ABOUT WILL DAVENPORT
More than words on a page or notes to a melody- William Davenport has had an intimate relationship with music that dates back to his childhood in Atlanta, GA. A soulful spirit with gospel roots, he scribes music reminiscent of mature love in its truest form. From his beginning days, William has been lauded as a true balladeer and music prodigy skilled in piano, guitar, violin, and organ. While in college pursuing a degree in Engineering, William appeared in and won several high-profile talent shows including the Embassy Records National Talent Search, and the opportunity to be a singer/songwriter for Neyos recording label, Compound Entertainment. More recently, William has continued to be recognized as an independent artist, including being spotlighted in the BET Music Matters campaign.
No stranger to the stage, William has shared a stage with legends such as India Arie, Will Downing, Boney James, Laura Izibor, Mary Mary, and Kirk Whalum. A powerful voice in his own right, William continues to pen musical stories that genuinely reflect the heart songs of everyday love and sensuality while carving a career in the industry with his unique sound and undeniable talent.
ABOUT JON “DJ SMOKE” LUCAS
Jon “Smoke” Lucas, a musician since age 8, is a Nashville native, multi-instrumentalist & GRAMMY Award-winning musician with a passion for curating immersive live music experiences.
Lucas is a highly sought-after drummer and DJ within the local Music City scene. He has toured the US, Canada & Europe playing various genres including Country, Soul/R&B, Funk, Rock, Gospel, and Hip-Hop/Rap. Lucas has shared a stage with artists such as Billy Ray Cyrus, Robert Randolph, Gramps Morgan, Indie Arie, Chris Janson, James Otto, Bas, Mr. Talkbox, Shannon Sanders, John Oates, Bob Weir, Meghan Linsey, CeCe Winans & more.
Known for her powerful and soul-filled vocals, award-winning vocalist and songwriter, Setoria will entertain guests by paying tribute to Neo-Soul female legends such as Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, India Arie, and other soul artists! Hailing from the Washington DC area, Setoria has made her mark by regularly performing with various R&B, Smooth Jazz, and Go-Go bands executing soulful cover music as well as her original tunes. She has worked with well-respected music makers and is recognized in numerous blogs and magazines.
Setoria has been the recipient of several independent music awards including R&B/Soul Artist of the Year at the 2016 and 2017 Josie Music Awards. The Nashville-based award show is the largest, most respected, revered award, and prestigious event in the independent music industry.
ABOUT KENNY SMOOV
Kenny Smoov is an On-Air/Programming radio veteran with stints in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Industry Awards to his credit are Billboard Radio Personality of the Year (Small Market), Highest Rated Urban Station in America (KBCE, Alexandria), and NAACP Image Award (South Carolina).
He is a Desert Storm Veteran with 6 years of military service to his credit with tours of duty in, South Korea, Ft. Hood, TX, and a host of other assignments. Decorations include Army Commendation Medal 2 Clusters, Army Achievement Medal 2 Clusters, and others.