FEATURED ARTIST – Jason Ivy
Biography: Jason Ivy is an award-winning singer, songwriter, music producer, and film producer from the south side of Chicago. Since earning his degree in Cognitive Neuroscience and Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania, Ivy has worked on a number of projects with artists and organizations from around the world, including NASA, SpaceX, OVO Sound, Roc Nation, and $AVEMONEY.
Jason’s very first single charted on BILLBOARD at #1 as part of a 2019 compilation project, and he recently won 1st place in the 2019 John Lennon Songwriting Contest (awarded March of 2020). From developing and providing free social emotional learning technology in education and advocating for the forgiveness and reentry of those who have served time in prison to capturing the diverse excellence of Chicago’s Black culture in various media, Jason’s goal is to build platforms that allow for the restoration and amplification of routinely marginalized voices, while actively empowering underserved and underrepresented communities. He is currently realizing this goal through the founding of omni haus, Chicago’s first and only international media outlet owned and operated by Black youth.
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