Featured Artist *Rayne Michael 

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This feature bio represents the recording artist, singer-songwriter, Rayne Michael.

  

                       🎶 It’s Rayning Michael…. Hallelujah!!! 🎶 

 This is what comes to my mind when I hear his name. I literally fell on Rayne Michael’s music one day, as I was sifting through some new music. I quickly became intrigued with his sensually soft almost angelic tone, incredible emotionally driven lyrics, and his powerfully surprising range! 

 The first song I heard Rayne Feature on was Titled STAR, by the utterly talented DJ Ross Tha Boss ( https://fancysfullspectrum.wordpress.com/2015/11/08/featured-artist-dj-ross-tha-boss/

  
 

 I absolutely had to feature Rayne Michael! I got a hold of him on twitter, where I quickly learned he was just a day away from auditioning for The Voice. At that moment I knew that Rayne Michael was well on his was to stardom, and we were on our way to a great friendship. I present to you the one and only Rayne Michael…. 

 Soulful singer Rayne Michael grew up listening to the music his parents listened to, first forming an interest through the sounds of Country & 80’s music played around the house. Soon finding an even greater pull towards the rhythms and grooves of Top 40, R&B, Pop, Rock & Soul genres, Rayne began to discover his own talents and establish a vibrant, permanent connection to music as he started to use his own voice. 

  

 After first approaching his new-found talents with trepidation – it would be his sister, Charity that would help him make that final breakthrough he was looking for. Encouraging him to truly embrace his voice and sing with full confidence and volume, Rayne Michael began to take hold of his vocal talent, his ability to connect with people emotionally through the music and genuine passion for singing. Rayne Michael started to pursue his dreams with everything he had.

  
 

 His strong desire to entertain, sing and perform has led him to an inspiring, unique sound that brings a comforting and cohesive blend to his music. Continually challenging himself creatively, Rayne blends sounds of R&B with rock/pop edginess, keeping the music fresh, soulful, smooth and exciting through his vocals. Writing songs that come from within his soul, revealing the depth of his heart. Rayne is an endearing musician who authentically expresses himself in inspiring tones and creative music that leaves a beautifully memorable impact. 

  
Rayne wanted to send out a special message to his fans, here it is. 

 Big Shout out to all my amazing supporters in my Rayne Michael Fam! Without any of you I wouldn’t be able to do what I love! I can’t go much further without giving a special thanks to Topher Williams of Topher Williams Studios….

 ( https://www.facebook.com/topherwilliamsstudios

….for helping make my dream a reality. I also need to thank my producer and mixer Jack MacArthur of JM Audio Production. He dedicated so much time and energy. I have big gratitude for both of these pros. 

Also can’t forget all those who have stuck with me believing in my talent from the very beginning. Last but not least I want to Thank DJ ross tha Boss for the amazing Mix Stars, FancyJ London for this incredible Feature as well as FSM magazine. 

Love all of you! -Rayne Michael 

  
               *Follow Rayne Micheal and scoop up his New Album DARE TO DREAM 
   
 
 Take a listen to this incredible song: I know that I Hurt You, pick up your free download! 

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Check out his press release! 🎶

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About the Author: FancyJ London 
Recording Artist, Singer-Songwriter, Model, Award Winning Blogger, CEO of Featured Stars, Band and Artist Manager, Owner of “Revista Fancy”, & FSM -“Featured Stars Mag”. Event planner, Photographer, Fashion Designer/Illustrator, Artist/Newspaper Cartoonist, Founder of CoreFancy, Corazul, & Walk with Me Nonprofit organizations, Social Networking Butterfly, Traveler, Survivor, & Gemini! 
“I believe we as artists must support our fellow talented wandering souls out there to reach the stars! The best success comes when you unite, not divide!” ~FancyJ

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Featured Artist *DEV

FancyJ London ©2016 All Rights Reserved * This feature bio and all included contents, are the sole property of Devin Star Tailes aka Singer-Songwriter DEV.

 
   

Who knew that a simple girl working at Old Navy would turn out to be a sensational singer and an incredibly powerful influence to so many of us ladies? Her edgy look, sultry voice, thought provoking lyrics and love for cheetos is only the beginning of her incredible rise to fame! 

  

Devin Star Tailes (born July 2, 1989), better known as Dev (sometimes stylized as DEV or dEV), is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. She was discovered by the record label, Indie-Pop, and The Cataracs via Myspace after her friend Shane Crislip, posted her singing to some beats. Dev’s song “Booty Bounce” was sampled in Far East Movement’s hit single “Like a G6” which reached number 1 in the US, and sold over four million downloads in the country.

In 2009 she made a cover of Amy Winehouse’ “Blonde Trick” and, after a friend posted the song into MySpace, the production team The Cataracs noticed it and contacted Dev. To Fashion Indie Magazine she said: “I decided to put up this song on MySpace. It was a “diss track” and I didn’t expect anything out of it. It was just to make me feel good like how music usually does, but Niles [of the Cataracs] came across my page and was really into my voice, they kind of got me into singing and opened up my eyes to business opportunities”. Dev dropped out of college in her first year to pursue her singing career and was then signed by the Los Angeles-based record label and management team, Indie-Pop, who also discovered The Cataracs. Six months later, Dev and The Cataracs’ song “2Nite” began to gain exposure on the radio, the television channel MtvU and the Billboard Hot Dance Airplay chart. In 2009, Dev moved to Los Angeles to produce music with the Cataracs and work directly with Indie-Pop.

