Taya Marquis

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Taya Marquis grew up in Mississauga, Ontario. After graduating, Taya moved to Los Angeles to further persue her music career. After some time, she found herself in the studio with Ke$ha and ended up co-writing Ke$ha’s song La Discotheque. She is currently working with hit making producer Neo Tempus. Check out the brand ner video for her single “Obsession”!!

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SoMo

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On November 15, 2011, the same day Drake’s sophomore album Take Care hit stores, SoMo released a daunting Take Care Medley that combined select cuts from Drake’s album in an effortless succession of continuous covers. Since then that medley has surpassed 4 million views. SoMo (now signed to Republic Records) released his debut mixtape titled My Life and most recently released the music video for hit single Ride. SoMo is currently working on his debut album.

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Magic!

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Led by GRAMMY Award winning songwriter and producer Nasri, Magic! the LA based group (originally from Toronto)  offers up RUDE a summery Caribbean flavored pop song sure to do damage on the radio. Speaking of radio, whether you are aware of it or not you definitely know Nasri’s work. As one half of  The Messengers, Nasri has penned music for everybody from Justin Bieber, Pitbull to Chris Brown and Christina Aguilera. He garnered a GRAMMY Award in the category of “Best R&B Album” for Chris Brown’s F.A.M.E. in 2012 and one of his most recent productions is “Feel This Moment” by Pitbull and Christina Aguilera. Needless to say Nasri knows what he’s doing and Magic! is a sure thing.

Check out Rude by Magic! below

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Trevor Jackson

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Trevor Jackson is what the industry likes to call a triple threat. Under the wings of Aaron Bay-Schuck  (SVP of A&R at Atlantic Records) the 16-year-old triple threat releases visuals to his single “Like We Grown”. In his video the new signee to Atlantic Records shows off his singing skills as well as his dancing capabilities. To add on top of his quickly growing resume,  Trevor was recently cast as Kris McDuffy in the Disney Channel Original hit movie Let It Shine, which is currently the #1 movie for kinds from 6 – tweens. Needless to say, Trevor is one to keep an eye on.

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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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Baiyu

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Sara Baiyu Chen, known professionally as Baiyu, is a Chinese-American singer/songwriter. Born in Xiamen, China, she later moved to the United States and his been quite the busy lady since. Aside from recording music, she also graduated from Princeton University and was a host for  MTVu’s show “The Freshmen”.  She recently put out the mixtape Hunter, about the title she explains “I feel like we’re all Hunters in our own right, whether we’re looking for glory or acceptance; love or revenge; or even just the simple things in life that put a smile on our faces”. Baiyu is definitely a force to be reckoned with, also….not to hard on the eyes 🙂  Check out her video Make Believe below and look out for her new single Surface which drops this week! 

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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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