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Isus

 

Isus is a Jamaican Roots and Culture artist. Born in the parish of St. Catherine, his music interest began during his school days and he found his start in reggae music performing at community events and “penny concerts”

In 2004, Digicel developed Digicel Rising Stars – an annual talent show to support aspiring young music artists in the Caribbean. The show opened the door for him as he linked with such sound systems as Miami Vice, Exodus, Jah Live, and Heat Wave. He has had the privilege of performing on stage shows with such artist as Warrior King, Anthony B, Sizzler, Glen Washington, and Admiral Tibet.

 

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Poorvi Dinesh

Poorvi Dinesh (12 years, 7th grade) a budding dancer, singer & piano player of Tampa Bay performs

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Ann P

Ann Poonkasem AKA Ann P was born in New York and grew up in the Tampa Bay Area.  As a familiar face and voice to thousands of people in the Tampa Bay Area, performer, Ann P, has already made a solid name for herself in the community.  She had the pleasure of working alongside Indian actor, Kamal Hasan, as Yuka, in the international Bollywood film, Dasavatharaam.  She also visited India a couple of times, where she enjoyed many Indian cuisines, donated food and sweet treats to underprivileged kids throughout her trip, and had the wonderful opportunity to experience the beautiful Taj Mahal.

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Keisha Prime

Keisha Prime, the musical hybrid, was born on the eclectic and gorgeous island of Trinidad and grew up in Antigua, one of the pearls of the Eastern Caribbean Islands. She was introduced to the world of music at the age of 5 through piano lessons, and as a result her life has never been the same. At the age of 8 she wrote her first of many songs, and at the age of 13 she taught herself the violin. When she was 14 she moved to Alabama. As a result of having been exposed to different cultures her voice and her music reflect the fusion of these elements.

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Monetique

Emerging out of Tampa, Fl, the twin duo call themselves Monétique. These determined sisters write and compose original music ranging from gospel, pop, and R&B. Born of West Indian and Portuguese family, their style envelopes a bit of soul, splash of rock with an international flair.

Currently Monétique (pronounced Mo-nay-eek) is self-promoting their group throughout the state of Florida, the nation of Portugal, (and now NYC) from churches to clubs, the internet, and soon, arenas! Monétique is currently in the studio recording music for their first studio album/EP as well as digital releases. Their latest project "Don't Put Me in a Box"-EP was released on 12-21-12 WORLDWIDE and is available on iTunes (and other digital e-tailers).

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DJ Selecta Infamouz


Selecta Infamouz was born and raised in Miami, Florida . By the age of 11, Infamouz was already hooked to Computer DJ Software and by the age of 13 he purchased his first DJ set. He started tearing up family and school house parties all over Miami.

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Ajaxxx

 

 

Ajaxxx. Triple X. That one Indian kid who raps. No matter what you want to call him, he is what he is: a devoted artist, a focused lyricist, and moreover, a fierce emcee. Dedicated to "abusing the microphone" ever since the young age of thirteen, Ajaxxx can always be found honing his skills. Whether it is penning a thought-provoking tale, composing a battle track to bump to in the car or simply freestyling with the boys, the kid can always be found rapping. "It's my passion," says Ajaxxx. "It's my love, it's my life, and sometimes I feel like it's all I got."

 

 

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Bollywood Dance Club at USF

Our club promotes Indian culture by performing variety of dances at USF and around the communities.

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

'Twas a hot August night in the newest millennium when "Jumpin' Jack" Rashkin and Scott "Styxx" Ray started jammin' on a semi-regular basis. Musicians floated in and faded out until late 2003 when JJ hooked Dave "The Ripper" Berry into rockin' with the fellas. In short order Ripper’s roarin' axe chopped through the waste, clearing the way for David "T-Bird " Lucas and Pat "Professor" Conway - thus forming Strange Brew.

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Geetanjali

GEETANJALI was established in 2003. They basically started off very small playing at local fund raising shows for churches and nonprofit organizations. They have played throughout the Central Florida area over the years and have been given several appreciation awards from their promoters. Geetanjali band consist of 6 members Ravi Mohan, Detra Baboolal, Ravi Baboolal, Nick Ramlal, Sean Ramphal and Kishan Sidoo. They specialize in Bollywood, Chutney, Soca style music with a splash of reggae and American music. Their goal is to ensure that every one who contract them for an event whether it’s a show, wedding, party or family event are always 100% satisfied. Geetanjali is all about Peace, Love and Unity

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Prime Dinero

 

The Borough of Brooklyn, New York has born and raised some of rap’s greatest to ever spit on the microphone from Mos Def to Jay-z to the late Notorious B.I.G to name a few. Prime-which stands for first in excellence, quality, and value developed his original, unique style growing up as a kid in Brooklyn. While other kids were out hanging with friends and playing games Prime would be surrounded around a local freestyle cipher catching the latest battle between the next two up and coming neighborhood heavy weights. If prime wasn’t around a rap cipher you could catch him at home listening to a wide range of hip-hop, reggae and R&B classics such as, Brooklyn's Finest, Jam Rock, 12 Play. It was there growing up in Brooklyn seeing local rappers succeeding that made him seriously look further into developing his musical tastes, interests and style.

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Bollywood Dance Club

Bollywood Dance Club is an official University of South Florida student organization founded on 12th July 2010 with the objective of teaching Bollywood-style dancing to anyone interested, for FREE. It also enables participants to perform on stage at events at the University and in the Tampa Bay area. The Club also teaches Indian folk dances and other international dance forms by collaborating with other dance groups. The Club aims to spread awareness about Indian culture through dance and foster cross-cultural interaction between various ethnic groups. The Club was awarded the Outstanding New Student Organization at the University for the academic year 2010-11.

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