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CoreCre8 releases ‘Around the World’ rap/sung collaboration by Art featuring Ike C
‘Around the World’ reaches number two on the list of the bestselling MP3 songs in neo soul at Amazon.
Art: rap vocal
Ike C: sung vocals
CoreCre8, a division of Core Media House L.L.C., took Art and Ike C from the Pittsburgh stage to Los Angeles club play in one month. “I had a showcase in Pittsburgh for a promotion company that was helping me with a mixtape-release project. That’s where me and Art performed a track,” says Ike C. Art recalls, “The very moment I stepped off the stage, CoreCre8 meant business and believed in my talent.”
Steven "Art" Williams wrote the rap lyrics for Around the World. Isaac "Ike C" Cummings and Charles Constantino wrote the sung lyrics. Core Media House cofounder Charles Constantino wrote and arranged the music for Around the World and produced the song. Ike C says, “With the help of Charles producing the final beat and arranging the vocal placement, we recorded the track. Within days, our track was mixed and mastered and being played by popular deejays in the Los Angeles area.” Charles Constantino Publishing—a member of ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers—is the exclusive publisher of Around the World.
Art says, “Recording with Charles Constantino was an amazingly enlightening experience. The music behind Around the World is truly exclusive, mature and original—but still hip-hop with a classy twist—and will be loved worldwide. Graced with passionate lyrics and musical genius, the outcome is nothing short of art.”
“The making of Around the World was without conflict,” says Constantino. “The writing and performance of the rap were articulate. Ike sustained my policy of not electronically correcting any musical pitch in my productions.”
Charles Constantino and Chaz Peacock mixed Around the World. “Art reminds me of a Pittsburgh version of T.I. Moreover, he is a lot better than any other rapper that I recorded before,” says Peacock. “After the tracking was completed, I embarked on an audio journey with Charles. Although I felt very intimidated at first, I realized that he has an exceptionally musical ear that can only be compared with Jackson Pollock's paintbrush. The song turned out so good that I offered to remix it at no charge.”
Garrett Haines mastered Around the World. Haines says, “Around the World is an exciting new release from CoreCre8. The track is a smooth blend of urban, funk, and pop.”
Singer and CoreCre8 artist Samantha Bowen, who is in preproduction with Constantino, says, “I’m really impressed. Around the World has a bassline that's guaranteed to make you groove. If the song is any indication as to the quality of Art's meaning and style, then I'm dying for the next single!"
“Even in the sixth grade, Art was musically talented,” says Amir Johnson, CoreCre8 vice-president of operations. “Since then, he has been working very hard at his craft and has become one of the best lyricists around. Charles did a wonderful job producing Around the World. I love the bass—it makes you feel the song!”
Says Art, “I’m extremely excited about what’s to come from this venture with CoreCre8. The process speaks for itself—I’m already being played, mixed, and loved by L.A. deejays.” Ike C adds, “I'm very excited now to take my career to the next level, and I believe I am moving forward in the right direction with my new music family, CoreCre8.”
Listen to a clip of Around the World at http://www.cdbaby.com/
Visit Core Media House L.L.C. at http://www.coremediahouse.com/
Visit Charles Constantino Publishing at http://www.charlesconstantino.com/