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Featured Artists - (Check SolidART CREATORS and SolidART LIVE via the app)

ashley lewis, pr director

a·vant-garde

noun. People or works that are experimental, radical, or unorthodox with respect to art, culture, and society. It may be characterized by nontraditional, aesthetic innovation and initial unacceptability.

The avant-garde pushes the boundaries of what is accepted as the norm or the status quo.

idioms: SolidART's Featured Artists


                                                                  KASSY LEVELS

         Pop/R&B singer, songwriter, musician and performer, Kassy Levels, knows how to

reach the masses. When this 21-year-old, Dallas native combines her soulful voice with her natural charm and captivating stage presence, the outcome is nothing short of a unique sound and original content. Kassy grew up listening to various genres of music ranging from country and heavy metal to gospel and funk. This diversity has earned her awards, recognition and even landed her on hit show American Idol.

She began to expand her scope of writing by penning songs that related to situations in her life. Kassy’s songwriting skills go beyond the lyrics as this self-taught musician has mastered the artistry of composing songs which draw you in and leave you wanting more.

LEVEL UP - View one of her amazing covers (above), vibe to "Savage" here and click the pic up top to visit her site!


                                                                LUKE SITAL-SINGH

Brittish Folk singer/songwriter released his first EP Fall For You in 2012 and has been

"breathing life into a tired form" ever since. Sital-Singh has released four EPs, eight singles, two albums and gained a spot on BBC

Radio numerous times. His first album debuted on the Official UK Album Top 100 and even went as far as reaching #35 on the UK iTunes album chart! You can also catch this superstar's music on TV seeing that he's been featured on multiple hit shows such as Suits, Frequency and Grey's Anatomy.

Press both play buttons to listen to "Time Is A Riddle" fresh off his latest album and view his intimate live performance.


                                                                     C.STRUGGS

         Representing the streets and having been in the rap game for over a decade, this D-Town (Oak Cliff) Hip-Hop artist creates music for the real people. C.Struggs comes from a rough background and has used music, which topics range from partying to struggling, to not only create a better life for himself but to speak to individuals who can relate to him (his almost 80,000 social media followers, for example). He's overcome many personal struggles, can only be described as a soldier and his music translates just that.

Peep his latest video for his joint "Makin Moves" here and keep scrolling to hear his "TayK Struggs Freestyle":


                                                                    KAOS CAINE

Kaos Caine is an unapologetic force to be reckoned with. With defining physical features and a versatility that spans from rapping to singing, Kaos is poised and an all out entertainer that audiences have no choice but to pay attention to.

This Texas born rapper/singer was exposed to a variety of music at an early age and his music ability flourished when he added to his musicianship by learning to play the drums, trumpet and piano. He later found a new outlet to express himself in writing and rapping.

Kaos [strives to showcase] his talents to their full potential and [fill] a void in the industry by becoming more than just a one-dimensional artist. He plans to achieve that goal by breaking the stigma of what society deems a rap artist and blurring ideals of genre by showcasing his own Hip-Hop and Urban Rap infused style. With his [unbarred passion], Kaos Caine is certainly an artist to keep your eyes and ears on.

Click here for his EP Gone For Good Pt.1 and simply look below to peep his video for song "Living Single":


                                                                      GEE 5IVE

         Born Marvin Earl Drake Payne Jr., rapper, singer and songwriter, Gee 5ive, has made music derived from real life experiences and relationships since the young age of 11. He chose to be an artist  solely because of music being the only way in which he could freely express himself. After meeting and working with legendary artist Pimp C, Gee 5ive went on to learn the music business and write for other artists.

He's now an artist in his own right and plans to build a bigger fan base all while doing the most with the opportunities he's given. He's recently dropped tracks like  "Give Her Up" and "Foreign" so don't forget to check out both!


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