Marsha Ambrosius is already a proven talent and sought after songwriter. As well as a platinum-selling artist with nine Grammy nominations. Her last nomination was for the hit, “Far Away.”
In 2000, the duo Floetry traveled to the United States to perform on the poetry circuit, and later they moved to Philadelphia. There they met Darren “Limitless” Henson and Keith “Keshon” Pelzer of DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Touch Of Jazz studio and began recording. She also worked with Michael Jackson – she composed and sang as back-vocal on the song “Butterflies” from the album “Invincible” released in 2001 and in 2002 a single version of this song was published. In the same year, they signed with DreamWorks Records and released their debut album Floetic, which featured the singles “Floetic” “Say Yes” and “Getting Late.” The album was also released in the UK with additional tracks, one of which features British singer/songwriter and producer Sebastian Rogers. They released two more albums: 2003’s live effort Floacism and 2005’s studio album Flo’Ology.
Ambrosius won the Centric Award at the BET Awards of 2011. She was also nominated for Best Female R&B Artist at the BET Awards 2012. Ambrosius won the Record of The Year (Ashford & Simpson Songwriters Award) at the 2011 Soul Train Awards for the song “Far Away.”
In 2011, she received two Grammy nominations (Best R&B Song / Best R&B Performance for “Far Away”), the night before she performed at the White House with the President and First Family at the National Christmas Tree lighting.
Ambrosius released her second studio album, titled Friends & Lovers, in 2014. Ambrosius received two MOBO Award nominations for the album. In 2015 Ambrosius received a nomination for Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance for “As,” a collaboration she recorded with Anthony Hamilton for The Best Man Holiday.
Van Hunt has won one Grammy for “Family Affair” and has one Grammy nomination for his hit “Dust.”
He is a Dayton, Ohio-born musician, made his way to Atlanta where he drew acclaim for his production efforts and crafty songwriting. He is featured on recordings by such diverse artists as Dionne Farris, Rahsaan Patterson, and Cree Summer, as well as on the platinum-selling soundtrack, Love Jones. His self-titled debut album arrived in 2004, instantly establishing Hunt as a distinctive and original talent with its idiosyncratic melding of R&B, soul, funk, pop, and rock ‘n’ roll. Hunt received a 2005 “Best Urban/Alternative Performance” Grammy nomination for his breakthrough hit single, Dust, that was featured on his debut album.