"E" The R&B Hip-Hop Rockstar
A native West Philadelphian is the R&B/HIP HOP ROCKSTAR and proud recipient of the UIMA (Urban Independent Music Awards) for two consecutive years. The first honor was awarded in 2004 for "DJ of the year" and the second in 2005 for "R&B Artist of the year", and most recently "E" is also the recipient of the Velocity Magazine Award for Best R&B Album, he has also taken the top spot in the R&B category in the highly respected industry showcase "Faces in the Crowd" in his hometown of Philadelphia. "E" adorns the DC metro area with his relentless talent and multifaceted ensemble roles that resounds his presence as a breakout star. His career was well placed as he ignited in the music industry as a seasoned performer, singer/songwriter, self taught musician and producer. In acknowledgement to his skills, he gives tribute to his influences such as Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Prince, Mint Condition, D'Angelo, R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, and Lauryn Hill. When asked how he could be an element of inspiration to the music industry, he gracefully smiled and said that he was here to help elevate the already wonderful state of R&B music and is bidding for his voice to be heard. Born into a musically talented family, (his aunt and mother) are undeniable testaments that he is no stranger to capturing any crowd and that his decision to become an entertainer was without question. While his role as a DJ bolted like lighting as he spun at major hot spots in DC and while rocking the "wheels of steel" for the Latin Hip-Hop powerhouse known as CRISTOPOLIS, E's effortless transition into songwriting and R&B performances lead him to share the stage with the national recording artist "Musiq Soulchild", Russell Simmons new sensation "Blac Buddafly" Avant, Marsha Ambrosius (formerly of Floetry) and "Styles P" just to name a few. While performing in countless major showcases as well as establishing his own platforms with management company Phat Cats entertainment LLC, he graces audiences with intoxicating doses of R&B vocals, his driving force of HIP-HOP smoothed with a swagger and the performance energy of a ROCKSTAR. He illuminates with devotion when he describes his conviction while out on stage as a do or die situation. He proclaims, "I love the feeling I get when I'm out on stage. Since I am a new artist on the rise, the audience looks at me with expectations to be impressed, and I just go out there and give my all to every performance because I want that crowd to remember who I am long after I've left the stage." In addition to the triumphs of the early superstar, he is also wrapping up production on his highly anticipated debut album entitled The Prelude. The album contains all mega hits and one of the featured songs entitled Speechless gained national exposure accredited with E as he was a guest on the new dating reality show "Get the Hook Up". The Prelude features productions from some of the metro area's hottest up and coming producers: Romeo Jade (FaceMen Productions), Dante Richmond (Golden Boy Entertainment), Jewels (Sunz of Soul/Infinite Soul Music LLC)., and the new phenomenon from Virginia, Max Methods (Street Star Studios). E has already performed several tracks live and the response from the audience has been incredible. He rejoices that it has been a wonderful testing ground for him and it just increased his excitement to release this for all the fans that he has gained while promoting the project. He is a scorching new enticement that's indisputably ready to take the music industry by storm, so get ready world for THE R&B/HIP-HOP ROCKSTAR "E"! Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.