Born in the largest city of Western New York, Buffalo, Nelquan Rashad is a talented singer and songwriter who has been recording music for 10 years. With a Bachelor’s degree in Music Business from Manhattanville College, Nelquan Rashad has a deep knowledge of today’s complex music industry.
Nelquan Rashad has always been surrounded by music since his childhood days and he finds himself inspired by the emotional power of music. From Pre-school recitals, youth church choirs, and local talent shows, music has always been his passion. Nelquan Rashad released three singles in 2020, titled “Quanny Dumb“, “FUFU” & “NOBODY”, that are currently available on all streaming platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, etc. All three tracks are a blend of his unique music style of R&B, Trap, and Afrobeat. His music is raw and refreshing, combined with captivating beats, that will make you want to get up from your chair and dance.
Nelquan Rashad doesn’t like to categorize his music into a specific genre. He makes his unique style that is a perfect amalgamation of R&B, Trap, and Afro Beat. “I’ve worked for Epic Records, Sony RED, & Primary Wave/BMG via internships. I’ve also had my music placed in an Issa Rae Production ‘I Hate LA Dudes’. I’ve been the featured singer in two bands & released my ‘Brush Strokes EP’ in 2014, available now on SoundCloud”, says Nelquan Rashad, telling about his musical journey so far.
Nelquan Rashad finds human emotional response to music rather fascinating, which also motivates him to write more. He draws inspiration from a lot of artists from the industry, such as Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Anita Baker, Sade, and Janet Jackson, to name a few.
At present, Nelquan Rashad is working on his debut album “Mr. Fat, Black & Awkward.” which is about his journey from being a “depressed, out of work college graduate” transitioning into manhood. This project sonically pulls from various dimensions of contemporary music.
Nelquan Rashad is a motivated and hardworking artist, who wants nothing more but to create the best music for his listeners. His music is eclectic and electrifying, which will draw the listeners like a magnet. Fans have been showering his music with a lot of love and appreciation. He feels blessed and promises all his fans that he would keep creating good content for them and will continue to make them happy with his work.
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