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2003

     
TRIBUTE TO EARTH, WIND & FIRE
December 22, 2003
     
Andrew Craig



Quisha Wint / Jivaro Smith


 
Quisha Wint, Jivaro Smith, Andrew Craig / Horn Section



Audience



EWF Band

Adrian Eccleston / Alexis Baro /
Tony Pierre




 
     

WARCHILD FUNDRAISER
December 5, 2003

Jemini and Namugenyi Kiwanuka /
Sage and Adrian Eccleston


Rikoshay

Dwayne Morgan /
Reign


Skitz brings the freestyle

     

CARLOS MORGAN SHOWCASE
November 27, 2003

     

Carlos performing

Jennie Laws performing

Chris Rouse performing

     

EARTH, WIND & FIRE TRIBUTE
November 15, 2003

     

Andrew Craig both conducts and performs

Andrew Craig, Syreeta Neal and Toya Alexis

Crowd enjoys performances


Andrew Craig, Syreeta Neal and Toya Alexis

     

WHEN BROTHERS SPEAK
November 14, 2003

     
Brothers Group Shot

LaMar Hill

Dwayne Morgan, host

Little X

Black Katt

Travis Blackman / Taalam Acey

         

YWCA GIRL JAM
Revival - October 20, 2003

Alison Duke and Sharilyn Hale, YWCA / Kayte Burgess, Michie Mee

Kayte Burgess / Michie Mee

Kayte Burgess, Michie Mee /
Ivana Santilli

     
SYREETA NEAL LISTENING PARTY
PHOTOS COURTESY OF DAVID GROSFIELD
Revival -
October 13, 2003
     
Syreeta and Adrian Eccleston

Syreeta and Greg Stokes /
Dawn, Kayte Burgess, Andrew Craig, Tessama Alleyne

Chris Rouse and Mike Sereny /
Andrew Morgan and Dawn

     

RUSH THE VOTE
Dundas Square -
September 27, 2003

     
Amanda Cain interview with CTV /
In Essence


Keshia Chante / Al-Beeno

JackSoul and Adrian Eccleston / Nam speaks on Human Rights

Tiny members of School of Mayhem


 

Dwayne Morgan and Jemini /
Adrian and Haydain clowning



Vivian, Chris Smith, Al-Beeno

Choclair

Michie Mee and The Day After
 

Glenn Lewis on stage and interviewing

     

FASHION WEEK WRAP PARTY
The Carlu -
September 25, 2003

     
Ivana Santilli performs her magic
Wade O. Brown and Ivana's band

Ivana Santilli brings Glenn Lewis to the stage

Glenn Lewis, Cezaro and
Christopher Rouse hang out

Wes "Maestro" Williams and
Michie Mee

     

JEAN-CAL AT MY URBAN PROFILE
La Rouge -
September 24, 2003

     
Witty, Donovan Bailey, Carlton Johnson (Jean-Cal Group)

Jean-Cal Group models ready to descend

Michie Mee and Barbara Hall
(mayoral candidate) pre-show

     

JAVIER LIVE PERFORMANCE
Indian Motorcycle -
September 24, 2003

     

The mesmerizing Javier performs

Javier meets Canada's Michie Mee

Javier with Nam (MuchMusic) and Chris Smith (Chris Smith Management)


 

     

JEAN-CAL FASHION SHOW
Toronto Fashion Week -
September 23, 2003

     

Carlton Johnson, Lewanne and Trudy - post-show

Trudy opens and closes the show

Hollywood (FLOW 93.5)

Lewanne and Rich (Irie Food Joint)


 

SUMMER'S END CONCERT
Woodbridge -
September 21, 2003

     
Michie Mee, Silvana (organizer), Kayte Burgess

Phatt Al, Michie Mee, Kayte Burgess, Charlene

Phatt Al and Kayte Burgess perform

Kayte Burgess and Michie Mee perform

In Essence Performs

     

 THE PHAT CLASSIC
Featuring Russell Simmons and Reverend Run

September 18, 2003

HeyWorld Entertainment crew and Chuck D (director)

