Serious Betty Presents Night Fight Showcase
December 30 @7PM in the Drake Underground
Serious Betty presents Night Fight Showcase, a musical battle that brings together four teams who will compete round-for-round in a show unlike any other. Serious Betty will pair up four sets of artists from wildly different genres who have never performed together, each team prepared for a head-to-head battle.
In a round-robin style, audience members and industry judges will vote on which team brings the hottest hooks and baddest beats, crowning one team as the Night Fight Showcase champion. Plus we’ve got top underground DJs spinning to be crowned right off the top of the night!
Our industry judges are Drew Yorke (host of The Drew Yorke Show), Jen Fox (Operations Director at NXNE), and Sonja (DJ and founder of Biblioteka Records).
Shaili Champ is a self-made, taboo-breaking, multi-disciplinary artist carving her spot in Toronto’s underground music scene - born in India and raised in Ontario, Shaili’s style is a perfect blend of her unique intersectional experiences: a dash of South Asian, a sprinkle of consciousness, and a pinch of rebellion.
Blessed with a sense of resilience and strength from his career as an NCAA athlete at Furman University, B1G Juice has showcased himself as one of Brampton’s most versatile rap artists. Juice commands an audience with not only a sinister voice, but a flow fluid enough to rap over any beat thrown at him.
Gautam "Siddartha" Tiwari is a 23 year old rapper/dancer from Brampton/Scarborough. In 2014 when his brother passed away due to death by suicide; Siddartha decided to make music his full time career. This August he released "Reflections of a Stranger" in partnership with Ryerson University and The Gladstone Hotel. Utilizing his platform to bring awareness to mental health and suicide prevention.
Toronto east-end artist artist Eyes Enter Space embodies the sounds and struggles of the new generation of young adults. Eyes produces, writes, and composes all of his music, and his songs reflect the issues and challenges faced by youth of colour growing up in low income urban neighbourhoods.
Yojoshjones' polarizing character brings an Avant-garde approach to hip-hop embodying Post Malone’s wild side, Travis Scott’s turn-up energy and out of the box production, and Kid Cudi’s raw vulnerability.
noiir comes from a very complex music background, starting off as a gospel singer at the young age of 9. His sound draws from r&b, hip hop and alternative music from the 90’s to modern day, mixing his high falsetto over guitar-driven beats.
Naseha is a vocalist from Scarborough, whose sound is influenced by neo-soul instruments and new age audio engineering techniques.
Toronto songstress OXALA blends Jazz, Soul and Hip Hop, peppered with her own brand of theatrical “oomph."
Arignarly is a multi-genre DJ that spins a variety of sounds from songs you love to lesser known gems but is sure to move you either way.
DJ Bugs is a well-rounded DJ from Toronto with a sound that’ll hype up any crowd.