Kayla Kay Kayla Kay learned the alphabet by rapping. Now, at the age of 18, she is still choosing her words wisely to inspire people from all walks of life. She is influenced by Marvin Gaye, Common, Sam Cook, Mos Def, and J.Cole. Her first album Public Attraction is in the works now and produced by The Knowbody.
KEE Melody KEE Melody has been singing almost as long as she’s been speaking. She sang soprano in choirs throughout her youth, studied music education at Florida A&M University, sang with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra Gospel Choir, and also combined her writing talents with performing to win the Grand Champion title for the Knowvernacular Wordslam team. KEE Melody is influenced by Amel Larrieux, Minnie Riperton, Karen Clark Sheard, India.Arie, and Erykah Badu. “Music is in my veins and brings me so much joy.” KEE Melody is featured on Rasul the Knowbody’s album Circle And The Square.
Jerome AlexaNDER Lyles Music became Jerome AlexaNDER Lyles’ release for stress and anger. As an artist he speaks to those who have been downtrodden. His inspirations are Ray Charles, Drake, Wiz Khalifa, and Ryan Leslie, yet his is a unique style with smooth and passionate swag. Jander is on a Knowbodies Business compilation album.
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