I Have had the pleasure of meeting The CEO of GiAri Entertainment, And he is really shaking things up in the Midwest, Chicago IL. When I ask other artists in Chicago they seem to think its hard to find good showcases to showcase the talent of the independent artist whose trying gain a fanbase, however, Don is raising the bar and setting the platform. He invited Straight Official Magazine to the most recent showcase on June 15th, 2018. I have to say it was an amazing event. It was a lot of supporters and also the good and polished artist from all over the city. He and his team are very capable of being the household name for Chicago, security was there even to see both of the hosts of the event take the stage. No violence it was peace all good vibes. I got a chance to sit down with him and ask him some questions and also I have a recap of the showcase.
WHATS THE NAME OF YOUR COMPANY?
WHAT SERVICES DO YOU PROVIDE?
WE PROVIDE ARTIST DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING, AND PROMOTION
WHATS THE ULTIMATE GOAL BY NEXT YEAR?
TO BUILD A BRIDGE AND UNITE MY CITY AS A WHOLE IN REGARDS TO SUPPORTING OUR ARTIST WHO ARE TRULY WORTHY OF AN OPPORTUNITY WHICH WOULD ALLOW THEM TO BE SEEN AND HEARD
WHAT DOES YOUR COMPANY NAME STAND FOR?
GODLY INSPIRED ARTISTRY REACHING INTERSTELLAR LEVELS ALSO ITS A COMBINATION OF BOTH MY DAUGHTER’S NAMES GIANNA AND ARIANNA GIARI
DO YOU HAVE ANY ARTIST IFSO WHAT TYPE OF GENRE AND WHAT THERE STAGE NAME?
I ACTUALLY DON’T MANAGE ANY ARTIST BUT I AM PUSHING ON DELAFAYE, KYNG MEECH, WAAW STREETZ, RANDY G AND SOON TO BE LOUIE LONDON AND PERRY V MAINLY HIP HOP AND RNB
BEING THAT CHICAGO IS SO DIVIDED, DO YOU THINK AND DO YOU HAVE FAITH IN YOUR TEAM TO BREAK THE CHAIN?
I TRULY BELIEVE MY TEAM WILL BE THE CHAIN BREAKERS
AT YOUR SHOWCASE HOW MANY PERFORMERS DO YOU AVERAGE, AND WHATS THE PLATFORM YOU OFFER?
IM AVERAGING 40 TO 45 INQUIRING ABOUT SLOTS AND BOUT 25-30 ACTUALLY BOOKING THEM A SLOT , MY PLATFORM IS ACTUALLY A PERFORMANCE AND NETWORK PLATFORM WHICH ALLOWS ARTIST TO PERFECT THEIR STAGE PRESENCE AND NETWORK WITH EACH OTHER
WHAT CAN THESE ARTIST GAIN BY NETWORKING AND PERFORMING AT YOUR SHOWCASE?
ARTIST CAN GAIN MAXIMUM EXPOSURE WITH NETWORKING WHICH GIVES THEM MORE WORK FROM OTHER UPCOMING SHOWCASES TO FEATURES WHICH ALSO HELP BUILD A VERSATILE CATALOGUE INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES ARE LOOKING FOR AND POSSIBLE SPONSORSHIP FOR FUTURE PROJECTS
DO YOU HAVE ANY SHOUTOUTS???
SHOUT OUT TO YUNG BLAK EXECS AND BANDNATION RADIO, G1 ENTERTAINMENT, N2N ENTERTAINMENT, 12 MANAGEMENT, CANIS MAJOR DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION, BORN AND RAISED, GWAPGETTAS, PAID 4 ENTERTAINMENT, NO EXCUSES ENTERTAINMENT , STRAIGHT OFFICIAL MAGAZINE AND EVERYBODY THAT SUPPORT MY PLATFORM FROM SHARING AND LIKING MY SOCIAL MEDIA POST TO ACTUALLY ATTENDING A SHOWCASE MY SHOWCASE IS KNOWN FOR ITS GIVEAWAYS AND GREAT VIBES