Through sweaty crowds and viral videos, Canada’s own Skratch Bastid has been spreading his master DJ skills around the world. His critically acclaimed work includes the Juno nominated “Situation” album and Shad’s “Flying Colours”. Skratch’s reputation and versatile style has him recognized by the best in the game.
The GETMAD Syndicate (The GMS) is a dance crew and training program based out of Kitchener, Ontario. Under the direction of Raffaele “GETMAD” Brereton, The GMS was created in 2015 with the agenda of educating and sharing knowledge about the foundation and fundamental elements of hip hop and urban street styles of dance to youth and young adults.
The GETMAD Syndicate provides an environment where dancers learn authentic hip hop and have the opportunity to put what they learn into action.
Hailing from Toronto, ColinResponse has been steadily gaining international momentum as an artist and performer. Reminiscent of Bruno Mars and André 3000, this pop-soul phenom possesses an eclectic sound elevated by his five-piece band and horn section. ColinResponse placed first in the industry-vetted, fan driven Hennessy Artistry's International Talent Quest and shared the stage with industry heavy-weights, including DJ Jazzy Jeff, Wyclef Jean and Erykah Badu, to name a few.
For Matthew, rocking crowds at high profile events and for major brands, including Drake's OVO Bounce Tournament, is a natural expression of his musical craft. Having worked with non-profit organizations such as The Boys and Girls Club and United Way, Matthew uses his past challenges and celebrity to inspire others to fulfill their dreams.
Zel has mastered the art of stunning crowds with over a decade of aerial circus training using hoops, chains and fire. She has performed for the Lunacy Cabaret, Zero Gravity Circus, the Krampus Ball, and Toronto International Circus festival in addition to her regular performance at Toronto’s Lunacy Cabernet.
Raffaele “GETMAD” Brereton & The GETMAD Syndicate (The GMS)
Having grown up in Toronto's west end, Tyrone's heart has always been rooted in the six. Known for his unique personality as a host on E! and Much, Tyrone has leveraged his star status to support underprivileged youth through basketball programs that aim to help kids incorporate their educational aspirations with the love of the game.
Domingo Geronimo Mattle started out as a "B-Boy“ (Breakdancer) when he was just a kid and has since traveled the world winning major breakdance battles. Through dancing and the recognition gained for his skills, he has developed his passion and career in Streetart graffiti. Domingo has been working in schools with kids educating them in history and culture.
busty and the bass
The made in Montreal, nine-member hip-hop soul performers Busty and the Bass are gearing up to release their new album - Drops September 11. Their natural chemistry and ability to create sound together is pure musicianship.
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Jordan Alexander is the breakout pop star of 2017. The stunning young singer/songwriter is openly gay, multiracial, and insanely talented. Earlier this month, Jordan opened for Jess Glynne and put the finishing touches on her debut album, Reject Misfit Outcast, which she tantalizingly describes as “Urban Dream Pop.” Jordan’s mentor, Grammy-nominated producer Jarvis Church, discovered and produced stars like Nelly Furtado and K’naan.
Born and raised in Windsor, Canada across the river from Motown Detroit. The R&B/Soul of American music is an obvious influence. That mixed with folk, rock, pop & a big dose of originality.
"A man with a golden voice" - Exclaim! Magazine