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2022 Performances

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Adrian Swish

Melbourne based R&B singer Adrian Swish is currently gaining traction worldwide. Swish’s music incorporates elements of soul and old school R&B inspired by singers such as Chris Brown and Bryson Tiller.

He began his career in 2008 simply as a producer, however, he quickly discovered his passion for singing. Consequently, his career in creating music elevated to the next level, with many fans falling in love with his sound.

The singer’s music has been featured on many playlists such as Urban Flavor, The Drip, New Music Fridays AU & NZ, Shisha Lounge and Workout Beats. He has also been involved in a few live performances, the most prevalent being a support act at Jacquees concert.

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GMC & KIDDO

GMC 

 

Often hailed as a pioneer to the modern sound in Australian Hip Hop, GMC continues to push the boundaries of genre, lyricism, rap, and melody.

G always draws you into his world when you listen. Whether displaying heartfelt honesty and vulnerability or flexing his bravado and humour, you will see a part of yourself in him and want to delve a little further.

 

KIDDO 

 

Truly the Alpha female of hip hop in Australia, Kiddo snaps necks whenever she raps and turns heads wherever she goes.

Kiddo has built fanbases in Australia, the USA and Canada, with her sights set for the rest of the world. With a diverse arsenal consisting of ratchet songs for the club, smooth jams for the smokers, and sweet R&B melodies for the lovers to vibe to, Kiddo has all bases covered. 

 

With an energetic and charismatic live show, this duo has a rare and unmatched back and forth dynamic in Australia. 

Between them, G & Kiddo have quite the collaboration resume. Working with the likes of US artists Lloyd, Murder Mook and Dave East, to Australasian artists 360, Rini, Daniel Merriweather, Scribe and Will Singe, G and Kiddo are looking to expand that list further into 2021 and beyond. 

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Soli Tesema

Melbourne-based artist Soli is of one the finest emerging R&B acts the city has to offer. Heavily inspired by Gospel music, Soli’s smooth and soulful tones have captivated audiences for many years. The minute Soli grabs that mic and pours her heart out on stage you are instantly floored by her vocals and the emotion behind every note. 2020 saw the release of ‘Be Free’ featuring Canadian artist Mez Mariye. Soli later featured on Timomatic’s track ‘Mine’, proving that the glimmering career of this young RnB songstress is one to watch. Having just released her debut solo single ‘Love Me’, Soli has given her audience a taste of what’s to come in her highly anticipated debut EP.

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Olivia Escuyos

Meet Melbourne’s best-kept secret: Olivia Escuyos. A trained vocal artist and ambitious at heart, Olivia created her own YouTube channel at the young age of 14. Over the years, Olivia has garnered 8 million streams across all videos and to date has built a loyal following of 89,000 subscribers to her YouTube channel and a crazy 22M+ plays across all media.

Chasing her dream and love for music, young Olivia flew across the globe to Los Angeles and Atlanta where she recorded her first EP, ‘Preface’. Working with producers Needlz, LTMOE, and Bridgetown she was noticed by reputable industry professionals. Opportunities arose for Olivia to perform in Atlanta, at ATLive and Revival ATL hosted by renowned producer, Brian Michael Cox. Determined and aspiring, Escuyos leapt over to the East Coast to further her skills and attended writing camps in Miami.

Collaborating with a major voice in the alternative R&B scene, Olivia Escuyos joined forces with RINI on his Australia tour in 2019. Olivia featured on RINI’s single ‘Oceane’, resulting in 3M+ streams on Spotify with the pair hinting at new music in the works. Olivia has also featured on R.L King’s ‘11:11’. Escuyos has been writing and producing her EP and teasing the launch of an album coming soon. Olivia Escuyos is one to watch. The next lineage for R&B singer-songwriters

KSTAR is a multi-award winning dance team from the Western suburbs of Melbourne. With over 16 years of experience, KSTAR has represented Melbourne with pride and taken its name to an international level 3x to compete at the renowned Hip Hop International in the USA. KSTAR has won numerous state and national titles in competitions including Australian Dance Crew Championships, World Supremacy Battlegrounds, UDO Dance Championships. Their training focuses on Hip Hop foundation, freestyle, grooves, choreography as well as other styles including Locking and House. Whether it be a competition, performance, or video they are committed to always bringing fun and fresh vibes! Directed by siblings Deanne & Nonoy, KSTAR aspires to continue their legacy- to lead the next generation of dancers and produce creative works and pieces.

DSTRXN (Distraction) Dance Crew is an all-female powerhouse dance crew that bring the heat no matter what the performance is. They are joining forces with Nerve Dance Crew, an explosive all-male dance crew that can bring the house down, it's nerve or nothing! 

Both crews are specialized in K-Pop and they will be giving us a feast full of the latest and greatest K-Pop bangers!

Delinquents (DLQ) are a dance crew from Blacktown, Western Sydney who over the years have made their mark in the NSW hip hop scene. Despite not having a studio to dance in, they took their talents to the streets of Blacktown and have trained there since late 2016. A testament to their hard work and dedication, they have won numerous state and national titles in competitions such as Hip-Hop International, Australian Dance Crew Championships and World Supremacy Battlegrounds. Their efforts went as far as placing 6th place at the Hip Hop Internationals World Championships in the USA. Returning after their electrifying performance at Ego Expo in 2019, DLQ are keen to finally hit the stage again after years of COVID-19 getting in the way. Led by crew captain Ethan and managed by Edgar, their style has evolved over the years with each of their 5 core members bringing their own flavour to their performances. Regardless of what style they bring to the stage, DLQ clearly rep their Western Sydney roots and hope to inspire those in their community to never give up on achieving their dreams no matter the circumstances.

What's On

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