Almost Famous Celebrates 5 Years of Promoting Exceptional Emerging Artists
Celebrating half a decade of connecting emerging artists with music industry professionals, Verseus Entertainment Group commemorates its immeasurable accomplishments with the Almost Famous Five-Year Anniversary Show. Scheduled for Saturday, July 25, at Sub Zero in Underground Atlanta, the star-studded festivities include the annual Almost Famous Awards ceremony and comedic celebrity roast.
“The majority of the most influential recording artists today started as independents,” says VEG founder Rovella Williams. “Our mission is to lead those aspiring artists down the right path. The Anniversary Show is our way of recognizing those who are well on their way to stardom.” Past award recipients include Konvict-Live/Interscope Recording Artist Rock City, Grand Hustle/Atlantic Recording Artist BoB, and last years Independent Record Label of the year Colliepark Music.
Founded in 2004, the Atlanta-based Almost Famous Show is an outlet for artists to be introduced to prominent music industry professionals. Previous attendees of Almost Famous include award winning producers Bryan “Michael” Cox(Usher, Mary J, Mariah Carey), DJ Toomp (T.I., Kanye West, Jeezy, Jay Z), Mr. Collipark (Ying Yang Twins, Soulja Boy, Jamie Foxx); artist managers and A&Rs Chaka Zula (DTP), Kawan “KP” Prather (John Legend) and industry tastemakers TJ Chapman (TJ’s DJ’s) and Core DJs founder Tony Neal.
The Almost Famous Five-Year Anniversary Show will highlight the accomplishments of individuals who advanced their careers throughout the year. Honorees will be up-and-coming stars who have demonstrated an impeccable grind and exceptional talent. In addition to the show, several influential tastemakers in urban music will be honored with a comedic celebrity roast by some of the top comedians in the nation. “With the addition of the comedic roast, I can personally guarantee an unforgettable night of fun, laughs and good music,” says Williams.
Verseus Entertainment Group is a boutique entertainment firm with an emphasis in public relations, event management, promotions and artist consulting. Over the years, Verseus Entertainment Group has produced almost 50 Almost Famous Shows in Atlanta, New York City, Miami, Mississippi and Alabama. VEG has also provided publicity, event management and promotion to New York Times best-selling author Omar Tyree, Fly Girl Inc. model searches in Atlanta and Miami, Fly Girl magazine launch party in Atlanta, Billboard Hip Hop and R&B Conference, Atlantis Music Conference, Jump Right Association’s First Annual Jump Right Day and a host of others.
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