Description: If you haven't yet heard the buzz, let it be known that Chicago native Rockie Fresh is quickly becoming your next favorite rapper. Only 20-something years young and starting his music career just a few years ago, this up-and-comer is already one of the hottest independent artists in hip-hop.
Description: S.O.B.'s, a.k.a Sounds of Brazil, exists as a unique place to experience the lively sounds from all types of cultures within the global diaspora, a fact reflective in its slogan the "Home of Universal Music.". It is a live music venue in the lower Manhattan neighborhood of SoHo. True to its mission, SOB's has become known as a premiere venue not only for World Music, but all genres, in New York City and all over the world. SOB's developed a reputation in the music industry as a breeding ground for emerging artists and trends. For newer performers, a show at SOB's can be the springboard for their careers, garnering them press from mainstream local, national and even international publications as well as attracting attention from music industry professionals. This has been the true with uncounted artists, including John Legend, Erykah Badu, Kanye West, Common, Drake & Ryan Leslie. The venue gives more established artists the opportunity to connect with their fans on a personal level, due to its unique, intimate setting. Today, SOB's draws both local and international crowds and continues to specialize in Latin music, Haitian, Brazilian, Caribbean, R&B, Hip-Hop and World music.