SolÅce is a Chicago-based singer, songwriter, producer, rapper, actor, and dancer whose talents are sure to propel him to international acclaim and eventual stardom! Beloved by fans and critics alike, the release of his latest five songs have not only found him in the second position of the coveted Emerging 300 Chart but have ranked him within the top 10% of Pop, R&B/ Soul, and Reggae artists worldwide, according to Chartmetric!
"My love of music began at the age of 6 when I started to take formal piano lessons." Starting with classical music but growing to love all genres, SolÅce later found comfort in the song-writing process while away at Morehouse College. After graduating with 186 recorded songs under his belt, talent show success with his original material, and an appearance as a Super Bowl half-time show dancer, SolÅce knew the time was ripe to pursue a career in music! Since then, he has gone on to create two independent albums - "SolAce" and "RedempXn" - was dubbed R&B Performer of the Session at the New York International Music Festival, received semi-finalist distinction at the US Songwriting Competition, has toured regionally as a keyboardist with two reggae bands, has seen his songs appear in three independent movie sound tracks, and had the honor of having his piano abilities praised by the musical legend Ray Charles. "I look forward to you joining me on this stage of my musical journey!"
SolÅce has completed work on a ten-song album that was released in the Spring of 2023 through HiPa City Entertainment with International digital and physical Distribution. He has collaborated with multiple artists on the project, working with producers from Chicago, Dallas, Canada, Tokyo, the Philippines, and Israel. The album also features an awesome collaborative scope with featured artists from Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland, London, England, Paris, France, and Montreal, Canada. Prior to completion, the released songs have already garnered SolÅce over 300,000 streams on Spotify alone!
His latest single is a powerfully inspired track entitled "If We Had Love." With its reggae-infused style, SolÅce brings us back to the Caribbean and displays his Belizean roots. Tackling daunting social issues such as war, drug addiction, slavery, and the holocaust, SolÅce provides us with the complex yet simple one-word solution: LOVE! Make certain to stream this historic track today!
The lead single, "Better Man 4U" features local Chicago rapper M.A.N. Williamz and executive music production of K.F. Jacques. The music video, filmed at Chicago's historic Navy Pier, features SolÅce's energetic dance choreography debut and has already garnered over 100,000 Spotify Streams and over 23,000 video views collectively. The song was well received critically, being positively reviewed in the music blogs "Life Tales" and "Breaking & Entering"! It was also remixed to a Club House groove by Tokyo, Japan-based producer DJ S.Peak.
The follow-up single "Rearranging" is a moving male/ female duet ballad sung in the style of "Stuck With You" by Ariana Grande/ Justin Bieber or "One Sweet Day" by Mariah Carey/ Boyz II Men. It has already met with great excitement, fan support, hitting periods with almost 46 streams per listener, and critical acclaim; being positively reviewed in the "Buzzwonder" and "Enter the Venture" music blogs.
SolÅce's third single "GlowdUp" is a club banger that is following in the footsteps of its predecessors, as it was a hit-in-the-making straight out the blocks! With an energetic rap feature by female Portland artist Rekka and executive production by K.F.Jacques, this pre-club anthem tells the story of SolÅce as he ignores the haters and confidently prepares for a night of uninhibited clubbing! It too was positively reviewed in the "Enter the Venture" the music blog and had a wonderful viral TikTok dance created by the influencer Hooferism!
The fourth single since SolÅce's return is "Op3rator." "SolÅce reveals his playfully sexy side in an R&B track destined to be a hit...The song has a slow club groove with enough bounce to be an addictive rhythmic masterpiece." From its onset, "Op3rator" was greeted with amazing critical acclaim. It was immediately added at #75 on the "Emerging300 Chart," for independent artists, and peaked at #2 after less than a week. It has been written up and positively reviewed in multiple publications such as the Upcoming100 Chart website, where it received 4.5/5 stars, the HiP Hop NOW online magazine, the DJ Wap Wap music blog, the Miami 99 Jamz Radio show website, and Loud Magazine, to name just a few!
