Saturday, July 11, 2009

Vanguards are making their way to the forefront.


With many projects undergo its no wonder its hard to get all six of these guys in one room. Here is just some of what's going on in their world.

DJ Kemo & Big Syphe were in studio with Pitbull in Miami.
Watch here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dj5vv5WvgtY&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fsongza%2Ecom%2F&feature=player_embedded

Vago & hAZEL recently produced Andres lastest single "Complicated", which is getting air play in Vancouver's The Beat 94.5 & Virgin Radio.
Listen here:
http://files.getdropbox.com/u/1224645/Andres%20-%20Complicated.mp3

Vago produced Jhevon Paris ft. Coldby O Donis "Top of the Line", which won the"Who's Got Next" contest presented by DJ Stylus Award
Listen here:
http://files.getdropbox.com/u/1224645/01%20Top%20of%20the%20Line.m4a

Read the latest interview on Vanguards in Reach Magazine done by myself.
Read here:
http://reachmag.ca/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49:interview-with-dj-kemo&catid=34:homepage-news

Vanguards (DJ Kemo & hAZEL) also won their second ASCAP Award for ASCAP's 22snd Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards for Rap Song
Read here:
http://www.ascap.com/eventsawards/awards/rsawards/2009/rap.aspx

'Dangerous' sells 2.6 Million.




Vancouver based production crew Vanguards Music have been putting in their work. From producing music for 4Real TV to working with EA Sports, Vanguards have established themselves as a force to be reckoned with. Last summer (2008) ‘Dangerous’ was the lead off single to Kardinal Offishall’s album, Not for Sale (2008, Konvict Muzik). The single ‘Dangerous’ went on to sell 2.6 million copies world wide. This is a major accomplishment for both Vanguards Music and Kardinal. This week the crew from Vanguards head down to Los Angles to accept their ASCAP Award for Pop Songwriter of the Year, 2008.

ASCAP is a membership association of more than 350,000 U.S. composers, songwriters, lyricists, and music publishers of every kind of music. Through agreements with affiliated international societies, ASCAP also represents hundreds of thousands of music creators worldwide. ASCAP is the only U.S. performing rights organization created and controlled by composers, songwriters and music publishers, with a Board of Directors elected by and from the membership.
http://www.ascap.com/about

Vanguards Music Facebook group:
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=18092679571&ref=ts

Myspace:
http://www.myspace.com/vanguardsmusic

Twitter:
http://www.twitter.com/vanguardsmusic

Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/vanguardsmusic604

Vanguards Music






VANGUARDS (DJ Kemo, Big Syphe, Vago, hAZEL, Don Cristo and Fac) are a production team to be reckoned with. With over 15 years of combined musical experience VANGUARDS are respected for creating energetic music from (yet, not limited to) Hip-Hop, House, Reggae, Reggaeton and R&B/Soul. Gifted and versatile, they have built a solid foundation by television soundtracking for 4REAL TV (which broadcasts on MTV, National Geographic and CTV) and video game soundtracking forEA Sports (NBA Homecourt and Fifa Street 3). Furthermore, Vanguards Music have produced all five classic Rascalz albums including significant hits such as, ‘Northern Touch’ featuring Kardinal Offishall, Choclair, Checkmate and Thurst on Cash Crop(1997, Vik. Recordings/BMG Canada), ‘Top of the World’ featuring Barrington Levy and K-OS on Global Warning (1999, ViK Recordings/BMG Canada), and ‘Crazy World’ featuring Notch and Sazon Diamante on Reloaded (2002, ViK. Recordings/BMG Canada). VANGUARDS are ready to break the international market with their exclusive introduction as VANGUARDS music with production on Kardinal Offishall’s lead off single ‘Dangerous’ featuring Akon on Not for Sale (2008, Konvict Muzik)


Big Syphe & hAZEL "Vanguards' in studio w/ Natalia

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Vanguards in Studio with Pitbull

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