2017 Performer/Panelist

Parker
Kane

YouTube Star

2017 Performer/Panelist

Parker
Kane

YouTube Star

All 90’s kids will remember the good ole’ days when they spent Saturday mornings listening to NSYNC- catching themselves singing and dancing along. Those performers were confident in doing what they loved, and to a nine-year-old boy, they were inspiring. In one of their most catchy tunes, “It’s Gonna Be Me,” Justin Timberlake performed with a technique that caught a young boy’s attention. It was the art of producing drumbeats and musical sounds with one’s mouth: beatboxing.

Parker Kane was born on December 20th in 1992. His love for music developed when he was young, due to different genres of music always being played around the house. His curiosity with beatboxing led him to videos that taught the skills necessary to become a decent and successful performer. For years, he spent time trying new things, including simple beats and complex rhythms. Spit flew everywhere, but with supportive friends and family, he got there.

Parker has a strong desire to be a professional musician and motivate others. His dream is to find success in doing what he loves to do, and inspire others to do what they love to do as well. He enjoys working with others in a collaborative way, especially in the field of music. He communicates well, works hard, creates goals, achieves goals, and strives to have a clear and continuous vision for himself.

Currently, Parker is 23 and known for his unique talent. With hard work and dedication, he has in fact, mastered it. “His eyes have always been focused on the dream, which has allowed him to grow in more ways than one,” says his sister, Hayley. “Parker is the epitome of a dream chaser, who achieves more and more every year, and falls more in love with music every day.”

Most Recent Achievements:

• In June of 2016 Parker was featured in a wide variety of television shows including: The Steve Harvey Show, America’s Got Talent, Outrageous Acts of Science and Ridiculousness.

• On March 2nd, 2016 Parker starred in an official McDonald’s commercial.

• On October 4th, 2015 a video was posted of Parker beatboxing with a McDonald’s cup. This video went internationally viral in just a few days. Today, it has over 400 million views on Facebook. The viewers have cleverly titled this video “McDubstep.”

• On July 17th, 2015 Parker released his first professionally produced video with his sister and some friends. This video was a cover of “See You Again” by Whiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth. It was a beautiful arrangement with singing, rapping, and a beatboxing twist. Since then, Parker and his friends have released many more YouTube cover videos!

Goals:

• The dream: Being a full-time YouTube Creator | Musician | Beatboxer.
• Parker wants to grow his YouTube channel into something huge and successful.
• Parker would like to collaborate with other YouTubers and musicians.
• Parker wants to graduate college.
• Parker wants to get married and start a family of his own.

Follow Parker

@_parkerkane

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