Smooth wordplay, a vintage bass guitar and mellow grooves set the tone for this unique one man show. XMAN delivers a jazz/funk blend that compliments any event.
XMAN has been featured on stages with Magic Johnson, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan as well as rock icons Guns & Roses, Paul Stanley (of Kiss), Def Lepoard, and Van Halen's own "Red Rocker" His musical diversity has been featured on VH1 as well as a plethora of gold and platinum awards as a music producer/song writer.
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What to Expect
With the one man show expect a laid back smooth spoken word and music experience occasionally laced with smooth jazz bass solo songs and an occasional totally spoken word piece. If birthdays are being celebrated, custom poems for the birthday person can be arranged and written. Custom birthday songs produced, performed and burned to CD for custom audio invites are also an XMAN specialty! Call for details.
Full Band: This is a spoken word and jazzy funk celebration featuring the musicians, poets and guest vocalist from XMAN's multi talented camp. Just let us know the genre and we are delivering!
XMAN: Artist-Musician - Radio Personality- Multi Platinum Music Producer and Entrepreneur. XMAN is a true visionary driven by a passion to bring concepts to life. Using music as his vessel, this creative powerhouse has been behind some of the world’s most respected artists, film directors and industry pioneers for the past two decades. Known in the entertainment industry as a multi platinum music producer and writer for the likes of ICE CUBE, KRS ONE, Mack 10, PRINCE and G.A.M.E. to name a few, XMAN combines a rare first hand teaching from greats like Marvin Gay, George Clinton, Johnny Guitar Watson, and other icons to create unforgettable soundscapes in the hip-hop/rap, funk and R&B genres. XMAN’s music is also featured on television shows such as MTV’s “RUN’S HOUSE, ROB & BIG, and YO MAMA” as well as ESPN’s ESPY awards, New York Under Cover, Wayans Brothers and a host of other shows. XMAN’s body of work is also represented on major motion pictures such as, “SET IT OFF”, “High Frequency”, “Bowfinger”, “Be Cool”, “A Man Apart”, B.A.P.S. and “Street Fighter”
As an artist XMAN is the first lyricist/ bassist in the hip hop genera to flip melodic rap lyric fused with his signature bass guitar playing creating a sound like no other! Selections from his new “24th Letta” LP such as “Yo Hottie”, “Kung Fu Fighting” (featuring Ice Cube), and “Rap Super Hero’s” are inspired by scenes from XMAN’s upcoming comic book entitled “The 24th Letta Adventures in Hype City”.
XMAN is also a radio personality on the internet/itunes radio station “LA TALK LIVE’s” radio show “INDI LOUNGE”, where he co hosts with international hip hop pioneer Ugandan rap icon SABA SABA. The INDI LOUNGE is the platform XMAN utilizes to assist independent artist to gain world wide exposure.
Currently Victor XMAN Taylor is part of the cast of Vh1’s Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp produced by legendary reality show producer Mark Burnett.. XMAN performs alongside some of rock & roll’s biggest names such as Duff Mcagan (Guns And Roses), Paul Stanley (KISS), Phil Colleen (Def Leppard), Marky Ramone (The Ramones) as well as legendary rock producer Mark Hudson, Matt Storum (Guns And Roses). The first episode airs on August 20th on Vh1 Classic at 10pm. XMAN rocks out with fellow cast members on a quest to become true rock stars. We have to keep the rest of the Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp Top Secret so tune in an enjoy XMAN’s debut on the tv screen!
Creating new music, new opportunities and new concepts for entertainments new frontier, XMAN’s is a force for the new millennium.
Additional Booking Notes
We are able to also supply PA system as well as host your poetry show complete with rare groves, poetry tracks and XMAN's signature LIVE bass for poets musical back up.
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