Artist of the Month: Jan 2016 Megaciph

Megaciph - CIVILiAM

Emcee Writer Teacher Poet
A truth teller, mental energies gather and circulate in positive harmony, delivers
lyricism with imaginative storytelling. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, his
voice booms with authority while varying cadences and double entendre
captivate the listener. Megaciph steadily drops ear-candy jewels of truth for the
audience. Every word is carefully placed and every line is meant to elevate the
consciousness of his audience.

Megaciph is a socially conscious writer, a practitioner in the craft of freestyle and
a social entrepreneur. In 2003 Megaciph recorded on his first full-length album,
First Orbit, with the Atlanta-based band The Twelfth Planet. In 2006 he self-published
his first solo album, The Graduate Program. The following year, while
living in NY, he commuted between NY and Atlanta to perform with Aqua-Fi
Project; the three-member group made it to the Atlanta finals of the international
Emergenza festival competitions. And In 2011 he self-published his sophomore
solo album, Migration of the Soul’d Kind. This lyricists third full-length release,
Dec 2014, CIVIL.i.AM is a concept album capturing the stories and emotions
from his time in the US Marine Corps, and he is donating 100% of all CIVIL.i.AM
album sales to the nonprofit Veterans For Peace [dot] org.

Megaciph is the founder of ThatsGoodness Entertainment; a not for profit record
label with a focus on human rights, incorporated in NYS in 2010. From November
2010 until March 2013 Megaciph established and hosted The Vital Movement; a
weekly open mic/concert event that provided independent artists with a
community for sharing their art. Megaciph’s passion and continued work in the
belief that music and art can holistically improve our lives and our world, is
evident in both his daily life and his writing. Check for this venerable soul in a city
near you in 2016, he’s on the rise.






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