Dane Riley is a multi - instrumentalist, recording artist, musician, singer, songwriter, producer & performer from Washington D.C. Dane comes from a family of musicians (The Ruffin family) of D.C. that includes cousins Grace Ruffin of the 60's group the Fabulous Jewels, the late Billy Stewert (I Do Love You, Summertime & Sitting In the Park), the gospel trio The Bruton Sisters of Wash, DC. which includes his mothe, and two Aunts & International singer and performer Geryl Anderson.
Dane's music is very uplifting, inspiring, motivational, powerful & real, created with substance and integrity. But most of all it is Funky,Fresh and original. If you listen to his entire album discography, you will here that he covers a wide range of genres. His music has been called Inspirational R&B/Funk, Soul & Jazz.
Dane has released several albums on his own Independent Label Enadriley Music, and you can catch Dane performing at several local venues around the DC, Maryland & Virginia area. He has performed in other cities such as NY, Chicago, Atlanta, NC & SC and hopes to bring his inspiring music to a city near you.
Dane realized at an early age, that if you have a talent, that talent comes from a higher power (God), and if you have inspiration to do what you do, then that inspiration also comes from God, so therfore he believes that you must use it to motivate and inspire others with the talent you were blessed with. Don't let negative influences stop you from being and doing your best, and being who you are.
To read Dane's full biography, and for more music and information, visit www.daneriley.com