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Josh Xantus Is Golden

Josh Xantus, which means golden in Greek, had already captured the eyes, and ears of artist such as: Swizz Beatz, Jerry “Wonder” Duplessis, Stevie Wonder, and Birdman from Cash Money. “Continue to carry out the legacy of being a musician that represents real music,” is what Stevie Wonder told the Julliard, and Five Towns College Alumni – up and coming Singer-Songwriter. Born to Haitian parents in Brooklyn, New York, and later moving to Queens following the separation of his mother and father. Josh mother, a violinist, also had a passion for music, “My mother wanted all her children to play the piano, so she gave us all pianos”. At just the age of six, Josh started playing the classical piano.
Mastering classics like; Mozart, Bach, and Beethoven. But it wasn’t until Brian McKnight’s 1997 hit, “Anytime,” that changed Josh’s music, from that point he knew he wanted to write a song. That was the first song he connected with.
Josh has been very successful with major hits like his first single “Let’s Ride”, Feat Jadakiss, following two other smash hits “First Time”, and “Smoking and Drinking”. He was the first artist signed to M USA Entertainment in 2011, and has performed opening acts for Fabolous, Busta Rhymes, and Ne-Yo. Taking action in his business artistry, he landed an administration deal with Downtown Publishing. Josh is reinventing his sound with his partner Claude “Qou” Forbes, who is known for working with artist like Trey Songz, and the late Michael Jackson . R&B is in his roots, but he is drying the rigid confines of labels to explore new horizons, which is in the upcoming Back to Basics and will be released early 2016.Be on the lookout for a nationwide tour, an EP, and collaborations. Until then check him out here:

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Khloe Sierra
From the home of HipHop: The City That Never Sleeps Khloé Sierra, also known as KhloéFromBrooklyn has always had a passion for music and writing. Bi-racial; Puerto Rican and black and profiles herself as a logophile. Khloé remembers her siblings and herself waking up to their grandmother singing songs by the Four Tops, Temptations, Gladys Knight & The Pips, The O'Jays, Isley Brothers, Earth Wind & Fire, and singers like, Otis Redding, Betty Wright, Al Green, and Marvin Gaye. As she grew older Khloé developed a love for artist such as: Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton, Sadé, Lauryn Hill, Anita Baker, and Tevin Campbell. Khloé's grandmother would make her and her siblings read a chapter from the encyclopedia and then write an essay. By her grandmother doing that, Khloé developed the love for writing. At the age of 14 Khloé decided she wanted to to become a Music Journalist. What better way to enjoy two things you love the most... Writing and Music. She majored in English for two years, and minored in theater. Although she has no professional experience she doesn't let that discourage her. She's very passionate, driven, and ready to deliver. From The City That Never Sleeps, to The Lone Star State she's now received an opportunity to began her journey.