In 1997 Erik Rico was signed by Columbia Records executive Randy Jackson. He has written and produced music for Jurassic 5, Planet Asia, 4th Avenue Jones and Ladybug Mecca(Digable Planets), he has als written and produced for Q-Tip (A Tribe Called Quest), Jasmine Guy, Malcolm Jamal Warner. As a DJ he was hired as a sound designer for artist/photographer David LaChapelle. On August 1, 2013, Erik Rico released Love's Dance Vol.1 a series of various styles of dance music
Max, Andris, and Amber met at USC where they all studied jazz performance. After touring together as a horn section in 2011, they began co-writing and recording their first album “Be Free”, which they released in April 2012. Since their album release, Moonchild has opened for Stevie Wonder and Georgia Anne Muldrow, played shows up the west coast, released music videos, and received high praises from artists such as Jill Scott, Robert Glasper, Tyler the Creator, DJ Jazzy Jeff, 9th Wonder, and James Poyser.
Mario "Rio" Smith
Blessed with a strong and powerful vocal, I also possess the talented ability to be soulfully smooth blending old school riffs and runs to new school lyrics and subject matter. I am a song writer and have been blessed to write with the likes of Woody from the group Dru Hill and Steven Russell.
A very incredibly gifted songwriter/singer whose melodic tunes and harmonies transform time creating a feeling of being taken away in the moment. Truly a student of his craft Bennie exemplifies the gift of capturing visuals through sonification.
Welcome to the Funkommunity, a new group founded by kiwi soul producer extraordinaire Isaac Aesili and singer Rachel Fraser, proving yet again that the new wave of New Zealand music just doesn't stop. And alongside acclaimed names such as Fat Freddy's Drop, Electric Wire Hustle, Ladi6, Mark De Clive-Lowe and MPM's Sola Rosa, Funkommunity make sure that it, in fact, does get better all the time.
The Internet is a soul band created by producer Matt Martians and lead vocalist Syd “The Kyd” of Odd Future. The two met via Myspace in 2008, and later became good friends when Matt moved from Atlanta to Los Angeles in February of 2011. Ultimately, you’ll witness a group of good friends having a great time creating something they hope will stand the test of timeless music.