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Main Stage Culture Vibe 2019

FEATURING

SUMMERELLA

SUMMERELLA

Summerella is a social media sensation on Twitter and Instagram who first became known for her Vine videos. Also a singer, she released the single “11 Something” in 2015 and it reached #18 on the iTunes Pop chart as well as #24 on the Billboard Top 100 R&B chart. Known for her comedic videos and show-stopping vocals, Summerella’s most recent music release ” DO YOU MISS IT” made its debut on BET JAMS in 2019. This triple threat has coined the phrase “Sheeesh” and has since launched an apparel line allowing her to further exercise her entrepreneurial skills. Her Instagram account has amassed more than 3.3 million followers. This Atlanta native is just getting started on her journey to super-stardom.

 

PERFORMING SATURDAY!

KORYN HAWTHORNE

KORYN HAWTHORNE

A singer blessed with a soulful, highly resonant timbre, Koryn Hawthorne is best known as a contestant on season eight of NBC’s The Voice. A native of Abbeville, Louisiana, Hawthorne is the daughter of a minister and was first introduced to music while singing in church. During high school, Hawthorne sang locally at festivals, nursing homes, and charity events. In 2015, she was accepted onto the NBC reality vocal competition The Voice. In 2016, Hawthorne signed a management deal with Maximum Artist Group and recorded the theme song for the Bounce TV series Saints & Sinners. She released an eponymous debut EP the following year. In 2018, she returned with her full-length debut album, Unstoppable, which featured the title-track single, as well as the single “Down Goes Rome.”

PERFORMING SUNDAY!

ALSO APPEARING

PROJECT 2ONE5

PROJECT 2ONE5

Wondered what happened to the classic R&B groups in Philly? Wonder no more. Project 2ONE5 has already put the industry on notice with co-signs from L.A Reid, Kanye, Diddy, and Teyana Taylor. Now they are poised to take the classic Philly soul sound to the masses. Project 2ONE5 strives to leave a big impression in the music industry through hard work and perseverance. This group has been featured on FOX 29’s The Quincy Harris Show, DTLR Radio, Power 99 Philly, Pop Smash Radio to name a few!

JUZANG

JUZANG

JUZANG has shared stages with Grammy, Stellar, and Dove-winning recording artists such as Richard Smallwood, Marvin Sapp and many other others. They have also performed numerous covers of well-known artists in the Gospel Industry and received personal accolades from Kirk Franklin, Mary-Mary, Donnie McClurkin and Donald Lawrence. JUZANG is a popular internet sensation and two of their most popular YouTube covered songs have exceeded views over 2.3M (“He Wants It All/He Loves You/We Fall Down”) and 1.6M (“All We Ask”). JUZANG CD project, “The Path,” was nominated for 4 awards by the South Florida Gospel Music Academy in 2010.  

WILL GITTENS

WILL GITTENS

Will Gittens is a 25-year-old singer/songwriter from Trinidad and Tobago. The recent Berklee School of Music graduate’s vocal ability and musicianship has gained him worldwide recognition as an astounding new artist. The Social Media Sensation has generated a heavy following: 1.6 million on Vine, over 143K+ on Instagram, 310K on Musically, and over 60K on Youtube. His smooth vocal take on today’s hottest songs wins the hearts of everyone that hears his voice. Will released his debut EP in August 19th 2016 which has generated over 2 million streams on Spotify. Will is gearing up to release his second EP in January 2018! 

JERRELL GANTT

JERRELL GANTT

PERFORMING SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Artist, Jerell Gantt specializes in immortalizing black culture, black style, and black history through art. Hailing from Washington D.C., and now residing in Atlanta, Ga, Jerell strives to express his personal dispositions through visual creations.

 

 

 

Check back soon to read all about our featured performers!

OTHER ACTS INCLUDE

 BALLETHNIC

Show Opener!

 JASMYNE HINSON

Performing Saturday!

XL THE SCHOLAR

Performing Saturday!

BEAU SAGA

Performing Saturday!

PICTUREBOYY

Main Stage Host

 BRIANA’LISE

Performing Saturday!

WANDE

Performing Sunday!

ANAYA CHEYENNE

Performing Sunday!

JK HOWELLS

Performing Sunday!

NZURI DRUMMERS

KIMMESTRY DANCE COMPANY

Performing Sunday!

DSSD STUDIO