Featured Guest, Emmett Skyy February 29, 2016

Life Changes Show

Life Changes Show with Filippo Voltaggio
Show Host: 
Filippo Voltaggio

Come and join the conversation about what's going on and what we can do together about it, with it, and for it. We have the choice, we have the power. We can do magic if we just believe!

A show about the changes going on in us, to us, around us, and because of us. Therefore, it's technically a show about "Everything," only with a how to make it better, see it better, be better.

In the show, there is talk about, and with, people who have either been through major changes, are helping others with major changes, or people who are changing the world for the better in a major way.

The show is a one-hour talk show format with a monologue by the host, a 30 minute interview with a guest of note, capped by a "Producer's Wrap" segment, in which Filippo and Co-Host Mark Laisure, and sometimes surprise guests, bring it all home for the listeners in a sometimes humorous and sometimes touching, but always entertaining conversation.

Weekly Show
Station 1
Monday
Starts: 
7:00 pm PT
Ends: 
7:55 pm PT
Broadcasting Date: 
Monday, February 29, 2016 07:00 pm

Guest, Emmett Skyy

Guest Name: 
Emmett Skyy
Emmett Skyy
Guest Category: 
Guest Occupation: 
Soul singer and storyteller
Guest Biography: 

EMMETT SKYY

In Hebrew, his name means TRUTH. To the world, he offers to share, evolve and develop in his truth with the hope of inspiring all of us to focus on the art of giving and receiving love.

Emmett Skyy, a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was born into a family of soul singers and storytellers. Performing since the age of 3 in the gospel/soul world, he knew in his heart that he could not thrive and develop as an artist solely in this genre. Feeling limited in his environment prompted a move to Los Angeles, where he could reinvent and pursue his dream of creating music/art specific to his own identity.

Upon his arrival to L.A., Emmett spent several months walking the streets, living in his car and couch surfing. It was during this time, that he began to understand and embrace his truth, which prompted the formulation of the themes that have become the basis for his creativity and purpose.

Honing his musical style and sound, he has collaborated most recently with producer / songwriters, Chris Seefried, Jeff Trott and Louise Goffin. Emmett’s music does not fit into one genre but rather is a reflection of his widely diverse musical palate, drawing inspiration from artists like The Beatles, Marvin Gaye, Radiohead, Johnny Cash, Alabama Shakes, and John Mayer among others.

In consort with his music, he has begun designing a line of jewelry, clothing and accessories. In both music and fashion, Emmett’s hope and sensibilities are to create art that will one day be considered unique to his own identity and not be compared to anyone else.

MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS

• “Love Leads To Nothing” single/video release Dec. 2015 – Produced by Jeff Trott (Sheryl Crow, Josh Radin)
• Currently in studio with Chris Seefried (Fitz and The Tantrums, Andra Day)
• Performed at 2015 57th Grammy Awards with Beyoncé, John Legend and Common

• Performed with Beyoncé at 2015 Stevie Wonder Tribute show
• Performed with Josh Groban 2015 private CBS show
• Headlined Saving Innocence fundraising gala
• Marvin Gaye performance – private tribute in Las Vegas for the Gaye family
• NBA Game Opener – Opened for Phi. 76ers, original performance with modern ballet company (The Rock School)

FASHION / MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

• Truth ring line to be released Jan. 16. Co-design collaborator with Edward Vardis (jewelry) • Model for Waraire Boswell (custom designer for professional athletes)
• Featured in Ford Explorer commercial and Clear Spot commercial