The Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is developing an EP, titled Pompano Beach Soundtrack Vol. 1, featuring the best of the best! In partnership with The Round Table LLC, this project will capture the unique sound and vibe of Pompano Beach and share it with the world. The Round Table LLC, which is owned by Sarahca Peterson, who was one of the original powerhouse poets that established Lyrics Lab as a force within the cultural community. She along with a team of industry experts will be working with the selected artists to mix, master, compose and arrange the 6-8 song soundtrack.
Talent scouts will be at the April, May and June Lyrics Lab events at Ali Cultural Arts Center seeking artists to join the project. Lyrics Lab takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of the Month starting at 8pm, click here to learn more.
Aaron Verrett is a music producer, composer and a certified audio engineer. Aaron graduated from Omega Studios’ School of Applied Recording Arts and Sciences (Rockville, MD, DMV area) in 2004, and is currently working with numerous artists from South Florida and other places in the country. Being from Gulfport, MS, Aaron was surrounded by music through the rich gulf coast culture. He played the tuba from 7th grade to college and played the drums for his church choir. With that, Aaron performed at The House of Blues and The Jazz Fest in New Orleans among other places.
Born in New York City and raised primarily in Jamaica, Kennedy began his career as an engineer at Byron Lee’s Dynamic Sounds in Kingston, after graduating from NYC’s Institute for Audio Research. His career in recording has never been typical. It was a chance encounter with Bob Marley, and subsequent time spent around the late legend in Miami, that encouraged him on his career path.
Tye is an ordained minister, singer-song writer, activist and restorative justice practitioner. Tye is an emerging recording artist described as the “Lauryn Hill of the South.” Known for their versatile cadence, introspective lyricism, and their controversial questioning, they’re often regarded as one of Miami’s best kept secrets. Their song writing credits include lyrics sung by Mya, K. Michelle and many others. They are deeply committed to easing the suffering of people impacted by incarceration given their own history with incarceration.
The final product will be released in the fall of 2023 on all streaming platforms. More information to come as we approach the release date.