James Pratt won Best Actor for his performance in the feature film Malibu Crush at the 2022 Los Angeles Film Awards in Hollywood. The Australian native has had an impressive 12 months winning Best Actor at the 2022 Beyond Hollywood International Film Festival in May and Best Actor at the New York Movie Awards in April of this year.
“It was a tremendous honor to be among the winners and very humbling for Hollywood to respond well to this film, it was a passion project for me and close to my heart, Pratt said. “
Filmmakers and screenwriters worldwide entered the awards, which was judged by a distinguished Hollywood panel including the likes of Lisa Roumain (Avatar, Westworld), Nami Melumad (Star Trek, Thor), and Casey Ruggieri (S.W.A.T, Kroll Show). The Los Angeles Film Awards are the first film festival to receive 400+ five-star reviews on FilmFreeway, out of over 8,000.
Pratt’s lead role of Michael Chase in Malibu Crush had garnered international attention ahead of its release in September. Film Focus Magazine described his performance as very strong and James is one actor to watch for, while Life Happens Producer Justin L Levin described the movie as his favorite comedy of 2022. The indie comedy secured USA, European, and Canadian distribution through Cardinal XD, and Australian and New Zealand distribution via Bounty Films.
In other film news this week Former James Bond actor Daniel Craig has been awarded the same royal honor as 007. Daniel Craig made his final appearance as James Bond in last year’s No Time to Die but his legacy as 007 continues to live on. Earlier this week, Craig was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George by the Princess Royal during a visit at Windsor Castle. This honor is also held by Ian Fleming’s superspy James Bond. The Royal Family announced the news via Twitter.
Daniel Craig made his debut as 007 in 2006’s Casino Royale and then reprised the role in four more movies — Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, Spectre and No Time To Die. He completed his run as iconic character with No Time To Die, which earned $774.2 million at the worldwide box office.
‘KMuss’ The Sonic Architect of Philadelphia’s Rising Beat Scene”
KMuss is a burgeoning music producer hailing from the vibrant city of Philadelphia, where his innovative beats are making waves in the music scene. With a distinctive style that blends elements of hip-hop, electronic, and experimental music, KMuss is quickly gaining recognition for his unique sound and artistic vision.
Kevin Musser, born October 15, 1995, known professionally as “KMuss,” is an American record producer and beatmaker. He is from the Delaware County area of Pennsylvania, just minutes away from Philadelphia. KMuss is currently independent and working with many rising artists.
His career started at the age of 23 when his mother was facing a 3 year jail sentence. He was determined to find his passion and after months of praying to God, he finally found producing after catching interest when hearing Metro Boomin’s beats on the album “Double Or Nothing” by Big Sean and Metro Boomin. He soon downloaded FL studio and fell in love. After finally making his first beat on July 3, 2018, KMuss knew that he had the creativity and also the determination needed to make it in this industry. Since then he has worked with popular Philadelphia artists such as Kur, Quilly Millz, Drewboy, Drama b2r, Dappa, and Young Money’s own Drizzy P, and more.
KMuss’ wide-ranging sound can be described as creative yet cohesive, with layers of intricate melodies, pulsating beats, and atmospheric textures. He seamlessly fuses elements of classic hip-hop with modern electronic production techniques, creating tracks that are both nostalgic and forward-thinking. His music transcends traditional genre boundaries, offering listeners a sonic journey that is both immersive and dynamic.
On August 25, 2020, KMuss produced Quilly’s hit song “Drought Where” alongside Tekashi 6ix9ine’s producer Koncept P. This opened doors for KMuss as it featured on the legendary Cosmic Kev’s Philadelphia based radio station 98.9 (Power 99). Cosmic Kev gave KMuss a call and told him to keep his foot on the gas, exactly what KMuss is doing. KMuss came right back with another power 99 feature when he produced “For Me” for Quilly on Nov. 18, 2020. In the introduction of “For Me” Quilly shouts out KMuss saying “Aye KMuss, I told you, all we have to do is stay in the studio” and he was right. KMuss then had 2 songs land on Quilly’s album “Tonya Son” on November 20, 2020. A month before the album was released, Quilly also used a KMuss beat on Funk Flex’s “Block Work” Youtube series.
The KMuss beat used by Quilly on Funk Flex was captivating as Quilly does his thing and flows effortlessly. The video is on Youtube.com labeled “Funk Flex Block Work 0008.” KMuss On The Beat then went on to produce “Big Dram” for Drama b2r and “Big Dawg” for Drewboy in 2022. In June 2022, KMuss landed 2 songs on Benny the Butcher’s artist, Dappa’s album “Thanks For Nothin 2.” This got him an Apple Itunes plaque for Top 200 hip hop/ rap albums. KMuss recently got a placement on Young Money’s Drizzy P’s “Mental Warfare” album which dropped on Oct. 3, 2023. He credits his “secret weapon” producer, Kaapo from Italy, on creating the crazy NBA youngboy type melody and the rest was history. Drizzy P created a memorable music video to the KMuss-produced banger titled “Who TF Is Drizzy P?”
