Wednesday, May 9, 2012


Toronto, ON; May 9, 2012 – The Stylus Group is proud to announce the performers for the 2012 Stylus Awards sponsored by Pioneer DJ.  On May 28, 2012 in Toronto, the national awards show will kick-off with host TRIXX introducing an incredible slate of performers including Kreesha Turner, Dru, The Airplane Boys, A Game and Hall of Fame inductee Michie Mee

 Produced by four time Stylus award nominee DJ Anchor, a special tribute to late Beastie Boy, MCA (Adam Yauch) will be included in the show.  This tribute will include a performance by the legendary SUPERNATURALZ Crew, who is Toronto’s oldest competing Bboy crew, with seven generations of dancers celebrating their twentieth (20th) anniversary this year. 
In compliment to the stellar list of performers, the following presenters will grace the Stylus Awards stage this year including Devo from Kiss 92.5, Grammy nominated team Bobby and Sammy from Kuya Productions, MMVA nominated Director Cazhmere from The NE Inc., and Mastermind from Flow 93.5.  For a limited time only, the tickets for this show are available for only $35CND until May 18, 2012 (tickets thereafter will be available for $40CDN) at

The Stylus Group is thrilled to introduce the world premiere of the Canadian Stylus Cyphers.  Five rap Cyphers will showcase a mash up of talent mixing this year's artist nominees and rising star emcees from Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal; Artist Mixtape of the Year nominees Tona, and Rich Kidd, emerging teen sensation Ras Fresco and Shi Wisdom.  Two Cyphers will be revealed at the Pre-Award Show Nominee Concert on May 27, 2012 during Spinfest Weekend (visit the for additional information).  The remaining three will be shown during the awards show on Monday, May 28, 2012.  This exuberant showcase of music and talent alike will be held at the Danforth Music Hall, located at 147 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4K 1N2.   

About The Stylus Group
The Stylus Awards are a unique facet to the DJ and club culture in Canada. As the only institution recognizing the breadth of DJ talent in Canada; Stylus are able to bring a forum that allows DJ’s and Canadian artists to display and perform their talent to the Canadian music industry. The events throughout Spinfest and the Stylus Awards harbour performances, a national music conference, concerts and local events, all allowing Canadian artists and DJ’s to flourish and be recognized.  For up to date news, rules, regulations, and submission guidelines of the 2012 Stylus Awards and Spinfest presented by Pioneer DJ please visit:

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