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AUTHORITY MAGAZINE – Rising Music Star DJ Kice On The Five Things You Need To Shine In The Music Industry

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: https://medium.com/authority-magazine/rising-music-star-dj-kice-on-the-five-things-you-need-to-shine-in-the-music-industry-e57f83ef0661  Health over wealth. Review or take every opportunity you can get. Actually, go and support the artists you look up to. Show up to the venues you want to perform at. One in-person encounter wins over 100 cold call emails. As a part of our series about rising music stars, I had the...

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The Last Future – INTERVIEW: KICE

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: https://thelastfuture.wixsite.com/thelastfuture/post/interview-kice   Kice, a DJ and producer based out of Chicago, has performed at some of the most popular festivals andnightclubs around the globe. More notably, he has distinguished himself by teaming up with top tierinstrumentalists in his famous DJ featuring live music sets. Born in Chicago, Kice spent his early life in Amman,...

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Como Las Grecas – An interview with Kice

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: https://www.comolasgrecas.com/en/an-interview-with-kice/   Kice, a DJ and producer based out of Chicago, has performed at some of the most popular festivals and nightclubs around the globe. More notably, he has distinguished himself by teaming up with top tierinstrumentalists in his famous DJ featuring live music sets. Born in Chicago, Kice spent his early life in...

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Audacy – Kice Akkawi: A look behind the Chicago music scene & breaking cultural barriers

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: https://www.audacy.com/podcasts/hopes-cast-56963/kice-akkawi-a-look-behind-the-chicago-music-scene-breaking-cultural-barriers-363676551  Download See All Episodes CATEGORY: Society & Culture Kice Akkawi owns a music consulting agency, called Treblemonsters, based in Chicago. His studio, Treble Recordings, is where Hope’s Cast interviews are recorded. In this episode we discuss difficulties living between two cultures, how musicians adapted during the stay-at-home order, tips to turn your...

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Chicago performers who fled to Mexico for opportunities continue to make a go of it as they await a revived local scene

Link to Original Article: https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/ct-ent-chicago-music-mexico-pandemic-0226-20210226-i32hy7ypozd3fni3ntkn2poa6m-story.html   A lot can happen in six months. Just ask Kice Akkawi, the director of operations for Treblemonsters, a music management and curation company. Last August, Akkawi and a group of musicians temporarily moved down to Mexico from Chicago to take advantage of the country’s more lax COVID-19 restrictions and...

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Due to the Restaurant & Bar Closures in Chicago/Illinois, thousands of artists, musicians and DJ’s are directly impacted.

[vc_custom_heading text="Due to the Restaurant & Bar Closures in Chicago/Illinois, thousands of artists, musicians and DJ's are directly impacted. We spoke with Kice from Treblemonsters who's taking the lead on a relief effort for this industry. We are all getting through this together! Stay well out there! -Sonic OnAir " font_size="24" text_align="left" font_weight="700"]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...

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Livestreaming can be almost as interactive as a live show, thanks to a platform created by a Chicago booker looking at life during and after quarantine

Not everyone can be a DJ D-Nice. After a brief week of marathon Instagram livestreams from his Los Angeles-area home, the photographer and DJ reached a livestreaming milestone: more than 100,000 visitors to his “Club Quarantine.” It certainly didn’t hurt that D-Nice (otherwise known as Derrick Jones) has been a stalwart in the musical industry since the ’80s, and regularly performs for celebrities and political figures like Michelle Obama. For the non-celebrity performer, trying to navigate the digital music world in a COVID-19 world is a lot trickier. While many performers have turned to platforms like Zoom and Instagram Live......

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‘Bring Out The Creative’ Giving Artists Free Space To Perform

[vc_custom_heading text="‘Bring Out The Creative’ Giving Artists Free Space To Perform " font_size="24" text_align="left" font_weight="700"]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...

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