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Pittsburgh's Antoniette Costa releases "Mr. Right" 

"Mr. Right" - Triptyq (Antoniette Costa, Tara Kamangar, Kevin "K.O." Olusola)

 Singer-songwriter Antoniette Costa has teamed up with Kevin “KO” Olusola (cellist-beatboxer/Pentatonix/ composer) and Tara Kamangar (pianist/violinist/composer) to form the trio Triptyq- a classical hip hop project.


Mr. Right

Their new single “Mr. Right” co-produced by James Poyser (The Roots) debuted #2 on the iTunes Classical Charts and the video has gained over 45,000 views in less than two days.

Antoniette first collaborated with Kevin Olusola on her original song “Void of a Legend” in 2011 making waves in hip hop and classical audiences for weaving the genres. As a follow-up they released “Stranded” inspired by the novel Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier with Tara. The trio caught the attention of The Recording Academy. After a showcase at the Grammy headquarters, they formed Triptyq and plan to release an album.

Video – Mr. Right by Antoniette Costa, Kevin “KO” Olusola and Tara Kamangar

Antoniette Costa  wrote the song as a trio with cellist beatboxer Kevin “K.O.” Olusola and concert pianist Tara Kamangar.

Trio- Tara Kamangar, Antoniette Costa & Kevin Olusola

James Poyser co-produced song with Costa (credits: The Roots, Al Green, Mariah Carey, Adele, Erykah Badu) and Jason Goldstein is mixing (credits: The Roots, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Nas); and Dave Prokopec, from my hometown Pittsburgh, directed the video. The team is currently recording a full-length album featuring strictly violin, cello, piano, beatboxing and vocals. 


 See video below




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