Avant, is an American R&B singer-songwriter. He is best known for hits such as "Separated" (the remix to which features Kelly Rowland), "My First Love," which one version features KeKe Wyatt, and "Read Your Mind" (remix featuring Snoop Dogg on the extended promo vinyl and released September 30, 2003). He was featured in the remix to the Lloyd Banks song "Karma" from the 2004 album The Hunger for More, and has had a cameo appearance in the 2004 feature film BarberShop 2: Back in Business.
His self-titled fifth album, Avant, was released on December 9, 2008. Avant is now signed to Verve Forecast and released his sixth studio album The Letter (formerly titled "Wake Up") on December 21, 2010, featuring production from the likes of The Pentagon; Mike City; Marshall Leathers; and Kajun. Avant cites R. Kelly as his biggest influence and inspiration.
LeVelle is a R&B/Neo-Soul artist and songwriter from Kansas City. He has dedication and drive for his music career. The development of his unique style is a result of his musical influences and life experiences. Growing up in a talented musical family meant LB was always surrounded by different forms of music.
LB's charismatic personality magnified by a voice that personifies the sound of true soul music. He started singing at a very young age. LB has a rich range of Soul, R&B and Gospel influences, LB's voice is reminiscent of some of music's greatest artist such as: Sam Cooke, Al Green to Gerald Levert. Additional artist he admires are Avant, Musiq and Anthony Hamilton. LB has been mesmerizing hometown fans for years with his rich sound and passionate performances.
L. Young was born and raised in Louisville, Ky., L. Young has a sound so smooth it could pour from a bottle of Kentucky Bourbon. He was groomed for music in the church and by the time he was 5 yrs old was already singing in the adult choir. At the age of thirteen he had established himself as an actor and began working professionally in regional theaters across the Tri-State area such as the world renowed Actor’s Theartre of Louisville. Before he graduated from the prestigious Youth Performing Arts High School in Louisville, he had already taveled to Brussells, Belgium. London, the Bahamas, Hawaii, as well as the continental U.S., as a performer.
L has released three albums to date, 2004's “'They Just Don't Know”, 2008's “The 12th Letter”, and has just released the third, “Love Is A Verb”, in early 2012. He now resides in Los Angeles where he has graced the stage and studio with such artists as Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, R. Kelly, En Vogue, Patti LaBelle, Toni Braxton, Gladys Knight, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Teena Marie, Stanley Clarke and Jermaine Jackson just to name a few.
Some of his writing credits include the top 5 single and title track off Jessy J's #1 Billboard debut Album Hot Sauce released Sept. 2011, writing and production on KeKe Wyatt's 2010 release Who Knew, and her 2011 release Unbelievable, production of Babygirl (Terrys Theme) for B2K on the 2002 Barbershop Soundtrack, and writing and producing Nicole Sherzinger from the platinum selling recording group The Pussycat Dolls. L. also has songs on multiple platinum selling soundtracks.
Adraian Marcel knew he wanted to sing at a young age. He studied music incessantly, learning as much as he could while receiving formal training as a child. His career started to take off as he started to perform locally. With his impressive vocal range and stage swagger, he was immediately compared to Chico DeBarge and Al B! Sure. Marcel accepts the comparisons while remaining true to his own lane. El Seven Recordings and Republic Records saw the talent and truth in his music, which led to his signing in early 2013.
On his debut single Waiting, he slides from a fluttering falsetto into a bluesy hook as synths pulsate below. It's a formidable introduction into 7 Days of Weak and Marcel’s musical gifts. Currently residing in Atlanta, Marcel is bringing the spotlight back to his beloved Oakland and R&B music.