Taking a classical training in piano & composition & combining it with a love for hip-hop, electronica, soul & pop, producer/songwriter Eddy J. Free seeks to break molds & cross genres.
Since 2013, Eddy has released 13 projects featuring over 45 artists. His music's been heard internationally on shows such as MTV's The Real World and he's produced for eclectic artists from around the globe including 2x Grammy nominee B.Slade and critically-acclaimed gospel/soul recording artist Tim Dillinger. Free has been in the studio learning his craft directly from such platinum selling producers as Kayo (LaFace Records, TLC, Toni Braxton) and Grammy-winning Andrew Gouche (Chaka Khan, Mary Mary.)
Eddy's new project, City Lights, is due for a September release. With a desire to innovate and work with young artists around the world, Free has kicked off three contests as part of the City Lights project: one for dancers, one for photographers and one for DJs/producers. See details below.
DOWNLOAD THE NEW SINGLE NOW: TAKE PART IN FUNDING 'CITY LIGHTS!'
ENTER THE CITY LIGHTS CONTEST:
1.) DANCERS - Enter a chance to win $1000. The entry fee is $10 and you'll receive a download of the two songs. Then submit a video of you or your crew dancing to the song with your own choreography.
2.) PHOTOGRAPHERS - Using the concept 'City Lights,' take a photograph in your city. The entry fee is $1 per photograph and the winner will receive $100. Photographers also have the option of entering a free Instagram contest for a chance to win $50. By posting a picture based on the theme, 'City Lights,' on Instagram, tagging it @eddyjfree, and including the hashtags #EDDYJFREE and #CITYLIGHTS you'll automatically be entered. Please also email your picture to email@example.com. The Instagram contest winner will be announced in September.
3.) REMIXERS/PRODUCERS - You'll receive an acapella of the song 'We Got All Night' or 'Catch One'. From this you'll create a remix to submit. The winner will receive $100 and the entry fee is $1 per remix.
HERE ARE THE RULES: Submission must be your own original work. You (the submitter of work) agree to allow Freelife Media Group, LLC to use your submission (video of you dancing, your photograph or your remix) throughout the internet and around the world, in any and all press, print, media, promotional items, recordings, CD's, DVD's and any other items related to Eddy J. Free's 'City Lights' project. You understand and agree that your work will become part of a larger body of work (referred to as 'City Lights') and as such may be used to promote 'City Lights' and be included in all related media, which may be sold by Freelife MG, LLC for profit. You understand that you are giving Freelife MG, LLC a non-exclusive license in perpetuity to use your work and that Freelife MG, LLC is not entitled to pay you any royalties, fees or payment for the use of your submitted work.You understand that you are responsible for any taxes due from cash winnings. You understand that you retain ownership of your work and are free to use it for your own use, outside of the 'City Lights' project.
If you understand and agree to the above, pick your category and then click on 'ENTER CONTEST' to enter. You can enter as many times as you wish. The deadline for submissions is NOVEMBER 22 , 2014. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON DECEMBER 20, 2014. Winners will receive a check for the full amount of their winnings mailed to them from FREELIFE MG, LLC, Cincinnati, OH.
You'll receive a confirmation email and a link to download the songs after you enter. Good luck to everyone.