ASCAP’s “On The Come Up,” At SOB’s In The NYC (Photographs)

Maya Milan Allan Kingdom ASCAP Nicole George Middleton Gilles[1]Last night, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) brought its digital series, “On The Come Up,” to the stages for the first time at SOB’s in New York showcasing a lineup of up-and-coming artists.

Abir w Nicole George Middleton2Allan Kingdom On Stage3Gilles4“On The Come Up” is a successful web-based series chronicling ASCAP’s rising urban songwriters and producers. The series has typically featured ASCAP members who are experiencing their first taste of chart success. Over the past few years, “On the Come Up” has identified the industry’s next chart-topping leaders including Miguel, DeJ Loaf, Fetty Wap, Tasha Cobbs, Mike Will, Eric Bellinger and Jonathan McReynolds.

Maya Milan6The first round of artists for the “On The Come Up Showcase Series” included the following artists who all performed to a packed crowd at SOB’s.

Solo Woods ASCAP7Line up featured artists On The Rise were Solo Woods, Topaz Jones, Abir, Gilles, Maya Milan and Allan Kingdom 

Solo Woods8The digital series came to life as the “On The Come Up Showcase Series,” featured exclusive, intimate performances with artists tapped to break next. The showcase also inspired ASCAP members to remember success is only one song away.

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Photo credit: 1) Maya Milan, Allan Kingdom, Nicole George Middleton Gilles. 2) Abir w Nicole George Middleton. 3) Allan Kingdom On Stage. 4) Gilles. 5) Maya Milan. 6) Solo Woods. 7) Solo Woods.

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