Tay Smoov – A young emcee originating in Queens, N.Y and raised in Long Island, now resides in Cali and is in the studio 24/7 on this music grind – plotting his take-over. He has a team behind him known as "Rich Fella$ Gang," featuring himself as well as other talented musicians and producers. His time is soon to come as he provides great new music varying in tempo for the people to lay back and enjoy or get up and turn it up. His musical background includes his uncle being Money B from Digitial Underground, so making good music has been embedded in his roots. Tay Smoov is also greatly influenced by the Notorious B.I.G so as you can imagine, his music always runs smooth and melodic, as his talent is not forced and comes naturally.
Chase Enriquez (formerly Curse) is an artist originally born in San Diego, CA; Born in the 80's, Chase is influenced by many of hip-hop's greats, as well as rock legendsincluding; JayZ, GnR, Nas, Zeppelin and BigPun.
Chase's (Then Curse) first major appearance was on The Middle Ground Album "From the Ground up," which received serious underground acclaim in Chicago and is currently available on Rawkus Records via digital download on iTunes, Snowcap, Rhapsody etc.
Curse's, 1st solo effort "Seriously" also
helped lay the groundwork for, then Curse's movement.
Shortly after he released the
mixtape "Sneakers n' Sex" along side DJ Don Cannon of the Aphilliates and Sol Munki. This marked his 1st release since moving to Atlanta. "Sneakers n' sex" is available on
www.datpiff.com and is a free download. In 2008, Curse put his own spin on Amy
Winehouse's critically acclaimed "Back to Black" album called "Chasin Amy."
During this period, then Curse, started
retracing his rock roots and listening to bands he grew up hearing and inspire the music he was writing. Heavily inspired by "SLASH," and
engrossed in bands such as Led Zeppelin, Guns n' Roses and the Beatles, Curse adapted Chase. As the music he was writing changed, the name had to change as well.
In 2009 Chase Enriquez moved to LA andreleased "Endless Summer," which was 11 original tracks and featured production from the Grammy nominated Track Slayerz.
Chase has opened for and shared the stage with artists such as Common, Nas, and Kanye West as well as played at notable venues and events including The House of Blues, The A3CFestival, The Roxy, Key Club and recently the Whisky A-Go-Go for the "Rome is Burning" release party. "Rome is Burning,"
which was released 10/11, features his
"blend" of his Rock and Metal roots with hisclassic Hip-hop feel and is available for FREE download.
Chase is currently in the process recording his next project and also
fronting the band Dream Evil, a tribute to the great Ronnie James Dio.