GET TO KNOW SINGING SENSATION – MARIA ZOUROUDIS

Maria Zouroudis is known for her powerful, melodic, and strong voice. Utilizing the internet to market her talent, Maria has captured over 8.2 million views and 36,400 subscribers on YouTube alone.

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GET TO KNOW: MYSONNE – HIP-HOP’S GENERAL

In the late ’90s, Mysonne was set to be Def Jam’s hottest star.  In 1999, just as he was getting ready to release his debut album, Life Teaches and Reality Bites, on Def Jam, Mysonne landed behind bars for two armed robberies (for which he still maintains his innocence).  After having served his time, Mysonne came back on the scene harder than ever.

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GET TO KNOW R&B SENSATION – ZSHATWA

Zshatwa’s song “Fresh” featured MC Lyte. Zshatwa has released 2 separate mixtapes, Diary Of A Skater Chick & The Fresh Campaign which combined have had more than 110,000 downloads

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GET TO KNOW R&B SUPERSTAR – GREG BANKS

Gregory Banks is not your average run of the mill artist. Banks has achieved many successes since first entering the music scene. He has opened up for multi-platinum artist Lil Wayne, Trey Songz, Mike Jones, and Jazzy Jeff.

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GET TO KNOW – SONGTRESS BIANCA RAQUEL – A VESSEL OF CREATIVITY

Bianca Raquel is a singer, songwriter, producer, performer and musician. As the daughter of world-renowned musical director/arranger Ray Chew, it’s clear that the gift of music doesn’t fall too far from the tree.

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IAA EXCLUSIVE SIT DOWN: JAZ-O “THE MAN BEHIND THE MUSIC”

The man who mentored Jay-Z  and helped him become the hip hop force he is today tells IAA Industry News what really happened between the two.  The multi-talented rapper/producer talks about the current state of hip-hop and announces his plans to return to the game.

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