Proven his vocal virtuosity and master at his craft, New York-based singer, actor, and songwriter JuwanCrawley adds solo recording artist to his well-established resume. The rising talent’s acting career has undoubtingly been scrutinized, awarding the young triple threats with bestowing roles in the Original Cast of Off-Broadway’s Spamilton, which nominated Crawley for a Clive Barnes Award, and as the youngest Genie standby for Broadway’s Aladdin, in addition to co-starring on Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Whether it’s on stage, screen or through his personal music Crawleyorganically embodies a charismatic bravado, uncompromising self-confidence which combined with his melodically trained voice, places Juwan as a force to notice.
Today, Crawley continues his musical takeover and releases alternative- pop EP –Becoming, produced by Grammy Award-winning music producer Dominic Fallacaro.The full project consists of five original self-written songs that capture Juwan‘s strengthed elucidate vocals, as he patters over elements of dreamy-pop anthems and alternative R&B earworms. Beginning with an intriguing lo-fi daunting production, and Juwan‘s meticulously layered vocals, “I am That I am,” sets the tone for Becoming, before ending with a stunning melodic message over a digitally synthesized piano on “Who I Are.” By tethering together self-love, spirituality, and jollification, Becoming promotes a riveting essence, that listeners will surely find solace in.
Catch Juwan‘s live release show at City Winery NYC (The Loft) on July 15th.(Limited media spots available)