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"What's your passion? What make you feel like it's magic? I found mine and tagged it, labeled it and bagged it, and now I share it with the masses."

What's your passion? What make you feel like it's magic? I found mine and tagged it, labeled it and bagged it, and now I share with the masses.

Rising Star Joe Nance Adds New Flavor to Bay Area Music Scene

It’s not as easy as it use to be to find good music, and it’s even harder to find good music with substance. This is where new Bay Area artist Joe Nance steps in. Making noise on the underground for sometime now, he has emerged with a fresh sound and extraordinary passion in his debut project "Life is a Dream." Pulling out all the stops, Joe Nance raises the bar blending fun positive ideas and words of encouragement, setting a new trend, not only bringing to the table great music, a DVD, and a book, but a foundation focusing on education, the environment, and social needs. With his "Brand New" singles hitting the airwaves many are waiting to see if he can make it "Do What It Do." Does Joe Nance have what it takes to bring the Bay Area hip-hop scene back to life? Only time will tell, but one thing is for sure, when it come to passion, style, heart, and word play, this unsigned artist stands alone.

Growing up in Seaside, a small town kid with big dreams, Joe Nance attended San Jose State University where he studied English prep for teaching. While in school, he wrote and published his first book, a poetry collection titled "Images of the Mind, Words from the Heart." While working as an after school facilitator, Joe Nance provided high school students with mentoring, tutoring, life skills and enrichment; giving him first hand experience in the importance of community activism. Now looking to make his own way in the world, he can’t wait to share his insight and passion with music lovers from around the world.

Blending the modern sounds of today with his unique style and approach, Joe Nance creatively showcases his love for music and life. With songs ranging from party to inspiration, truth and reflection “Life is a Dream” is a clever mix of fun feel good thought provoking music. The projects first release “Brand New” ft. Ryan Soul and “Do What It Do” ft. Lonnye Dotson have already hit the airwaves. You can check out the music at and

In association with the “Youth Make a Difference” foundation, Joe Nance will be giving 50% of the proceeds back to participating schools. The “Youth Make a Difference” foundation is being established to encourage and reward individuals making positive changes in there lives and community, through education, volunteer work, and becoming more environmentally friendly.

If you would like more information about this topic, booking, or to schedule an interview with Joe Nance, please contact Anthony Handy at 888.841.4153 ext.101 or email A. Handy at handymusicmanagment(at)gmail(dot)com


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