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Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., United States | INDIE

Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., United States | INDIE
Band R&B Hip Hop




"The Perfect Prelude"

“E”, one of Washington DC's hottest rising stars has a brand new release to rock the world with. The Prelude Chronicles Mixtape is a delicious taster of what’s to come from this dynamic new talent, an R&B Hip-Hop Rockstar for the 21st century.

“E” previewed his new sounds at a special performance party at the Avenue Nightclub, Washington DC on March 28.

The new release is a mixtape version of his forthcoming debut album, The Prelude. With a unique style all of his own, mature and sexy, “E” is fulfilling his incredible potential. While there is definitely a raunchy groove to his music, it will appeal to teenagers and adults alike, thanks to smooth-as-silk hooks and melodies that just make you want to take to the dance floor.

Tracks such as 'Could I', 'Down 4 Hers' and 'Like That', are examples of “E” utilizing production from some of his favorite producers, while other tracks are his own original take on some of the most popular tracks around today. Not that there isn't any of his own material – there's plenty of that, and pretty fine it is too.

He says of the Mixtape project: "I'm very proud to be able to present this offering to my fans, giving them a taste of what's to come when the official debut comes out.

"I feel that The Prelude Chronicles Mixtape will appeal to everyone who's a fan of great music and lyrics. I'm passionate about connecting with my audience whether it's recording or performing – the audience is there to be entertained on every level."

“E” cites a diverse array of influences on his new album. Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Prince, Mint Condition, D'Angelo, R.Kelly, Mary J. Blige and Lauryn Hill are all inspirations for his R&B vocal style, Hip-Hop cool and Rockstar swagger.

A native of West Philadelphia, “E” has won awards at the Urban Independent Music Awards two years running, winning DJ of the Year in 2004, and R&B Artist of the Year in 2005. Current hits 'Like That' and 'Could I' are on rotation on JAM FM, Germany's premier urban radio station, and 'Like That' is receiving play on the UK internet radio station Vogue FM, as well as Shouted FM.

He knew his future lay in music when he first saw a video of Michael Jackson with the Jackson Five when he was a child. His aunt and mother then did everything possible for him, such as buying instruments, driving to band rehearsals, signing him up to school choruses, and ceaselessly encouraging his precocious gift.

Their hopes for him have been realized, as “E” is now a relentless talent: a songwriter and producer igniting the music industry.

The Prelude Chronicles Mixtape is a tantalizing glimpse of The Prelude – both works of astonishing originality.

More information can be found at www.rnbhiphoprockstar.com. - BeatWire

"Next Up"

E,...The R&B HipHop Rockstar manages to pull it all together in this latest release The Prelude Chronicles Mixtape.

E has a sound that's edgy but smooth and mellow ...something you can put in the CD deck and chill to on the drive home.

You could even put this one on when you're with your lady, yeah its that tight.

E is no stranger to the game He's been grinding it out for a minute with the infamous Phat Cats Entertainment family.

Not just a R&B dude, E really gives a hot on-stage performance as well.

Known for his DJ skillz, E is definitely a recognizable figure throughout the diamond District. He's a professional when it comes to the music.

Tracks on the CD that seem to stand out are Like That and Down 4 Hers. If I had to compare his sound to mainstream artists I would say Robin Thicke/ Montell Jordan.

I actually like E's sound,...if you in the mood for laid back feel good music then you gotta cop the new release from E The R&B HipHop Rockstar

