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Kieran Ayres

Born in the land down under and brought up in England, Kieran brings a unique blend of musical goodness to the UK rock and pop scene. After plying his trade in several bands from a young age, ranging from punk to emo and pop to rock and roll, Kieran’s developed a unique ability to sing with an energy and verve that will cut right to the senses of everyone who likes music of the rocking variety.

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Black Uhuru

Black Uhuru is a Jamaican band probably best known for their hits "Shine Eye Gal", "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," "Sinsemilla," "Solidarity," and "What Is Life?". They were the first group to win a Grammy in the reggae category when it was introduced in 1985. They originally formed as 'Black Sounds Uhuru' (the Kiswahili word for freedom). The first line-up of the group was Garth Dennis, Don Carlos, and Derrick "Duckie" Simpson.

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Big Kids

1) Big Kids are a band. They tour a lot and have new records coming out... Discography
Hoop Dreams (2010)
LP: Protagonist Music and Topshelf Records
CD: Pissart Records
Tape: Mountain Man Records to come...
Split 7" w/Koalacaust on Mountain Main (Jan '11)
Split 7" w/ Joyce Manor on Brick Gun and Solidarity (Jan '11)
7" EP on Topshelf 2) Big Kids was also a band formed in the late 80's in Greensboro, North Carolina and consisted of Britt Snuzz Uzzell, Jeff Carroll, and Eddie Walker.
Snuzz is a singer/songwriter and solo artist originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina.

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Idina Menzel

Idina Kim Menzel (pronounced /ɪˈdiːnə mɛnˈzɛl/; née Mentzel; born May 30, 1971) is an American actress, singer and songwriter. She is widely known for originating the roles of Maureen in Rent and Elphaba in Wicked. Idina was born on Long Island, New York, to a Jewish family. Her mother, Helene, is a therapist, and her father, Stuart Mentzel, worked as a pajama salesman. She was raised in Syosset, New York, with her younger sister Cara, and later changed the spelling of her last name (Mentzel) because of constant mispronunciation.

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Wayne Smith

There are multiple artists named Wayne Smith. The fIrst (born in Waterhouse, Kingston, Jamaica, on December 5, 1965) is a Jamaican reggae musician. His 1985 recording of "(Under Me) Sleng Teng", is generally regarded as the beginning of ragga style reggae. The rhythm was created on a Casio Music Box and is based on the riff from Eddie Cochran's Something Else. The second Wayne Smith is a Leeds-based electronic producer also known for his work on synth in Solus Locus.

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