One of KMuss’ defining characteristics as a producer is his meticulous attention to detail. Each track is meticulously crafted, with every sound carefully selected and arranged to evoke a specific mood or emotion. Whether it’s the haunting melodies of a late-night groove or the energetic rhythms of a summer anthem, KMuss’s music is always imbued with a sense of authenticity and depth.
In addition to his solo work, KMuss has also collaborated with a diverse range of artists and producers, contributing his production skills to various projects across different genres. His collaborative spirit and willingness to experiment have earned him a reputation as a versatile and in-demand producer within the Philadelphia music scene and beyond.
As his career continues to gain momentum, KMuss remains committed to pushing the boundaries of his craft and exploring new sonic territories. With each release, he continues to captivate audiences with his distinct sound and artistic vision, solidifying his position as one of Philadelphia’s most exciting emerging producers. As he continues to evolve and refine his sound, the future looks bright for KMuss, and his journey as a rising talent in the music industry is one that is undoubtedly worth following.
Getting to Know RNF Bigz Released Hit Single Maryland
RNF Bigz, hailing from Minnesota, emerges as a dynamic musical artist with a distinctive style that blends elements of hip-hop, R&B, and soul. raised in the vibrant and culturally diverse city of Kansas City , RNF Bigz draws inspiration from his surroundings, experiences, and the rich musical heritage of his hometown. RNF Bigz’s journey in the music industry is marked by a commitment to authenticity and innovation. His lyrics reflect his
personal narrative, touching on themes of perseverance, self-discovery, and the pursuit of dreams. With his smooth delivery and compelling storytelling, RNF Bigz captivates audiences and establishes a genuine connection with listeners.
RNF Bigz’s music is a blend of catchy hooks,upbeat beats, and heartfelt lyrics that speak to the experience of life. His influences range from rap icons like Tupac and Jay Z to chart-toppers like Drake and Lil Baby. Known for his huge personality, his music is his interpretation of how the beats make him feel. Destined to create his own shift in the music industry RNF Bigz has continuously dropped fresh upbeat music.
In his latest release, “Maryland,” RNF Bigz showcases his versatility as an artist while delving into themes of dating ,being exceptional , and nostalgia. The song unfolds as a melodic journey through memories and emotions, set against a backdrop of soulful instrumentation and atmospheric production. “Maryland” offers a glimpse into RNF Bigz’s introspective side, as he reflects on dating nuances and
contemplates the complexities of being yourself . Through poignant lyrics and heartfelt delivery, RNF Bigz invites listeners to join him on a reflective exploration of the human experience. The track “Maryland” serves as a testament to RNF Bigz’s artistic evolution and his ability to craft music that
resonates deeply with audiences. With its soulful melodies, evocative storytelling, and infectious rhythm, “Maryland” stands as a testament to RNF Bigz’s talent and creativity, further solidifying his place in the contemporary music scene.
As RNF Bigz continues to push boundaries and explore new musical territories, his artistry remains rooted in authenticity, passion, and a genuine desire to connect with listeners on a profound level. With each release, RNF Bigz reaffirms his status as a rising star in the music industry, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of audiences worldwide.
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Pop Royalty: Inside J Ryako’s Palace of Music and Fame
In the heart of the glamorous principality of Monaco, a whirlwind of artistry and charisma resides in the form of J Ryako. Hailed as the rising star of the pop music scene, J Ryako isn’t just an artist; he’s an embodiment of a lifestyle that’s both fascinating and magnetic, drawing millions into his world through the lens of social media.
With a following that spans continents, J Ryako’s meteoric rise is attributed not only to his musical prowess but also to his lightning-fast life and captivating lifestyle, which are chronicled across platforms like Instagram and YouTube. His social media feeds serve as a window into a realm of opulence, pulsating energy, and unbridled creativity.
The allure of J Ryako lies not only in his chart-topping hits but also in the enigmatic aura that surrounds him. He’s a maestro in the art of keeping his audience on the edge of their seats, eagerly awaiting his next move. His Instagram teases snippets of unreleased tracks, glimpses into extravagant parties, and snippets of his creative process, leaving fans clamoring for more.
But amidst the glitz and glamour, there’s a deeper story waiting to be unveiled. J Ryako’s music isn’t just about catchy beats and infectious melodies; it’s a reflection of his life experiences, trials, and triumphs. His lyrics resonate with authenticity, weaving tales of love, ambition, and the tumultuous journey through the rollercoaster of fame.
As the anticipation crescendos, J Ryako prepares to unleash a tidal wave of fresh music and content onto his eager audience. The buzz is palpable as teasers of unreleased tracks flood his socials, sending ripples of excitement through his devoted fanbase.