- DC Music & Models - DC Music and Models


(J.M.)- Where are you from? (E)- I'm from West Philly, but now I reside in DC (J.M.)- How long have you been doing your thang? (E)- well now let's see, I've been doing this for awhile now, I'd say for about 10yrs strong. (J.M.)- You've been working huh? When was that moment in your life that you said, This is what i want to do forever? (E)- when I did my 1st talent show in high school, I was so nervous it was insane, but once I got out there on stage and began to perform, I saw how everyone was getting into it, I knew right then and there that I wanted to experience that feeling forever. (J.M.)- What made you feel like that? (E)- just the applause and the cheers of the crowd, it made me feel like I was on top of the world ya know? (J.M.)- Who are you feeling right now in the industry Underground, local & Mainstream? (E)- let's see, I'm feelin' my boy Ne-Yo, Raheem DeVaughn, J. Holiday, Sunz of Soul, and of course my boy CRISTOPOLIS, but there's just too many to name I'm a fan of real good music so for me to limit it to 4 or 5 is really hard. (J.M.)-People been sleeping on Raheem DeVaughn. Is there anyone you would compare your self too? (E)- No not really, not meaning to sound arrogant or anything, but I have my own style, but people have compared me to Raphael Saddiq and Stevie Wonder. (J.M.)- What producers are you diggin, who makes you just start to spit when you here there tracks? (E)- Rich Harrison, Timbaland, Jewels from Sunz of Soul, Max Methods, you're not really playin fair ya know, lol (J.M.)- What does it take for you to knock out a hit in the studio? (E)- a track that's real hot, something that I can sink my teeth into, I write from personal experiences and I'm what you would call a moody type of writer, meaning if the track has a real sexy type of vibe to it, my lyrical content would most likely be on the sensual side. (J.M.)- Well ladies he not just bling and money. What's missing or needed for an Artist to get heard or picked up in your City? (E)- well just like any up and coming artist in any city, you gotta be original ya know, you gotta bring that something special to the masses, something that people could identify only you for ya feel? (J.M.)- Are you signed to a label or looking for a deal right now? (E)- I'm signed to PhatCats Ent.right now, we're an independent company, we're making a bit of noise in the area and beyond, we're just taking it one step at a time, making sure that we stick to the blueprint that we mapped out for ourselves. (J.M.)- How is that working out for you? (E)- It's working out really well, we're establishing a pretty big fanbase here in the states as well as overseas, my single is currently gaining alot of attention in Germany, UK, and Japan, the sinlge is entitled "Like That" which is off of my up coming debut "The Prelude" (J.M.)- That's that overseas money. Is there anything that always make you to want write? (E)- yeah, whenever I hear a hott track, or when I'm going through something personally I consider my writing as a bit of therapy for me, It doesn't really take much for me to start writing about something though. (J.M.)- Where did you get your skills from? (E)- umm, I would have to say my Dad (J.M.)- Pops can get down to huh, that's love. What is your style and do you have a name for it? (E)- that's kinda hard, let's see, I would say that my style is simply pure energy, my job is to entertain you, I'm "THE R&B/HIP-HOP ROCKSTAR" I basically fuse all of my musical influences in with my performances and I possess the swagger and the attitude of a rockstar. (J.M.)- I like that R&B/HIP-HOP ROCKSTAR nice ring to it. Who are you trying to reach with your music? (E)- I want to try and reach everyone with my music, ya know, I do music that you can love, laugh, cry, and live to, I have something for everyone to relate to, so I invite everyone into my world, a world of love, life, and good ol fashioned heartbreak, ya dig? (J.M.)- We as music lovers look towards music for sum thing, what can people expect to gain from your music? (E)- with my music people can relax and just have a good time with it, even if I'm speakin' on a serious subject, I want people to realize that It's ok to feel, that It's ok to show emotion, we can't be hard all the time, so I want everyone to know that it's ok to let your guard down every once in a while. (J.M.)- Last but not least, what artist have you dreamed of working with? (E)- that's an easy one, Prince, I've always wanted to work with Prince, simply because this guy is a genius, I would love to be in the room with him and just watch him vibe ya know, that would be a real interesting and very inspiring experience. (J.M.)- Prince is insane when it comes to his music, u can't help but be pulled in. We want to thank you for letting us in your world and we know we will be hearing more from you in the future. He has something the game has been missing a tru R&B HIP-HOP feel. You can go to E's page and find out more about him and his move - Jewelz Magazine


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A native West Philadelphian is the R&B/HIP HOP ROCKSTAR and proud recipient of the UIMA (Urban Independent Music Awards) for two consecutive years. The first honor was awarded in 2004 for "DJ of the year" and the second in 2005 for "R&B Artist of the year" ,and most recently was the recipient of the Velocity Magazine Award for "Best R&B Album" 'The Prelude' he has also taken the top honors in the R&B category in the highly respected industry showcase "Faces in the Crowd". E adorns the DC metro area with his relentless talent and multifaceted ensemble roles that resounds his presence as a breakout star. His career was well placed as he ignited in the music industry as a seasoned performer, singer/songwriter, self taught musician and producer. In acknowledgement to his skills, he gives tribute to his influences such as Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Prince, Mint Condition, D'Angelo, R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, and Lauryn Hill. When asked how he could be an element of inspiration to the music industry, he gracefully smiled and said that he was here to help elevate the already wonderful state of R&B music and is bidding for his voice to be heard. Born into a musically talented family, (his aunt and mother) are undeniable testaments that he is no stranger to capturing any crowd and that his decision to become an entertainer was without question. While his role as a DJ bolted like lighting as he spun at major hot spots in DC and while rocking the "wheels of steel" for the Latin Hip-Hop powerhouse known as CRISTOPOLIS, E's effortless transition into songwriting and R&B performances lead him to share the stage with the national recording artist "Musiq Soulchild", Russell Simmons new sensation "Blac Buddafly" "Styles P" and "Pleasure P" just to name a few. While performing in countless major showcases as well as establishing his own platforms with management company Phat Cats entertainment LLC, he graces audiences with intoxicating doses of R&B vocals, his driving force of HIP-HOP smoothed with a swagger and the performance energy of a ROCKSTAR. He illuminates with devotion when he describes his conviction while out on stage as a do or die situation. He proclaims, "I love the feeling I get when I'm out on stage. Since I am a new artist on the rise, the audience looks at me with expectations to be impressed, and I just go out there and give my all to every performance because I want that crowd to remember who I am long after I've left the stage." In addition to the triumphs of the early superstar, he is currently celebrating and promoting his highly anticipated debut album entitled The Prelude. The album contains all mega hits and one of the featured songs entitled Speechless gained national exposure accredited with E as he was a guest on the new dating reality show "Get the Hook Up". The Prelude features productions from some of the metro area's hottest up and coming producers: Romeo Jade (FaceMen Productions), Dante Richmond (Golden Boy Entertainment), Jewels (Sunz of Soul/Infinite Soul Music LLC)., and the new phenomenon from Virginia, Max Methods (Street Star Studios). E has already performed several tracks live and the response from the audience has been incredible. He rejoices that it has been a wonderful testing ground for him and it just increased his excitement to release this for all the fans that he has gained while promoting the project. He is a scorching new enticement that's indisputably ready to take the music industry by storm, so get ready world for THE R&B/HIP-HOP ROCKSTAR "E"!