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Book – OMI – Artist Management

OMI – Artist Management
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Informative Jamaican artist Omi (Omar Samuel Pasley) is bringing his advance tale to the united state, with the engaging shine of “Supporter,” leading the way. The smash dancing song has actually scratched greater than 90 million Spotify streams, covering iTunes in 14 territories, including Germany, Australia, Sweden and also others (Leading 10 in almost 30 other markets). Launched in 2012, a smartly downplayed remix by German DJ/Producer Felix Jaehn helped power the international energy developing around the contagious track.

The gracious singer/songwriter, which hails from the country Jamaican parish of Clarendon– ‘a stone’s throw from Kingston’ he says– describes just how art and also music have constantly been a part of his DNA: “My father did both. He died when I was 9, but imprinted on me the lessons and also tools for a life time,” he says. “I think it was genetically encrypted. I began writing music when I was 14, always interested in words. The poetry side of the music artist captivated me.”.

omi artist on journal Others began to see by the time he went into senior high school, where Omi as well as his peers would certainly rap as well as moving atop desks during their class breaks. “Everybody knew I had a passion for fine art, however when they saw me rapping over beats– and also doing music that I wrote– they resembled ‘you got to get into a workshop, male.’”.

Omi did merely that– established to ‘see what I seemed like on a document,’ he says. He came to be attracted with verses, transitioning from influences like Tupac, Big deal, as well as Eminem, to a bigger range that consisted of John Tale or even mid-century crooner Nat King Cole. But when it involved crafting his own identity on record, he guaranteed to be hardest on himself: “I recognized that if it really did not seem like something where I might make a difference around the world, I wasn’t going to seek it.”.
Omi was likewise intrigued by Jamaica’s magnetic hang on music throughout history– “a great deal of various genres have actually been touched by Jamaican origins,” he says. He began venturing to an underground studio around 2007/2008 to videotape material he created. “I came to be an explorer, going deeper into the idea of music as pure expression.”.

He met Clifton ‘Expert’ Dillon in 2009, and the two formed an unique creative relationship, with Dillon (Shabba Ranks, Patra. Alborosie, Ky-mani Marley) setting up Omi with his own workshop in Kingston. “To have that at my disposal, where I might pour out my imagination was unbelievable,” states Omi. “A wonderful ambiance was born, another fantastic understanding process where I dropped a lot more in love with music as well as specialized myself to a fulltime career.”.

The touchstone track “Cheerleader” would ultimately become part of that procedure. Omi is quick to point out, nonetheless, that even from the beginning the track’s charm was its allegiance to simplicity. “I had actually assembled a great portfolio of tracks to reveal my deepness,” he says. “However I also intended to do something that just had vocals to a beat. ‘Cheerleader’ started as just 2 verses and a carolers.”.

The tune ‘expanded’ on him, nonetheless, and when Dillon first heard it, he made a bold prediction. “He said promptly that ‘Cheerleader’ was going to be the ‘one.’ The favorite,” recalls Omi. “We placed a third verse to it, dealt with the beat, and sent it out into the globe.”.

“Supporter” initially removed in Hawaii, however Omi was obtaining a larger feeling of the tune’s ‘dampness’ where ever before he did it live. “People simply gravitated to it, always saying exactly how it was their preferred.” Felix Jaehn’s 2014 remix enhanced the combustible nature of the track,” yet by deftly suffusing acoustic gestures right into the mix– conga, piano, herald– decorating its unornamented feel. “I loved the mix even prior to it removed,” claims Omi. “So calm; And unusual for a remix, it made you intend to listen to the words, also.”.

Always a pupil of resilient songwriting, Omi is juggling in-demand trips of Europe and also upcoming marketing operate in the U.S. with the goal of returning to his workshop and completing his most recent batch of tracks for a future album. “Exploring gives you fantastic unfiltered feedback. I’m consistently excited to use that in the studio. However my objectives aren’t simply to compose tracks, yet to keep grasping everything I can about music. To lock myself away and do just what I have to do to become the artist I know I can be. Having this favorite is a true blessing, maybe also fate, yet I desire people to look back and say “Cheerleader’ was just the start.”.

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Book – The Green – Artist Management

The Green – Artist Management
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The Green is a reggae band formed in 2009 on Oahu, Hawaii. Their sound blends roots reggae with traditional Hawaiian vibes.