  
 

In 2010, the Cataracs produced “Like a G6” with Far East Movement and decided to use a verse from Dev’s single “Booty Bounce” as the chorus. The two songs were made in the same summer, at the time where Dev and the Cataracs “were grinding it out in the studio pretty tough together,” making a couple of “simplistic random tracks. “Like a G6”, which features Far East Movement and Dev, was released in April 2010, and reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song went on to sell over four million downloads in the US. In August 2010, a music video was made for “Booty Bounce” directed by Ethan Lader, and uploaded it onto YouTube, where it has generated over sixteen million views.

 In October 2010, Dev was signed to Universal Republic and her first official single, “Bass Down Low” was serviced to rhythmic radio stations in November. Dev released her debut single “Bass Down Low” in November 16, 2010. It was released digitally in select territories on December 6, 2010 and one day later in the United States. The song reached sixty one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number two on the Heatseekers Songs chart. In Canada, the song peaked at number thirty five in its fifth week on the Canadian Hot 100 chart. However, “Bass Down Low” saw massive success in the United Kingdom, where it peaked at number ten on the UK Singles Chart. Dev also released two more promotional singles through Twitter, “Poison” and “Call Me” both covers of Bell Biv Devoe and Blondie respectively. She also featured in house music artist David Guetta’s album, Nothing But the Beat on a song called “I Just Wanna F” with Timbaland and Afrojack.

 
 
 
  Dev had also featured on a single by Swedish singer Eric Saade, “Hotter Than Fire” which was released on November 2, 2011 in Sweden. Dev is featured on a remix of Girls’ Generation’s song “Bad Girl” by The Cataracs, featured on their Japanese remix album and Dev was also featured in Timbaland’s promotional single “Break Ya Back”. 

 The American version of “The Night the Sun Came Up” was released on March 26, 2012 in the United States, which include new tracks where Dev teamed up with singer Enrique Iglesias on a track called “Naked” which was produced by The Cataracs and was released as the third single of the repackaged album. It reached the first position in Mexico and the second position in the US dance chart. The second single, “In the Dark”, peaked at number 11 in the US chart, making it her most successful solo single to date.

 At the 2012 Lollapalooza, Dev revealed that she was currently working on her second album; “I’m using a lot more live instrumentation for this album”, stating “I had such a great time making a very electronic-based album for the first one, but you know, I’m just moving to different things, different sounds, so we’ll see.” Her track “Bass Down Low” was featured during match intervals of Volleyball, Beach Volleyball and Basketball among others during the 2012 Summer Olympics. In 2013 Universal Republic Records announced that they were going defunct, all artists from the label moved to Republic Records.

 In November 1, she has posted on her official YouTube a new song, “Kiss It” featuring Sage the Gemini produced by Hit-Boy. While “Kiss It” released December 17, 2013. A remix version of this song was released that featured Casey Veggies in place of Sage The Gemini. Dev also collaborated with singer Mia Martina for her single Danse which gained popularity in latin and dance charts throughout spring 2014.

 In 2014 Dev released two EPs, Bittersweet July and the second part as a follow up to part one. She’s a radio host of the popular radio Beats 1 by Apple, founded in 2015. In 2016 Dev started promoting her second studio album which is set to be released in mid 2016 with an opening single called Lowkey.

 

   I personally have been a fan of Dev’s since she began in 2009 and continue to listen, buy, and enjoy her music! Thank you DEV for your voice, vibe and incredible talent! It has been a real pleasure featuring you! FJL

   
Check out her website here: http://www.devescaliente.com/

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This is my all time favorite song from Dev.

I can’t help.. but get down on the dance floor, like, share, and subscribe!
  
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                                                 About The Author: FancyJ London  

Recording Artist, Singer-Songwriter, Model, Manager, Event. Planner, Award Winning Blogger, CEO & FOUNDER of Featured Stars Inc., Owner of “Revista Fancy”, & “Featured Stars Mag”. Photographer, Fashion Designer/Illustrator, Artist/Newspaper Cartoonist, Founder of CoreFancy, Corazul, & Walk with Me Nonprofit organizations, Social Networking Butterfly, Traveler, Survivor, & Gemini! 

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Featured Artist *KYNGSOLO

FancyJLondon ©2015 (All Right Reserved) This blog post is a Bio Feature representing the producer, recording artist, rapper KYNGSOLO.

“We all have a story, each one of us is owner to a single star in the universe, and if you haven’t noticed the sky is full of stars.” ~FancyJ
 

  

 KYNGSOLO is a well known female rap artist born in Florida then raised in Kentucky. She grew up with an eagerly artistic mentality combined with the driving force of a leader. Her entire life has been focused on the passion for expression and determination to become the best in her career as a producer, rapper, and singer/songwriter. Even through numerous struggles in her life, nothing has ever been able to keep her from her goals. 

