New York, NY (March 29, 2019) – New York based artist management firm The Inaxxs Group and Atlanta based LGCY Management present Axxs Granted Urban Music Showcase at Canadian Music Week 2019, as well as present a business panel on the business of hip-hop with some of the industry’s top executives and professionals.
Axxs Granted Urban Music Showcase will showcase some of the best and brightest in the urban and hip-hop genre. Artists that are participating in the showcase include Reconcile, WHATUPRG, Dru Bex, Wande, Uzuhan, and more. The showcase will also feature three winners via artist submissions. The showcase also features sponsors Rapzilla.com, IndieCulture, Coalition Kingdom DJs, and C1 Media.
In addition to the showcase, The Inaxxs Group and LGCY Management will present “Hip-Hop: The Growing Global Phenomenon”, a panel that will focus on the growing influence and presence of hip-hop music across the world. The panel, moderated by Andre Mullen, will include industry heavyweight such as Al McClean from Kobalt Music and GRAMMY award songwriter Bryan Micheal Cox.
The Inaxxs Group and LGCY Management are looking to establish a footprint at Canadian Music Week. The festival and conference, now in its 37thyear, is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country's music, media and entertainment industries. “Bringing urban and hip-hop to a coveted event like Canadian Music Week is both humbling and exciting to say the least,” says Andre Mullen, CEO & Artist Manager of The Inaxxs Group, “I’m glad that Canadian Music Week is welcoming our brand of urban music.”
LGCY Management CEO Jae Soto, echoes the sentiment: “We’re excited to be part of Canadian Music Week and working with Andre and The Inaxxs Group team on this has been great.”
“We’re very happy with the work that Andre and Jae have done in putting together their showcase and panel,” states Gary Taylor, Canadian Music Week Senior International Consultant. “We’re believing that they can help bring urban music to the forefront of Canadian Music Week.”
The Axxs Granted Urban Music Showcase will take place on Wednesday May 8that Revival, a well known venue in the Little Italy area of Toronto, during Canadian Music Week. The panel,“Hip-Hop: The Growing Global Phenomenon”, will take place on Saturday May 11th.