Epicc From New Era

Epicc, other known as Tarik Epicc Ricketts was born in Downstate Hospital at 4:01am on February 21,1994. This young artist having a passion for music since age 6. Writing his first song in the 7th grade with his cousin “Marvelous” also known as Michael Ricketts. It began as a school project but developed a buzz in Flatbush, Brooklyn for the summer of 2007. Entering high school with the same musical passion for writing songs. Doing his first live performance at his high school talent show (ENY Of Transit Tech). Started a music group with his cousin “Marvelous” called “New Era Entertainment”, with rising stars joining and being the most outstanding group upcoming from Brooklyn, New York. Summer of 2011 was the release of Epicc's very 1st unsigned mixtape "All In One Dream". In an attempt to increase promotion Epicc upload his tracks on tweetmysongs.com, youtube.com, Reverbnation.com, gettin average of 25 plays & 2 downloads a day. Through social networking sites and friends, Epicc has developed a network of artist and managers. They assisted him with Marketing strategies (artist appearance, social networks, media networks, etc.) & Artist improvement (delivery, writing, stage presence, etc.). Now getting knowledge as he’s been associated around with producers & managers. Fall 2011 marks the release of his 1st official mixtape “Epicc So Far”. Without any management Epicc had been doing well for himself as an independent artist. As a child Epicc played the drums & trumpet. Through his interest in these instruments he developed a love for Jazz & Reggae. His role models are (Wynton Marcelles, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bob Marley, Tony Rebel, Beres Hammond, etc.) When questioned he describes himself as a poetical artist. By the strength of his mother employed 2 jobs, he uses her as a motivatioin towards his goals. Being a team leader at a SYEP program in the summer of 2008 he has became socially active with others. Any record label / artist would be lucky to have an artist such as Epicc, his lyrics, deliverance & personally are equally impaired and something people would enjoy. Article By: Anthony Jackson of H.E.E.O Records

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