IV with special guest Sasha Go Hard
Sasha Go Hard
2050 W Division St
Chicago, IL, 60622
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Chicago R&B guitar legend and former manager of Kids These Days, Greg Landfair Sr presents a new band from the second city. IV is a band and label centered around three talented and diverse artists Braindead, Seven and Kuro. The band and label was founded by the Chicago based producers Anthology, Prof & Uncle P. IV is also frequently joined on stage by producer and legendary music director George Jackson III. There are infinite possibilities when this diverse group of emerging talent, seasoned professionals, and passionate musicians join together on stage.
Meet The Artists
Braindead is one of the fastest rising emcee-producers in the latest class of emerging Chicago talent. Braindead combines high-energy, trap-inspired production, live instrumentation, and honest storytelling to paint a broad, vivid picture of living in Chicago as a young adult. Braindead has performed alongside top Chicago talent such as Supa Bwe & Femdot and has opened for former Yo Gotti signee Wave Chapelle and Chicago legend King Louie. Braindead has been hard at work recording his debut album at Classick Studios in Chicago along with debut record from IV.
Kuro is one of Chicago's hardest working , touring artists, producers and DJ's. Kuro has been making music for many years and was one of the co-founders of Chicago-based collective Join or Die. Kuro got familiar with the Chicago music scene while he was attending UIC and performing around the city at various parties, galleries, universities and live shows. Kuro brings his ear for hit songs and sense of what moves a crowd to his unique production style and chilling rhymes. Kuro released his most recent mixtape on January 19, 2018.
Seven embodies the true creative spirit. Weather it is their haunting vocals lacing a track or their paint brush telling a story on canvas, seven strives to dive deep while creating experiences many people find something familiar in. Seven has toured worldwide in the past couple years singing, playing violin, and creating timeless art. Seven looks forward to making 2018 her year and using it as a platform to showcase their diverse talent unique point of view and multi-medium artistic ventures.
Meet The Founders
Uncle P is a Chicago born executive, bassist artist & producer. Uncle P co-founded the Chicago-based band/label "IV" alongside Anthology & Prof and works to provide a platform for creative minds in Chicago. Music has taken P all over the country alongside his twin brother Braindead. The pair recently released
the second installment of their double ep "4I7" under the moniker Mr. Smith.
Prof is a legendary singer, producer and businessman in the Chicago music scene. Prof has shared stages with some of the most respected singers, players and emcees in the game such as Aretha Franklin, Greg Landfair, Maurice Mahon, Jon Stewart, and many more. Prof owns studios in multiple states and has dedicated his life to creating spaces and opportunities for artists. In 2015 Prof produced "The Movie" directed by famed-Chicago hip hop videographer DGainz to help tell the narrative of young men living in the streets of Chicago. In 2017 Prof took his passion for Chicago and developing it's talent a step farther by co-founding the band/label IV alongside Anthology & Uncle P.
Anthology is one of the Chicagland areas top, emerging talents in music business, production and artistry. Anthology has been in studios & on stages for the past 12 years of his life and lives for bringing his diverse musical and personal background into the studio or on the stage in order to create an experience. Anthology has traveled the world playing music and has been touring since the young age of 15 playing a wide range of instruments. Anthology started Chicago based band/label IV 2017 alongside Uncle P & Prof.
George Jackson III is a well traveled artist who is known to share stages with such greats at Quincy Jones, MC Lyte, Leon Timbo, Jacob Collier, Eric Benet, Lee England, Melanie Fiona, Robin Thicke and others. This Chicago bred artist plays 8 instruments and counting and is very versatile in his music style it ranges from Hip Hop, Soul, Country, R&B and Gospel/ Contemporary. His motto is I'm a "servant of God" and he seeks to encourage the whole world with the word grafted in music.
Sasha Go Hard
Sasha Go Hard, Chicago's next female rapper up, has had an exceptional year. The 21 year old, Chicago female rapper who came up with Chief Keef, was featured on MTV Sucker Free Chicago, performed at MTV's Sucker Free Chicago Show, made the cover of Chicago's Redeye Newspaper, was artist of the week for her 100,000 + view video on WorldstarHipHop, had a large feature piece in Complex, was featured on BET and MTV Iggy, toured on Diplo's Mad Decent Block Party Tour, and was the only unsigned artist on MMG signee, Rockie Fresh's-Electric Highway. Sasha has been featured in Music Taste Maker Outlets like Pitchfork and The Fader. This has helped in providing Sasha recognition to work with accomplished producers like Diplo, and play in major cities like New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington DC, Atlanta, London, and more.
With three mixtapes out, that include her recent mixtape, "Round 3, Hosted by DJ Victoriouz" and features her recent work with Diplo, Kreayshawn, Tony Roche, Absolut P and many others, she has had the opportunity to headline sold out shows at Santos in Manhattan as well as in Los Angeles, and London. This female artist has came a long way from her first video, "What We Do" which blew up doing nearly 400,000 views with appearances from Chief Keef and many of the other Chicago major label signees. Her growth as an artist, work with Chicago producer, Young Chop and Interscope artist, Chief Keef, and videos from 33 million view, director DGAINZ, are only a few of the many reasons why she many major labels calling to sign her.
Sasha is currently expanding and developing as an artist while demonstrating her versatility with her range of work with producers like Diplo and recent work with Rolling Stone featured Gangster Rap artist, Freddie Gibbs. Sasha Go Hard, the NY Times featured Chicago artist, will definitely be an artist that people continue to talk about. Look for much more coming from Sasha Go Hard in 2013.