Justine Skye

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Today   Justine Skye a 17 year old singer/songwriter from Brooklyn that has built up a strong following online via her social networks, has signed a deal with Alpine Music Group / Atlantic Records. If you don’t know about Alpine Music Group yet, you should get familiar as it is also the home to August Rigo and Ginette Claudette  ( both who we previously featured HERE and HERE ). With over 2 million hits on her youtube page and the recent release of her mixtape Skye Highit was only a matter of time until the majors took notice.

Check out her song Everyday Living below!

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Zac Poor

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Simply put, we don’t know anything about Zac Poor except that he’s working on his debut EP with new hit making producer MDL (MDL is singed to Mike Caren’s APG publishing and has produced hits for Justin Bieber, B.O.B, Chris Brown etc). Since we don’t have much info, we’ll let the music speak for itself. Take a listen to his cover of Demi Levato’s Skyscraper:

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Emerson Brooks

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Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Emerson is a newly signed writer/producer to APG Publishing under Atlantic Records and is also currently working on his solo debut expected to be released sometime this year. His musical influences range from Joni Mitchell, D’angelo and Common all the way to  Blink 182.

Check out his new song Mayday below!

Bonus: Take a listen to his cover of Rihanna’s Stay

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Faarrow

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Born in  Mogadishu and raised in Toronto,  sisters Siham and Iman Hashi a.k.a Faarrow (a combination of their names’ meanings translated from the Arabic: “faith” and “arrow”.) are definitely two to look out for.  I don’t have much information on them at this point but after finding out they’re currently working on new music with producer  extraordinaire No I.D and are about to release an EP, I cannot wait!

In the meantime, check out this extremely creative mashup of Katy Perry’s Wide Awake and and the Kanye West, Jay-Z and Frank Ocean track ‘No Church In The Wild’.

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Taps Mugadza

Growing up as an orphan in Zimbabwe , Taps Mugadza became involved with a church where he discovered his talent for music taking part in several talent competitions.  He auditioned and was accepted to the Musicians Institute of Los Angeles, from where he graduated with a degree in vocal performance. Taps is currently working on his debut EP.

Check out his rendition of the Bruno Mars hit It Will Rain. 

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Virginia to Vegas

Virginia to Vegas is a promising solo act from Guelph, Ontario. VIIV has started building a buzz with his creative covers and videos of singers such as Justin Bieber, The Wanted and Chris Brown. Although at this point he’s mostly known for his covers, he recently inked a deal with Wax Records and is surely working on original material. In the meantime, check out his cover of Rihanna’s new single  Diamonds.

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