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DJ Class

DJ Course is a Baltimore golf club DJ/maker who produced his major-label debut in ’09 2009 after a few years of underground activity. Created Daniel Woodis in Baltimore, MD, he primarily founded himself on the neighborhood golf club scene through the early ’90s as both a DJ and maker. He …

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O’Neal McKnight

Raised inside a mobile house in Lynchburg, SC, O’Neal McKnight (created Rodney O’Neal McKnight) spent a lot of his childhood dance and revealing for his friends. When he was older enough, he preserved up his cash and relocated to NY, where — because of several contacts and his personal distinct …

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Teddy Brent

Having a sound influenced by ’70s and ’80s funk with a supplementary helping of Prince, singer Teddy Brent came around the scene in 2008 using the infectious track “Vanity.” After developing up in suburban Detroit, Brent relocated to Decatur, IL, and went to Milliken University. It had been there he …

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Ephraim Lewis

English singer Ephraim Lewis started the ’90s among the most encouraging pop-soul talents. Authorized to Elektra in 1992, his only recording, Skin, premiered in the same 12 months, drawing numerous evaluations to Seal and unleashing the small hit “Drowning within your Eye.” Tragedy struck in 1994: he passed away under …

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Donell Jones

You start with his 1996 recording My Heart, singer/songwriter/producer Donell Jones documented a jazzy and soulful design of urban pop for LaFace Files and scored several modest singles along the way. His 1st two singles — “In the Hood” and “Knocks Me Off My Ft” — founded his reputation inside …

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Ace Young

Best known like a contestant over the fifth period of Fox’s American Idol, vocalist Ace Teen can be a Broadway performer and modern pop vocalist. Blessed in 1980 in Denver, CO, Youthful was raised in Boulder as the youngest of five brothers. Thinking about music at a age, he started …

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DJ Roli Fingaz

Ecuadorian-American Bronx indigenous DJ Roli Fingaz improved his profile during 2003 through 2006 with some mixtapes that presented almost every high-profile R&B artist from the first ’90s onward. DJing was a just a hobby for quite some time, until he began doing celebrations and manning his personal radio display in …

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Jupiter Rising

The West Coast club act Jupiter Rising was originally formed by Spencer Nezey and 8o Insect, the last mentioned of whom was replaced by vocalist Jessie Payo in 2007. 8o Insect got her begin performing gospel music; the little girl of missionary parents who journeyed through the entire South, she …

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Mario Vazquez

Given birth to and raised in the Bronx, Mario Vazquez produced information in 2005 gossip circles when he remaining the television display American Idol for undisclosed “personal factors” soon after making it in to the last 12. However, your day after the champion, Carrie Underwood, was announced, Vazquez discovered himself …

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Ocote Soul Sounds

Founded like a stylistically wide-ranging Latin-themed part task of Martin Perna of Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Ocote Soul Seems often includes Adrian Quesada of Grupo Fantasma and it is associated with Eighteenth Street Lounge Music, the label of Thievery Corporation. Perna (vocals, saxophone, flute, acoustic guitar, body organ, percussion), who founded …

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