Grammy Award-Winning Rapper, Murphy Lee, Headlines Vatterott Summer Concert Series on May 23rd

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Complimentary concert series continues its thirteen-campus tour in Memphis.

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To have such impressive talent headline these concerts is a great honor and we are excited to offer so many of our students the opportunity to experience great performances,

The Vatterott Summer Concert series, a thirteen-campus tour continues on May 23 at the Vatterott Career College – Dividend Campus, 2655 Dividend Drive in Memphis, TN. Grammy Award-winning rapper, Murphy Lee headlines this outdoor concert along with other musical talents. This complimentary concert is open to Vatterott students and members of the general public who are 18 and older.

The four-hour concert begins at 1:00 p.m. The line-up of performances opens with two local acts, plus an ex’treme Institute talent contest winner. The concert continues with appearances from DJ Sno, Christina J, Seviin Li, Doorway, Tef Poe, Mai Lee, Vega, Doughboy and Yak Boy Fresh, Indiana Rome and Saint Orleans and concludes with St. Louis rapper, Murphy Lee. This concert is a continuation of The Vatterott Voice Concert series taking place in St. Louis, Memphis, Kansas City, Cleveland, Omaha, Oklahoma City, Joplin and Wichita.

“Our students work hard and this concert series is a way for us to show them our appreciation,” said Pam Bell, CEO and President of Vatterott Educational Centers Inc. “To have such impressive talent headline these concerts is a great honor and we are excited to offer so many of our students the opportunity to experience great performances.”

The music lineup for the concert features a diverse group of performing artists, representing music genres like rap, R&B and more.

Murphy Lee is a well-known member of the hip-hop group the St. Lunatics. Lee is a national-recording artist and the Chief Executive of his recording label U C Me Entertainment. Lee released his platinum-selling album Murphy’s Law in 2003.

St. Louis breakout artist, Tef Poe has opened for Lupe Fiasco and Big Boi, and performed alongside Common. XXL Magazine highlighted Tef Poe in 2012, describing him as, “A Midwestern Nas with a pinch of Kanye, Eminem, 2pac and Ice Cube.”

Christina J began writing and recording her own songs with Grammy award winning producer Jason “KOKO” Bridges of Basement Beats. She is currently in the process of creating her debut album.

Seviin Li is a singer, actress, songwriter, and the host of Seviin @ 7, a live webcast on http://www.eibynelly.com. She collaborated with Murphy Lee on his album Murphy’s Law and on his hit single “Age of 21.” She was also recognized as best Soloist of the Year by the Midwest Conference of Christian Artists (MCCA).

Hip-hop artist, songwriter and producer VEGA has worked with artists including Young Jeezy, Yo Gotti, Kanye West, Drake, Robin Thicke, Maxwell and more. In addition to producing and writing for other artists, VEGA released his third mixtape Small City Big Dreams in Feb. 2012. VEGA is also known for the hit single “Go Cards (the Rally Song)," which became the hip-hop anthem during the Cardinals' run for the World Series title in 2011.

Mai Lee is a pop, R&B and soul singer and songwriter. Her most recent single “Fitness” debuted last July and she released a mixtape in late 2012.

Doorway is a group of MCs featuring WhiteOut, RT-FaQ, L-Gifted, S.D. and Veo. The group was named “Best Hip Hop Group” by the Riverfront Times in 2012.

Doughboy and Yak Boy Fresh are two upcoming artists out of St. Louis. They recently formed a group “US” with fellow artist Lexi Krekorian and Chris Jay.

DJ Sno is the current host for HOT 104.1’s STL Home Jams radio show and long-time DJ for St. Louis rapper, Chingy.

Indiana Rome and Saint Orleans together with MVP and William H. released the collaborative EP titled Gas House Gang in May 2012.

For more information about the concert series or for more information about programs available the area, please visit http://www.vatterott.edu.

About Vatterott College

Vatterott College has been dedicated to providing quality career training to students seeking the skills to advance in their field since 1969. Vatterott, with its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, has campuses across the Midwest. Diploma, associate and bachelor degrees are offered in trade industries and computer technology, with 25 locations, as well as an online division, across ten states. To learn more, please visit http://www.vatterott.edu.

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