  

  
   KYNGSOLO has more than just rapping under her belt. From 2008-2013 she was stationed in Fort Carson Colorado as a very skilled Apache Helicopter Mechanic. (Aviation Regt) She not only has skills, but is intelligent and full of manners. When it comes to her music it isn’t any different it just gets better.

 KYNGSOLO’s vocals vary with an incredible amount of deep emotion, painful anguish, cursing rage, to a melodic flowing eerie sound. She grips your attention with her captivating melodies and soul searching lyrics. 

  

 Her music goes beyond in making the listener want more. Her stories are relatable and most all her lyrics come in an instant leaving a permanent mark in your mind.

  I myself was moved by one of her songs entitled “Family” her voice was soft and fluid yet yanked your inner heart strings as she told her story in a innovative approach that so many rappers today can’t grasp the art of. 

  

 KYNGSOLO not only sings amazingly but she raps with the same if not more passion. Her lyrics contain poetic vibes with perfect content to each story she tells. She is quick witted and ready to freestyle at any moment. 

 ( Skin art in Photograph done by Camaskassi – find him on Twitter @camaskassi )

 KYNGSOLO has an impressive resume such as opening in concert for “BONE THUGS AND HARMONY”, “MANN”, collaborating with several signed and unsigned singers, as well as owning her own professional production label. 

I personally collaborated with her on a track called “Dialin 911” you can listen here: 

Also on a Track called “Christmas Luv” click on link below to listen now! 

 I will be adding this to a full collaboration album out in February 2016. In this song she brought her wizardry to another level, making it a completed song in less than two hours. Not only is her work efficient, it is of the best quality.   

 

 She is hard working and extremely dedicated to her art. I highly recommend you take a listen to what your missing, and that is…. The one The only “KYNGSOLO!” 

  “Music is really in my blood, I couldn’t stop working with music if I tried. 
Something inside of me won’t let me quit.” ~KYNGSOLO

  

 Here is a taste of KYNGSOLO’S lyrics that will definitely show her artistic talent.

Most of your lives 

get copied and pasted

I’m the one you copy, 

so I’m made for greatness

I take my weakness and 

turn it into something undefeated 

you wouldn’t believe it and that’s okay

I leave y’all plates outside your doors 

feeding the hungry with strength 

so many speak with bullets, 

but I’m still here ain’t I 

I’m alive no I didn’t die 

it takes more than someone trying to 

curse my life, to make me not fly……..

SOUNDCLOUDLINKS:https://soundcloud.com/kyngsolo2/mind-of-a-wizard

   

 This is one of my favorites for its melody, relatable lyrics, and incredible vocals. 

 For Booking/Inquiries: 

Email: kyngsolo@mail.com  —  lortrishaproductions@gmail.com

Label Name: 

LortrishaProductions non profit organization LLC

 

Find KYNGSOLO’S music:

 

KYNGSOLO Social:

https://plus.google.com/u/+TreyGold

http://instagram.com/kyngsolo87
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kyng.solo.1

Twitter: @lortrisha

YouTube: https://youtu.be/uz8ZZwMQHs0

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 About The Author: FancyJ London  

Producer, RecordingArtist, Singer, Songwriter, Model, Writer, Avid Blogger, Columnist, Owner of “Revista Fancy” Newsletter, Photographer, Fashion Designer/Illustrator, Artist/Cartoonist, Founder of CoreFancy, Corazul, and Walk with Me Nonprofit organization, Social Networking Butterfly, Traveler, and Gemini! 

“I believe we as artists must support our fellow talented wandering souls out there to reach the stars! The best success comes when you unite, not divide!” ~FancyJ

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Featured Artist *Maciej Smoreda*

FancyJLondon ©2015 All Rights Reserved This blog post is a bio feature representing rapper, singer/songwriter Maciej Smoreda 
  
FancyJ: “Hello Maciej; could you first before anything else tell me how to pronounce your name?” 

Maciej: “Sure, my name is pronounced Ma-Che. It means gift from God. 

FancyJ: “Your name is quite unique, what nationality did your name originate from?” 

Maciej: “I was born in lodz, Poland, it is a Polish name.” 

FancyJ: “That is impressive you are not American, yet your English is good?”

Maciej: “At the young age of 13, I moved from Poland to upper state NewYork not knowing any English at all, though I am proud to say I was able to pick it up quickly.”

FancyJ: “I must say I am not only intrigued by your name and your heritage, but also the video I saw of you hitting hard subjects like 9/11 with inspiring messages. Could you tell me what or whom inspired you to rap about such hard subjects, like 9/11.”

Maciej: “The 9/11 poem I wrote shortly after it happened. I was attending high school in NewYork. It was the first artistic positive message I ever wrote, at that time my hiphop was much different, mainly focusing on freestyle battling and murder rap in those days. Actually it became a huge turning point for me because I realized I could inspire people with my music.

  
FancyJ: “Did anyone close to you inspire you to get into music?”

