Jre Riley “The New Voice of POP & R&B” Imagine the sultry image of a young Will Smith, the sound of Tank all combined with the vocal maturity of the legendary Michael Jackson, and there you have it. Twenty-eight-year-old, Milwaukee native Andrae Riley better known as Jre Riley is a singer/songwriter who delivers a fresh new brand of classically written love/pop/club songs with catchy and upbeat lyrics. His first taste of the big spotlight came as one of the final 10 contestants in P-Diddy’s Making the Band IV on MTV. Rising up from an initial pool of over 80,000 contestants, Jre Riley proved on national television that he was definitely the cream of the crop. Jre recorded an intro for New York’s top radio diva, Wendy Williams of WBLS 107.5, which aired for six months. Jre toured as an independent, unsigned artist on the 30-city “Seagram’s Gin Live Tour”. Jre was also privileged to share the stage with Angie Stone and Mr. Anthony Hamilton on the 60-city “Silk and Sandpaper” tour.
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When it comes to evoking passion, emotion, and understanding about the dynamics of bonds and connections within relationships, Andrae “Jre” Riley captivates his audience with his astute lyrics, illustrious smooth vocals, alluring looks, and seductive charm. From his appearance on MTV’s Making the Band season 2& 4 with P Diddy, and opening for music greats Angie Stone, Anthony Hamilton, and Carl Thomas, to working with producers like No ID, and Little Ronnie of SoSoDef and collaborating with artist like Yung Joc, Rhymefest of J Records, Malik Yusef of Good Music Records and Jaheim on his Appreciation Day album, this Milwaukee native continues to exemplify a stellar work ethic. He ambitiously perfects his craft while maintaining longevity within the industry and remaining relevant along the way.
Jre cites legends such as Michael Jackson, Usher as some of the musical influences that paves his way for success and serves as the backbone of his powerful vocal styles. Versatile range and fluidity flows from Jre’s “Purple Flower”, the singer’s latest lucid prose about romantic connections, sensuality and intimacy. The song features Code G rapping over a memorable hip hop beat and r&b melody, while Jre’s seductive vocals set the tone for the next level in any relationship, resulting in what’s known as baby making music. Jre showcases his talents and abilities in every note of, “Talk To Me” and “Get This Work”. While tackling issues of power, pressure and sexual aggression, Jre demonstrates his ability to cross genres from hip hop and r&b, to pop and even house.
These days you can find Jre with Platinum Keys Records Label Owner and Producer, Khalil Hyppolite. Jre continues to lay down tracks, and work on new sounds that mesmerize his audiences and attract new fans. As Jre grows so does his rich sound, his vast repertoire, his sensible approach to life, his commitment to his family, his dedication to his art and his loyalty to his fans. His depth appeals to all lovers of soul, r&b, hip hop, and popmusic and his determination confirms he is a force to be reckoned with.