Browns Crew is a Latin Hip Hop duo comprised of El Sebas and Cristo Paz, two emcees, writers, performers, curators, and producers. Their upbringings are examples of the Mexican diaspora and are reflected in the production and composition of their art and music. They share their visions and experiences in English and Spanish and are known for infusing Caribbean sounds into their live performances and recordings. In 2019, Browns Crew was named a winner at Summerfest’s 2019 Emerging Artist Series and awarded Radio Milwaukee 88Nine’s 2019 Song of the Year for their single release, “Mil Aires”.
With the support of a rotating cast of bandmates, Ellie Jackson delivers determined vulnerability and emotional exploration through guitars, stories, amplification and a careful balance of harmony and dissonance. Ellie blurs the lines between poetry, literature, activism, music, comedy, conversation, and hopes you leave braver than you arrived.
*aya is a 21-year-old Milwaukee based, Palestinian singer/songwriter whose styling ranges from hyperpop to indie to neo-soul. their relatability is communicated with their jazzy voice. Their songs talk about themes like self-reflection, love, loss, mental health, and growing. Their musical inspiration comes from artists like Jill Scott, Ari Lennox, Faye Webster, and even Outkast. Check out their latest 8-track EP titled “time & metaphors”, where you can hear some beautiful indie emotional ballads as well as some r&b and neo-soul vibe-setters. Keep up with *aya’s upcoming performances, projects, releases, and other endeavors on instagram! @ayainthasky