Well, it has been written and the author’s name is STONE. Los Angeles Music Award Recipient of Neo-Soul Artist of the Year 2003, Nominee & winner of the Las Vegas Music Awards Entertainer of the Year 2004 nominee & winner of the lvma recording artist of the year 2005, Hollywood fame awards nominee & Winner of r&b soul album of the year 2008, & and nominee of the black music awards r&b male vocalist & best Neo-soul perfromer 2008,. STONE has one of the most unique voices ever heard. This young talented brother blends heavy tenor tones with angelic soprano riffs that rival artists from the days of old. His 5 ½ octave vocal range stems from natural bass tones reminiscent of the late great Temptations vocalist Melvin Franklin. STONE hits highs not heard since Earth, Wind and Fire’s Philip Bailey. This soulful singer, is an inspiration for all “real” musicians and has been compared to everyone from Stokley Williams of Mint Condition to Al Jarreau. With his complete vocal control, STONE rules the stage. Look out world; this is just a taste of what is to come. STONE’s sound is a product of his eclectic background, ranging from rock -n- roll, soul, funk, hip-hop and rhythm & blues to jazz.
STONE wants you to feel what he's feeling. Whether you feel pleasure from the soulful vibes of his debut album “Zodiac” or are excited by his raw sexuality, STONE wants you to take a stroll through his life and experience a few beats from his heart. “My music is a part of my life,” the Chi-Town native says. “Each song is a page out of my day”. That is why his debut album “Zodiac” is naturally the right name for this project. The Zodiac is profound, and derives from soul and describes a natural division of all and everything that makes up experiences and emotions that are used in everyday life.
Flexing his well-toned musical muscles, stirring up the ladies with his unique, hypnotic voice and lyrical styling, STONE is loved by audiences everywhere. STONE combines the thoughtfulness of Marvin Gaye, the coolness of Curtis Mayfield and the urgency of Prince. This talented singer, musician, record producer, and songwriter burst onto the scene in 1995 with his solo debut single “ I’m Sorry ”, released on the Urban Network Tune Towne XI, Compilation CD. It was distributed nationally. The fans and the music world eagerly waited what the gifted artist/ musician would come up with next. The pressure to finish the solo album was compounded by fans awaiting the upcoming album release. It was important for me to hold on to what I believed in and to what I was thinking about. I was just trying to make some good music, some good songs.” And it has been said many times before “you can not rush the creative process”. STONE's debut, album “Zodiac” was recorded in part using live instruments at his premiere recording facility located in Las Vegas, NV. It is a delicious blend of blues, soul, jazz, hip-hop and funk that forms what is now currently referred to as “neo-soul”. STONE says it is just “good music”. He is now concentrating on bringing his “good music” and musical style to the forefront, paving the way for artist and musicians worldwide. With the versatile tunes on the album, the singer / songwriter expressively captures his own sound. With the help of complex melodic arrangements and catchy rhythmic hooks, music industry professionals now refer to STONE as the “hook master”. His collaborations with other musicians / producers always end up first class projects. STONE writes, arranges, composes, produces and sings all of his own material.