Their self titled debut album The Green was released in February 2010. The album’s single “Love I” was the band’s breakthrough single on Hawaiian radio. The album set a Billboard Reggae Chart record by remaining on the chart for more than 69 straight weeks. The album was named iTunes Best Reggae Album of 2010 and finished the year as the #9 album on the 2010 Billboard’s Year End Reggae Chart alongside artists Rebelution, Matisyahu and Bob Marley.

In May 2011, The Green’s sophomore album Ways & Means spent four weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Reggae Chart and won Best Reggae Album at Hawaii’s 2011 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

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Book – Sean Paul – Artist Management

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Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques (born January 9, 1973), who performs under the two mononyms Sean Paul, is a Jamaican dancehall musician.

He made a quick cameo appearance in the 1998 film Belly on stage performing. In 2000, Sean Paul released his debut album, Stage One with VP Records. In 2002, he began working extensively with a team of producers and choreographers from Toronto, namely Jae Blaze and Blaze Entertainment and announced the release of his second album, Dutty Rock. Pushed by the success of the singles “Gimme the Light” and the Billboard Hot 100 topper, “Get Busy”, the album was a worldwide success, eventually selling over six million copies. Simultaneously, Sean Paul was heard on Beyoncé’s U.S. #1 single “Baby Boy” and Blu Cantrell’s “Breathe”, a chart hit in Europe. Both helped to push his reputation further still in the United States.

During this period, he appeared on Punk’d, 106 & Park, Sean Paul Respect, Making the Video (“Get Busy”, “Gimme the Light”, and “Like Glue”) and his music videos have been broadcast on MTV and BET. Paul’s biggest hits included “Get Busy”, “Like Glue”, “Gimme the Light”, “Baby Boy”, and “I’m Still in Love with You”.

Sean Paul’s third album The Trinity was released in on September 27, 2005. The album produced five big hits, “We Be Burnin’”, “Ever Blazin’”, “Give It Up to Me”,”Never Gonna Be The Same” and the U.S. chart-topping smash hit “Temperature” .

The video of “(When You Gonna) Give It up to Me” (featuring Keyshia Cole) was also featured in the movie “Step Up” in 2006.

He was nominated for four awards at the 2006 Billboard Music Awards, including male artist of the year, rap artist of the year, hot 100 single of the year, and pop single of the year for his hit “Temperature”. He also won an American Music Award for “(When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me” beating Kanye West and Nick Lachey who were also nominated for the award.

His song “Send It On” from “The Trinity” featured on the 2005 Vauxhall Corsa advert. Sean Paul often contributes his songs to various Riddim Driven albums (by VP Records). In March 2007, he returned to his native Jamaica to perform at the Cricket World Cup 2007 opening ceremony.

Sean Paul appears on the game Def Jam Fight for NY as part of Snoop Dogg’s crew and again in the game’s sequel, Def Jam: Icon.


Book – Sean Kingston – Artist Management

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Sean Kingston Biography:

Sean Kingston (born Kisean Jamal Anderson on February 3, 1990) is a Jamaican-American reggae fusion singer and rapper. He is best known for his debut single and #1 hit “Beautiful Girls”.

In a joint venture between Epic Records and Koch Records, Kingston recorded and released the single “Beautiful Girls” in May 2007. The single, based on the bass line and lyrical “association” of the 1961 hit “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King, reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks and topped the UK Singles Chart along with many other international charts. Similarly, the song “Me Love” is a loose derivative work of Led Zeppelin’s “D’yer Mak’er”, from their 1973 album Houses of the Holy. The song also debuted at number one in Australia, where it knocked off Fergie’s “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, which had been at number one for nine weeks. The song stayed on the Canadian Hot 100 number one spot for over six weeks before getting knocked down to third place by the Plain White T’s. “Beautiful Girls” remained at number one in Canada longer than any other song in 2007. In 2007, Kingston was the opening act for Gwen Stefani’s The Sweet Escape Tour and for select dates on Beyoncé’s The Beyoncé Experience Tour.
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The album Tomorrow was released on September 22, 2009. So far, the singles “Fire Burning” and “Face Drop” have been released. Additionally, five promotional digital singles were released leading up to the album.

Kingston co-wrote Jason Derulo’s number one hit “Whatcha Say”. He also found the R&B-reggae singer Iyaz on MySpace and signed him to his record label.

According to Sean Kingston, he is already working on his next album. The lead single will be “Dumb Love” featuring Lil Wayne. The album will also feature T-Pain and Kanye West.

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