The Palace Lounge Presents:
Baltimore U.S.A based, Rye Rye, already heralded by NME in trends for 2008 as “the latest prodigy from the Spank Rock stable that has A&Rs frothing,” is the new face of female hip –hop …this is Nu-Hop! Nu-Hop had been stripped of negativity and this 17 year old rapper is throwing a fresh, unique, dance fueled, fun direction into the mix.
Rye Ryes debut single “Shake It To The Ground” assisted by DJ Blagstarr has received global attention, resulting with 1,000,000 youtube video views, the backing of Hollywood blogger extraordinaire Perez Hilton, a feature on MTV U.S.A News and currently in the UK the video is on MTV Base/ MTV2 / MTV dance. Rye Rye is a protégé of British/Sri Lankan femcee M.I.A, whom were both on the live explosive uberactive Kala tour, along with rapping on M.I.A s recent hit “Paper Planes” she also performed with her on the David Letterman show U.S.A.
(Runner up on American Idol)
Anyone who tuned in to season six of American Idol knew to expect the unexpected of Blake Lewis. The Washington native, who admitted he hadn’t watched a single episode before auditioning in Seattle, arrived in Hollywood without a hint of a plan, other than to be himself. Yet through talent, instinct, creativity and unapologetic brashness, Blake managed to make it all the way to the finale as the first runner-up to Jordin Sparks, each week showcasing a different side to his endlessly eclectic musical identity. His performance of “You Give Love A Bad Name” currently has nearly 3 million YouTube views, and is considered one of the most popular performances in American Idol’s history.
( Danity Kane )
Before joining Danity Kane, Woods toured with several major recording artists such as Bow Wow, Lloyd, Avant, Snoop Dogg and Letoya Luckett as a background dancer, performed in theater festivals such as the National Black Theater Festival and Windybrow Festival in Johannesburg South Africa off-Broadway theater productions and interned with Spike Lee's 40 Acres and a Mule Production Company. She was hand picked by director Chris Robinson to appeared in the video "Change Clothes" by Jay-Z, where she was one of the models. D. Woods auditioned in 2005 on the second season of the MTV reality television program Making the Band 3 Sean "Diddy" Combs. Danity Kane's first album debuted August 22, 2006 at #1. Danity Kane, along with the Pussycat Dolls, toured as the opening act for Christina Aguilera.
With her unique style and youthful voice, singer Eryn Woods is ready to dominate the world with her eclectic brand of pop punk. Her music has already been featured on Vh1 and MTV and she has worked closely with designers Betsey Johnson, JoyRich, and DimePiece amongst others. As the queen of the “Kupcake” brigade—a term she coined to define her “sweet, fun and diverse” fan base—Woods’ musical and fashion influence on young Kupcakes is spreading around the globe.
Five piece, Rock/Progressive group, Lakeview Drive originated back in 2010 in Seattle, Washington. The band was apart of numerous shows and tours including: Vans Warped Tour, Bamboozle, and independent tours. Being under management of, Zach Neil; the band moved forward faster than they imagined. In 2011, the band moved to Greensboro, North Carolina for a new start in a different region. Since being in Greensboro, the band has toured, released multiple music videos, and released 2 new self EP's titled, "Safe Haven" and "The Voices In My Head." The band has big plans for their future and says they have no time to look back. Check out all their music on iTunes and music videos on YouTube. Easy listening music, and high powerful vocals; something anyone can listen to and enjoy.