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Jim Smiley

Jim Smiley is a 22 year old underground Hip-Hop artist from Central Illinois, by way of Chicago.  Smiley is creating a sound that shatters the belief that underground artists can’t make music appealing to the masses. Jim has been writing, and performing music for 7 years, perfecting his songwriting and live shows. There is little uncharted territory in Illinois for him. Jim has performed everywhere from downtown Chicago in front of the Columbia College student body; all the way to Southern Illinois, including the legendary Pop’s Venue.
Jim is currently working with BMI publisher Jeff Massive to further his career as a hip-hop artist. Jim Smiley is currently in the process of completing his full length project “I’m Not Crazy”.  And has already released “Superhero Music Mixtape” in January of 2011. The mixtape was well received by fans, his peers, and critics alike.
               
Jim Smiley’s list of shows runs long, here’s a condensed list (started with the most recent):
Headliner for OccuStock in Indianapolis, IN (May 2012)
·         Headliner for Occupy the Heart Festival in Cleveland, OH (April 2012)
·         Headliner R.E.S. CD Release Party 2012
·         Headliner for Atomic Cowboy Bar in St. Louis, MO (March 2012)
·         Headliner Holiday Concert Series at White Oaks Mall (December 2011)
·         Headliner HipHop Night in Girard, IL (December 2011)
·         Performed live for Blaze the Stage in New York, NY (November 2011)
·         Headliner for R.E.S. Party at the Rail (July 2011)
·         Headliner for 1st Annual Southern Illinois Hip Hop Festival (July 2011)
·         Headliner for FUBAR Independent Artists Showcase in St. Louis, MO (July 2011)
·         Headliner for Midwest Grind Tour (May 2011)
·         Headliner for Paid Dues Made Moves Hip Hop Show (April 2011)
·         Opening Act for Gorilla Zoe at Club Chrome (March 2011)
·         Opening Act for Buk of Phychodrama and DaWreck of Triple Darkness (February 2011)
·         Opening Act for Afroman (January 2011)
·         Headliner for “Gift Rappin Party” (December 2010)
·         Featured Artist On State Journal Registers Website
·         Headliner for Juneteenth 2010 (July 2010)
·         Opening Act for Crucial Conflict (January 2010 and December 2010)
·         Opening Act for Bushwick Bill (December 2010)
·         Pop’s Venue Headliner in Saguet Illinois (Summer 2010)
·         Opening Act for Haystak (Janurary 2010)
·          Featured Artist on Comcast Searchlight (2010)
·         The list goes on…
 
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2 Responses to “Jim Smiley”
  1. "OW" says:

    Jim smiley’s feature also in the OW,
    talented man, well done JM BMI.
    http://www.outsiderswindow.com

    Jim Smiley: http://outsiderswindow.com/2011/04/10/245/

  2. "OW" says:

    Fantastic Artist, really Impressed with his music, major talent!!!!!!
    Well done JM Publishing.

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