From the venue:
The Not Regular Showcase at Eddie's Attic presented by Phil This Atlanta will feature performances from the label's featured artists: The Dungeon Family's Own Backbone, Svnday, Phresh Ali, SAJÃ"?, and Edgewood Heavy. Skinny DeVille and Fish Scales of Nappy Roots will also perform as special guests.
Not Regular is an Atlanta-based independent record label founded by the multi-platinum selling, Southern hip-hop trailblazers Nappy Roots. Not Regular was formed to help the next generation of artists earn some of the same opportunities that Nappy Roots has been afforded during their storied 20-year career in the music industry. The label additionally works with well-established artists to ensure strategies align with the ever-changing tastes of music consumption and brand development. Not Regular offers sonic and visual artist development, production services, performance and touring opportunities, and other standard industry solutions such as public relations services, placement, and artist management. Currently, the Not Regular roster includes: Nappy Roots, The Dungeon Family's Own Backbone, Svnday, Phresh Ali, SAJÃ"?, and Edgewood Heavy.
Best known for their hit singles, "Po' Folks,"? "Awnaw"? and "Good Day, the two-time GRAMMY Award-nominated Nappy Roots were also nominated for the 2003 American Music Award (AMA) for Favorite Band, Duo or Group - Hip-Hop/R&B and the AMA for Favorite New Artist - Hip-Hop/R&B, as well as a Soul Train Award. In 2011, they were nominated for Album of the Year by SEA for "The Pursuit of Nappyness."?
The group's most recent full-length album, "40+,"? was released in 2021 as the final installment of the band's three-part series, "The 40 Akerz Project." In conjunction with touring 150 days annually, Nappy Roots continues to make new music with their upcoming ninth full-length studio album slated to be released in the first quarter of 2023.
About The Dungeon Family's Own Backbone
"I AM BACKBONE"? I AM DUNGEON FAMILY"?"? "? this statement is the pinnacle focus offered by "BACKBONE"? a.k.a. Dr. Bartholomew Fonk, which he coined to usher in his greatly anticipated return to the mainstream halls of the entertainment industry. By definition, the term backbone is described as the chief supporting structure of an operating system or organization. No other words can better describe the role Backbone has played as one of the founding members of the renowned Dungeon Family 1st Generation. He can be linked to many of the notable hits behind Outkast, Goodie Mob, and other Dungeon Family members.
With the release of "CONCRETE LAW"? (June, 2001), Backbone's talent was catapulted to the forefront; as it gave the world a feel of his musical genius as a solo artist. His more recent ventures are reflective of his creative mindset. Backbone is constructively preparing his next solo project, "The Eternal Triad,"? while adamantly gearing up to celebrate the 20-year commemorative release of the hip hop classic "Concrete Law."?
With the launch of Plateau Entertainment Group, Backbone will give artists and other creatives a platform to express themselves under the tutelage of a seasoned veteran. Enhanced by the essence of his Dungeon Family upbringing, Backbone has facilitated an ultra-collective definitively known as "Dungeon Family Generation X."? This new and innovative "groovement"?, as he affectionately calls it, consists of a plethora of talented individuals in their own
regard. The objective of this alliance is to embody the energy of good music, culture, consciousness, and communal empowerment. This platform will ultimately solidify the collective's place in hip hop's storied legacy in many arenas. You can expect and prepare for nothing less than greatness, henceforth"?"somebody betta tell 'em"? "?
Born Kiriakis Davis, Svnday moved to Baltimore's Morningside Heights neighborhood at an early age. He started creating music to deal with the struggles of loss and pain following his father's incarceration. Svnday's passion for rap music was inspired by legendary artists, including 2 Pac, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Drake, and Wiz Khalifia.
Svnday emerged on Atlanta's hip hop scene in association with artists of Quality Control Music. The versatile lyricist and performer has toured with rap superstars Lil Baby and PnB Rock, while performing in the presence of Drake and Future. One thing for certain, every time Svnday hits the stage, he takes the audience on a musical journey with critics proclaiming, "Svnday is well on his way to making a name for himself in the music industry."?
