Among Authors is critically acclaimed for both their recordings and impactful live performances. A lyrically intriguing and musically emotional indie alt-rock band from Seattle Washington, Among Authors is fronted by singer and keyboardist Ian Ketterer.
After undergoing open-heart surgery at the age of 23, Ian, with a new lease on life, relocated the band from Wisconsin to Seattle, WA to greater push their music career.
This all talented group write, produce, record, mix, and master all their music. And although they get their inspiration from bands like Radiohead, Jeff Buckley, Ours, Mew, Sigur Ros, Other Lives, Do Make Say Think, they hope to perform live with “Other Lives” someday.
They had a KEXP Live Performance and gave a sensational performance which will definitely gone down as one of the best live performances in the stations history. Click the foto above to check it out
You can also find them thru all the links listed below:
A: Official Website: https://amongauthors.com
Mary Nantayiro is a Ugandan singer living in Denmark. Mary was born and raised in Uganda, and moved to Denmark as a 13 year old. She debuted with her very first Ep: “Mary Nantayiro” in 2016 with the hit single “Live your life”.
Performances and showcases .
Mary has since performed live at different occasions in Denmark, fx. at Uganda’s independence celebrations both in 2016 & 2017, At the welcoming party of Uganda’s Prime minister (Katikkiro) in may 2016, and at several clubs/festivals as well.
Mary’s music is melodious modern popmusic with inspiration from her African background. Mary’s music speaks both to the heart and the feet, she communicates the music with a vocal that has many qualities, both to the quietly intense and the big ballads. Mary really gets her music beyond the stage and manages to captive the audience with her charming and warm expressions.
Mary sing’s, inspires and also love putting the love of God first on everything.
Taiwo Edwards popularly known among his friends as 100% was born in southern Nigeria Oke – Odo where he lived with his parents
till the Family moved to Midwestern part of Nigeria, Delta state where the both parents originally are from his parents finally settled down at Agbor Orogodo Boji Boji district Town, where he
completed his Primary and secondary school education, at Odilli Primary School and Ika Grammer School both at Agbor Delta state Nigeria, before further educations at the BBS 3 Hannover an
academical school for profession trades in Hannover Germany.
Taiwo discovered his love for music and entertainment at a very tender age beginning with dancing and miming to pop music, at
age 5 his love for music and show business became very obvious.
While still in Secondary ,Taiwo was already a household name in his locality well known for singing Dancing and miming to the
tune of Michael Jackson,Curtis Blow, New Edition, Musical Youths, Grandmaster Flash,Grandmaster Melle Mel ,Furious Five, Gifted 4 , Whodini he made a lot of impacts musically in their
Today Taiwo is Known for for his rendition of Ika Rap Music being the very first to publish and release An afro Hip Hop Rap
Music In Ika Language with the release of his Album “ The legend Of An Archangel ” featuring Hit Tracks like No Don, Kpami Chukwu,Igba gba Orogodo ,Elu Darling (Eluruma ) and many others in
2017 under the Artsité own label Hit Town Records what he called Legendary, ,his stylish outfits cannot be ignored as the artist combines Red, Black and White in a most wonderful astonishing
Taiwo is expecting the release of his Single soonest and decries the trend in music ” almost 65% of every afrobeat music
release today sounds the same people are become copycats than being creative themselves it seems to me like 65% to 75% of Afrobeats music sounds the same only differs in Lyrics .
“They got you thinking that you woke up but you still dead in your sin” is part of the lyrics from this new track from “J The Producer” entitled “Them Boyz Lying”.
J The Producer was an ex member of the Black Israelite camp called Israel United in Christ (IUIC) and in this song he simply comes out to tell his part of the story concerning the message that IUIC is preaching to people.
Just take a listen to the lyrics of the track and you will hear what he has to say.
Topafric Music Video got a chance to do a one on one with this talented artist and here is what he had to say below.
Q: Can you please tell our readers your real name as well as your stage name? A: My real name is Gerren Shider, but I go by J The Producer.
Q: Where are you from and Where were you based? A: I’m from the United States of America in the state of Texas.
Q: At What age did you start making music? A: I started making music at the tender age of 8 years old.
Q: What genre of music do you love? Or what genre would you consider yourself? (e.g- Rock? Blues? Hip-Hop? RnB?) A: Im mainly a R&B guy but I love all genres and draw inspiration from many places and merge it with my R&B vocal style.
Q: Tell us about your latest track or Video ( what is it all about) A: Well I am a ex member of the Black Hebrew Israelite school known as Israel United In Christ, which is a part of the bigger Black Hebrew Israelite Movement that is prevalent in the United States as well as gaining much ground across seas.
The Them Boyz Lyin’ Music Video that was recently released is part of a bigger project known as the “Black Hebrew Israelite Project Documentary” that was Produced by me and some other Christian brothers to warn people about the dangers of the Black Hebrew Israelite movement doctrines that have destroyed many families and lives.
The Message behind the song is to not only warn people of some of the doctrinal dangers of the movement itself, but also draw out the truth of the bible to direct the listener to who the bible is really about which is Jesus (or Yeshua) of Nazareth, God manifested in the Flesh, who is The Savior of both Jews and Gentiles for there is no distinction.
ALL those that believe on him will not be ashamed. I do even in more depth explaining things that we speak about in the music video on youtube via my Christian apologetics page under the name “Brotha J”.
