Tuesday, December 29, 2009

'SOCAN Awards' couldn't help but to notice 'Dangerous'

In November 2009, DJ Kemo and hAZEL (of Vanguards Music), Kardinal Offishal &Akon received an 'Urban Music Award' from SOCAN for 'Dangerous' achieving the greatest number of performances on domestic radio during 2008.

The beat for '
Dangerous' was created in 2007 by both DJ Kemo & hAZEL. 'Dangerous' went on to sell 2.6 million world wide and was the lead off single fromKardinal Offishall's album, Not for Sale (2008, Konvict Muzik).

SOCAN administers the performing rights of Canadian songwriters, composers, lyricist, and music publishers. SOCAN is governed by a member-elected Board of Directors and offers their members access to its entire repertoire of copyright-protected music for communication and public performance.

For more information on SOCAN and the 20th Annual SOCAN Awards:

Friday, December 25, 2009

K'Naan - Wavin Flag (Vanguards Remix)

K'Naan's "Wavin Flag" is the official theme song the World Cup's 2010 tournament in South Africa. The song is off of his album "Troubadour" (2009). K'Naan's career took off a few years back with the help of Sol-Guy (Vancouver), who is a pioneer in Canada's "urban music." Sol is one of the creators for MTV's "4Real" which Vanguards do TV Sound tracking for. Sol also played instrumental roles in the early success of Rascalz, K-OS, Kardinal and more.

Listen and download the remix DJ Kemo and Vago (Platinum Producers, Vanguards) did for "Wavin Flag"

K'Naan - Wavin Flag (Vanguards Remix)

DJ Edit


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


Vanguards in Studio with Pitbull