Wednesday, 27 January 2010
Emerging Artist Showcase
AllHipHop News) Underground rapper Blitz the Ambassador will be among a trio of artists taking their notoriety to the next level, as part of the Beyond Race Magazine’s (BRM) Emerging Artist Showcase.
The event, which takes place Thursday (Jan. 28) at Blvd. in New York City, is the first in a monthly concert series presented by BRM, an internationally distributed publication that covers cutting edge music and entertainment and the online media company, Lumeefly.
Lumeefly CEO Tommy Johnson Jr. told AllHipHop.com that the alliance between the two companies came after discovering “synergies in our brands core values of helping musicians gain access and exposure to global market.”
The Emerging Artist Showcase marks the latest achievement for Blitz the Ambassador, who has received critical acclaim for his 2009 album, Stereotype, as well as exposure on MTV2 with the video for his single “Breathe.”
The Emerging Artist Showcase will include a music set from DJ Jedi as well as performances from New York City-based party band Bodega Girls and Grandchildren, an experimental rock group out of Philadelphia known for its live performance on stage.
As part of the event, fans will vote will vote for their favorite performer. Those who are unable to attend the Showcase can watch the concert online via Lumeefly’s real-time live stream.
A multiple view of the stage as well as opportunities to ask questions about their favorite artists will be available for Internet viewers, who will also be able to vote for acts online on www.lumeefly.com.
Cost to watch the BRM Emerging Artist Showcase online is $3.49. For those attending the show, doors will open at 7 p.m. Proceeds from tickets purchased for the Showcase will be donated to the “Partners in Health” Haitian relief effort.
courtesy of All HipHop.com