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2019 EMERGING RAPPER, VISUAL ARTIST / TAJH

Photo Taken By: Kissenia Chara-Williams

Photo Taken By: Kissenia Chara-Williams

Tajh a.k.a. Rare, 18

From: Queens

Focus: Music & Visual Art


Tajh also known as "Rare" is an 18 year old modern artist. He is a rapper, dancer and visual artist specializing in illustration. From a very young age, Rare knew he wanted to be in entertainment, due to his creative mind and love for the Arts. He aspires to be a successful star through multiple outlets but plans to get his foot in the door through rapping. Rare has been writing his own music for the past 2 years and has accumulated over 30,000 Soundcloud plays in the last year alone! Through Art Start he will continue to further his lyricism and skills in music production through beat making classes and recording with the in house producer. Rare plans to continue improving his drawing skills through art classes and creating tattoos for himself and others.

2019 EMERGING RAPPER, MODEL / TRILL WILL

Photo Taken By: Kissenia Chara-Williams

Photo Taken By: Kissenia Chara-Williams

Trill Will, 19

From: Brooklyn

Focus: Music/Modeling

Trill Will is a 19 year old recording artist. He also models and designs clothes. Trill has participated in New York Fashion Week and other industry events. Music has always been a passion for him and he has been making content since he was 13. Trill Will has a large following on social media and is someone to definitely look out for this year. Through Art Start he will continue to learn more about music production and develop his skills. You can follow him on instagram, snapchat and soundcloud @Trillwill610.

2018 EMERGING RAPPER, VISUAL ARTIST /DAYSEAN

Photo taken by Zachary Maxwell Stertz

Photo taken by Zachary Maxwell Stertz

Daysean, 18

From: Bronx, NY

Focus: Rapper / Visual Artist

Daysean is an 18-year old multidimensional artist from the Bronx, New York. He started sketching when he was 8 and in middle school began writing songs as his appreciation for Hip-Hop music + poetry blossomed. These ‘hobbies’ brought him to Art Start’s “Emerging Artists Program”, where he focuses on sketching and illustration as well as songwriting and recording. He has taken vocal lessons and a character design class whilst being mentored by professionals in his fields. His artwork has been auctioned and sold at Sotheby’s Auction House and Elizabeth Sutton’s “Good Vibes Only” event. He has also performed at Art Start’s 25th Anniversary event and the grand opening of Art 511 Magazine.


2018 EMERGING RAPPER, SONGWRITER / SHAWN

Photo taken by Zachary Maxwell Stertz

Photo taken by Zachary Maxwell Stertz

Shawn, A.K.A Tags, 18

From: Bronx, NY

Focus: Rapper / Songwriter

Shawn a.k.a “Tags” is an 18 year old Hip-Hop recording artist and young visionary from the Bronx. He began gaining a passion for music in the 5th grade when he won 2nd place in a Lehman college poetry slam. Tags has been perfecting his craft writing and recording songs over the years and released his first mixtape “Vibe Waves” in 2017. His goal is to create music that will relieve people from everyday problems, and plans on becoming a major icon in the music industry. Tags is currently working with Art Start recording original songs while learning beat production and branding for his music group “Holy Boyz”.