Maciej: “Yes, in fact I owe it to a close friend of mine Michael Williams who does not rap, but writes poetry, I heard his 9/11 poem and was inspired to write my own version with my views. To this day I like his poem far more, and he likes mine far better…LOl! Since then he became a firefighter as well as partaking in multiple trips to Iraq and Afghanistan. I admire and respect him greatly. 

FancyJ: “Wow, he sounds like an amazing person, you know what they say here in our country; “You are the company you keep.” You know how to pick friends, that is a great quality to have.” Ok, If you could pick a famous artist you have great respect for, who would it be and why? 

Maciej: “Thank you for your compliments, as far as your question, It is hard to pick just one. I have always been a huge fan of Tupac and all the revolutionary talk at the end of his career same goes for Michael Jackson. That was an idol of mine since I was 5 years old. More recent artists that I have huge respect for are Hopsin, Logic, and McLemore. All very smart individuals, Independent thinkers and just aurora filled exuberant people. I can’t forget to mention Jim Morrison, that man was so ahead of his time he basically predicted “EDM” music in the 60’s, Hats off to Jim!”

FancyJ: “You really know your music, I agree those are some unforgettable people that taught us so much. So, tell me how did you choose your style of music? 

Maciej: “Guess it chose me when I was watching power rangers, Lol!” I love most music, though I can not sing to save my life or play any instruments, but I enjoy writing and expressing my thoughts in a way that makes people think more and hip hop was the perfect way for me to be able to do that.” 

  
FancyJ: “I have to say the Power Rangers comment took me by surprise? What did you mean by that?” ( For those of you reading who have no clue as to what we are talking about here is a link to explain: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_Rangers )

Maciej: “Lol, I fell in love with hip hop at the age of 7 by watching The Power Rangers Show. The Black Power Ranger “STATIC” often broke out breakdancing, I thought to myself now that is hip hop!”

FancyJ: “So, at what age did you think you become enamored with music?”

Maciej: “I would say I have been interested in music, since I was a baby. Both my grandmothers sang in church choirs and in opera. I was quite fascinated with the passion in there voice and the feedback they would receive.

FancyJ: “It is amazing how influential music can be for all ages. Have you ever taken up lessons for an instrument?”

Maciej: “Yes, music is powerful. I actually took a lesson for one day on guitar and gave up. Tried again years later and only learned the basics of smoke on the water.” 

FancyJ: “I think we all fall victim to that, I too took classes on clarinet in school…hated it! 

Maciej: “Lol!”

FancyJ: “Can you tell me what you hope to accomplish by spreading your message filled lyrics? Do you believe that music has the power to change the way people think or feel in a positive way?” 

Maciej: “I just want to inspire people. It blows my mind that I already have inspired people in places I never been and around the world. It blows my mind.”I believe music is one of the most influential forms of art, ever. No matter what mood you are in, hearing a song with lyrics full of imagery and emotion can put you in whatever place the artists mind was in when they were writing it. It is the best form of story telling in my personal opinion. If you’re having a bad day and you put on a record like Tupac’s, it changes you automatically you instantly feel the positive vibration through your body, making you desire accomplishing something great.”

FancyJ: “I have to say I couldn’t agree more. I am sure we all have that specific singer or special album we enjoy, that pumps us up or motivates us.” 

  
Maciej: “I am happy you agree, yes it would be a dull world without music.” 

FancyJ: “Speaking of that, your lyrics are not even close to dull! Where do you draw your inspirational lyrics from?”

Maciej: “I draw my lyrics from personal experiences, as well as those close to me. One example is a song I created with Supa Russ, titled: ANSWERS. This song was one of the toughest and most emotional songs I have ever done, being that it was dedicated to our best friend that unexpectedly passed away earlier this year due to a heart attack at the young age of 26. Other songs I have written to show my point of view of world influences for myself and others that are relatable. Like the song titled: NICOTINE. I’ve been battling with nicotine addiction for over ten years, so that became my positive outlet in a negative struggle.”

FancyJ: “That is very inspiring for so many who have lost loved one’s and for those who battle addictions of all types.” I think your outlet is commendable!” 

Maciej: “I have been lucky in terrible situations, so for me this goes a lot deeper.”

FancyJ: “Yes indeed you have from what you told me privately, care to share any of them?” 

Maciej: “I was kicked out of high school, got in trouble, hustled a bit decided to put music on hold for while, then worked many different jobs from Walmart, Holister to running my own tree removal business. Finally up and moved to Florida in late 2011, I decided to buy an old graffiti’d school bus to move my things. My good friend and I drove it down with all my belongings and my pet snakes. The very first month in Florida, I was hit by a car going 65 mph. To my shock I didn’t have one broken bone and I was released from the hospital the next morning! I then moved my beautiful fiancé from NewYork to join me. I started to get serious about hip hop late last year when I had the pleasure of meeting BZK JOE (my producer/ also the top holding 3rd place breakdancer of Florida) we formed Affiliate’s and started making music!”

  
FancyJ: “You have quite an amazing story, and I am almost positive that people can relate to you. We all have a story and I am happy to share those stories with my readers. Who would you like to thank out there, for where you are today?”