HeyWorld Entertainment crew

Michie Mee and Kayte Burgess

 PLANET AFRICA PARTY
September 7, 2003

Mario Van Peebles (How to Get the Man's Foot Outta Your Ass) and Rudy Langlais (Hurricane/Who Killed Atlanta's Children)

Kayte Burgess and Dawn

Kayte Burgess and Michie Mee

     
REELWORLD FILM FESTIVAL RECEPTION
September 6, 2003
Tonya Lee Williams, Founder, ReelWorld and Rudy Langlais, Executive Producer

Rudy Langlais and Leah Hanes

Ivory Jones, Rolling Out Magazine and Dawn

     

 REDEMPTION FILM SET
September 2, 2003

Dawn and Vondie Curtis Hall, Director, Redemption

  Dawn and Leah Hanes on set
(in our designated chairs!)
     

 2003 HONEY JAM
PHOENIX-
August 17, 2003

Ebonnie Rowe, Founder, PhemPhat / Michie Mee, Host

 

Amalia Townsend / Anjulie

Stella Brown / Jocelyn Mercer

Joy Lapps / Killa Jewel

Martha Joy Lim / Natasha Waterman

Tangie Towne / True Daley

     

 WARNER/HI BIAS URBAN SESSIONS CD RELEASE
FLUID - August 7, 2003

Kayte Burgess, DJ Skimpy Boy

Michie Mee, Nick Fiorucci (Hi Bias), Kayte Burgess

Joel Joseph (NuVintage), NickFiorucci (Hi Bias), Kenny Moran (Nu Vintage), Kayte Burgess, Michie Mee, DJ Skimpy Boy

     
 BLACK-EYED PEAS AND JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
PHOTOS COURTESY OF DAVID GROSFIELD

July 31, 2003
Black Eyed Peas and Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake

Black Eyed Peas and Justin Timberlake

     

 UMAC URBAN X-POSURE AWARDS
July 31, 2003

Kayte Burgess and Dawn / Rudy Blair and In Essence welcome a fan

 

Shawn Desman / Carl Henry

Sonia Collymore and Smooth / Jesse, Ducats (Hip Hop Canada) and Michie Mee

 

Dawn and Snow

Dwayne Morgan and Dawn

Michie Mee and Dawn

     

 IN ESSENCE DEBUT CD RELEASE
July 17, 2003

PERFORMANCE SHOTS

DRU


TOUCH

SMOOTH

QUE

POPS

IN ESSENCE SUPPORTERS
     

 URBAN X-POSURE NOMINATIONS RECEPTION
July 14, 2003

Michie Mee (host) and Ebonnie Rowe / In Essence crew representing

Ivan Berry (BMG), Keshia Chanté ("Shook") and Camara (Uomo) / Shamrock, Skeeze (up-and-coming hip hop artists) and Keshia Chanté ("Shook")

Rena Malkah (Kick Ass Management), Rude and Camara (Uomo) / Maestro, Debi Blair and Bryan Trieb

     

IN ESSENCE INTERVIEW
July, 2003

In Essence crew acting up at the offices of BMG

  In Essence crew at the offices of BMG
     
TORONTO STREET FESTIVAL
July 5-6, 2003
Melanie Durrant warms up /  Melanie Durrant performing

Melanie Durrant and Adrian Eccleston /  Belinda Brady and guest dancers

Belinda Brady performing / Harpoon Missile and Dru, In Essence
BrassMunk performing / BrassMunk and Kayte Burgess backstage

Belinda Brady and Kayte Burgess backstage / Saukrates backstage

Jully Black backstage / Jully Black performing
     

KAYTE BURGESS SHOWCASES
June / July 2003

Kayte Burgess and Michie Mee  pre-performance - July 8, 2003 / Kayte Burgess and Michie Mee post-performance - July 1, 2003

Kayte and phatt Al perform - June 24, 2003 / Dwayne Morgan and Kayte Burgess - June 17, 2003 

Michie Mee and Kayte perform the track "Wanna" - June 17, 2003
     
URBAN FLARE CONCERT BENEFIT FOR
THE HOSPITAL FOR SICK KIDS

May 23, 2003
Dwayne Morgan lights up the stage / Lorraine Reid brings her vocal skills

Kayte Burgess offers her magic in a impromptu performance / D Chase (Urban Ave 31) brings the gift of spoken word

Omar Retnuh adds the hip hop flavour (www.urbanave31.com) / Urban Ave 31 represent and have the crowd in their hands!  
     

