NEW YORK!!!!!!! / by J. Ivy

"The Embassy Ensemble Presents," is an intimate concert series featuring both new and established musical guests from around the world, backed by the blazing horns and funky rhythm section of The Embassy Ensemble. Featuring three horns, bass, guitar, drums, and percussion, The Embassy Ensemble has been Ghana-born, Brooklyn-bred rapper/composer, Blitz the Ambassador's backing band for the past three years. Blitz the Ambassador has toured throughout Europe and made a splash this summer opening up for Public Enemy at Central Park Summerstage and The Roots/Talib Kweli at Celebrate Brooklyn. Now, accompanied by Blitz the Ambassador on percussion, The Embassy Ensemble step into their own spotlight, as the musical accompaniment to some of the world's best new musical talents. Blitz will serve as your 'Ambassador' to view the world through sound with the The Embassy Ensemble taking the lead! THIS MONTH'S GUEST: Truly, when it comes to the art of Hip-Hop Poetry, J. Ivy is the 1st of his kind. He is a pioneer, a trendsetter, one who has knocked down impossible doors, taking the Art of Poetry directly to today’s mainstream music & television arenas. His motivational motto, “Dreams Don’t Come True, They Are True” has guided him from his native home Chicago to becoming a Grammy Award Winning Artist. From his breath taking performances for people of all ages to his appearances on countless television networks, J. Ivy’s passionate delivery always leaves spectators transfixed in a state of inspiration, and because of that he is recognized World Wide.

J. Ivy’s impressive resume easily distinguishes him as a trailblazer in the 21st Century. Now he is set to take the World by storm with the soon to come release of his debut album “Here I Am”. Promising to surpass the bar he has set for himself, the release is sure to solidify J. Ivy as one of today’s most prolific artists. Stay tuned. There is much more to come…