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Background:

My name is Matthew Suyat. I was born and raised in Hawaii on the Island of Oahu. Music has always been an influence in my life. My father is a singer and songwriter and my mother is a singer and a hula dancer. Growing up my family wasn't very fortunate, but we made due with what we had, and what we had was love. Throughout high school my friends and I formed a reggae a band called “One Love” and dreamed of a future in music. But as we got older we realized music would not be enough. After graduating high school I began working for a Cruise Line and formed a friendship that gave me inspiration to create music again. I moved to New Jersey with him and I've been striving to pursue music ever since. I have been in NJ for a few years now and I have had my ups and downs with music. I finally found a team that is dedicated and has the ability to take my music to the next level. Your support will give me the drive and the chance to let the world can hear my voice.

Music:

The music is made to bring an island flair to mainstream pop music. A blend of classical island reggae with modern R&B and pop provides a unique sound like no other. Our lead mix of Ukulele and Saxophone has an intricate dialogue that will blow your socks off. The keyboard compliments the Ukulele and vocals perfectly while the bass and drums supply the rhythm. If this goal is reached we can finally record with a full band and give the music the quality it deserves.     

Charity Work:

We have been in active communication with charity groups in Newark, NJ and in Honolulu, HI. When Matthew first moved to NJ he was distraught about the financial situation of his family back home in Hawaii and he wished he had more to give. With a wishful music career we would like to raise money for a charity group in Hawaii that supports struggling families. Additionally Matthews first landing in New Jersey was in Newark. Newark is the biggest city in NJ but also one of the most crime ridden. We would like to earnestly support a charity group in Newark that aids at risk youth to provide education for a better life. If this project is successful we intent on conducting benefit shows to raise money and awareness for these groups.

Where the Money Goes??

So the big question is what do we plan on using this money for. Our goal for our debut kick starter is:

$2,000 - Record 2 Songs

$1,500 - Music Video

$1000 - Other Expenses (P.R., Merch, Photography, Etc.)

$500 - Kickstarter Fee (incl. Amazon credit card processing fee)

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Risks and challenges

Life is all about risk. The question is are you willing to take the plunge? We intend on completing this project successfully and if funded we will provide the recordings and music video by March, 2015.

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