COMPO-10 - WEEKLY SONG-COMPETITION,
COMPLETELY FREE AND JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT!
we feature 10 artists on Compo-10.They
rank each other and the ones who have been ranked best are featured on
this page (check below). The winner of each week's competition gets to
join a final that will be held after there has been 10 competitions. The
10 winners will rank each other in the final. Check
out the winners
of the previous contests
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During weeks 101 - 190 the weekly contests will feature songs from
the same genre only (alternative, blues, classical, country, easy listening,
electronic, hip hop/rap/urban, jazz, latin, metal, pop, rock or world/folk
my GuestMap, thank you!
Of The Streets by
the business minded, laid back brother of the bunch who could
flow the water out of the pacific easily!!
is a contradiction to what has been experienced in hip hop
over the last decade and what we've gotten used to as the
He is no gangster, yet he speaks to and of gangstas. His name
Yet he is at times cruder than Dave Chappele drunk at a batchelor
party and fully admits that he himself is not a religious
person. So he can't be a concious M.C? Right? Wrong.
is defining what is to be a God fearing black man growing
up in the inner city workings of the ghetto.
Raised in one of Montreal's grittiest neighborhoods
during the coke rush of the 80's, Preach
has a different understanding and respect for street life
and maintains to relay positive messages within his music.
Blending hip hop, soul and his west indian roots, Preach
brings about a flavour in his music
that people of many different backgrounds have a hard time
not moving to.
Writing from his heart about topics that are close to his
heart, such as single parenting, killings among the youth,
domestic violence, sucicidal teens and most of all, his hood,
is poised to rremain as artistic as
is a seasoned performer who always captivates his audience
with his charming personality, energetic movements and his
unique commanding voice.
performs regularily with a range of live bands in Montreal
including 1) The
Kalmunity Vibes Collectiv, an
organic hip-hop/funk/afro beat collective of musicians, poets,
singers and M.C's from his native city, who has allowed him
to perform alongside such acts as Zenzile
from France, Kali of Kali
& Dub , Lillian
Allen and The
Ethnic Heritage Ensemble which
recalls as his most trying yet fulfilling performance " they
held a spontaneous on-stage workshop with the whole band in
front of a filled concert hall... it was nerv racking at 1st,
but seeing where they led us and the dynamics they thaught,
in the end it was all worth it".
is also a member of 2) The
Soapbox, which is a performance
poetry theatre created by Stephen
Thomas, geared towards challenging and promoting
lyricists, singers and musicians in a improv/spoken word setting
and 3) S.H.A/R.(O).N
Brooks, who has allowed him to
share the stage with her at such venues as the THE JELL-O
BAR, Sofa Lounge, Bourbon Street West, Torontos Revival, The
recent Funk Soul Festival Club.
can also be heard on S.H.A/R.(O).N'S,
upcoming LP "Defining Me" getting a chance to say his piece
on S.H.A.R.(O).NS' 1st single Booty
Call, and the definitive R&B
JAM "Sweet Kisses". Preach
has also worked with Stephen
Thomas writing and "singing"
the hook on "Puff of Smoke". He has also shared studio sessions
with such producers as James Disalvio of Bran
van 3000 and French superstar
has been meticculously working on his solo album "Voice
of the Streets" which still has no definite release date,
but will be ready by mid 2006. In the meantime he has released
his crews debut album Lasalle Chronicles Chapter One,
currently only available via internet at -WORLDPHONIC.COM-
and peroral sales.
is the future of hip hop muzik.
the 17:th Final
and pianist, Adrina Thorpe, is a refreshing sound in adult
alternative pop. Her style reflects the softer side of music,
but that doesn�t mean it doesn�t shake people up. With a
haunting voice and delicate touch at the piano, Adrina captures
every audience and sends them on an emotion filled journey
with her heartfelt lyrics.
has been writing songs almost as long as she can remember.
Her first song was written on a rainy car ride home when
she was six. "All I can remember is looking through the
foggy streaked window at little bursts of light outside
in the pitch black sky, hearing the sound of the car's engine,
and coming up with a song that brought me to tears that
night. It was a song about a friend of mine who left our
school without ever saying goodbye." From that day on, Adrina�s
love of the more introspective melancholy song was established,
as Adrina�s list of favorite artists goes to show�
has been inspired by artists on all ends of the musical
spectrum, including Sarah McLachlan, Coldplay, Five for
Fighting, Tori Amos, Paula Cole, Dido, Evanescence and Chantal
Kreviazuk, however her sound still retains its uniqueness.
This may quite possibly be attributed to the fact that during
Adrina�s formative years she was completely immersed in
classical music and musical theater. Her debut CD is filled
with delicate piano melodies and lush vocals weaving in
and out of each other, drifting amid the punchy bass and
drum lines. Like paper-thin china�like sunrise on the gray
ocean waves�Adrina's melodies captivate listeners with their