Maciej: “I would like to thank my family, friends and my fiancé. Most of all my partner/producer BZK Joe who is my other half of affiliates. He pushes me all the time, couldn’t do it without him. Also, my fans from all over the world and people such as yourself FancyJ London for taking interest in my work.

FancyJ: “Thank you Maciej, it has been a pleasure getting to know you, but not wanting to get to know those snakes!” Lol!” So tell me, If you became the next rap icon, what would you do with your fame?”

Maciej: “I take it you are not a snake fan, Lol!” Well, If I became a rap icon I would build some community studios for kids to be able to make music where the resources are not available. If we can influence the youth in a positive way we can alter the future.” 

FancyJ: “That sounds great, you should start a campaign on Kickstarter for that! I guarantee you would reach the masses. Ok, last question, what do you think are your music life goals?” 

Maciej: “Music life goal is to make people think more. Respond not react. I think my lyrics convey that message. I want to show that anything is possible, if I couldn’t speak English at 13 years old then I can come up with complex lyrics, anyone can do it!” 

  FancyJ: “You are right about that, you can do just about anything if you put your mind, heart, and soul into it! 

 I am going to leave you with the video that inspired me to feature Maciej and want to say that my featured artists are all talented, but each have an incredible story. Everyone should be valued and appreciated from all four corners of the earth whether your famous or not! ~FancyJ London
9/11 poetry- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-TgipjOLCg

“Sonar” is one of my favorite songs that Maciej sang, make sure you listen to those lyrics! 


FOLLOW MORE ON FEATURED ARTIST “MACIEJ SMOREDA” 

For Booking and Inquiries: maciejmarcin86@gmail.com
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM_Xu4BCvuFESJQ73eUVCdA

https://twitter.com/HipHopArtForm

https://www.facebook.com/maciej.smoreda

https://www.facebook.com/maciejthetruth

                                

                                    

                                    About The Author: FancyJ London 

 
Producer, RecordingArtist, Singer, Songwriter, Model, Writer, Avid Blogger, Columnist, Owner of “Revista Fancy” Newsletter, Photographer, Fashion Designer/Illustrator, Artist/Cartoonist, Founder of CoreFancy, Corazul, and Walk with Me Nonprofit organization, Social Networking Butterfly, Traveler, and Gemini! 

“I believe we as artists must support our fellow talented wandering souls out there to reach the stars! The best success comes when you unite, not divide!” ~FancyJ

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Featured Artist~ JANANI

 FancyJLondon ©2015 All Rights Reserved
This blog post is a bio feature representing the Alternative Rock Band JANANI  
 JANANI is an alternative rock band from Orlando, Florida. The band was formed by Janani Vaidyanathan and Erick Campos in January of 2011. In early 2014, JANANI released their very first extended play titled, Three Step System EP. The Three Step System EP was produced by Brett Hestla, former member of Creed. 

  
  The EP spawned moderate success for the band, most notably with their hit single, “Where Was I?”. Kat Coffin of Examiner.com wrote, “Songs don’t get much catchier than ‘Where Was I.’ JANANI’s spunky vocals are full of attitude as they cascade over a steady walking blues rhythm…” and “[Janani’s] strong voice takes lyrical delivery beyond heartfelt to a more character driven place conveying toughness, anger, bitterness, passion and a host of other feelings…”. 

  JANANI released their hit single, Run (Pick Up The Gun), in May of 2015. Shortly after it’s release, the single won the Akademia Award for Best Alternative Rock song. ExposedVocals.com wrote, “[Run (Pick Up The Gun)’s] killer chorus latches itself in your memory after the first listen. It’s a well-crafted song that acts as a wonderful homage to the classic rock sound but also just a good piece of songwriting in itself.” 

  
Their music has been heard on radio stations such as CKCU 93.1 FM in Ottawa, Canada, KISS 104.7 FM and Orlando’s own XL 106.7 FM. It has also been featured in DIRECTTV’s documentary, Gone Until December. JANANI’s latest single, Run (Pick Up The Gun), will be the theme song of the upcoming television series, Hit Women.

     

  From over two-hundred competing bands, JANANI was selected to compete in the top 8 for the Hard Rock Rising Orlando competition, where they performed in front of a panel of judges including Chris Kirkpatrick of NSYNC. Of over 70 acts in the Tampa Bay Acoustic Music Festival at the Hard Rock Cafe Tampa, JANANI walked away as one of five bands selected to be a Hard Rock Energy Ambassador.

  
  JANANI is currently number 1 on ReverbNation Alternative Orlando charts and collectively has over 36,000 fans spanning over 5 different social networks.

  
SHOUTOUT Straight from JANANI ~ Sending big love ❤️ to our Manager Ranelle Golden, all our fans, and of course FancyJ London, YOU ROCK!
Thank you, JANANI …..OH, by the way I am a major fan myself! ~FancyJ 

 
FIND MORE INFO. ON JANANI BELOW
musicbyjanani@gmail.com

http://www.musicbyjanani.com

http://www.facebook.com/musicbyjanani

Twitter: @MusicByJanani

Instagram: @MusicByJanani

  
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Twitter: @MusicByJanani and @TeamJanani 

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                                                     About The Author: FancyJ London   

  Producer, RecordingArtist, Singer, Songwriter, Model, Writer, Avid Blogger, Columnist, Owner of “Revista Fancy” Newsletter, Photographer, Fashion Designer/Illustrator, Artist/Cartoonist, Founder of CoreFancy, Corazul, and Walk with Me Nonprofit organization, Social Networking Butterfly, Traveler, and Gemini! 