KAYTE BURGESS FLOW 93.5 INTERVIEW WITH LIL RED
May 21, 2003

Kayte Burgess and Lil Red

Kayte Burgess giving shout outs to fellow Canadian artists

Kayte Burgess clowning
with Lil Red

     

IRIE FOOD JOINT MONDAYS

Host Carl Cassell, owner, Irie and Nicki, Bartender

Servers extraordinaire - Lou and Lewanne!

Nicki, Bartender at Irie
Carl hanging out with Carlton

Dwayne Morgan, Maestro, Kayte Burgess and Lil Red

Maestro and Lil Red

     

KAYTE BURGESS VIDEO SHOOT - "WANNA"
May 5, 2003

Kayte Burgess / Michie Mee and Kayte Burgess

Kayte Burgess and Lyriq Bent / Michie Mee and Dawn

Michie Mee / Lyriq Bent, Michie, Awaovieyi Agie, Nicki and Richard Leacock

     
DWAYNE MORGAN CD RELEASE
APRIL 8, 2003
Dwayne Morgan performs

Kayte Burgess opens the show

Dwayne Morgan and Tamla Matthews showcase their skills
     

2003 JUNO AWARDS
APRIL 4-6, 2003

Snow performing at Union Station - April 4, 2003

Glenn Lewis on the Juno train -
April 4, 2003

Sonia Collymore (Juno Award winner - Reggae) and Shawn Desman on the Juno train - April 4, 2003

BrassMunk and management at Pre-Awards Ceremony - April 5, 2003

Carl Henry and Mad Child (Swollen Members) at Pre-Awards Ceremony - April 5, 2003

Tony Sutherland (UMAC), Craig Mannix (EMI/Virgin), Kevin Barton (Universal) and Marion Brown (BrassMunk) at Pre-Awards Ceremony - April 5, 2003

Snow and Tom Cochrane at Sheila Copps Reception on April 5, 2003

In Essence does an impromptu performance for Minister Sheila Copps

Jonathan Ramos and many others at EMI/Virgin Juno after party on
April 6, 2003

     

REELWORLD FILM FESTIVAL OPENING
APRIL 3, 2003

Adam Beach and Kirk Cooper

Adam Beach and Myself

Awaovieyi Agie (Actor, Tears of the Sun), Nicki and Richard Leacock

Actor Darrow Igus and Director Sean Reid, Redemption

Tara, Adam Beach and
Tonya Lee Williams

Canadian Directors Andre Myers, Mark Gomes (actor on "Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye" and Kirk Cooper

     

FLOWTOWN TO MOTOWN
MARCH 20, 2003

Sugar Prince

My-Kal

Londa Larmond
     

FUNK 'N SOUL REVIVAL
MARCH 7, 2003

Alana Bridgewater

Jason Jackson

Neil Donell
Julie Crochetiere

Kaybe

Jason, Julie, Dione Taylor, Alana
     

MELANIE DURRANT CMW SHOWCASE
FEBRUARY 28, 2003

Melanie Durrant performs at Revival

Melanie Durrant and Harpoon Missile perform the track "I Try"

Divine Earth Essence, Wade O. Brown and Richard Fagon show their support

     

2003 JUNO AWARDS PRESS CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 12, 2003

UMAC reps Jude Kelly and Tony Sutherland with Remy Shand

Remy Shand being interviewed by CITYTV

Snow being interviewed by StarTV

     

THE JOURNEY OF LESRA MARTIN TORONTO PREMIERE
JANUARY 28, 2003

Patricia Dillon, Lesra Martin and Andrea Delvaille

 

Lyriq Bent, Lesra Martin, Richard Leacock and Kim Roberts

Lesra Martin and guest
     

ELLIS HALL III (E3) VIDEO SHOOT FOR "RIDE" - BIKER BOYZ
JANUARY 2003
(photos courtesy of Sabatino Entertainment)

E3 with Redman on set of RIDE video shoot

 

E3 in front of Gillahouse Records

E3 with manager, Dave Sabatino on set of RIDE video shoot

 

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