Q: Who wrote it? A:. I produced the song and wrote the hook, bridge, and 3rd verse. I recruited to fellow Christian rappers Darnell Parks (1st Verse) and Kris “KDUB” Williams (2nd verse), who then wrote their verses based off of the things I wanted them to bring out.
Q: What inspired you to write this new track? A: My experience in the blackHebrew Israelite movement, the countless conversations I have been having with those that feel stuck in the movement and those that have come out and experienced even worser things than I did inspired me to write this song and produce a music video and documentary around it.
Q: Where do you get your musical inspiration? A: I draw inspiration from many musicians and different artists with unique styles and writing styles like The Temptations, The Whispers, Rodney Jerkins, Warryn Campbell, Ryan Leslie, Teddy Riley, R Kelly, and my own experiences just to name a few.
Q: If you were given a chance, which Artist would you love to perform with? A: Thats a very good question. I don’t know. lol
Q: Where can fans find you? List all your social media links
This beautiful, blonde-haired and green-eyed singer was born on the 13th of June 1980 in Delmenhorst, Germany as Sarah Leve. She is the oldest of four sisters and one brother to her parents Soraya and Michael. Her first single “Let’s get back to bed boy” became available in Germany on the 7th of May 2001 but reached the top three weeks later. Her second single, “French kissing” appeared on the 20th of August 2001 also in Germany. The third single “From Sarah with love” appeared on the 5th of November 2001 and was a warm-up for her first album “Green eyed soul” which appeared on the 26th of November. A year later, on the 30th of September, she introduced her second album, “Unbelievable”. From there on, she had become a celebrity singer. On the 10th of November 2003 Sarah revealed her third album “Key to my soul”. One of the songs, “Music is the key”, a band named Naturally 7 was featured and in “Just one last dance” an America boy band Natural was featured too. The last band has a special meaning to Sarah, her boyfriend Marc Terenzi is the lead singer in it. On 2nd of February 2004 Sarah’s life became even more beautiful, she gave birth to a baby son named Tyler whose father is, of course, Marc Terenzi.
Dane Salmon aka “Booba Starr” was born on November 6 in Kingston, Jamaica where he spent his early childhood before his parents moved to the Greater Portmore area of St. Catherine. Booba interests in music began in high school when he started writing poems and songs and began to entertained friends and family. Shortly after leaving high school, Booba Starr’s interests in music took on a more serious tone as he began to hone his skills and talent by performing on the “Hard Drive sound system; it was this experience that gave him the confidence and the awakening that he wanted to entertain people through music.
Booba Starr is musically influenced by the great reggae artists of the eighties and nineties as well as greatest group of them all, Bob Marley and the Wailers. With his immense talent and versatility, Booba covers a wide range of styles across the reggae spectrum ranging from today’s contemporary reggae to the old school classic of the eighties and nineties. Whether dancehall, Roots, or Culture, Booba Starr easily transition from one to the next without skipping a beat.
2010, Booba Starr was introduced to Trevor “TC” Clarke, producer and owner of Jafrika Records, who produced his first single “Things Change”. During that same period, Booba Starr also produced other recordings with other producers.
2011, Booba Starr invested in his own recording studio and began to record his own music; he also started, along with fellow artist “Jami Dred”, to collaborate with the Austrian Record Label “Lyrical War Records”. Booba also voiced “Roll Out” on the “Bomb Weh Riddim” which was produced by Dimmie Joe Muzik & G5 Entertainment. He has voiced several singles, “Neva Easy”, “Prison Neva mek fi Dawg” and “From Dusk Till Dawn” for Sweat Boxx Productions which were produced by Julius Mitchell.
Booba Starr latest single “Hackle Di Body” is produce by Deon Gray for the Jafrika Label.Inspired by The Most High King Selassie I and life experience, Booba Starr has matured as an individual and a musician.
Booba Starr is a tired less warrior who looks forward to a bright and promising future in the music industry as performer and producer. With his confidence, determination, hard work, and guidance from Jah, Booba Starr will definitely be a major force in Reggae music for years to come.
Odigie Endurance stage name Ramsy Young A K A correct correct gang was born, 3rd may 1992 in Edo state Of Nigeria. In Tripoli he Studied Mechanical Engineering, a discipline that applies engineering, physics, and material science.
In Milano, he also studied “LOGISTICAL DI MAGAZZINO During his early age apart from his studies, he also started playing one of the Best musical instrument called The “Drum” in Nigeria. The rhythm of drum beat automatically gives him the inspiration of writing songs, singing, Raping And composing his own music. He became one of the most wanted amongst young creative musicians.
Ramsy also compose songs with His friends who are into music . After much success, Ramsy and his friends decided to Form a group Called ”MMV” (Money Mega Vision) Ramsy had success and his opportunity grew so fast which gives him the courage to take his musical career alongside his studies.
He then moves on to release some songs collaborating with other professional Artists like, Kiave & Mr. Vides titled foresta, fatti la squadra a collaborative album with El DominiKeta and crew titled HATERS and made a videos. All connected with the MMV GROUP.
2010, He releases seven debut studio tracks.
2016 he released a song titled AMORE_MY BOO.
SOON, Ramsy Young will be transforming the Afro Hip-Hop Musical environment in Italy, and other Countries with his deep flow Afro cuts. Please!!! Stay alert for this new act in Europe.
***Ramsy Young COMPETENTS, please follow the links below.