St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 28, 2012
The Vatterott Voice Concert Series continues its eight-campus tour with a stop in Cleveland, Ohio on July 12. Grammy Award-winning rapper Murphy Lee along with fellow member of the St. Lunatics Kyjuan headlines this outdoor concert at the campus of Vatterott College, 5025 E. Royalton Road, Broadview Heights. Sponsored by Vatterott College ex’Treme Institute by Nelly-St. Louis (EI), this complimentary concert is open to Vatterott students and members of the general public who are 18 and older.
“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.
Hip-hop artist Trixie opens the concert at 5 p.m. followed by the Vatterott Voice, VEGA, JGE, Tef Poe, Doorway, Aloha Mi’sho, Seviin Li, and Murphy Lee with Kyjuan.
Murphy Lee and Kyjuan are best known as members of the hip-hop group, St. Lunatics. Murphy Lee is a national-recording artist and the Chief Executive of his recording label U C Me Entertainment. Murphy Lee released his platinum-selling album Murphy’s Law in 2003, peaking at number 8 on Billboard’s Top 200. He is expected to release his next album this summer.
Seviin 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 last year.
Top 20 finalist of American Idol Season 4 Aloha Mi’sho (aka Aloha Mischeaux) adds to her talent in the music lineup, with a voice that is often compared to Beyoncé’s. Aloha released her debut album Badd in 2010.
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.
Breakout artist Tef Poe has opened for Lupe Fiasco and Big Boi, and has performed alongside Common. XXL Magazine highlighted Tef Poe in March, describing him as, “A Midwestern Nas with a pinch of Kanye, Eminem, 2pac and Ice Cube.”
JGE is a rap / hip-hop duo out of St. Louis, Mo. This internet sensation includes Tab, who is the nephew of Grammy-award winning rapper Nelly.
Trixie is a hip-hop artist featured on Nelly’s new mixtape. Nelly once described Trixie as, “…a young girl with furious tongue and a hunger to really prove herself.”
The Vatterott Voice is a Cleveland student currently enrolled at Vatterott College who applied for the opportunity to perform and was selected by the leadership team at EI.
For more information about the concert series or the courses offered at Vatterott College visit http://www.vatterott.edu
Extreme Institute by Nelly – St. Louis
800 N. 3rd Street
St. Louis, MO 63102
5025 East Royalton Road
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
About Vatterott College
Vatterott College has been dedicated to providing quality career training in Cleveland and throughout the Midwest to students seeking the skills necessary to advance in their field since 1969. Vatterott College offers education in fields such as cosmetology, medical assisting, HVAC and much more. 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