Jesse Boykins III

Jesse Boykins III

Jesse Boykins III is a singer / songwriter with a timeless sound. He is the creator of a new approach to music he calls "World Soul" in which he shares a point of view that crosses all genres, generations and cultures. In early 2008, Jesse Boykins III released his debut EP Dopamine: My Life On My Back, a soulful narrative covering a range of emotions from infatuation to lust to obsession with love and the pain of love lost. His follow-up release The Beauty Created, a critically-acclaimed LP soon followed.

The album boasts an unabashed admiration of romance intertwined with Jesse's organic tone, innovative sound and live instrumentation. 2011's Way of a Wayfarer EP explores with even more depth the spiritual journey of the artist. While other collaborations with the likes of MachineDrum, Foreign Exchange, Theophilus London, Sinden, and Full Crate expanded his sound into new territory, he has kept up a steady pace of touring and partnerships, notably with Red Bull, Nike, and Apple. Following the success of last year's Zulu Guru, a collaborative effort with New York artist and fellow visionary MeLo-X, Jesse introduces P.O.P. [people or purpose]. An Ep with both cover songs and originals which embody Jesse's ideology of a good "pop" song.

Currently, Jesse Boykins III is gearing up for the release of his new album Love Apparatus out April 22, 2014. The highly anticipated album features lauded singles "Plain" and "Show Me Who You Are," which have received acclaim from the likes of Esquire, Noisey, VIBE, Okayplayer and more.

The Whooligan (Soulection)

Julio Galvez (aka “The Whooligan”) manages worldwide bookings and business development for Soulection. A citizen of the world and 10+ year resident of San Francisco, this seasoned DJ, producer and event curator brings a unique perspective to the label infused with passion, optimism and inherent positivity. As a trusted source of insight and ground breaking music for numerous events, venues, fashion brands, music outlets, and local businesses across the globe, Julio’s zest for life, ability to identify fresh music and creative culture first has lead him to collaborations with brands like MTV, Def Jam and MySpace.

As a multi-faceted and genre-bending DJ, he’s shared the stage with folks like Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, Kid Sister, Jazzy Jeff, J Rocc and more playing stages at Winter Music Conference, Outside Lands, SXSW and The Fillmore Jazz Festival.

Whether blending two records in a unique fashion or working closely to help develop next level music creators, the common thread is his ability to see beauty in all things.

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