Devante

Devante

BandR&BHip Hop

If you could combine the venerable musical talents of the likes of Babyface, Usher, Prince, and The Neptunes all in one undeniably marketable package, you would have R&B singer, songwriter and super producer Devante.

Biography

Devanté is an R&B Singer, Songwriter and Producer. Although R&B/Soul are his main and preferred genres of music, Devanté is not only very capable, but also very talented in writing, and performing as well as producing everything from Pop to Jazz to Country, Alternative or Hip-Hop. Devanté is the youngest of three generations of music industry professionals. His paternal grandfather was saxophone player for Lena Horne, and his father has played with such legendary artists and groups such as Herbie Hancock, Tower of Power, George Benson and the original Grand Funk Railroad. As the singer, songwriter, arranger, composer, producer, rapper, engineer, musician and mastering technician behind every one of his releases, Devanté truly is the embodiment of “one of a kind.” This undeniable talent may be young, but Devanté has accomplished much in his career.
Such accomplishments include:

• Universal/Interscope Records’ #1 R&B Artist on Farmclub
• Featured on B.E.T on ‘Next’ with Malonda, and MTV
• Part of a promotional tour including imX, B2K, Warren G, JS and Bow Wow
• Peaked at #1 on Billboard’s BTN Charts (#1 three weeks consecutively)
• Scored international airplay on the Atlantic Satellite system. Top 2500 Internationally All Time.
• Winning first place at the Apollo Theater (Apollo West, 2001)
• Further accomplishments include being featured at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for EAT’M 2002
• Winner of the 2002 John Lennon Songwriting Contest – Hip Hop
• Winner of the 2003 John Lennon Songwriting Contest – R&B
• Honorable Mention and Award praising separate composition from John Lennon Songwriting Awards, 2002
• Winner of the 2002 USA Songwriting Competition – R&B
• Winner of the Horizon Award (JPF)
• Featured performer at the 2003 22nd Annual Pre-Grammys in Los Angeles, CA.
• Recognized as Northern California's Best R&B/Hip Hop Artist at the 2004 MAMA Awards.

With a song catalog of over 200 titles copyrighted to his name and still only 21 years old, you can bet on one thing; that if it's not now, it won't be long from now - but you will be hearing from him soon as he fulfills his legacy in this industry.

Set List

As a seasoned performer who has toured and performed with numerous major label international acts, Devanté is the kind of versatile performer every label and promoter desires to work with. With captivating performances ranging from 15 minute sets to multiple 45 minute sets to a full album-length Concert Set, Devanté is capable of amazing audiences with his Live Performance abilities and Live Instrumentation.