Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 124

Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 124

Neon Entertainment’s trending report brings you the top speakers, comedians and musicians in the entertainment industry each week. Contact your neon agent to book a national act for your next orientation weekend, homecoming, or Fall Fest event.

Offering services like event preparation and on-site consultation for your larger events, Neon Entertainment has been one of the leading entertainment booking agencies for the past 23 years. If you need to hire a comedian or need a musician for your college event let one of our entertainment booking agents help you with your next event. Please contact us if you have any questions about the artists’ availability.


JUICE will be releasing their next single Peace of Mind on August 7th, followed up by their EP You Are Simply Magnificent on August 23rd.  Juice is currently on their “What’s ur Genre” tour, which has hit over 40 markets, selling out several dates. Over the last 3 years they have toured all over North America, building an organic fan base and making a name for themselves for their energetic live show.


Ric Wilson

Chicago’s nauveau disco rap superstar, Geneva-visiting activist, and community goofball Ric Wilson has dropped three crucial EP’s “SOul Bounce” (2019), “Negrow Disco” (2017) & most Recently “BANBA” (2018).

Ric also, is one of the 8 delagates chosen to travel to Geneva, Switzerland in 2014 representing the We Charge Genocide coalition. They successfully presented a shadow report and testifies at the united Nations, charging the Chicago Police Department with genocide adn torture actions on Black and brown youth within the City of Chicago.  The Trip was covered both domestically and internationally, including the UK, Switzerland, France, Japan, India, Qatar, South Africa, Singapore, Pakis, and Breibart. He is currently one of the faces of the new Bonobos Menswear campaign “Project 172” who is providing 172 different fits of their new pants for all shapes and sizes, designed specifically to challenge the accepted, rigid morns of masculinity and what a man looks like.

He recently played at Pitchfork, Rolling Loud Miami, SXSW & Treefort 2019. “Banba” Debut EP dropped 5/18/18, and was #8 in the Chicago Tribune’s Top 10 Chicago albums of 2018.



John.k released newest EP “if we never met” on April 26, 2019, with over 1.7 million streams since release. He’s currently #3 on the Apple Music pop chart & #2 on The A-List pop chart. He has over 50 million streams as an artist, and been featured on the following Spotify playlists: Discover: Up Next, New Music Friday, Good Vibes, Diplo & Friends, Pop All Day, Global Viral 50, Young and Free, plus many more.

John.k was Elvis Duran’s ARTIST OF THE MONTH in October 2017 and toured with Alex & Sierra on their last headlining run.


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