In a generation increasingly defined by cookie-cutter vocalists, mass-produced singles, and formulaic lyrics, the music industry may yet have hopes of promoting real talent and rekindling the “soul” –as well as the “real singing”—of music in the form of Keeyen Martin.
Raised as an only child in Charlotte, North Carolina, Keeyen’s journey as an artist began in the church, where he began singing publicly at the tender age of 5. By 12, Keeyen had written his first song, and at the ripe age of 24, Keeyen Martin’s musical future looks more promising than ever. An adept singer, songwriter, and pianist, Keeyen is the definition of a blossoming musician whose dedication to his craft is sure to pay off—very soon. His rare capacity for creating meaningful music, along with his flare for modernizing and mixing soul, pop, and gospel influences allows him to shine bright in the sea of dronish, ready-made starlets that comprise today’s industry. Keeyen’ s own mantra concerning music—“Just do you!”—reveals his refusal to be anything less than original, and at this point in his life, his musical mission to uplift, encourage, and inspire his generation is bound to shake the foundations of popular music in the coming years.
Keeyen has experienced singing background for several Industry Artist, Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child, Rueben Studdard, Peabo Bryson, Rudy Currence, Aretha Franklin, Donnie McClurkin and more. He consistently works with numerous artist, musicians and vocalists within the Atlanta, GA area extending voice lessons, production coaching, music education and publishing courses. His song catalogue boasts over 150 plus songs, having worked with many notable Artist. Recently Keeyen has performed in various venues from TBN networks, Vh1 Save The Music, BET, and ASCAP. He has shared the stage with artist Elle Varner, Roman GianArthur, Isaac Caree , Stevie Wonder, Marvin Winans, Jennifer Holliday and more.
His new single “Suitcase” is buzzing, gaining airplay in over 35 Major cities. Suitcase is a record for the dreamers, movers, and shakers! This song comes from an honest space of simply wanting better. Its an uplifting, feel good anthem that’s super catchy with a groove.
The infectious phrase “Livin outta my suitcase” will surely make any listener smile and sing along. “I want to touch the world with music. If I can inspire just one person to live their dream then, the mission is accomplished”-K.Mart
So much new music is certainly in store for his growing fan base and audience of listeners. Keeyen Martin is currently preparing for the release of his Highly Anticipated “The Suitcase” EP and Season 2 of KM Pieces: Packing “The Suitcase EP”.
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