37 West Pine Street
Orlando, FL 32801
8:00 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013
This event is all ages
MOD SUN's mission statement is very clear, choose to be happy. He refers to his genre of music as "Hippy Hop" and describes his sound as an audible smile.
"Movement on dreams stand under none, even my name stands for something," says 24-year-old MOD SUN. This independent artist, whose motto is "no fans, just friends," has truly solidified his name in the hip-hop scene over the past three years.Mod drastically turned heads in 2011 when he was chosen by Rolling Stone magazine as 1 of the top 16 unsigned artists in the world.
He was than entered into a contest to become the first unsigned artist to ever appear on the coveted cover of the magazine. That year Mod's music video for his song, "Same Way", exploded on YouTube earning more than 350,000 views. Mod has shared the stage with a dozens of national acts including Shwayze, Chiodos, Breathe Carolina and even rap legends Wu Tang Clan.Growing up in Bloomington, Minnesota he was never a stranger to the music business.
Mod began touring nationally at 17 and by age 21 he had already toured the world playing drums for two successful rock bands, Scary Kids Scaring Kids and Four Letter Lie. In the peak of these bands success, Mod decided to pursue a career as a fulltime emcee. In a span of 3 years MOD SUN has released over 100 songs and all but 10 of them for free. His latest mixtape "Blazed By The Bell" hosted by DJ ill Will & DJ Rock Star received over 40,000 downloads in its first month of release.
The project featured artists such as The Ready Set, Nipsey Hussle, ScHoolBoy Q, & even an appearance by the real "Mr. Belding" Dennis Haskins. MOD SUN is a walking talking affirmation to the power of positive thinking. Right now he is somewhere smiling and he wants the same for you.
Cisco Adler is a Singer/Songwriter/Producer from Malibu, California known for bringing back the "California Sound.". He is one half of the alternative hip hop group Shwayze. The duo have released two records that have reached Number #1 on the US Itunes charts and their self-titled first album debuted at #10 on the US Billboard Charts and gave us the hit singles Buzzin' and Corona and Lime. Their most recent album LET IT BEAT is in stores now and has spawned the ubiquitous club hit GET U HOME.
Cisco has also co-written and produced songs for Mickey Avalon , Dirt Nasty, Andre Legacy, Cold Flamez, Tabi bonney, The Knux, Lil Jon, G. Love, Roxy Cottontail, Unwritten Law, Big B, and more. He has had songs in The Hangover, Tropic Thunder, Sorority Row, Final Destination, Gossip Girl, The Hills, and is currently music supervising and composing the entire score and soundtrack for a new film called Mothers Little Helper starring James Belushi. He is managed by industry veteran Jordan Schur and Suretone Management whos only other acts are Limp Bizkit and The Cure. He is also an avid cartoonist and painter and overall Bon Vivant. Cisco recently started Bananabeat Records and signed his first artitst Chris Young the Rapper. Chris has release two critically acclaimed mixtapes The Moodswing EP and 619. Look out for Chris' debut album in late 2010.* $15.00 - $17.00