CHARISSA SAVERIO'S LEARNING CURVE, was released on Sony in the UK and on Columbia Records in the USA to much critical acclaim...( ROLLING STONE, 3 AND A HALF STARS) and ended up selling 2 million copies worldwide. Now the long awaited follow up to LEARNING CURVE is about to be unleashed" it's been a long time coming but worth it," Charissa says, 'SYNTHESIS is a fusion of beauty,rock and electronica, with every lyric heartfelt and raw".
CHARISSA SAVERIO (aka DJ RAP) has been the undisputed queen of the turntables and the number one female DJ in the world, simultaneously a label owner, producer, and recording artist. She has been a prime mover, the prime female mover in fact, on the house and drum & bass scene. Her 2 labels “PROPA TALENT and IMPROPA TALENT” have sold over a million records worldwide ( since 1988) and houses 6 stellar artistes…..(see beatport, I tunes or just go to www.djrap.com)
Following the success of her major label debut during a television show, CALVIN KLEIN approached her backstage where he personally offered her a chance to become a Calvin Klein model for the DIRTY DENIM campaign. The campaign was released in 2002 worldwide to much acclaim. .This would also lead to a CATERPILLAR billboard campaign in Europe. TWIX was getting ready to put in place an 8 million dollar campaign to reach out to a new generation. CHARISSA SAVERIO was chosen to represent TWIX and not only starred, but also produced the music for the commercial, which has since been nominated at the Dancestar awards. CHARISSA SAVERIO was also the first female artist to ever be sponsored by PLAYSTATION and has also done music for a number of their games. She recently composed a promotional track for the launch of NINTENDO DS and performed at the launch event in Hollywood.As if that wasn't enough, she has just played the lead role in the upcoming movie"ISOLATION" and also scores the soundtrack. Finally, she has appeared and been the cover girl for numerous national and international newspapers and magazines, including the national cover for the Weekly Calendar as well as performing at major movie openings such as the “MATRIX and AL PACINO’S TWO FOR MONEY” to name a few,She has appeared in five of her own music videos as well as co-starred with the artist BT in two of his music videos.
Charissa is currently in the studio working on her new artist album and 4 new compilations from her labels also ready to be unleashed.
Recently she performed with her band live opening for SEAL at Christmas at the Belly Up in Aspen.
This leaves only one question,"when does she sleep?"