Mario Canon, an artist from Springfield, Illinois, is acclaimed for his exceptional craft- singing and acting. He has starred on renowned television shows like ‘Chicago PD’ and ‘Empire’ as Charlie Dupree. Among his most prestigious achievements is his nomination and winning of the Best Actor in The 48 Hour Film Project- Chicago. He attributes his award to the ‘Empire’ series, where he starred and recorded music for the show’s soundtrack.
Mario Canon is the Founder of an independent entertainment company, Star Power Elites, which aims to create influential music and inspire other upcoming artists to fulfill their dreams. His manager, Darryl Stuggis, who had known the legendary Chicago artist, Twista for several years, connected Mario Canon, and the two recorded a song titled ‘Play to Win.’ Twista also appeared in the music video, which showcases who Canon is individually and as an entertainer. With the assistance of his manager, he is planning on having more collaborations that will make sense and help him grow as an artist.