The Upstate Cats are a commercial Reggae/Hip-Hop fusion group that gives a high energy performance for all ages to enjoy. Having performed in arenas with other music stars and headlined major clubs, their shows are all about a quality Upstate experience. The Upstate Cats are fronted by microphone masters Mr Upstate and The Almighty Schizo(skit-so) while perfectly complimented by their talented music maestro DJ Queen Dream. **The group will travel long distances according to the specifications listed in the Performance/Tech Rider that provides all details on fees and accommodations**
Price Range: $1500-$5000
Gig Length: 20 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
With The Upstate Cats you can expect a very upbeat show that takes you on an educational musical journey complete with fun audience participation. Fans will also get a chance to witness the art of what a true DJ can do with a fun, creative mix of classic Reggae,Hip/Hop, and R&B songs from yesterday and today.
A fresh, innovative, music group originating from Upstate, NY, The Upstate Cats create feel good music that is very satisfying to the musical appetite in all of us. They are a Hip Hop/Reggae group that fully represents what the Upstate, NY sound is all about. Creating soulful hip hop infused with feel good Dancehall Reggae rhythm and vibes along with a smooth glaze of R&B. They have worked with countless well known artists and individuals in the entertainment industry, and their work has been featured on BET, MTV, VH1, Spike TV, soundtracks, movie scores, and other types of media projects. Their official debut single ROLEX WIND has been gaining continuous momentum since it's release through VPal Music, a subsidiary of the legendary and history making record label VP Records. While their sound is very upbeat, it’s their pure talent and down to earth personalities that have allowed them to work with Grammy nominated producers, music engineers, actors, actresses, and film producers while their business acumen has allowed them to work with business moguls in finance, fashion, as well as various political leaders. They are also very rooted in community development and youth leadership. Overall it’s really plain to see that The Upstate Cats are not just a music group, they are a movement!
Additional Booking Notes
**A performance/tech rider can be provided upon request.
The performance set list is composed of original commercial material. Some material is performed over instrumental music of other popular artists.
Influences & Inspiration
A Tribe Called Quest, Outkast, Black Eyed Peas, Spragga Benz, Beenie Man, Jam Master Jay
**Please refer to Performance/Tech Rider that will be provided