Svnday's evolution into the hip-hop industry has allowed him to further extend the range of his talents. To date, he has released three conceptually driven albums: "It Was Fun While It Lasted," "See You Soon 2"? and "Cold Summer."? Furthermore, he was featured on the Grammy nominated hip-hop group Nappy Roots' 2021 single "Sundown"? and their 2022 single "Random Thoughts."?
Svnday recently released released his new single, "Slide,"? as part of his forthcoming album, "Svnday School."? Follow Svnday on Facebook at facebook.com/svnday7, Instagram at instagram.com/svnday7, Twitter at twitter.com/SVNDAY7 and YouTube at youtube.com/GetMoneyStayTrueTV.
About Phresh Ali
The Stone Mountain-native first gained popularity working and touring with Atlanta hip hop legend Jermaine Durpri and starred in BET's "Music Moguls" Lifetime TV's "The Rap Game." In addition to musically collaborating with Da Brat, Bun B, Latto and Nappy Roots, Phresh Ali has opened concerts for the likes of Snoop Dogg, TDE, Young Dro, Nappy Roots, and several other notable artists.
Now based in Atlanta, Phresh Ali has been a reputable artist in Atlanta's underground hip-hop scene with more than 150 performances, including solo exhibitions. A wordsmith with many talents, Phresh Ali is also an actor and designer with many accolades under his belt, including as the owner of his merchandise brand clothing line "13AM" and star of the three-time award winning independent film "13AM,"? which was directed by Dox Bernard.
Phresh Ali recently released his new single, "N Case You 4Got"?' featuring Svnday though Not Regular. For more information about Phresh Ali, please visit his website at 13ArtMob.com or find him on social media at Instagram at instagram.com/PhreshAli13, Twitter at twitter.com/phreshali, TikTok at tiktok.com/@phreshali13 and Facebook at facebook.com/phreshAliAli. His music catalog is available on all major streaming platforms.
SAJÃ"? is an American recording artist, songwriter, producer, guitarist and creative from Brooklyn, N.Y. Featured as an "Artist to Watch"? on NBC's ATL & Co., SAJÃ"? cultivated a strong following in the heart of Atlanta as a powerful force in her community with a "refreshingly angelic voice coupled with an empathic warm vibe."?
Since 2018, her androgynous, non-conventional sultry vocals have mesmerized audiences and blown away judges at Exposure Mic showcases in addition to seasonal festivals. SAJÃ"? has performed at notable venues like Apache Cafe, Urban Grind, and Center Stage. Even though her music is one of a kind, she produces records with a sense of nostalgia with her free-form writing techniques and improvisational freestyle performances.
Critics have acclaimed, "SAJÃ"? Is truly a combination artist. With an Erykah Badu spirit along with a voice as refreshing as SYD from The internet and a swag akin to Drake, Aaliyah, and Missy Elliott combined. She is bound to be the next influential artist of our time. A subtle but powerful voice like this is a breath of fresh air needed in our community."?
About Edgewood Heavy
Bringing together psychedelic rock sounds of the golden past and the new sound of modern soul, Edgewood Heavy is the hottest band in Atlanta. Described as "A mixture of Andre 3000, Prince, and Erykah Badu," their shows are high energy funk fests synthesizing vast styles of music into one rocking good time. They have taken the Atlanta scene by storm since their birth, and have been seen performing at events such as One Music Festival, SoFar Sounds, Wire and Wood Festival, and more.
In the year since their release of their premiere single, "Misery," they have hosted their Atlanta music festival 'Edgewoodstock' for two years running. They have also collaborated with local brewery "Soul Brothers" to create their beer, 'Edgewood Hefe,' and released the mixtape "Edgewood on Edgewood." They are expanding their fan base across the country alongside their most recent release 'Riverside' while recording their first full length project.
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