“I believe we as artists must support our fellow talented wandering souls out there to reach the stars! The best success comes when you unite, not divide!” ~FancyJ
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http://www.fancyjlondon.com

Featured Artist “Moody Black” 

FancyJ London©2015 (All Rights Reserved) This is a blog bio represents spoken word Poet Moody Black 
 I am honored to Feature this amazing spoken-word poet, not only does he inspire me with his incredible messages but also with his drive and strong work ethic. I guarantee that you will be inspired, you will be utterly impressed, and you will fall in love with Poet Moody Black!   
 Moody Black is a Spoken-Word, Hip-Hop, and visual artist, actor, story teller, and photographer from Spartanburg, S.C. Moody Black is electrifying audiences across the country with his original poems and energetic performances. Fusing a blend of Hip-Hop, Soul, and Poetry, this talented artist delivers a unique rhythmic message in which each new listener finds common ground. 

Moody Black has been a performing artist since the age of twelve, and has become a prominent force on a multi-regional poetry scene through his enthusiastic live shows and strong work ethic. 

Moody Black has a created a buzz in the following impressive achievements:

 
Second place winner in the University of South Carolina-Upstate Talent Show-February 1998 and 1999; 

Winner of the Coffee Beanery Freestyle Contest in Greenville, S.C- June 15, 2001; Spartanburg Poetry Slam Winner- January 10, 2004; 

Member of the Upstate Poetry Slam Team 2004-present and Slam Coach from 2006-present; 

Featured poet for Band-Aids (AIDS Awareness Program) in Spartanburg, S.C., 

  
Featured several times in Spartanburg Herald Journal and The Link; 

Performed at several elementary, junior and senior high schools, universities, and colleges. 

Regular host along with Kimbi the Goddess at several poetry venues; 

Poem published in Still Home(Book of Spartanburg Poets); 2009 

Poetry Slam Instructor for USC-Upstate’s Upward Bound Program; 

Competed in The Southern Fried Poetry Slam Competitions 2004-2011; 

Competed in PSI’s National Poetry Slam 2004-2008;

  
Special Guest performer at the 27th Annual Evening of Talent Expressions at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium; 

Featured artist at the Travelers Rest Arts Commission annual Arts Festival October 6, 2007 in Traveler Rest, S.C./ featured poet for the North Charleston Arts Festival May 2008, Stone Soup Story Telling Festival in Woodruff, S.C. in 2009 and 2010/ Featured poet for the Annual Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, S.C., 

  
The Peace Day Festival in Charleston, S.C. 2008 and 2009/ 2010 and 2011 featured poet for the annual Chautaugua Festival, and along with Kimbi the Goddess opened up for Trey Songz at The Carolina First Center in Greenville, S.C. and at The 3rd Annual Millican Festival in Sumter, S.C. Moody was one of the presenters at the 2011 TedX Greenville SC Event, and the 2011 Pecha Kucha Greenville SC. 

  
In addition, Moody Black is the Coffee Underground Grand Poetry Slam Champion of 2010-2011 and 2011-2012. 2012 Poetry finalist in the 1st Ignite the Mic Talent Show at TD Convention Center, and Champion of the 2nd and 4th Annual Slam Madness Poetry Slam Competition, 2012 Grind Flu Magazine Spoken Word Artist of the year, and tied for first place in the Southern Fried Poetry Slam Slam Master’s Slam (2012 Tampa FL and 2013 New Orleans, LA), and co-host and co-organizer of the 22nd Annual Southern Fried Poetry Slam, and along with Kimbi the Goddess-2015 National Poetry Awards Host of the Year and Open Mic Venue of the Year.

  
Moody Black: “A big shout out to the family, and all those who are like family, and of course my fans who show so much love and support.” 

Moody Black reaching the stars! 

  
Follow, Support, Subscribe, and Like! 
Contact info- 864.357.7148 
iammoodyblack@gmail.com

Twitter: @iammoodyblack
http://www.facebook.com/iammoodyblack
Instagram: @iammoodyblack
http://www.moodyblack.bandcamp.com
  
I will now leave you with this great performance by the one and only:

Mr. Moody Black

                                               ABOUT THE AUTHOR: 

  
                                             www.fancyjlondon.com

Producer, RecordingArtist, Singer, Songwriter, Model, Writer, Avid Blogger, Columnist, Owner of “Revista Fancy” Newsletter, Photographer, Fashion Designer/Illustrator, Artist/Cartoonist, Founder of CoreFancy, Corazul, and Walk with Me Nonprofit organization, Social Networking Butterfly, Traveler, and Gemini! 

“I believe we as artists must support our fellow talented wandering souls out there to reach the stars! The best success comes when you unite, not divide!” ~FancyJ

Featured Artist *Allante 

FancyJLondon ©2015 (All Rights Reserved) This Blog post is a Bio Feature representing: Allante Singer, Songwriter, and Rapper. 

