Host: CHASING ENTERTAINMENT
Start Time: Friday, June 19, 2009 at 9:00pm
End Time: Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 4:00am
Location: The Transcontinental Hotel, Main Arena
Street: 482 George Street
City/Town: Brisbane, Australia
My People, if there is one event you go to this year, then let it be this one!!! We are representing the Pacific to the rest of the world!
We are proud of our heritage and this is one way we get to share a part of our culture with the rest of the world!!! Let us all suport one of PNG's finest exports, JUSTIN WELLINGTON, Vanuatu's remix master TUFF TUMAS and always in demand DJ and the only ALL FEMALE DJ crew from PNG, Whylo Sound!!!
Born in Lae, PNG (Papua New Guinea) to a family who had emigrated from Australia three generations before. That's where the Island and Reggae influence comes from. Spent some of my schooling in Texas USA and High School in Canada got the taste for R&B. Performed with a few bands after leaving high school and international tours covering bands such as Boy Zone and CBD. Currently performing at regular gigs around Cairns and tours to the south pacific.
Papua New Guinea's only all female DJ crew on the planet! WHYLO SOUND
Whylo Sound are DJ KAT and DJ RASS.
DJ KAT or Miss Kat Stevens is a powerhouse all the way from Manus! She is the most patriotic, not only Manusian, but PNG person I know!! She is talented on the turntables and is not only beautiful in person but in heart!!! Miss Stevens is currently doing an engineering course at Southbank Tafe.
DJ RASS or Roselle is from Mingendi in the Simbu Province . She is originally from Simbu and is currently studying Marketing at Southbank Tafe. As a part time job and out of her own interest she joined up with Chasing Entertainment and has been a steadily growing phenomenon as part of the only PNG female DJ crew on the Australian circuit!
Whylo Sound have worked with and has supported artists like;
The Luscious Crew, made up of Whylo Sound and DJ TERRY MOYAZ.
AKAY 47 www.akay47.com
International Rapper Mirrah www.myspace.com/mirrah
The Formidable Killa Queenz www.myspace.com/killarqueenz
Award winning producer, songwriter Audius (the artist responsible for the production of Idols Jessica Mauboys album) www.myspace.com/audius
The 2008 Papua New Guinea Kumuls, being the DJ at their major after party in Townsville.
Blaq Entertainment www.blaqentertainment.com
Dirty Mob www.myspace.com/dirtymobmusic
Rythym Collision Sound www.rhythmcollision.com.au
Cesars Night Club in Brisbane www.cesars.com.au
Basement 388 in Brisbane
Bombay Rock in Townsville
Supporting Miss Nathalie Makoma
Tuff Tumas is a sound/label looking to promote Reggae music in Vanuatu. Doing this by introducing people to new artists by various promo including the Tuff Tumas promo CD's and by bringing artists from overseas to Vanuatu so the youth can experience reggae at its best. Tuff tumas is currently working on building its own studio/cd production facility in Vanuatu so it can record Melanesian artists on the latest riddims out of Jamiaca and locally produced riddims. Tuff Tumas is made of members of Rhythm Collision, Genesis, Black Ghetto, Common Legends, DJ Rk a producer and Vanuatus number one DJ and Hemi Tuff Selekta based in brisbane who puts together the tunes on the TUFF TUMAS promo cds which are hosted by MC Jamaican Destiny based in Ausralia/London.
Tuff Tumas will be releasing a new Island style remix single early 2009. Its a remix of Onetox's "Leabana" which will be available as an online download and CD single with the Tuff Tumas Remix of Ramukanji as a B-side. Also in the works is some remix's of Sharzy's new tracks...coming soon!!