Posts Categorized: Featured Artists

A Look at Girls Inc. with VAVA – Organizations Helping Girls Succeed

A Look at Girls Inc. with VAVA – Organizations Helping Girls Succeed

It’s no secret that students with better resources and opportunities have a greater chance of succeeding. New books, elective classes, and the latest computers? These aren’t just better learning tools – these resource give students the CONFIDENCE that they can achieve anything they want. At VAVA, we believe that everyone should have access to the greatest… Read more

VAVA Rocks out with Bay Area Girls Rock – A Camp Teaching Girls Real Life Lessons Through Music

VAVA Rocks out with Bay Area Girls Rock – A Camp Teaching Girls Real Life Lessons Through Music

Based in Oakland, California (arguably one of the greatest hubs of culture and music) the non-profit organization Bay Area Girls Rock (BAGR) has been teaching young girls and teens about music and vibrant self-expression since 2008. Since then, the organization has grown to host over 50 awesome camps throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and South… Read more

Feel The Adrenaline of This Walk Up Song and Playlist From SF Giants Catcher Trevor Brown

Feel The Adrenaline of This Walk Up Song and Playlist From SF Giants Catcher Trevor Brown

Walk up songs have become a crowd-pumping, game hyping tradition in major league baseball. Personal walk up songs weren’t even made popular until Charlie Sheen’s 1989 sporting role in “Major League”. Now, these songs have become an exciting extension of each player’s time on the infield. In recent years, musicians like Drake and AC/DC have come… Read more

VAVA Nation’s Back To School Special

VAVA Nation’s Back To School Special

School’s In! The schoolyard was one of the best places to discover your creativity, meet your future bandmates, and find your purpose in life. Or what I remembered it as – the land of awkward puberty and bad lunches. All joking aside, hopefully most of us can look back on it with an overwhelming feeling… Read more

Elysium: 2016 Mixathon48  Winner

Elysium: 2016 Mixathon48 Winner

The Mixathon48 competition sees entries from all over the global music sphere, pushing artists to flex their music chops and creativity for a chance to win awesome prizes ( *cough cough* VAVA Voom anyone? ) and gain some much deserved recognition. This year’s battle for DJ street cred ended in an exciting win for the Czech… Read more

Trevor Wentworth of Our Last Night – How Small Town Dreams Become Amazing Realities

Trevor Wentworth of Our Last Night – How Small Town Dreams Become Amazing Realities

Trevor Wentworth, vocalist of the self-described “New Found Glory meets Rise Against” band, is busy preparing for Our Last Night‘s Face to Face tour. The metal band will be hitting all the major U.S cities in mid-November including San Diego, Chicago, Orlando and New York. It’s without a doubt that Youtube covers brought more exposure to OLN and helped expand their fanbase… Read more

B-Boy Vincanity: Teaching the World to Dance

B-Boy Vincanity: Teaching the World to Dance

B-boying, or more commonly known as breakdancing, is the hip-hop dance filled with crazy flips, tricks, and poses that has made its mark in society.  It’s become a rather popular art form as seen in recent dance shows and movies showing off the style.  And no one else felt the effects of the rise and… Read more

Jubilee Project’s Jason Y. Lee and How His Viral Videos are Doing Good for Humankind

Jubilee Project’s Jason Y. Lee and How His Viral Videos are Doing Good for Humankind

The digital phenomenon of viral videos has completely altered how we interact, share, and voice our opinion on social media. Grandma used to email funny pictures to all her grandkids. Now her favorite past time is sharing videos that mock this year’s presidential candidates – all for your friends and family to see. In the mass of World Star… Read more

Mixathon48: Shaping the Next Big Music Producers

Mixathon48: Shaping the Next Big Music Producers

If you’re one to dabble in music production, this may be the next biggest thing for discovering the newest music producing sensations!  Mixathon48 is a 48 hour music competition that focuses on the music of producers either looking to share their music or test out their musical skills.  The first competition of its kind, Mixathon48… Read more