Konshens The MC (pronounced “Conscience”)



 

Konshens The MC (pronounced “Conscience”)

Tarik ‘Konshens The MC' Davis is a hip-hop artist, songwriter, educator and youth advocate from Washington D.C. He is currently a Governor on the Grammy Chapter Board, Voting Member of the Grammy Recording Academy, Grammy Museum Teaching Artist and U.S. Cultural Ambassador (State Department). He is also the MC of ‘Classically Dope,’ which merges hip-hop lyrics with original classical arrangements. Along with being the MC for HipHop Band "Konshens & his State of Mind". He's recently performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts and has been featured on Fox, ABC and CBS networks, the Washingtonian Magazine and more. As an artist and innovator, Konshens The MC stands at the forefront of the evolution of hip-hop.

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

  • Governor, GRAMMY Recording Academy Board, Washington DC Chapter

 

  • Featured Artist on GRAMMYPro.com for Songwriters Week

 

  • Voting member of the GRAMMY Recording Academy

 

  • Top 5-artist song downloads (over 28k) for independent music campaign with Myxer

 

  • Nominee, 1st Annual Roundglass Music Awards

 

  • Nominee, 10th Annual Independent Music Awards

 

  • Featured artist in Washingtonian Magazine

 

  • Guest performer with legendary Saxophonist Mike Phillips

 

  • Guest Opening performer for iconic HipHop artists Snoop Dogg & Big Daddy Kane

 

  • Guest performer at Annual Emancipation Concert (DC)

 

 

  • First hip-hop artist to perform at Grand Canyon National Park

 

  • Featured artist/performer at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

 

  • Featured artist/performer at the Smithsonian Museum of American History

 

  • Featured artist/performer at DC Emancipation Day Concert

 

ARTS & EDUCATION

  • U.S Global Cultural Ambassador (Department of State)

 

  • Teaching Artist, GRAMMY Museum and Global Wildlife Conservation

 

  • S&R Foundation/Halcyon Artist Fellow

 

  • Featured guest speaker at the Department of Education on "Arts Education and Special- Needs Children”

 

  • Featured guest speaker at the Department of Energy on “Conflict Resolution and Hip-Hop”

 

  • Certified trainee with Theatre of the Oppressed, NYC

 

COMMUNITY

  • Appreciation award from the City Council of Baltimore for "Leadership in the Rock the Vote” Campaign

 

  • GRAMMY Community Appreciation Award recipient

 

  • Nominee, 29th Annual Mayors Arts Award for Outstanding Emerging Artist

 

  • Nominee, 1st Annual Roundglass Music Awards (Best Spoken Word Artist)

 

  • Nominee at the DMV Music Awards for 3 years

 

  • Ranking as one of the top 3 artists in "Coors Light Search for the Coldest MC" Competition for the DC/Baltimore Region.

 

Named “Entertainer of the Year” by Velocity Magazine (for the DC, MD, VA region)

 

TELEVISION & FILM

  • Featured artist/performer on Fox, ABC & CBS networks

 

  • Featured independent artist in independent music campaign with GEICO

 

  • Voice-over actor with Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance Co.

 

  • Song placement on Converse project "Get Out of The Garage" distributed at Journey's shoe/clothing store across the U.S.

 

  • Song placements with motion pictures featured at the Sundance Film Festival, ESPN

          network, Pizza Hut, wix.com, YouTube Promotions & more

 

Konshens The MC is also planning to release an inspirational book, followed by his 4th independent album release. Konshens The MC views life as a constant evolution and is a firm believer in the famous quote by Frederick Douglass that “without struggle, there is no progress.”

 

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