DAY 141 GRAMMY CHASE: HARDER BETTER FASTER

I’m not shocked by this find at all, considering Daft Punk is surely of of the most profound and recognized Electro-Dance music groups, I AM however wondering how two guys who never show their faces can make an acceptance speech for their Grammy. In 2008, their album Alive 2007 was awarded Best Electronic/Dance Album and they also won the Best Dance Recording award as well, at the 51st Grammy Award Show. I only wish I could have this much success and still be afforded the anonymity. I’m sure they saw a nice little chunk of change for the clearance sample that Kanye West used on his Grammy Song “Stronger.”

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About by Edreys

Edreys Wajed is a catalyst of inspiration and a walking enterprise of all things creative. The Buffalo native boasts a toolbox chock-full with talents and experiences ranging from a visual artist, jewelry designer and musical entertainer, to an educator and entrepreneur with notable recognitions respectfully in each. His approach in each endeavor is soundly unique, high quality and signature in presentation, having found his course as a creator early in life. As early as 14 years of age, when his mother invested in a pair of hair clippers for him, seeing as she could no longer afford to pay for his haircuts, Edreys taught himself the trade of barbering and soon began making money for himself in the basement of his childhood home. With his artistic ability he also began growing a client base and reputation for customized hats and clothes as well as logo design by hand, long before learning graphics in college. His creativity, craftsmanship and passion to inspire people are what drives his spirit of entrepreneurship. From having run his own stationery boutique and art gallery shared with his wife; touring nationally and internationally as a hip hop artist, Edreys is exceptionally diverse with his avenues of expression, including the fine craft of jewelry making, passed down from his father and master craftsman. Edreys is most recently recognized locally for his contribution as an artist on the Freedom Wall which features 28 civil rights dignitaries, 7 of which he painted with his unique style and use of line. “Creativity is my neighbor, I live by it,” says Edreys. View all posts by by Edreys

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