Zayn Malik is best known as one of the founding members of the boy-band-of-a-generation One Direction. Born Zain Javadd Malik on January 12, 1993 in the working-class town of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England, Zayn honed his vocal talents and stage command at a young age. Growing up as aContinue Reading

After a handful of releases under the name Breezy Lovejoy, singer, rapper, drummer, and producer Anderson .Paak broke through with six songs on Dr. Dre’s 2015 album, Compton. Born and raised in Oxnard, California, Brandon Paak Anderson’s first experience as a musician came as a teenage drummer in the churchContinue Reading

Arriving on-stage with a pompadour and a leather jacket, G-Eazy became known as “the James Dean of rap,” but his music is much less troubled than that name might imply, having crossed over to the mainstream with his reinterpretation of the rock & roll classic “Runaround Sue.” Born Gerald EarlContinue Reading

Canadian rapper Belly (aka Rebellyus) was born Ahmad Balshe in the West Bank Palestinian city of Jenin. Hoping to escape violence and poverty, Belly’s family immigrated to Ottawa, Canada when he was a boy. Belly was purportedly selling drugs on the street by age 13, and already distinctly aware ofContinue Reading

Canadian songwriter, producer, rapper, and singer Drake sustained a high-level commercial presence shortly after he turned to rapping in 2006, whether with his own chart-topping releases or a long string of guest appearances on hits by the likes of Lil Wayne, Rihanna, and A$AP Rocky. Each one of the formerContinue Reading

“Byron is definitely a music genius and understands the importance of the synergy between classical music and the digital space the industry is following.” – B Sharp Entertainment, 2015 Byron Major has achieved quite a lot for a 24 year old – he’s performed his original song ‘South Africa’ atContinue Reading

R&B-influenced pop singer/songwriter Bazzi hit the mainstream after finding viral success with his breakthrough single, “Mine.” Born Andrew Bazzi to Lebanese-American parents in Dearborn, Michigan, he was a natural performer from a young age, imitating Elvis and Ricky Martin as a child and later playing oud and acoustic guitar. AtContinue Reading

Also known as SuperDuperKyle or K.i.D., Ventura-based MC Kyle is heavily influenced by the ’80s, and not just the decade’s brand of hip-hop, but that era’s video game music as well. He debuted in 2013 with Beautiful Loser, a record that featured guest spots from G-Eazy and was released byContinue Reading

Showcasing the melismatic vocals of Olly Alexander, London’s Years & Years artfully combine ’80s-style ambient synth pop with funky electronic beats. The group came together in 2010 in London when multi-instrumentalists/producers Michael Goldsworthy and Emre Türkman met online while looking to start a band. They eventually added vocalist and actorContinue Reading