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MC Sha Rock
The Funky 4+1 More
MC Sha-Rock is a historic element of history, often referred to as the “Luminary Icon” or the” Mother of the Mic”. As the Hip Hop Cultures first influential female emcee; she has built a foundation for other female emcees world-wide. Born in Wilmington, North Carolina her parents decided to move the family to New York, City.
In the early 1970s a musical genre was born in the tough neighborhoods of the South Bronx. Talented teenagers with plenty of creativity and imagination began to develop a new street style; referred to as Hip-Hop. It provided a combination of rhythms and melodies from existing records, mixing them up with poetry chronicling life in the 'hood. Established as a b-girl/break dancer, MC Sha-Rock later elevated to become the Hip Hop Cultures first female emcee” as part of the legendary rap group called The Funky 4.
In 1984, MC Sha-Rock and members of the group made a guest appearance on “Saturday Night Live” hosted by Deborah Harry from the legendary rock group “Blondie” making them the first Hip Hop group to appear on national television. For over a decade she has contributed to the Hip Hop movement, her work includes several documentaries for the BBC film organization to include,” Thirty Years of Hip Hop”, which aired on VH1 and “My Mic Sounds Nice” which aired on the B.E.T. network. Also, appearing on 20/20 in the “1981” special “Rapping to the Beat” hosted, by Hugh Downs. In, addition to others network, TV shows along with, The Funky 4+1 more.
Throughout the '70s, she recorded background vocals for Odyssey, Major Harris, and Roy Buchanan. Alfa also sang on the Quincy Jones-produced soundtrack to The Wiz.
AlfaAnderson began her professional singing career alongside some of the industry's most talented vocalists and musicians. Throughout the '70s, she recorded background vocals for Odyssey, Major Harris, and Roy Buchanan. Alfa also sang on the Quincy Jones-produced soundtrack to The Wiz.
AlfaAnderson's life changed when Luther Vandross invited her to a vocal session for Chic. At the time, Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards had just formed the group with Tony Thompson on drums and Norma Jean Wright on lead vocals. She sang background on Chic's first two singles for Atlantic Records, "Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)" and “Everybody Dance," which both brought Chic to the top of the dance charts for seven consecutive weeks in 1977. After joining Chic on tour, Alfa was promoted to lead vocalist, a role she and Luci Martin shared from 1978-1983.
The group's second album, C'est CHIC (1978), was a critical and commercial tour de force. It featured Anderson's two solo numbers, "At Last I Am Free" and the gold-selling single "I Want Your Love." Alfa and renowned session vocalist Diva Gray both sang lead on "Le Freak," Rodgers and Edwards' ode to Studio 54. The song not only became Chic's most successful single but, for more than 30 years, was the biggest-selling single in Atlantic's history. "Le Freak” topped the Hot 100 for three weeks and went to number one on both the R&B and disco singles charts, quickly earning gold and platinum certifications. C'est CHIC was later named "1979 R&B Album of the Year" by Billboard after it topped the R&B chart for eleven weeks.
Shingai, legendary front woman and bassist from the Noisettes ignites a new chapter with her debut solo EP, ‘Ancient Futures'. The EP finds Shingai at the vanguard of a new era of pop. Live instruments and future forward programming sit comfortably beside the melodies and rhythms inspired by her Southern African heritage. With an effervescent soundscape, the record is fearlessly infused with a soulful yet boisterous energy, making the music electrifying and compelling. Distinguished for her memorising and dramatic performances, be prepared to be taken on a sonic odyssey.
Gaining notoriety through her band The Noisettes, Shingai went on to sell over a million albums worldwide and they are still a treasured household name. “What’s The Time Mr Wolf” was a critically acclaimed record whilst “Wild Young Hearts” went platinum. They have sold out tours and headlined legendary festivals across four continents, playing in over 30 countries to date and were dubbed the “Best live band in Britain” by The Guardian.
Striking out as a solo artist, she’s no stranger to collaboration having worked with a range of artists counting Paul McCartney, Will.i.am, Dave Okumu, Annie Lennox, Mick Jones, RZA and Giorgio Moroder. Her eclecticism is an unrivalled spectrum, producing dancefloor classics such as ‘Hey Hey’ (Dennis Ferrer) and ‘We Just Don’t Care’ with ShyFX.
