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Behind The Scenes with Elijah J On His New Single “Release” Video Shoot

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Elijah J held a private video shoot Thursday night in Atlanta, GA. Elijah was on the scene conducting interviews and gave UMEEKTV an exclusive behind the scenes of his new music video Release feat Coy Stewart which drops later this summer.

Elijah ”EJ” Johnson is an True Triple Threat entertainer. Elijah J is a mix between a young Will Smith, Usher, & Michael Jackson all in one. At an early age Elijah J was invited to perform Jackson 5 mini concerts around the country, being that Michael Jackson was his biggest inspiration to perform. Then at 9yrs old, he was cast, out of close to 8,000 kids, to star in Disney’s Broadway Musical, “The Lion King” as Young Simba. Elijah J starred in the Las Vegas production, National Touring production & briefly in NYC’s Broadway production. Elijah J still is still the only child actor to play Young Simba in all three productions. At 13 yrs old, Elijah J was chosen out of thousands of kids who auditioned across the country to be one of five lead singers in the national TV/Live singing group, “Kidz Bop”. Elijah J was a Kidz Bop kid for over 3 years, being apart of the many commercials, cd’s Kidz Bop 20-Kidz Bop 24, all four albums made Billboard Top 5 (Hot 100) music charts & Three national tours. In 2013, Elijah J joined the Global R&B boy band “Mindless Behavior” as the Lead singer and signed to EPIC records.” On his 18th birthday, the group released their album “#OfficialMBmusic” as an Independent group with Distribution from ADA Warner Brothers, along with 3 music videos (linked below). He also most recently starred as the lead character, this summer in a feature film called “Misguided” that is set to be released by “Studio 11 films” in 2017.  In this film, Elijah J not only starred in the lead role, but also helped shoot some of the film behind the scenes.

Special thanks to Catrice Armstrong for providing UMEEKTV with the bio of Elijah J. You can follow Elijah J on social media @iamelijahj

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One Music Fest Set The City On Fire With This Years Line Up

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ATLANTA) – This past weekend, the 9th Annual ONE Musicfest took place at Central Park in Atlanta, where over 40,000 music and culture-lovers came out in the Georgia heat to experience an epic weekend of incredible live music, unique attractions, VIP lounges, cocktail tastings, arts & crafts, food trucks, a vendor market, a breast pumping station and much more!
The festival began Friday with a massive Kick-Off Party at The Gathering Spot presented by Lyft. The event was attended by 1500+ millennials and featured a silent party by Bonfire ATL, music by DJ Trauma and performances by Lion Babe, Tobe Nwigwe, Childish Major, and Taliwhoah.
On Saturday, thousands packed the park to enjoy the diverse lineup of acts, which included Nas, Miguel, Big Sean, H.E.R,, Big K.R.I.T, Davido, DVSN, Goldlink, Teedra Moses, Tobe Nwigwe, Jessie Reyez, Felixx, and Aina Brei’Yon. Each day, Smokin’ Shells hosted a DJ stage where 36 DJs kept the energy high throughout the weekend.
On Sunday, the stage was “lit” with performances by 2 Chainz, T.I., Big Boi, Monica, August Greene, George Clinton & Parliament, Kelis, Rapsody, the ATL Crunk Set (DJ Nabs, Youngbloodz, Ying Yang Twins, Trillville, Eastside BoyzKilo Ali), DJ KP the GreatSt. Beauty, Angelina Sherie and the Band of Brothas.
Additionally, Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abramsstopped by the festival on Sunday to share her vision for moving Georgia forward.
ONE Musicfest was proud to support the local business community, inviting over 35 small businesses and 30 food trucks to participate.
ONE Musicfest was produced by Sol Fusion, LLC and Rival Entertainment. Special thanks to lead sponsor Ford Motor Company and partners Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniels, Heineken, Acid CigarsHpnotiq, Fontis Mountain Spring Water, Coors Light, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Smokin’ Shells, W Atlanta Downtown, Swisher Sweets, Beatbox Beverages, Mike’s Harder, Billboard, VIBE, Blu E-Cigarettes, Lyft, The Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Film & Entertainment.
Follow the festival on social at @onemusicfest and visit onemusicfest.com for more information.
About ONE Musicfest
ONE Musicfest is the Southeast’s largest annual urban progressive music festival, featuring a diverse range of music, including classic and next generation hip-hop, soulful R&B, alternative, and rock. Started in 2010, ONE Musicfest is now recognized as one of the most highly-anticipated celebrations of the arts in the Southeast, with this year’s festival expecting an attendance of 20,000 music lovers from throughout the country.
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Twitter: @onemusicfest #ONEMusicFest #OMF2018
Instagram: @onemusicfest #ONEMusicFest #OMF2018
Facebook: Facebook.com/ONEMusicFest
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