Thursday, July 30, 2009

If you like the music this weekend.....

If you like the DJ's playing this weekend at the Street Soccer USA Cup, here is a list of who they are and their websites where you can find more information about them.

Friday, July 31, 12:30pm (National Anthem): David Correy

David Correy doesn't want his fans to shuffle. "If you take someone's iPod, they might have everything from Pink to M*Picture* aroon 5 to Rihanna, to Justin Timberlake to Kanye West to Carrie Underwood," says David. "I want to embody all those artists in one." Armed with a powerful voice and a passion that knows no borders, this soul singer is poised to become just that - a 21st century global pop-star.

Born in Brazil, David came to America in his infancy after immense poverty forced his birth mother to put him up for adoption. David's adoptive parents raised him in Annapolis, Maryland, where his passion for music would quickly earn him starring roles in numerous high school musicals.

David Correy is ready to take over pop-charts around the globe. "I'm an international artist because of where I'm from and what I came from," says David. "I want to inspire people to never give up and know that their day is coming. You just have to keep on fighting."

Friday, July 31, 8am – 12pm: Harvey Rhames aka DJ Harvey Dent

After the passing of his maternal grandmother when he was a child, DJ Harvey Dent retrieved a clock radio from the boxes of belongings that had to be moved. From that point on, his love of music grew as he listened to various radio stations in the Baltimore/DC area. Harvey started to collect music on his own though living in a mostly music-less home. His love of music was unlike his parents, especially his mother who described his purchases of music as a "waste." This did not discourage him, as he went on to use his love and collection of music into the focus of becoming a DJ. To date DJ Harvey Dent has performed at many venues in the Baltimore/DC area and has opened for many artists such as The Pharcyde, Styles P, Camp Lo, Dionne Farris, Fertile Ground, Oddisee, Hezekiah, Juggaknots, and Ursula Rucker. His podcast/mixtape series, High Yellow Soul, is a perfect blend of his first love, Hip-Hop fused with soulful R&B/Neo-Soul.

Friday, July 31, 1pm – 4pm: Joseph Robinson aka DJ Huck Fin

Friday, July 31, 4am – 7pm: Raj Stewart aka DJ E-Nygma -

Currently, E-Nygma serves as lead DJ/producer for an online radio show and podcasts hosted by Herkules (on-air personality, WPGC 95.5FM, DMV market) while preparing for the 2009 launch of a website/podcast with members of the Junior Varsity Crew, while balancing selected gigs and residencies. For airplay, interviews, or features for Herkules' World Online, contact teamherk AT gmail DOT com. For DJ bookings, remix and production work, or formal music reviews, contact djenygma AT gmail DOT com. EPK, mix samples, and one sheet available upon request.

Saturday, August 1, 8am – 4pm & Saturday, August 1, 8am – 12pm: Greg Burke aka DJ RIQ

In 1992 RIQ jumped on the DJ scene full blast playing local house parties, concerts and nightclub events in addition to making numerous guest appearances on Buffalo’s long-standing radio alternative WBNY - FM. From this point on he was heavily involved with the local Hip Hop scene not just as a DJ but also as a freelance writer interviewing who’s who in the world of R&B and Hip Hop for The Buffalo Challenger Newspaper. As the years progressed and RIQ became more creative as a DJ, his style became a part of the flourishing mixtape scene in 1995 where he produced various 90 minute DJ mixes that featured exclusive freestyles from national acts and first run singles that had listeners cramming for more of his exclusive original mixes. In 1997 & 1998 RIQ won back-to-back Buffalo Music Awards for “Best Hip Hop Mixtape DJ”.

In addition to RIQ’s superior DJ skills, he is also the owner of Shocksound Promotions. Shocksound specializes in Record Label Consultation, National Radio Promotions and Brand Marketing. Some of Shocksound’s main clients include Koch Records, Babygrande Records and Duck Down Records to name a few.

Sunday, August 2, 1pm – 4pm: Joe Falero aka DJ Killer Joe Falero

DJ Killer Joe Falero was born in Santurce , Puerto Rico. He is one of the best Salsa DJ in the U.S. and the Caribbean. DJ-KJF won the Major League Salsa DJ Award and Joe is the only DJ/Bandleader in the Washington, DC metro area. He is the director of Joe Falero & DC Latin Jazz All Stars winners of two Stuck on Salsa Awards. Joe has performed at venues like the Kennedy Center, Washington Convention Center, Mary Weather Post Pavillion, Lincoln Theatre and many other clubs in the U.S. with many of the salsa legends like; Celia Cruz, El Gran Combo, Gilberto Santa Rosa and many more. Joe was inducted into The S.O.S. Salsa of Fame in 2007.

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