Rap duo Villain Parks performing at the “On The Come Up” Showcase. (Photo by Salvador Ochoa)

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) hosted its’ annual “On the Come Up” showcase in the heart of Los Angeles at the Troubadour. This showcase is the first of three installments ASCAP plans to have.

Hosting and providing the sounds for the event was Grammy-nominated DJ Skills. “On the Come Up” featured performances by Girls Make Beats, the nonprofit organization that empowers girls ages 8-17 through DJing, music producing, and audio engineering. LA Natives Villain Park who got everybody out of their seats by showing the audience a creative take on girl power and an abundance of energy. Cam & China, the twin sister rap duo that performed their new songs, “The Baddest,” and, “Run Up.”  Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and producer Brittany B performed songs from her latest EP, Urban Nostalgia. Felixx and KR also graced the stage with outstanding performances. KR released his new album, “In Due Time.” in July.

The “On the Come Up” showcase series has origins of being a newsletter focused on ASCAPS’s rising urban songwriters and producers. Since then, “On the Come Up” has evolved into an ongoing series of showcases held around the country, featuring ASCAP artist that are experiencing their first taste of chart success.

Grammy-Nominated Brittany B performing songs from her new EP, Nostalgia. (Photo by Salvador Ochoa)

You can follow all of the night’s performers on social media:

Skillz – @skillzva

Villain Park – @villainparkla

Cam and China – @camandchina

Brittany B – @brittanybmusic

Girls Make Beats – @girlsmakebeats

Felixx – @felixxmusic

KR – @whokr