Recently she has diversified her career by lending her skills to acting. Landing a lead role in British Indie Film ‘Faces’ directed by Joseph Adesunloye which premiered at the Durban Film Festival and will be due for general release in late 2018. A testament to her dynamic presence on screen we will see her play the iconic warrior Queen Hatshepsut in the first all-black cast Hollywood blockbuster set for release in 2019, ‘Protector Of The Gods’ the Egyptian trilogy charting the empires’ most powerful female Pharaohs. Alongside a golden list of executive producers including Rhonda Ross and Prince Jackson.
Shingai’s highly anticipated release as an independent artist, ‘Ancient Futures’ will be released Spring/Summer 2019. The first single ‘Coming Home’ was inspired by Thomas Mapfumo’s classic hit ‘Shumba’ and represents the journey of Zimbabwean music, whose legacy she is taking into the future. Fans will be taken on a cinematic journey with a music video written, co-directed and conceptualised by Shingai. Shot on location in Zimbabwe it will showcase the rarely depicted vibrancy of Zim’s capital (Harare), Domboshawa, creatives and people. With the behind the scenes of the video captured on film as part of the BBC’2 series ‘Africa with Ade Adepitan’, in the last of the four episodes.
A local hero to Deptford Shingai is also an ambassador for Second Wave Youth Arts and the Midi Music Company, where you can find her immortalised on a celebratory mural on their wall on Watson Street. A “living, breathing, manifestation of Rock & Roll” according to Rolling Stone, Shingai’s performances are pure artistry.
Apart from being a itunes charting, X-Pozing Awards winning artist. Rice is also a seasoned entrepreneur being co-founder of Hustle Work Grind with his brother M-Ezy a Contemporary artist with a trove of talents. Rice remains inspired by the belief that music is a universal language and a powerful medium to empower, inspire and connect with others. Growing and evolving his skills and talents , Rice intends on releasing powerful music that gains traction, gets interviews, and booking opportunities while continuing to grow as a person and artist..
Actor starring in award winning, hit TV shows and films. From portraying Lily Randall, free spirited singer/songwriter on the hit TV show ‘Radio Free Roscoe’, to starring in Disney’s ‘My Babysitter's A Vampire’ & ‘Life With Derek’ , to appearing on ‘Family Guy’a character in the latest version of Assassins Creed 5: Unity, (Oct 2014 release PS4 and Xbox One).
About MeI and My Alters are the every woman of music. We sing, play piano, write lyrics, produce our own beats and videos, rap, create/creating our own anime and love doing all of it! I’m also a registered veterinary nurse (so I’m a nurse for animals! Looove them all!!! Specialty is surgery and exotics) I am also an administrator for NAVN (not another vet nurse) who helps those in the veterinary profession with mental health! I love my fans! New and the always been there's ;)
I try my best to keep up with interacting with my fans because y'all are the ones that keep me going! Some type of music you want to hear? Let me know! Keep listening out for me!
Iam a Third Generation Singer/Songwriter from Long Island, N.Y. Thankfully the Winner of The Best of Long Island/Best Singer Category 2018. just recently, i have been selected by two executives from one of the Major Record labels who want to meet with me!..The Best of Long Island has seen much of the great talent emerging today, while helping many of the businesses prosper throughout Long Island. Back in November 2016, I was also selected as one of out of only fifty from the New York Area out of thousands by "America's Got Talent. A unique style of Rock/Pop, keeps people tapping there feet, while also appealing to the deepest of emotions. I have been often referred to as a literal "Chameleon", for the ability to quickly change the style of Music, as it would change its colors. Thankfully, I look forward to each song i perform for you and hope that each one will move you, and somehow make a difference in your life...By helping you to remember those special moments enjoyed throughout the years and help to create new ones...Thank you, Always
Jolly Roger (aka Roger M Daniel) has been involved in the music industry since 1963, when he was invited to roadie for the iconic British blues band 'Cops 'n' Robbers’. He recalls the thrill of meeting John Lee Hooker, who the band backed on tour. Since then he has been involved in various aspects of the music industry including, management, promotion, distribution, retail and audio production. He currently presents the popular radio show 'Jolly Roger's Blues & Roots'.