O.D also known as O Dawg is a 22 year old artist who hails from the Flatbush section of Brooklyn with strong roots in Brownsville. Born Odisee Harrison III his earliest encounter with rap began with his older brother Rim (Davillins, Sean Price) who taught him the fundamentals of rap and would encourage him to write at an early age. His other music influences include Kendrick Lamar, Jadakiss and Nas. Also a part of the collective known as “Krookz” he began officially writing and releasing music in 2016 with his first single “Grandslam” followed by his tape “Bliss ep” (Produced by Victor Bryce, TapeDeckRob and KiddieDouchebag). With his latest singles O Dawg continues to work on upcoming projects and content to show his versatility and growth. ~ Ariana Elena
Creative and media mogul, Jocelyn is on a roll literally! The mastermind launched a project featuring some on the hottest up and coming artist out of NY. Jocelyn used Citi Bikes to travel from artist to artist to interview them with a series of questions related to their music careers.
Featured artist, Steff Reed is a singer, songwriter, producer and multi instrumentalist, Steff bridges his love for music, social justice and education. In 2013 he was nominated for the GRAMMY Music Educator Award and taught a “Power of Love” workshop at NYU/Ed Sullivan Fellows. Behind the scenes, Reed’s songwriting/production collaborations with Trey Songz, Jhene Aiko, Eric Roberson, Swizz Beatz, Kenny Lattimore and Gordon Chambers have made it to the Billboard Charts. Steff’s solo work has garnered acclaim from online media outlets such as NPR, AfroPunk, Vibe, Buzzfeed, Huffingtonpost and print magazines including Essence Magazine. As a performer Steff has toured South America, Cuba, Toronto, and London as well as NYC, New Orleans, Chicago, Washington D.C. & Philadelphia. Including performances at venues like Apollo Theater, SOB’s and Webster Hall to name a few. Steff is currently gearing up to release his forthcoming debut LP The Power of Love Experience.