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Baltimore, Maryland, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2014

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Established on Jan, 2014
Solo Pop R&B




"The Uniqueness and the Boldness of Crisean"

“Being my authentic self — that is, openly gay — frees me to be more creative; it allows me to write and sing about things other than love and parties. I believe I have a duty to be visible.”

These sentiments sailed from the heart and soul of the openly gay, androgynous African-American musician Crisean (pronounced “Cris-Shawn”), who was a recent guest on The WOE Show, my radio program which airs Sunday nights, 9 p.m. EST on Originally from Baltimore, the performer just made the move to NYC to embark on the next phase of his burgeoning career.

“An independent artist with an infusion of Pop, Dance and Soul/R&B, Crisean, 26 (now 27), had been singing Disney songs around the house and putting on shows for family members since the age of 8. He also dabbled in writing lyrics and creating topics for songs,” according to a BaltimoreOUTloud profile some months ago. - Huff Post


Still working on that hot first release.



is a singer-songwriter, producer and music artist born in Baltimore,
Maryland, with an infusion of Pop/Dance and Soul/R&B. In 2014
Crisean released “Sound Approved” (Demo Edition) – EP his first
music project. To promote the project, Crisean had to do what every
independent artist has to do and that’s everything yourself.
Crisean reached out to local papers, blogs and performance events. In
March 2014 he graced his first cover in the press “Baltimore
OutLoud”. He has performed in various Open Mic Nights and events
across the City of Baltimore including his most memorable “Baltimore
Pride 2014”. In 2015 embarked on a promotional tour “Crisean The
Promo Tour” and performed for HyperGender Burlesque at WOW Café
Theatre in the big city of New York as well as Washington D.C’s
“Capital Trans Pride”, “Black Pride.”and has been featured on
The Huffington Post.

the age of 8, he has been singing his heart out singing Disney songs
around the house and putting on shows for family members. He also
attempted, putting words to paper writing lyrics and coming up with
topics that made no sense. With no formal training Crisean studied
music at Baltimore City Community College. Being inspired by
contemporary artists his whole life such as Beyonce, Britney Spears
and Usher, BCCC is where he fell in love with Soul Music and
legendary icons such as Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye and Elvis

the summer of 2018 Crisean released his debut album “Opus: I” on
June. 8 2018. “Opus:
I” is Crisean’s first full length body of work. He has taken
inspiration from his life experiences and poured it into this record.
“Opus: I” is what Crisean calls his labor of love, growth and
forgiveness. The album is Influenced by a wide range of R&B, Pop,
Soul and Baltimore Club music as well as artist such as Beyonce,
Maxwell, Otis Redding, Al Green and Britney Spears to name a few. 

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