“I believe we as artists must support our fellow talented wandering souls out there that also carry a dream! The best success comes when you unite, not divide!” -FancyJ 
I want to take a moment to properly introduce to all of you an extremely talented 17 year old artist with an incredible new approach for rap music. I was introduced to Allante by his brother who was extremely proud of Allante’s talents. I started to grow quite curious of this young artist and decided to write him to find out more. He was very upbeat, energetic, and eager to share his music with me. I listened to a track he sent me and instantly became amazed! I thought to myself this young man is going places. His message was captivating, his lyrics were like no other rapper I have ever heard, his passion shined through his music clearly painting a picture of what could be an amazing new rap era! I was stunned and delightfully surprised by this young man full of spirit, he is definitely worth listening to! 
So, without further a due I present, 

Allante:

 
 “I am a multi-talented artist, rapper, singer, and songwriter.

I was born in Detroit, Michigan and currently live in a small township named Redford. I constantly see Detroit rappers in my age group rapping about drugs, money, and hoes. They’re not making any type of positive change in the rap community. For myself on the other hand, I want to rap about my come up, my struggles, my failures, and my accomplishments. I want my messages in each of my songs to be heard. I want to show teens such as myself, that you should be proud of your talent and never be afraid to express yourself and try something new!”

  
“Music has always been a huge part of my life. 

I often find myself using music to help me get through tough situations. 

I owe a lot of my success to my Mother, because she’s always been there for me, 

and for that I am very grateful. 

My Father left my life at a very young age. I use to cope by using negativity in my song lyrics, but now I feel I have grown and developed a better outlook on my life.

In 7th grade I was often bullied, it became emotional, rapping stuff from my head helped me gain strength.”

  
“I started jotting down ideas and writing songs and rhymes in the beginning of 9th grade. I thought that was the best way to channel my pain, anger and disappointment rather than being destructive. I started to add something about my life that emotionally effected me in each and every song, because I was sure other people could relate to my struggle. Now I have made it to 12th grade, I pretty much mastered my talent, writing hits left and right. Now that I’m getting older, I feel like I am getting better and better. I strongly believe that I will hit a huge milestone before 21!”
“I want to thank everyone who has supported me along the way and those who continue to support my dream and of course the people who just came into my life, for example I am blessed to have an amazing brother that brought you FancyJ, to me. No support is too big or too small as long as it helps me during my journey!”
 “I am an unsigned artist that strongly wishes for a chance at proving myself in the music industry, I possess all the abilities, full determination, and complete dedication.

  
My dream is to one day change the bad reputation that most rappers have and bring out inspiring, real life, feel good messages through rap music.”

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/llante

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Victor_Jones15

Instagram: https://instagram.com/papiii_chulo17

Booking/Inquiries: jonesvictor12@gmail.com

Featured Artist *PU 

FancyJLondon ©2015 (All Rights Reserved) This Blog post is a Bio Feature representing PU Producer, DJ, and Record Label Owner. 

“I believe we as artists must support our fellow talented wandering souls out there that also carry a dream! The best success comes when you unite, not divide!” -Fancy J 

 The name is PU an amazing artist with a unique new approach in the music industry, his sound is intriguing pulling you in and making you crave more. PU creates mixes with bass filled beats and melodic tones that invigorate the soul inspiring you to sing all types of genres. If you haven’t heard PU you are missing out on a powerful mix that is hitting the sound waves of the public and very soon everyone’s heart! Without further a due I present a great supporter and friend PU……

   

 
  My career began in 1986, at the time I did not realize it would become just that due to the passion, and blood line of music and musicians in my family, such as the “Rat Pack “from Hyde Park in Chicago IL. Stemming from the late 50’s and 60’s. Listening to Zapp, One Way, Prince just to name a few of my inspirations of R&B. Van Halen, Rush, ZZ Top to name a few of my rock inspirations.   
 Worked in the corporate management world of sales to support my love of music, new gear, and light traveling from 1995 to the present. My music is different, because it has what most of today’s music lack, which is emotions, stories, and uniqueness, as we had in the 90’s R&B sound. Even though R&B is my main genre, I will always push my boundaries and potential for new opportunities and genres which classify me as a crossover producer.
 
 Finally coming out of my shell in 2015, taking my passion from home studio to the web and across the states meeting and collaborating with many new artist in the making such as True Sensei, KonstanteenKaly from the East Coast to the West, my sound can be heard. In this digital age, anything is possible. Not just about me with my gift, but I also volunteer and mentor young teens, with my campaign “Beatz B4 Streetz”. Teach them that music can be a way out, not the streets.

 I am always looking for new artists to work with as I am also tapping into social media marketing and promotion. I now work under PU Productions in which my label Latuda Records is in house, so you get the triple play, production, marketing, and promotion with option with label. Music is my passion. It helps me get through life’s trying times and life’s good times. It also allows my instrumentals to tell a tale of many. Because sometimes in life there are no words…
  
 I believe in the true artistry of being an artist/producer. No matter how many times you request beats and tracks to sound like another artist, you will never be that artist. I am from the era of being yourself and letting your talent shine. There was never a need to be another, just amplifying your talents to a new level. This is why I believe my music is misunderstood or underrated, because I try to bring out the artist with original music that sings with you and for you.

