Rapper, vocalist, philosopher, jester, and truth-teller: Krizz Kaliko is a profoundly significant and much-loved musical icon. Millions of online engagements and monumental social media metrics signify legions of devoted followers who are captivated by his ceaseless flow of videos, social media posts and tracks.
While he writes and performs plenty of what he deems “Ass shaking music,” introspective themes are his trademark. His expansive artistry embraces hip-hop, R&B, indie-rock, metal and pop, with trace elements of gospel and opera embellishing the mix. With disarming sincerity and a penchant for sharing the most ominous shards of his psyche, the message and the music confirm the magic - his songs save lives.
Ohio's own London Elixir has become one of the most exciting new talents in the diverse worlds of funk, pop, hip-hop/R&B, trap and more. Currently based in Atlanta, London has made a name for herself by producing custom instrumentals and layering sounds for a range of clients. She is most known for producing the music behind NFL star JuJu Smith-Shuster's #DoTheJuJu dance challenge, choreographed by Phil Wright, which received over 10 Billion views on Tik Tok. She has also worked with HBOMax, Got Milk, BravoTV, ESPN, NBATV, Estrella Jalisco, That Girl Lay Lay, Ms. Jade, Dascha Polanco and more. More than just a producer though, London also creates music under her own name where she hand selects artists to feature over her astounding production to bring her musical visions to life. This music has earned her raving reviews from: RollingOut, TunedLoud! and StaticDive just to name a few. After receiving her Bachelor's degree in Computer Science & Engineering from The Ohio State University, her experiences as a music producer inspired her to become an author - introducing her book "PTO: Prayed Time Off" where she discusses her journey of leaving her nine to five to pursue music full time.
Emcee & Songwriter, AJ Chaka is a smooth blend between New School & Old School Hip Hop. The 23 year old was born in Sacramento, California, and now resides in Dallas, Texas.
Much of Chaka's success comes from his drive to produce eclectic music masterpieces that utilize a variety of instrumentation.
Some of his releases include: “The Growth Tape EP, ALL SIDES, No Worries, 4Da Record, #GT2, Mic Check, Alone. Chaka has recently released his debut album “TRILL AS IT GETS."
Jacqueline Loor is a singer/songwriter with credits including The CW, PBS, Telemundo, and Pureflix. A beacon of empowerment and unfiltered, honest emotion, Jacqueline Loor is an artist on a mission. “I want people to feel something when they listen to my music,” she says, “so much so that it moves them to actually do something that they may have been too scared to do, or to even admit. They’re going to come out of it stronger on the other side.”
A Latina mother of two originally from Miami and now based in Tenerife, Spain Jacqueline Loor embodies her music’s themes of inner strength and self-discovery. A talented artist with the ability to showcase raw emotion, Jacqueline's talent is exemplified in her recent release "Show Them" as well as through her spanish language latin pop songs.
For songwriter, artist, producer, and creative director RZ Shahid, music is just one aspect of a life spent balancing the arts in a constantly developing creative persona. With his creative company Art of Xanadu, Shahid has built a brand for himself based on soulful vibes. RZ Shahid tugs at the emotions yet maintains an irresistible rhythm and groove.
Shahid has released tracks ranging from the driving, bass-heavy Balanced to the melancholy Blue Pit with it’s jazz piano; he embodies a full range of feelings to elevate everyday experiences into art. Growing up with a peer group which encouraged musical expression, writing, producing, and performing comes to him as second nature; nevertheless, he plans to take Art of Xanadu further with the launch of an associated clothing line, film projects, and the prospect of touring with his music. Live performance has been a staple for him since his professional breakthrough in 2017, and as a part of the independent hip-hop scene in Minnesota, his live experiences have included the offbeat Art Shanties Festival, which saw him perform to a crowd on the frozen surface of Minneapolis’s Lake Harriet.
Driven, focused, yet never losing touch with the groove and flow of the music, RZ Shahid is an experimental artist carving out his own sound in alternative hip hop, R&B, & jazz whilst constantly playing with new influences.
AK Escoe is an artist known for her ability to command the stage. Since 2015, AK Escoe started releasing music and to date has over 300,000 streams across all platforms for her original music. Her style has been described as uniquely diverse, soulful, and fun. AK’s live performances are a sight to behold and parallel the same excellent quality of music as if heard on the radio.
With tonalities and expressions influenced by Amy Whinehouse and Rihanna, AK Escoe has a sound that will capture the attention of all and leave a lasting impression not quickly forgotten.
