Full Name: Various Artists
Birth Date: Various
Birth Place: Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
In the winter of 2006, City of God exploded on the music scene showcasing their fresh new style of music and incredible musical talents. City of God is a band that has transcended from their Brazilian roots to combine tranquil hip hop lyrics, up beat dance music and smooth R&B melodies. Their influence from all music genres has combined to create their unique sound that has been capturing more and more audiences. A wide variety of musical influences ranging from Jamiroquai, N.E.R.D, Earth Wind & Fire and John Legend show through in the diverse music catalog of City Of God.
Foregoing major control, combining creative freedom, City of God released their debut album, Rebirth of Swag, last August, to mainstream fanfare. They’ve headlined North Miami Beach's “Community Festival” event and were recognized by the City and Mayor as they were awarded a proclamation announcing "City of God Band Day". They were also prominent in October’s “Beats on the Beach” music industry conference in Miami where they won 1st Place in the artist showcase category. More than 135,000 people at the recent Sprint/Nextel NASCAR Championship race got a treat when City of God performed and entertained the crowd.
As the demand for City of God continues to increases, the band has since taken their show globally and has been seen performing at venues nationally such as Six Flags Theme Parks and more!
The Ft. Lauderdale based band, has created a loyal fan base of supporters with their live show. Their highly energetic show has left its mark on audiences across various regions. Many have said City of God’s Show is a non stop party. “We actually have a lot of fun performing and look like it too!” says Danny, lead vocalist of the band.
The Hip Hop/Pop band is complete with many essential components that make any band successful. Band members include drummer Raphael Ramos known as “Industry”, bass Guitarist Rocco Milord, lead guitarist Gunnar Vingren, Vocalist Stephanie Magro, Tiago Magro also known as DJ Zion on turntables and Synthesizer, and lead vocalist Danny Foganholi also known as“Smalls”.
With influences spanning across genres -- from classic R&B to hip-hop, pop, rock and the progressive neo-soul movement – City Of God promises a party on stage with every performance; combined with non-stop energy and memorable songs. “One night the band can be laying down slow R&B rhythms at a Jazz Club, the next they’re shaking the walls at a rock venue”, says the Florida Sun Sentinel. Most recently City of God has shared the stage with artists such as Ryan Leslie, Pleasure P, T Pain, Flo Rida, Ne-Yo and many more. With great press surrounding City of God, the recent accomplishments have landed them an endorsement with PowerTrip Energy Drinks. Free merchandise and product at City of God shows has since generated more excitement for fans, creating an even bigger demand for City of God.
Daniel Foganholi - Lead Vocals/Piano
Stephanie Magro - Vocals
Tiago Magro - Turntables & Synthesizer
Raphael Oliveira - Drums
Rocco Milord - Bass Guitar
Gunnar Vingren - Electric Guitar
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