 Shout out to my Kunientmusicgroup, I have worked with this team a little over 6 months and are doing big things! Shout out to True Sensei, an artist that works my beats over into his own creation, doing crazy numbers on the web.

Now you can submit your music!  

 *NEW* INTERNET RADIO http://www.musicbypu.com/

“My sound is amazing, if you listen closely it will speak!” ~PU
Find more of PU here:

http://www.musicbypu.com/

https://twitter.com/pu_musicbypu

https://musicbypu.beatstars.com/

https://musicbypu.bandcamp.com/

http://www.nimbitmusic.com/musicbypu

https://www.youtube.com/user/musicbypu

https://www.myflashstore.net/profile/musicbypu

https://www.facebook.com/PuProductions

https://www.tumblr.com/blog/musicbypu

 https://soundcloud.com/musicbypu/2015922punose

Featured Artist *CLAIME

   FancyJLondon©2015 (All Rights Reserved) This blog post is a bio/interview representing the Producer/DJ -Claime

“I believe we as artists must support our fellow talented wandering souls out there that also carry a dream! The best success comes when you unite, not divide!” -Fancy J ❤️
Today I am featuring a fellow artist that I had the pleasure of chatting with on several occasions!

 The Name is Claime an 18 year old talented Producer and DJ of Progressive House/Big Room House Music from Antalya, Turkey.  

 

His story began 3 years ago in high school, when a close friend named Berkay changed his life completely by introducing Claime to the world of music. 

Claime wasn’t interested in music as much as his friend, but with time Claime quickly developed a love for electronic club beats deciding to begin producing music.

 It was not long after, that Berkay and Claime started organizing live events for their high school and other high schools in the area. Berkay was more than a friend in the career and life of Claime, without his constant support and friendship Claime wouldn’t have been able to reach as far as he did. 

  
  Claime was contacted by coordinators of the annual Golden Pomegranate Festival. The Pomegranate Festival is an annual festival that is usually held in May every year in Turkey, attracting on average 5,000-7,000 people a year. This festival is filled with an abundance of culture, generally a parade is held with traditional dances, music and celebrity performers.

 Claime listened as the coordinator said: “We have been waiting for you, to be our festival DJ.” This was the greatest news Claime had heard in a while, of course he eagerly accepted. 

Claime was excited to see so many famous artists one in particular, “INNA” a Romanian singer. 

  
 Claime has received several offers from management companies and labels for track releases, but was unable to sign with them due to his family not accepting the agreements, but Claime was able to produce a soundtrack for a short film that he is very proud of. 

Claime continues to fight for his dreams and goals and I strongly believe this young brilliant DJ is bound to reach stardom. 

  
Claime you take it from here…. 
Claime: “Music is my life, I think there is no end to learning, I am continuously learning new styles, tips and tricks to producing and more.”
  “Most of my inspiration comes from listening to pre-made accomplished tracks, like Tiesto, Martin Garrix, and Nicky Romero, just to name a few.”

“I am overwhelmed by all the love and support I have received from Andres Fresko, Joachim Speidel, BL3R, New World Sound, Fancy J London, my friends and many more. I am thankful to have built such great friendships with other DJ’s, producers and musicians from around the world.” 

  
“I think music opens thousands of doors for people. When someone says to me: “You are so talented!” 

“I think talent isn’t that important, people do not make anything with a knack, they make them by believing in their dreams.”

“One day, eventually I will be there, this I know!” 

“Follow your dreams, never give up.” -Claime

  
Contact Claime: 
facebook.com/theclaime

twitter.com/theclaime

instagram.com/theclaime

soundcloud.com/theclaime
*Booking, Management: 

theclaime@outlook.com

Hit ME

 

FancyJLyrics

WrittenBY:FancyJ London ©2013

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Hit ME

Hit Me

You can’t hurt me now

You stand there yelling,

your proud head starts swelling

Deep piercing words shoot out of your mouth,

like bullets ricocheting off a high mount

Red faced, steaming like a lobster,

you grit your teeth and growl like a monster

Go ahead, Go ahead, Hit Me…….Go Ahead Hit Me

Set it off quickly…..

Pound it out of my chest,

do me a favor, pull out the rest

My bleeding heart has torn half my breast, has torn half my breast

no transfusion can save me now,

just stab me, get it over with somehow, somehow

You stand there yelling,

showing no care at all, my heart beats ever so slow, slow

I just can’t bare.

You beat on my head, pull on my hair,

you punch high and low with no care,

break my ribs with no fear,

nearly killing me just evil stares, evil stares

Go ahead, Go ahead,

H I T M E…….

Pound it out of my chest

Do me a favor, pull out the rest

My bleeding heart has torn half my breast, has torn half my breast

no transfusion can save me now,

just stab me, and get it over with somehow, somehow

Please Go…..d,

Please God, Just take me now……now, now, now…

 

https://fancyj.bandcamp.com/track/hit-me