The Crowd

The Crowd

BandPopHip Hop

In chaos theory there is a term that refers to a chaotic attractor-something akin to a magnet which brings disparate objects together. Ken Joseph at ThinkThinkThink Music assembled 3 diverse artists from pop, hip hop and the rap genre's to create "The Crowd" a new international sound called POP-HOP.

Biography

THE CROWD 3:
ADELINE PETRICIEN
Adeline was born and raised in Paris from a Caribbean father and a French mother. Surrounded by and passionate for music, she started singing at a very young age and was accepted in a professional choir when she was only five years old. She rapidly trained her voice and ear and had her first studio and stage experiences. As a child performer she sang on TV shows and took part in musicals that toured all over Europe including singing back up for Michael Jackson, Cesaria Evora and many French major recording artists. At eight years old, Adeline recorded an album with a group of eight other children. The successful single "Change le Monde" a cover of Michael Jackson's "Heal the world" in French opened to more TV appearances over the country. As a teenager and a professional singer, Adeline developed a personal and artistic song writing style in English as well as in French- Adeline studied English from elementary school to college and is fully bilingual. Adeline pursued her career as a live performer while attending high school in Paris, an important scene for R&B, hip-hop and jazz music. She also did numerous solo concerts and showcases. She honed her vocal skills to perform soul, jazz, gospel and R&B, and dance music depending on where she was performing (theaters, piano bars, lounges and dance clubs). Meanwhile, she also worked as a back up singer continued taking voice lessons and taught herself guitar. In january 2007, Adeline joined legendary acid jazz/hip-hop band Us3, famous from world success hit "Cantaloop". The new album "Say What" in which she features on eight tracks, is available since May 28th. Hot single "Say you belong to me", written by Adeline, received great reviews. (video available on you tube) The band started touring in May with a first show in Norway and performed at biggest jazz festivals around Europe throughout 2007. 2008 should be a big year in Adeline's career. She is working on her solo debut album collaborating with different producers. She also writes for other artists and will be involved in several projects

AKIL DASAN:
A Philadelphia native, Akil Dasan is best known for effortlessly combining intelligent lyricism, soulful singing, and vocal percussion with virtuosic musicianship.
Here are a few highlights from the past couple of years.
2005
* Top 5 finalist on UPN’s Road to Stardom with Missy Elliott
* Wrote, Produced and Performed a Song for MTV2/Urbanworld Film Festival commercial
2006
* Recorded with London-based band, Us3, for their 5th album "Schizophonic"
* Toured Europe with Us3 (Poland, Russia, England, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic & Holland)
* Featured in an article in Billboard Magazine promoting his talent as a rising star
* Featured in a Billboard Underground Live Music Showcase on July 26th in NYC
* Received glowing review of single "The Jawn" in Sept 2nd issue of Billboard
* Featured in Volkswagen Podcast for 2006 International Auto Show
* Wrote Music for Air France
* Provided Guitar and Beatbox accompaniment for Kevin Michael (Downtown/Atlantic)
* Performed w/Kevin Michael for executives at iTunes, Google, Fox, Atlantic Records,) Warner Music Group, Crispin Porter & Bogusky, Oxygen Media and a private show for Wyclef Jean
* Recorded again with Us3 for their 6th album as yet Untitled which will be released early 2007
2007
* Featured in online video interview/performance for Billboard Magazine (http://billboard.com/bbcom/video/underground_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=100 3538029)
* Starring in independent musical / stage production called The Male Ego
* Writing music for The History of the Word a play being directed by actor Joe Morton (Terminator 2, Speed, Ali)
*Touring with US3 (Finland, Norway, etc.)
*Touring/promo with Kevin Michael (Maroon 5 Tour, Lily Allen Tour, Lollapalooza, France, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, etc.)
You can find Akil Dasan walking the streets of Harlem, a guitar slung over his shoulder, his face hidden in a hoody. Making his living in the schools, in festivals overseas, in the clubs, and wandering the planet with his guitar, a beat and an arsenal of stories. A b-boy-poet-producer-musician, Akil embodies virtually every significant musical movement from the early 1920’s until now. Combined with a freestyle ability that he has honed everyday since freshman year of high school, Akil legitimately bridges the gap between musician and MC.
After graduating from Central High School in Philadelphia, Akil got a scholarship to study music and creative writing at Columbia University and has performed everywhere from New York City, LA, Chicago, Detroit, Miami, Las Vegas, Reno, Aspen, Houston, Austin, San Francisco, Portland, Boston, Virginia Beach, Prague, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Milan, La Caruna, Madrid, Warsaw, Japan, Paris, Zurich, Stockholm, Oslo, Munich, Berlin, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane to London, including tapings for MTV, ABC,

Discography

Tracks can be heard on individual social network spaces from each artist as well as the tracks presented with this EPK. Contact Ken Joseph co-founder of ThinkThinkThink Music LLC at
kj@thinkthinkthinkllc.com for more specific audio/visual materials on THE CROWD.

Set List

Typical Set List: 10 songs
2 x 30-45 minute sets
Will be doing covers but To be determined.