Check Your Head - Mario
Sunday, 10 June 2018 from 10:00pm (June Long Weekend).
ROCK LILY | Level 1 at The Star.
Check Your Head continues to be one of Sydney’s hottest hip-hop and RnB nights on the calendar. Join us as Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Mario takes the stage with DJ Vicious and resident favourites Sasha Moon, Suite Az, DJ Troy T & DJ K-Time. Free entry!
Mario quickly rose to fame with songs boasting lyrics which were “great conversations with women from a male’s perspective.” He released hit singles “Just a Friend 2002,” “Let Me Love You,” “How Do I Breathe,” among others. During this time, the Grammy nominated singer-songwriter topped Billboard charts, starred in major motion pictures (Step Up, 2006; Freedom Writers, 2007), and demonstrated polished dancing skills. From 2001 to 2013, Mario released four successful studio albums --his second album even went double-platinum. People were taking notice, including Billboard, who named Mario #98 on their "Artist of the Decade" list at the end of the 2000s decade.
In September 2016, he independently released the first single produced by New Citizen, “I Need More” off his fifth studio album Cosmos 17, slated for release in 2018. His new music is a departure from what fans are used to. The evolved artist brings listeners a more authentic, vulnerable, and edgier album that captures his essence even more than past albums. The second single released in 2017 is “Let Me Help You” --a dance mix with a reggae vibe, which took Australia by storm with its first live performance at the Australian Grand Prix 2017.