Kumandae

Kumandae

 Sacramento, California, USA
BandR&BGospel

Kumandae's music is about his life long journey that will move the heart, mind and soul of all people through music. Kumandae is now ready to touch the world as a great soulful R&B artist.

Biography

Born Kumandae Miller, meaning Highly Favored King, was blessed with the gift of music. He has been influenced by great artists such as Marvin Gaye, Charlie Wilson, Angela Winbush, Christopher Williams, Donny Hathaway, Gerald Levert, and Fred Hammond. Raised in Del Paso Heights, a community of Sacramento, California, Kumandae's street experience left him in the middle of a shooting between the crips and bloods. This near death experience propelled Kumandae's journey to better himself through education and sports. With a passion for sports, his hard work and dedication lead him to be drafted into the San Francisco Giants and later the Florida Marlins professional baseball teams. After building his career in baseball, Kumandae felt a spiritual calling leading him to a profession in music. As a singer and songwriter, Kumandae signed with Fo' Life Records, an independent label in Phoenix, Arizona in 2000. In the years following, he worked on various projects with artist and producers such as Christopher Williams, Angela Winbush, Saliah Williams of Carnival Beats, Battle Cat, Swizz Beats, Brian Wilson, Jagged Edge, Avant, Genuine, 50 Cent, and LL Cool J.

Kumandae sang and wrote the hook for the hit "Immaculate" produced by Battle Cat in collaboration with The Survivalist. "Immaculate" charted billboards top 10 hot R&B/Hip Hop single sales charts for more than 13 consecutive weeks in 2004. Kumandae's music is laced with real life situations that everyone can relate to regardless of race, age, gender, or economic background. From the streets to the stage, Kumandae's music is about his life long journey that will move the heart, mind and soul of all people through music. Kumandae is now ready to touch the world as a great soulful R&B artists and a great CEO of his company Kuman Records.