Producer and songwriter Kyonté, recognized for his Grammy Nominated work with Raheem DeVaughn and Ledisi, steps from behind the writer’s table to release his debut album “831 Vol. 1: What’s That Sound?”.
831 Vol 1 "What’s That Sound?” depicts music diversity at its best. This album is a “must have” that reflects Kyontés songwriting ability to transcend life and love into the perfect musical melodies which speak to the soul. When you ask Kyonté the true meaning of “831 Vol. 1 What’s That Sound,” he says “Eight Letters. Three Words. One Meaning. A love that is reflective of body language, a passion that not only reflects the love of a person or a thing, but a zest for living and experiencing life.”
Following in the footsteps of a host of his favorite musicians, “831 Vol 1 What’s That Sound?”, is the quintessence of listening pleasure, a musical compilation of life and love that brings the element of timeless music that reminds you of an eclectic blend of legends Prince, Luther Vandrosss, and Donny Hathaway, all rolled into one. The album’s lead single “Body Shop” shows Kyontés musical versatility with an up-tempo club banger about inviting an already perfect woman into his life or “shop” for display.
Having worked alongside many talented artists across the genres of R&B and gospel, Kyonté is making his mark as a solo artist. A native of Washington, DC, Kyontés hometown has already recognized him as both the 2008 Entertainer of the Year as well as the 2008 Artist Most Likely to Succeed. His over 15 years of live performance experience and classically trained vocals ensure a stage presence unlike any you’ve seen in a long time.
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