Marsha Ambrosius is already a proven talent, sought-after songwriter and platinum-selling artist with nine Grammy nominations. A specialist in slow-rooted slow jams, Marsha Ambrosius secured her standing in post-millennial R&B as co-writer for Michael Jackson’s Butterflies in 2001. (Spotify)
She later embarked on her musical career as a member of Floetry. The duo released the Grammy-nominated Floetic in 2002. Since then, the singer/songwriter has continued to juggle co-writing and featured appearances with Kanye West, Robert Glasper, Dr. Dre and others. In 2011, Ambrosius received two Grammy nominations (Best R&B Song / Best R&B Performance for “Far Away”,) and released her debut solo album Late Nights & Early Mornings that year.
Her second studio album, titled Friends & Lovers, was released in 2014. In 2015, Ambrosius received a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance for “As,” a collaboration she recorded with Anthony Hamilton for The Best Man Holiday. The singer released Nyla in 2018, a tribute to her daughter.
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.