The latest single to be released is a dancehall classic-in-the-making entitled "HolØgram." It features the London-based, Jamaican rapper named Raggozulurebel who is an international sensation in his own right! This powerful collaboration has not gone unnoticed by the media as the song has been positively reviewed in numerous music blogs and magazines, written up on news sites such as CBS and FOX, and has been featured on numerous radio station websites! Ironically, this SolÅce production about insecurity has led to nothing of the sort and has ranked SolÅce #2 on the Emerging 300 Chart for independent artists and placed him into the 11,577th world ranking for Reggae musicians (top 10% of ALL such artists worldwide!).
SolÅce's next single "Attitude" features the amazing production of Chicago Beat Battle winner Illiad and finds the artist within his first solo, non-collaborative performance. The song, dealing with the confusion of a man meeting the woman of his dreams, only to be greeted by unexpected Attitude, is already gaining critical attention and has been immediately placed within the Premium Selection Spotify playlist with over 39,000 listeners and featured on numerous Spotify Curated Editorial playlists!
All of this acclaim would not be possible without the love and support of SolÅce's over 15,000 followers and subscribers on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify, and TikTok who he thanks and send his 💜 daily! (see links in the footer, below)!
April 16, 2023. After months of preparation, SolÅce dropped the "Better Man 4U" album at the Chicago miniFest! Featuring the seven previously released tracks from the last year of his career and three un-released gems, the album is sure to be a fan favorite. Released by HiPa City Entertainment, with international Distribution by CD Baby, the album is not only available to stream virtually but can also be purchased as a beautiful CD!
The premiere of the CD came while SolÅce participated in the Bridging the Music's Chicago miniFest. With a crowd of excited followers, SolÅce performed three of his latest tracks and presented his new CD to the audience of old and new fans, to rousing applause and requests for an encore!
Make sure you find out what the hype and excitement was all about by purchasing or streaming the "Better Man 4U" album today!!
December 2, 2022. After the success of his tongue-in-cheek track "Attitude," SolÅce changes to release one of his deepest songs to date: "If We Had Love." Inspired by the recent events such as the Black Lives Matter movement, the mounted war by Russia on Urkaine, and the expulsion of the Rohingya people from Myanmar, SolÅce decided to write about the one thing he knows could change all of this for the better: Unity through Love! A song of true inspiration, SolÅce finds himself in what may be considered to be unfamiliar territory to the casual listener, as he infuses an amazing reggae vibe to discuss such serious topics. Nevertheless, with an infectious melody and beautiful vocal delivery, the song does not disappoint and is sure to be considered one of, if not, his greatest release to date.
Stream and save "If We Had Love" on all platforms today!
October 3, 2022. After a longer-than-anticipated hiatus, SolÅce returns to form with his latest track "Attitude." Produced by the Chicago Beat Battle winner Illiad and mixed/ co-produced by long-time collaborator K.F. Jacques, this latest track finds SolÅce at some of his finest vocally, as the song is replete with lush harmonies and an infectious chorus! What also stands out with this track is SolÅce's fast, syncopated flow of the reprise before each chorus, as he shows that he is made for more than simply singing slow romantic R&B vocals.
From the looks of things, "Attitude" is clearly set to become one of SolÅce's most beloved tracks and we can't wait to see where this amazing song takes us all!
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March 28, 2022. For the first time ever, SolÅce has produced a dancehall track and we couldn't be more excited about it! The new track, entitled "HolØgram" finds SolÅce not only displaying his production talents but at the vocal helm of the song with its infectious Caribbean rhythm that is sure to bring every listener out of their seat!
This song also marks the second time in which SolÅce has collaborated with an international artist. On this occasion, it is with the London-based artist Raggo Zulu Rebel who is a prolific musician in his own right. This reggae-rapper has released 20 albums within the last 10 years and adds an amazing verse to "HolØgram" that shouldn't be missed!
February 11, 2022. The wait is over and SolÅce's latest track "Op3rator" has been released! "SolÅce reveals his playfully sexy side in an R&B track destined to be a hit. Harkening back to when making a phone call required calling the operator to direct your call, SolÅce becomes the man who is there for his lady. The song has a slow club groove with enough bounce to be an addictive rhythmic masterpiece."
The song has been released for distribution via Zarephath Entertainment, in association with InGrooves/ Universal Music distribution and is available on ALL major streaming platforms. Find the one that's best for you by clicking on the link below!
