Harlem the Artist began his music career at the young age of 13 with the support from his father. Over time he's morphed into an impeccable singer, songwriter and producer. Through his own production company formed at the age of 15, he independently released three underground solo CD’s including: “I’m a singer”, “The Life,” and “Situations,” which share the sound of R&B mixed with Hip Hop and urban influences. Early in his career he created enough buzz with his independent grind that he was offered recording contracts from Def Jam, Motown and SONY records before the age of 17. Harlem the Artist was the very 1st artist featured in VIBE magazine’s Unsigned Artist Series and named “the Hottest Underground Artist of the year”. In addition, he was also recognized as the "Best Male R&B Artist” during the 5th annual Underground Music Awards (UMA) held at the renowned BB Kings Restaurant in New York City. Performing for Fashion Week on the main stage underneath the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City the same year. He then received more national exposure after winning and appearing on BET 106 and Park “Wild-Out-Wednesdays”, twice that year.
Since then, Harlem the Artist has headlined and packed up landmark venues such as the world famous Apollo Theatre, Club SOB’s on three different occasions, Carolines NYC, The Canal Room, Club Drom, Paradise Theatre and many other theaters, arenas, clubs and events in different cities, building more of an audience every show normally bringing his own following. Harlem has also performed alongside artist like Music Soulchild, Tank, Naughty By Nature, Joe, Freddie Jackson, Paul Robeson, Jagged Edge, Donnell Jones, Remy Ma, 3LW, Papoose and a host of other signed and unsigned artists of different genres. Harlem has plenty of in studio experience with countless Artists, Writers & Producers of all ages & genres including vocal producing records in studio for four different Ms. Universe models for the national televised show. From in studio sessions with Singers such as Chris Brown for his 2nd album, to playing a character in the off-Broadway play, 'Hip-Hop Monologues for Rapper Jim Jones, to recording songs in the studios directly next to Producer Quest Love of the Roots, Harlem the Artist has made a name for himself as being an inspiration and bringing positive soulful vibrations in every session, big or small. Harlem is the epitome of a truly great musician in the making, viewing music today as an evolving melting pot of genres. He meshes together a culmination of genres like Soul, Funk, R&B, Jazz, Rap and more, broadening his range in music.
Harlem the Artist has produced new records like "Timeless" & "Your Turn To Cry" showcasing his extreme classic and innovative style, easily setting his music apart from the rest. His divine connection and passion with music keeps him relevant and allows him the ability to connect to every genre. His smooth lyrics & melody captivates his audience reminding everyone of the true power and purpose of music. When asked by Vibe Magazine reporter, why he makes music, Harlems’ response was “I don’t really feel I have a choice in making music, it’s in my DNA...something I couldn’t shake if I wanted to. I just hope people can relate and appreciate my music”. A man so passionate about music, his very purpose for living revolves around it. He literally does not rest until he’s captured innovation by means of beautiful, heartfelt lyrics and melodies. His commitment to his music not only demonstrates who he is as an artist, but who he is as a man. Despite working tirelessly and breaking many nights in recording studios, he still makes the time to be a responsible older brother to his siblings, a loving son to his parents and a helping hand to his friends. He is truly a man of strong character, loyal to whom and what he loves, compassionate and giving with his time and energy and the most dedicated, talented, artist any company could have.