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From 2004 - 2008 The Funktastics - Barsheem from Brooklyn, NY and Tauros from Detroit, MI joined forces to write, produce and release 2 successful albums in Hollywood, CA on their own label. Blending their influences James Brown,

Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson and Prince to become something of a cult classic with fans all around the world. The Funktastics took their energetic show of live singing, funky music, choreography, flamboyant fashion, personal MC, dancing girls and live instrumentation from a year long residency in Thai town Hollywood to B.B. Kings Night Club, House Of Blues, 3rd Street Promenade, private events and back. They are definitely to be seen and heard simultaneously.

Ladies and Gentlemen we bring to you.

 The Next Generation of Funk!

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The Funktastics - (Avatar) design

All sizes, various colors and accessories starting at $14.99
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Funky Fanny
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The Funktastics - (Stand Tall) design

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The Funktastics - (Electric) design

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The Funktastics - (In The Sky) design

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debut album

Genre: Funk, Soul, Rock, Pop

Description: Sexy, party, romantic, emotional

sophomore album

Genre: Funk, Soul, Rock, Pop

Description: Fun, flirtatious, wild, spiritual

Project Contributors:

 

Barsheem - Singer, songwriter, music arranger, choreographer, stylist and graphic design

Tauros - Singer, songwriter, music producer, guitar, bass, keyboards, choreographer, stylist graphic design and booking agent

DJ Klean Muzic - Event DJ, keyboardist, mix and mastering

Mr. E - Camera and bookings

Ken Cornish - Event MC/Announcer/Backing vocals

Cristina Benedetti - Featured dancer/Choreographer

Dawn Whitaker - Promotions Dept. and vocalist

Carl Percival - Lighting tech and stage coordinator

Venus Leone - Featured dancer and voice-over

Nina Kripas - Dancer

Betty Stile - Dancer

Kai Anderson - Voice-over

Dj Dave Richards - Photography and music promoter

Jessica Aldridge - Photographer

Kathy Washburn - Photographer

3x a charm?