December 7, 2021. After some technical difficulties, in which we thought that SolÅce's latest track "GlowdUp" would not be released until January, we are happy to announce that everything worked out and this was the big release day after all!!
SolÅce's latest track is what he calls a "pre-club anthem with a message." On the surface it seems to be a song about a dude getting ready to go clubbing but the message behind it all focuses on ignoring the hate of others and converting their external negativity into inner positivity!
With an amazingly energetic rap feature by Portland-based artist Rekka and executive music production by the talented K.F. Jacques, this track is certain to be one of SolÅce's biggest hits to date.
Think we're exaggerating? Check the track out on your favorite streaming platform and let us know your thoughts!!
October 3, 2021. Today marked the time for the release of SolAce's latest song "Rearranging!" The song premiered at 7pm CST and was broadcast live via Facebook and YouTube. The response was magical and we are happy to see that the song is already touching many!
This ballad marks one of SolAce's most creative works to-date. It is a moving male/female duet that is a ballad sung in the tradition of "Stuck With You" by Ariana Grande/ Justin Bieber or "One Sweet Day" by Mariah Carey/ Boyz II Men. The song was recorded in three different countries: the U.S., Canada, and Israel, with vocalists, instrumentalists, and technicians within each!
The music video was no less creative, shot in a mixture of both black & white and color throughout the city of Chicago and starring a local lead actress.
Intrigued? Stream, save, and watch the song on all major platforms today!!
September 7, 2021. We are proud to announce the successful re-release of SolAce's third single "Better Man 4U!" Available on ALL streaming platforms!
The song deals with the angst of pursuing someone who cannot see that they would be far better off with you! The track features a catchy rap break by Chicago rapper/ dancer MAN Williamz and the awesome executive music production and mixing by another Chicago native and innovator of the Operatronic musical genre - K.F. Jacques.
Sure to be a hit, this song has already been featured on radio stations in Chicago, Boston, and Atlanta with an online exposure that is sure to make this SolAce's most streamed song to-date!
This song marks the first track of SolAce's to be distributed in conjunction with 50/50 Entertainment, Scrilltown MO Music, Zarephath Entertainment, INgrooves Music, and the Universal Music Group!!
July 25, 2021. The buzz for SolAce continues to reach new heights and this is partially because of the media attention being shown after the release of his new single "Better Man 4U." Since its release, only about two weeks ago, SolAce has gone on to be interviewed as part of two radio station broadcasts!
The first show was that of Boston's "Itali-Echoes" broadcast as SolAce was interviewed by the lovely and talented Viviana Dragani. The second interview was conducted by the talented and hilarious Walil Archer as part of Atlanta's "The Real Rapp" radio show. Both interviews were conducted via ZOOM and are available on SolAce's YouTube Channel.
We are so proud of SolAce and know that this is just the beginning of many future interviews with great media attention!
July 18, 2021. On Sunday evening July 18th I made a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT to all of my family and friends on social media...
I am happy and overjoyed to state that I have accepted an offer from ScrilltownMO Records to be on their label! ScrilltownMO Records is a small but mighty independent label, written up in Billboard Music online just this month! ScrilltownMO Records is a sublabel to Sony Muisic! As such, with this signing comes international distribution through SONY Music Licensing/ Orchard Distribution!
I have worked so hard to make it to this point and, now that I am here, I am ready to make musical history! I thank everyone for their love and support so far and know that I will continue to do the best that I can to make amazing music and memories!!
July 11, 2021. On Sunday evening July 11th the new song and music video for "Better Man 4U" was released live via YouTube and Facebook! This third single, bearing the production of local Chicago artist K.F. Jacques and a feature by up-and-coming rapper M.A.N. Williamz, is set to be an even bigger hit than the previous tracks combined! Filmed on-site at Navy Pier and Highland Park, along with dance choreography by SolÅce, the music video will serve as an amazing spark to the song that will be distributed internationally and will appear on all major streaming sites such as Spotify, iTunes, AppleMusic, Deezer, and Tidal Take a look, listen, and subscribe today!! Pre-Save TODAY: https://ingroov.es/better-man-4u
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