Nikki Shannon Fernandez brings together her love of creating and performing music for audiences with helping others succeed. She is a singer/songwriter, an accomplished pianist, and has worked with some of the greatest award-winning artists such as Reba MacEntire, Brooks and Dunn, and Keith Shocklee. Nikki is an incredibly versatile artist that combines her classical training, technical precision, and intuition to create a catalog that ranges from ballads to pop songs. Her music has been featured in film and television, accessing markets across the globe.
Nikki studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and New York University and bases her music, creative work, and professional marketing work in Nashville and New York City.
Club Mesh is a collective of three women DJs and producers. Chess Knight, Dial Jess, and Lani Love, each longtime veterans of the Chicago and Los Angeles music and nightlife scenes (14+ years each). Each DJ came together as Club Mesh in 2018 in order to create a truly inclusive dance party in Chicago. Everything from classic party jams, deep house, hip hop, bass, indie, and left field brought people of all ages and backgrounds to the same sweaty dance floor.
During the pandemic, that expanded to create an even more diverse international community, beyond the club, on Twitch. DJ Dial Jess describes how Club Mesh pivoted to support their community during quarantine.
Damien Horne is an international recording artist and 2-time Tedx Keynote Speaker based in Nashville, Tennessee. He is one of Nashville’s original Muzik Mafia members and one of the founding members of chart-topping Country group on Warner Brothers, The Farm. He has toured with and/or shared stages with everyone from the likes of Keith Urban, Bon Jovi, The Commodores, John Legend, and countless others! Damien is currently the frontman of Urban Folk trio The Magi and cohost of exciting new television series, “The Song!” that airs in 138 markets across the country.
DJ Cherish the Luv is a DJ, Producer, Composer, and write to picture. Her clients include Viacom, Netflix, NBC, and independent filmmakers.
DJ CherishTheLuv is an International Mobile Audio & Video DJ, sparking events from NYC to an ever-growing list of locations in the Tri-State area, DC, NOLA, PA, LA, Chicago, Silicon Valley, Hawaii, Canada and Europe, with so much more to come on the calendar. Recently DJing for W Hotel, Punta de Mita, Mexico, DJ CherishTheLuv will DJ anywhere her passport will allow.
Her current DJ Residencies are at Whole Foods Bryant Park NYC, Urban Vegan Kitchen, Heritage Radio Network and for the We Are Family Foundation. You’ll also see & hear her DJing the Blue Bird Party Bus, driving around NYC.
PENNYWILD is a DJ, Music Producer, and Choreographer living in Los Angeles by way of New York City.
She has performed at globally renowned festivals such as COACHELLA, SXSW, SPLASH HOUSE, LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE, HARD SUMMER, BUKU ARTS FESTIVAL, Governor's ball, etc. A staple in the Los Angeles underground electronic scene, Penny has made a name for herself with collectives such as BROWNIES & LEMONADE, SPACE YACHT, WINSTON HOUSE, EMO NITE, MIXMAG, etc.
As a DJ, she has worked with companies such as ADIDAS, NETFLIX, TESLA, REVOLVE, DIPTYQUE, WARNER BROTHERS, DIOR, and many more. Prior to producing music, PENNY appeared in the Broadway musical WEST SIDE STORY, and toured with the musical internationally, portraying the role of Anybodys.
Hailing from the Midwest, now Texan Jordan “Buck” Rodgers has been making his mark with innovative and atmospheric live performances. He dismantles and induces music leaving one to forget about details such as genre, tempo or relevancy. You are left with a beat that no one can resist.
Starting at a young age, Buck separated himself from his peers with his innate ability to immerse an audience. His fluidity in transitions enables him to be a premiere MPC Finger Drummer one moment to a master of turntables in an instant.
Among his numerous competition wins, one of his most notable moments has been the 2018 Goldie Awards Beat Battle World Champion and the 2015 Redbull 3Style South Region Champ / US Finalist. Having a variety of clientele, his residencies in Austin, Texas include Tipsy Alchemist, & W Hotel
AFFILIATES: Glowtronics, Senate DJ’s, Super Hero Dj’s, Serato, Roland, Pioneer
GENRE: ELECTRONIC, MAINSTREAM, BASS, EDM
INSTRUMENTS: TURNTABLES, MASCHINE MK3, & SERATO
HONOR OF PERFORMING WITH: ADAM DEITCH, ATRAK, BEAT JUNKIES, CHRIS KARNES, CRAZE, DAVE CHAPELLE, DIPLO, JAZZY JEFF, JUST BLAZE, LUDACRIS, MIGOS, NUMARK, SKRATCH BASITD, TALIB KWELI, DJ VICE, Z-TRIP, AND MANY MORE.