Darryll Batts

Darryll Batts

BandR&BSinger/Songwriter

SOULFUL

Biography

Darryll Batts is one of the newest, most talented singer and songwriter in todays urban music culture. Born in Arkansas, he grew up in Chicago, Illinois influenced by the likes of Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder, and The Enchantments; he later became interested in writing songs and added that skill to his repertiore. Later, he started his life long dream to became an entertainer.

In 2005, he released his first album titled "Krystylez" The album gave him a nomination for "Best New Entertainer," for the 2006 Chicago Music Awards. Which lead to his column in the Bahiyah Magazine by Serene Bridgette Hillingsworth. He also gain alot of publicity and notority over-seas in the UK for the Album.

During his career he has worked with: Blackstreet, The Brat, The Floaters, and has performed at 2002 Superbowl preparty, Scottie Pippen annual charity event, and the Black Radio Exclusive Magazine Covention in New Orleans and California.

Currently, his working on his second album with Pure Underground Entertainment and AC (Angelo Carter) Productions which will be available for purchase in October 2008.

Discography

First Cd Released "MY Past"
1 Easy Come Easy Go
2 Second Chance
3 Vertical Joyryde
4 If I Could
5 Bordiqua
6 Make It Right
7 Locked Up
8 I Lied
9 Here 4 U
10 No Way
11 Push
12 Going On
13 Slyde
14 Forgive Me

Set List

Sound Check - Either 30 minutes or 1 hour before showtime.

The typical show is 45 minutes which can shortened or stretched based on need and advance notice.

The set list includes original material; and a piece or two from Stevie Wonders' works.