URBANWORLD MUSIC | 2018

 

Opening NIGHT PARTY

Special Live Performance

Ray Angry (of The Roots)

Courtesy of Jill Newman Productions

 

Music by: DJ Moma

Wednesday / Sept 19 / The Skylark

Private Event / Invitation Only

Artist Spotlight:  Ray Angry

Classically trained with roots in gospel, one foot firmly planted in jazz and the other stirring the pot of pan-global pop, Ray Angry is the musician that the sharpest and shrewdest up-and-coming musicians aspire to be. As a tireless and ceaselessly inspired pianist, keyboardist, composer, producer, arranger and all-around coveted sideman—in the studio and on the road—Ray is the busiest, most eclectic musical talent crisscrossing the globe and genres for collaborations with today’s most exciting new and veteran artists.   Ray’s resume since the ‘90s bursts with names such as Jeff BeckWynton MarsalisMark RonsonQ-TipYolanda AdamsJoss StoneStingMe’Shell NdegéocelloEsperanza SpaldingEstelleQueen LatifahD’AngeloLauryn HillKelisChristina Aguilera and ongoing associates The Roots.

 

Hot Pepper Jelly

Live Music Showcase

Hosted by: Urbanworld Music, Saada, Roble, Azza & Maine

Music by: DJs Moma & Sarigold

Performances by:  NanaBcool, Siimba Liives Long, and Rue Brown

Thursday / Sept 20 / 10pm

NUBLU 151 / 151 Avenue C / NYC

Official Urbanworld After Party

Festival Attendees with All Access Credential Receive Complimentary Access.

NanaBcool

Hailing from Columbus, Ohio, Ghanaian-American singer, rapper, dancer NanaBcool blends smooth, soulful vocals with electrifying dance steps to bring a fresh groove to RnB.
 The singer and dancer was first heard in his 2012 debut RM102 EP, produced by Columbus hip-hop group Fly Union (Kendrick Lamar, Dom Kennedy, Pusha T). After a short hiatus, the artist resurfaced in 2017 with the groovy, dance-inducing single "Love U”. Following his move from Chicago to Brooklyn, NanaBcool has drummed up momentum in the city by performing at headline shows, hosting local parties and events, and sharing stages with rising talent including Aminé, Adrian Daniel, WebsterX

Rue Brown

Melding together jazz, hip hop & soul, Brooklyn-based singer Rue Brown delivers a unique sound that reflects her journey, love, and the times we live in. Ms Brown has been a soloist in Ballet Noir and Creative Outlet Dance Theater. Rue was most recently seen performing at The Apollo Music Cafe, The MTV Video Music Awards with Beyonce, as well as opening for Eric Benet at the Brooklyn Music Festival. She will be releasing her debut EP in early 2019! 

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Siimba Liives Long

A third culture kid raised in a variety of places including New York, New Jersey, South Africa and Ethiopia, Siimba Liives Long is as familiar with the lions of the streets as he is with the lions of the jungle. Since planting roots in Brooklyn, NY, Siimba gained notoriety after the release of his debut single "Cocaine Biimbie" and has since headlined his own national tour, supported artists like Rae Sremurred, Ty Dolla Sign, Cam’ron and amassed millions of streams on his first project.  Known for his iconic appearance, stunning visuals, and live performance Siimba is now preparing to release his second studio project entitled "VIICES".

 

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Harlem Friday Nights

Hosted by: Maine

Music by: DJ Moniki

Friday / Sept 21 / 11pm

Ginny’s Supper Club / 310 Lenox Avenue / NYC

Official Urbanworld After Party

Festival Attendees with All Access Credential Receive Complimentary Access.


 

SPECIAL CONCERT

Jill Newman Productions in Partnership with Urbanworld Music

Presents

BILAL & AYO

Saturday / September 22 / 7:30pm

Sony Hall / 235 W. 46th Street (bet. 7th & 8th Aves.)


 

Closing Night PaRTY

Music by: DJs Miss Milan & GabSoul

Saturday / Sept 22 / 11pm

Louie & Chan / 303 Broome Street / NYC

Official Urbanworld After Party

Festival Attendees with All Access Credential Receive Complimentary Access.