Candice-Pillay-2The M.I.C Event – June 12, at The Conga Room at LA Live

The M.I.C presented by The Senate Music Group

Candice Pillay

Born in South Africa, Candice is a South African Pop and R&B singer, songwriter, and model that is based in Los Angeles, California. After leaving South Africa at the age of 17, Candice was discovered by Quincy Jones at a choir competition due to her 5 octave voice. Since arriving in Los Angeles, Candice has worked with the likes of Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, and Kelly Rowland.

Talk That Talk”-Rihanna

“Cockiness (Love It)”-Rihanna

“Lotus”-Christina Aguilera



Coming from Chicago, Da Internz are the industries newest and most promising music production duo.  Consisting of Marcos “Kosine On Da Beat” Palacios and Ernest “Tuo” Clark, wit their exciting and experimental sounds, these two have produced hits for major artists such as Big Sean, Rihanna, and Ludacris as well as having their tracks featured in Step Up 3D.

“Dance (A$$)”-Big Sean

“Birthday Cake”-Rihanna

“The Don”-Nas

“Move (If You Wanna)”-Mims



Justin Gray

Justin is a Canadian born, Los Angeles based songwriter and record producer, who over the past 12 years has sold more than 25 million records world-wide. Justin’s extraordinary credits include Mariah Carey, British soul sensation Joss Stone, 98 Degrees, John Legend, Spice Girl Emma Bunton, Amy Winehouse, and Smokey Jones. Many of his songs have been featured in films (Oz the Great and Powerful, Legally Blonde and Soulplane), television (Modern Family, Hannah Montana, MTV’s The Real World, and Las Vegas), and advertisements (Mercedes Benz, AT&T, KFC, and Budweiser).

“Let’s Make This Last 4 Ever”-Hannah Montana Soundtrack

“I’m not Cryin’ Over Yesterdays”– Emma Bunton

“Don’t know How”-Joss Stone


Dem Jointz

Dem Jointz is a hip hop and R&B producer, based in Los Angeles, who has worked with the likes of Christina Aguilera, Lil Wayne, and Kanye West.

“Lotus”-Christina Aguilera

“Put it Down”-Brandy ft. Chris Brown

”You Ain’t Neva”-Lil Wayne, Kanye West, and T.I.


G’harah “PK” Degeddingseze

Working in Music Production at universal Music Group, “PK” has collaborated and created hits with artists such as Chris Brown and 2 Chainz.  “PK” has also had tracks featured on television shows such as Braxton Family Values and Tamar & Vince.

“Fine China”-Chris Brown

“Countdown”-2 Chainz ft. Chris Brown

“Key To Your Heart”-All-4-One


Devine-Evans-1Devine Evans

Devine Evans has been a creative force of nature in the music world for over 15 years. He has been accredited as a Grammy Award winning songwriter, producer, engineer, and music programmer three times over and has worked with many of the music industry’s high profile heavy weights. Devine Evans is the founding member of The Senate Music Group, LLC.

Devine has toured in nearly every territory imaginable and has shared the stage with Nicki Minaj, Mary J Blige, Chris Brown, Britney Spears, Rihanna, Joe Jonas, Dirty Money, Kanye West, Drake, Jay-Z, JLO, and many others. Some of the televised shows and events Devine has participated in are TRL, Ellen, Oprah, Good Morning America, Leno, Carson Daily Live, Saturday Night Live, David Letterman, Conan, Regis & Kelly, The View, 2 Superbowls, and is no stranger to working endless hours at both ends of the candle to meet the demanding schedules of his clients.

“Your Love”-Nicki Minaj

”The Breakthrough”-Mary J. Blige

“Teeth”-Lady Gaga


PJ Morton

Coming from New Orleans, PJ was raised with a musically inspired upbringing.  As the newest addition to the Young Money roster, PJ is also famously known as the keyboardist/backing vocalist in Maroon 5 as well as being a Grammy, Dove and Stellar Award-winning producer and songwriter.  PJ most recently released his debut solo album, New Orleans, with guest features Stevie Wonder, Busta Rhymes and Adam Levine.  New Orleans debuted at #1 on the iTunes R&B Chart and his first single “Only One” is available now on ITunes.




JoiStaRR, who was personally recruited by Kanye West to sing backup on his Glow in the Dark Tour, JoiStaRR is one of the most original and promising singer/songwriters to emerge on the contemporary R&B scene.   With her college degree in Biology, she has worked with the likes of Estelle, Chris Brown, and Brandy. Recently signed to Block Inc., JoiStaRR released her debut album this spring.




Allison Rabel

Allison is a 22 year old, YouTube sensation hailing from Nebraska.  She is a young, outgoing, and free spirited musician who brings a soulful twist on today’s classic pop genre. As a singer, songwriter, and pianist, Allison is making a mark on the music scene with her unique talents.




Tori is a 22 year old Australian singer, songwriter and performer. She has been featured at many events such as ‘Carols by Candlelight’, Tour Down Under and performed in front of President Bill Clinton in 2001.  Her songs have also been featured in hit television shows such as Nickelodeon’s ‘Victorius’ and ‘iCarly’. Tori has also collaborated with some of the world’s most prominent songwriters creating tracks for Beyonce, Joss Stone, and Celine Dion.




comment closed

Copyright © 2013 M Music & Musicians Magazine ·