Romantic, sexy, sensitive are just a few of the adjectives that describe E'andre's music. Confidently branding his music as 'Sexy, Urban-R&B' with the emphasis on 'sexy.' A bit eclectic, part old school and part new school all mixed together into a unique musical signature. You get the smoothness of Sam Cook, the sexy passion of Marvin Gaye and the melodic brillance of Stevie Wonder. All rolled into a dynamic, unique, signature voice that creatively animates each track with intricate vocal harmonies, arrangements and nuances that give it a distinct 'E' Sound. An all around entertainer and meticulous artiste', E'andre is a soul singer-gifted with a silky smooth first tenor voice that slides easily in and out of his signature falsetto, while exhibiting vocal control and freedom simultaneously. As a songwriter, E', as he is called by his inner circle, has an uncanny ability to write 'hooky' songs that stay in your head, long after your disc player has ceased rotating. 'I hear music during ordinary moments-you know, while taking a shower, or just taking in life-then the melody comes.' Born and raised in Chicago, E'andre grew up singing with his family's gospel group, The Radfords, a bon a fide 'PK' - E' grew up on stage and feels most at home in front of an audience. 'I gained confidence in my voice as a child. My mother made me do all the high parts in our show. I was so young, but I never had any fear on stage.' E'andre says that he is grateful for his early exposure to music and live performance, it has made him the artist that he is today-absolutely confident, easily commanding the stage and connecting to his audience effortlessly. Even though his musical roots grew out of gospel, E' knew his true musical destiny was R&B. He states, 'I'm grateful for my background in gospel because it has made me a better singer. In my heart, I am gospel, but the music that I hear-it's definitely on the R&B/Urban tip.' E'andre's resume includes opening for DMX, Next, Public Announcement, Nick Cannon, The Pointer Sisters, Commissioned, and God's Property. . He has also performed backgrounds for Will Smith on the 'Code Red' and Prince's/Emancipation album. He has collaborated with Chicago-based producers, Hula and K. Fingers as part of a boy band he formed with his brothers, David and Victor-'Reprize' which Jive Records was developing as their next big thing, as things go in the industry the deal never went through. Not to be deterred from his goals, E'andre refocused his energy on a collaboration with two other artists forming 'Man To Man' a R&B concept group that signed with JVC Japan and toured promoting their album, 'Intimate Dark Secrets;' E'andre wrote all but one song on the album. As a songwriter he has enjoyed some success getting his music placed in soap operas and on an episode of the widely popular 'Ally McBeal' television series. In 2002 he recorded a gospel album as part of 'Verge of Life' a gospel duo with Vincent Gorman. The Album, entitled, 'What is Love' became a gospel DJ favorite, and is still in constant rotation on gospel radio in the Midwest. Gospelflava.com's Stan North called the album 'the most stunning independent release of 2002.'Recently he sang a duet, with Minneapolis based R&B singer, C'lanae. The song, 'Incomplete' made it to the number 43 spot on the Bill Board Hot R&B singles in the spring of 2003 Moving forward, E'andre is committed to his R&B ambitions and is scheduled to release his solo album on October 4, 2005. The Album, entitled 'Undeniable' is a collection of songs ranging from ballads to up tempo grooves that promise to deliver a potent punch to R&B listeners. Produced by Baltimore-based producers, '2JE Productions,' aka, John Grimsley, Jr and James L. Coleman, Jr, 'JJ'. The project brings 'E' full circle exploring every avenue of his life, from love, to sensuality, to famility and spirituality. An all around entertainer, E'andre is poised, and ready to play a leading role in the urban music theater. Inquiries contact: Eric Radford or David Radford, E'Sound Entertainment - (410) 323-0577. Management: E'Sound Entertainment/ Office: (410) 323-0577 - Cell: (312) 375-1084.
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