S.A.W. Events Presents
Futuristic, D-Why, Big Reg, Tray Blaze, Jay Trilogy, b.daz
209 E. Washington St.
Bloomington, IL, 61701
Doors 6:30 PM / Show 7:00 PM
This event is all ages
Not many 21-year old rappers can say that they’ve been rapping for over a decade. The Las Vegas-based rapper began rapping at just 8 years old with the group “DaFuture” with his brother and very close friend – his mother wrote his raps at the time. “My Mom was like Joe Jackson,” says Wright, “She was a concert promoter so I was exposed to the music industry early – we even did youth reporting at major awards shows like the BET Awards.”
At 17-years old with several years of experience Dizzy decided to take his rap career seriously. Formerly known as Dizzy D Flashy, Dizzy was a winner on BET’s “Wild Out Wednesdays,” winner of the Sheikh Music “Rip the Mic” Competition and released 5 mixtapes, which lead him to rack up over 1-million views on YouTube. Wright wants for people to learn something when they listen to his music by discussing situations that his fans can relate to. “The internet allowed me to see what my music did to people – I like being able to see the response. When you rap, you have a voice and this is how I balance my thoughts,” says Wright.
In November 2011, Wright signed to Funk Volume after being discovered at the Sheikh Music “Rip the Mic” Competition in 2010. Impressed by his smooth flow, confident stage presence and energy that won over the crowd, Funk Volume knew he was a special talent and would be valuable addition to the team. On the heels of his latest mixtape “Soul Searchin’ Next Level,” Wright will release “Smoke Out Conversations” on February 20th, and says the tape was inspired by Don Miguel Ruiz’s widespread book, “The Four Agreements.” “I live the four agreements …. The first agreement is be impeccable with your word. People will learn something from this mixtape.”
Similar to: Dizzy Wright, Chiddy Bang, Childish Gambino
Futuristic is a Hip-Hop artist originally from Illinois but based out of Arizona who uses his humor, intelligence, and real life experiences to make music that's like no one else's. At the age of 21 he has already managed to gain a huge following across the United States and share the stage with some of the games biggest names. His trademark phrase "I had to do it" and his cocky but funny flow makes him distinguished while his depth and story telling makes him relatable to fans. His movement WTF (We're The Future) is bringing people together and giving them a positive message to relay to others, which led to the success of his first major project "Dream Big". Dream Big, released in February of 2012 included the 3 hit singles "Fuck you Mean" "I Got Sauce" and "La La La" who's YouTube views combined for over 400,000 in the first 6 months selling singles and albums in all 50 states. The success of "Dream Big" led Futuristic on a 9 show mini tour through the West coast and Midwest where his impeccable stage presence and extreme charisma excited fans and earned him new ones. His most recent project "Chasing Down A Dream" dropped 2/19/2013 and quickly moved to #28 on the iTunes Hip-Hop charts and #86 on billboard with the lead single "Don't Mind If I Do" selling thousands of copies & accumulating over a Million views on YouTube.
My all-new, all-original, debut mixtape/free album, 'Don't Flatter Yourself', is available now at http://DontFlatterYourself.com/
Jay Trilogy is a very talented and skilled 15 year old Hip-Hop / Rap artist or "Emcee". The "Jay" part of his artist name comes from that exactly being his nick name from his Mother and Grandparents growing up, and still to this day. The "Trilogy" Part of the alias stands for "Mind", "Body", and last but most definitively not least "Soul". Jay Trilogy delivers his thoughts and opinions on life and the world, positive messages to the people and youth, and frequently demonstrations of intricate wordplay and flows leaving jaws dropped and the listener astounded. In conclusion, Jay Trilogy is not your average 15 year old Emcee.
$17.00 - $22.00
All Ages- Main Floor / 21+ Access to Restricted Balcony
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