Hip Hop Star to Wow Crowds at the Mansion

Published on: 2015/06/08 - in Entertainment Featured

On Saturday June 20th, Haitian-born hip-hop star Scraggy will hit the stage to entertain music fans at The Mansion.

Scraggy – who immigrated to Canada and made Kingston his new home – performs Haitian roots music, or mizik rasin in Creole, incorporates reggae, rock, and funk elements into more traditional Haitian music.

The show at The Mansion is part of the Landmark Events Festival series, an artist development organization that puts on showcase events to help local artists make connections with music industry representatives.

Musicians at The Mansion will be performing for representatives of Universal Music Canada, Sony Music Canada, Warner Music Group, to name a few. They will be judging the performances with a large emphasis on the crowd’s reaction, so show up early and be prepared to cheer.

Top selected artists will receive a large prize package, including studio time with a big name producer, mastering sessions, music videos, publicity campaigns, assistance shopping for a record label, consultations, and more.

If Scraggy finishes as a top performer on June 20th, he will have to opportunity to perform in Toronto for record labels like Bad Boy Records – the label begun by Sean “Diddy” Combs in 1993.

Tickets are $13 and can be purchased by sending a message to his Facebook page.

The event starts at 9pm, and the artist who sells the most tickets gets to choose what time they would like to perform.

So get your tickets now to see Scraggy perform in a prime time slot at The Mansion on June 20th.

Scraggy can be found on Twitter at @GScraggy. Listen to Scraggy’s new single “Boukan Dife” on Créole Magazine Charts‘ Youtube page, or watch his video “Dread Mwen” on Youtube (embedded below).

You can hear more of Scraggy’s music on Audio Mack