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Hot New Artist: J786 - Electro-Pop with a Heart

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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Hot New Artist: J786 - Electro-Pop with a Heart

Well this is cool! IAG Entertainment and Starbug Records are unveiling the future of pop music with their new electro-pop singer/songwriter J786. Pegged as the "Pop Act of the 21st Century," J786 is working on his debut album, tentatively set for a summer 2010 release. With production from the highly sought-after producer RedOne (Lady Gaga, Akon) and the Grammy-winning Joel Numa (Anastacia, Beyonce) J786 is looking to bring something new and interesting to the club scene, and I for one am intrigued.

To aid in the promotion of debut single, "Working Hard," the artist will be releasing the first 3D/4D music video, utilizing the same live animation technology as seen in the international blockbuster, Avatar. How cool is that!

J786 - 'Working Hard' by Fool_4_Music

Electronica is IN right now so it's important for a new artist to break the mold and bring something different to the table and J786 appears to be doing just that. On "I Like You" we hear "saw-buzzing synths, Indian riffs, heart pounding kicks and memorable lyrics." Sounds like a sonic treat if I've ever heard one! According to J786:
"We're taking Pop music back to its roots where it was refreshing and fun. I can say with sheer confidence that we are ahead of the curve and starting a trend with the style of music we're bringing."
As if ground breaking music wasn't enough of a contribution, J786 plans on making another kind of impact on the world with his non-profit fund. According to a press release, "100% of the artists proceeds will provide aide and relief for socio-economic issues and awareness through organizations such as the National Association of Free Clinics." Wow. With so many artists out there, for a brand new one to come right out the box giving all of his proceeds to charity sounds unheard of to me! His passion for the cause comes from growing up in a poverty-stricken household where J786 witnessed first hand, his mother succumbing to a fatal illness due to a lack of medical insurance
"I love music, but humanitarianism is my passion," he says. "If I can use music to give to those what was denied to my mother, then I will work day and night until it happens."
Very noble indeed. Look for singles "I Like You" and "Working Hard" to be released this month on iTunes and other digital music retailers. Look out for J786! The second coming of Pop is on it's way.
Download "Working Hard," the debut single from J786 HERE

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