Whether mixing it up on the gritty underground circuit or taking it over the top as only he can, Triston blurs the lines of all that is traditional and leaves his indelible, and ultimately unforgettable impression.
Triston is an event organizer who has performed worldwide in the most renown clubs, while simultaneously maintaining an underground renaissance organizing cult classic events.
A classically trained vocalist, Triston has covered several genres of the sonic landscape from work with gospel artists Kirk Franklin (God’s Property), Glenn Burleigh to collaborations with underground Bay Area rappers Insane 1. Additionally, he co-founded an independent label in Duesseldorf, Germany, working on electronic, soul house and rhythm and blues while performing throughout central Europe. He has released two albums, and worked on several compilations featuring the best of Berlin and beyond. Backed by The $kandal $yndicate and a bevy of burlesque dancers, $kandal Du$t is an international collage of synergy you need to witness!
As voice artist
Triston has been provided the voice for telephone giant Vodafone, and featured in a series about sex, drugs, rock & roll, ‘Aural Sexx’:
Triston has written articles for such magazines as The Huffington Post (NYC), Trespass (London) $pread (NYC), Turntable & Bluelight (NYC) and short stories featured in several publications in Europe. He recently published his memoir about living overseas, ‘Heaux Confessionals: The Sintroduction’. He is currently working on the follow-up, ‘Heaux Confessionals: Operation Tristonbul’.
Through his independent production company, Xades Multimedia, Triston has brought forth the following parties: Dirt Room, Bent, No Wires Allowed, Flight to Orion (Belgium) and his very own WonderHeauxNation party which features the best, brightest, and most talked about performers flitting around Europe at any given moment.
A favorite of underground directors and producers in Berlin, Triston has been featured in the music documentary Black Girls Coalition, the dance documentary Berlin Manners as well as mainstream shows Verliebt in Berlin and Jerry Cotton. He has been a commentator and guest on Berlin’s television show The Collegium and as creator and host of New Berlin Global Radio, he has brought America’s underground hip-hop scene to the forefront of German radio. Currently, he covers entertainment news through his website, Verbal Slaps (www.verbalSLAPS.com).
There is no divide he won’t cross.
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