Teia Elaine is an Independent American Singer-Songwriter from Raleigh, NC. Within her first year as an artist, she won Best Local Music Artist for the WRAL Voters Choice Awards. She was later nominated for a Carolina Music Award for Best R&B Female and a SEA Award for Best Performance of 2022.
Teia Elaine released her first body of work, "Love Child" on April 11, 2021. The project took off right away and her lead single entitled "Letter" was featured on three Editorial Spotify Playlists ( Butter, Fresh Finds, Fresh Finds: The Wave) and currently has over 15k Streams. Love Child is a collection of tracks describing her experiences with love/relationships and the journey to finding herself.
On July 11, 2021, she released a single entitled " I Like It" a fun melodic Afro-beat that'll stick in your head for days (you'll love it of course). " I Like It" Currently has over 33k Streams on Spotify.
On January 12, 2022, she released her debut album, "H.I.P.S." which stands for Hidden In Plain Sight. The lead single, "Kick It" is currently featured on the Fresh Finds Jazz Spotify editorial playlist, Fresh Finds Jazz: Best of 2022, and has over 50k Streams.
Her sound is a new school Neo-Soul; a combination of R&B, and Funk, with a twist of Electronic music. Driven by family and supporters, she quickly discovered that she had a gift that superseded her vocal abilities. Elaine draws inspiration from Amy Winehouse, India Arie, Erykah Badu, and Jill Scott. She strives to bring back the raw, exposed, honest element of songwriting to R&B.
BALTIMORE MD / HENDERSON NC
Paving his own path in the world of hip-hop and R&B, South Rome is an artist from central North Carolina. His sound fuses intelligent wordplays to catchy rap rhythms and melodies. He is all about making people feel less alone and giving them something to relate to. Inspired heavily by the life experiences we all go through, South Rome’s songs are raw, relatable and full of gems you can use in your everyday life. The recording artist has recently been nominated for "Artist of the Year" at the 20th Annual Southern Entertainment Awards.
NEW YORK NY / DURHAM NC
Rapper, singer, songwriter, and poet Alicia Marie has been creating and performing since childhood. She performed all over the country as a member of the spoken word poetry group Sacrificial Poets. Her first musical experience was as a member of the Carolina Music Award nominated hip hop group The Big Chill. Alicia released her solo debut music project "Street Renaissance" in 2021. Now a two time CMA nominee, Alicia has been making her iconic sound more widely known to creatives and fans alike.
NunAfterHours is an American multifaceted entertainer from Henderson, North Carolina. Growing up as a preacher’s daughter in a small town and belonging to the LGBT community plays a significant part in Nun’s music. Nun’s main musical influences include: Machine Gun Kelly, Rico Nasty, Juice WRLD, Trippie Redd, and Kehlani. Nun released her first mixtape, “Metamorphosis”, in June 2018, which can be streamed on all digital music platforms. Her hit single, “Impeccable”, debuted on one of NC’s mainstream hip-hop/ R&B radio stations, K97.5, in August 2018. In May 2019, Carolina Music Awards listed Nun as a nominee for the Best Hip-Hop Female in the 2019 running. In October 2019, Nun released her first EP, "Fallen Angel", which can be streamed on all digital music platforms. Recently rebranding her Debut "Punk Rock" Mixtape "Punk Princess Vol.1" has compiled almost 20,000 streams, and she is in the midst of a promo tour titled "Punk Princess and Friends". Nun’s high-energy performances consist of exciting the audience, fearlessly being herself on stage, and comical dance moves. With her free-spoken lyrics and unreserved personality, Nun gives a memorable impression.
ROCKY MOUNT NC
Born in Rocky Mount NC, Deuce is an award winning Producer, Rapper and Engineer. As a teen Deuce started producing and rapping recording himself and built up his buzz in Rocky Mount NC, and soon all of North Carolina and Now Atlanta GA. After high school Deuce attended the Elizabeth City State University where he was a radio personality and videographer through college. Post Graduation Deuce focused on mixtapes and music showcases. Soon after he moved to Atlanta Georgia to attend the Art institute for production and engineering. After that he released the single "Wright Won" Quickly Garnered notoriety streams. He finished His latest EP "For The clout" featuring his band "NEW BAND ON THE BLOCK" at Patchwerk Studios in Atlanta GA. Deuce Tyrell has produced form the likes of Carolina favorites such as Lillian Blanche, Teia Elaine, JooseLord and Nun Afterhours all the way to the likes of Young LA. Directing Many of his own videos, and producing and engineering himself and other artists, selling out shows locally and away. Recently signed as director and lead producer of 4phones Ent.