Vans, the original youth culture brand and icon of creative expression has partnered with GRAMMY nominated Top Dawg Entertainment recording artist, ScHoolboy Q to select three unsigned musicians to perform as the opening act during House of Vans performances across the world including Chicago, IL, Guangzhou, China and London, U.K. The three artists, Black Dave, PACT and Tay Made have been personally selected by ScHoolboy Q from cities across the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia-Pacific region as part of Vans inaugural global Share The Stage program.
Share The Stage is a global program that was designed to enable emerging artists within the local community by providing a platform to share their musical talents alongside a global musical talent, ScHoolboy Q. Each of the three artists competed through local House of Vans events and online submissions for a chance to take the main stage at the forthcoming Share The Stage performances. The winning artists include New York native rapper and skater, Black Dave, international award-winning hip-hop artist, PACT from China, and South London’s rising artist, Tay Made who represents U.K. based ‘Stupid Mad Fresh’ collective.
“SHoutout to Vans for creating a platform to Help artists around the world get discovered for tHeir craft. Can’t fake autHenticity”, says ScHoolboy Q.
Black Dave will perform at House of Vans Chicago on September 14 while China’s very own hip-hop phenom, PACT will take the stage at a pop-up House of Vans onSeptember 22 in Guangzhou, China as part of the House of Vans Asia Tour and London’s very own Tay Made will perform on September 27 at House of Vans London.
RSVP is open now for the House of Vans Chicago’s Share the Stage performance with ScHoolboy Q with an opening performance by New York native rapper, Black Dave. For more information on Share The Stage, please visit houseofvans.com.
Vans®, a VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) brand, is the original action sports footwear, apparel and accessories brand. Vans authentic collections are sold globally in 84 countries through a network of subsidiaries, distributors and international offices.Vans also owns and operates more than 600 retail locations around the world. TheVans brand promotes the action sports lifestyle, youth culture and creative self-expression through the support of athletes, musicians and artists and through progressive events and platforms such as the Vans Park Series, Vans Triple Crown of Surfing®, the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, Vans Pool Party, Vans Custom Culture,Vans Warped Tour®, and Vans’ cultural hub and international music venue, House of Vans.
About ScHoolboy Q
Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, songwriter and rapper ScHoolboy Q is part of the Top Dawg Entertainment collective which also includes Kendrick Lamar and SZA. His critically acclaimed work has earned him two GRAMMY nominations for his debut album Oxymoron, which also spawned the platinum single, “Studio,” ft. BJ The Chicago Kid. His follow up album, Blank Face LP earned rave reviews and featured the single “THat Part,” ft. Kanye West.
I have a passion for blogging about what's trending in Hip Hop, R&B, and Celebrity Entertainment. I'm a huge sports fan; my favorite teams are The NY Knicks & NY Jets. I also enjoy spending time with family, and working hard as hard work pays off.
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