History’s presented us with several great duos such as: Zane* Floetry* Outkast* Salt & Pepa* & The Weather Girls* just to name a few! It doesn’t stop there! Meet Washington, DC based, “Alternative” female fronted band ALorious! A soulful vocalist, a hard hitting lyricist mixed with an infusion of eclectic, superseding content and a universal message. Gives you a sound you haven’t quite heard like this before.
Known in their community for being trend setters with the potential of being a great influence in the Hip hop/soul realm of musical culture. ALorious sets themselves apart from any other type of artists in the industry by not only being uniquely matched with an impeccable chemistry, but also not being afraid to look and sound different.
Throughout 2007-2008, ALorious has performed live for more than 95 shows, Including the TV One Pilot "The Last 1 Standing" hosted by Tommy Ford, a charity benefit concert “Hip Hop for the Homeless”, “The Mental Graffiti Concert Series”, “The Uptown Hip Hip Underground United Concert Series” and the DMV Unity Tour in Nov. 08. Additionally, ALorious was selected to take part in the R&B Princess Ni’Que’s Southwestern tour touching down in Las Vegas in early 2009. ALorious was also asked by the luminary Brother Maniac to join the all-star line up to record the DMV Unity Single "Roll With Us" which was released in Oct. 08’.
In addition to their musical craft and live stage shows, ALorious has produced six open mic shows, one local celebrity, All-star birthday bash and recorded 15 tracks for the Kadillak Musik Mix Tape Series.
In 2005, ALorious opened up for Bad Boy recording artist, Boy Group B5 at the WPGC back to school Jam. In 2007 they were invited to perform for the "Unsigned Hype Tour" for the Source Magazine. In 2007 they earned a combined 9 nominations and won best R&B recording for the 2007 DMV Entertainment and Music Awards. In 2008, ALorious also featured in the double cover music issue of Sexy DC Magazine. This year ALorious earned nominations for Best Group and Best Alternative Artist for the 1st Annual Velocity Magazine Awards 2008.
ALorious has recorded collaborations with over 20 local artists including: Da Committee (DC Clap), Shy Thoro (Baby Boy), Tokes Eastwood and R&B/Soul Sensation Lyrik. They have also written songs for Teddy Bear Records, national recording artist “Lady Day”. They’ve worked with producers such as JT of Time 2 Jamm, who’s produced for artists such as Mya and Tonya Blunt. Big Wyllz (Junk Yard Band and Da Mixx Band) of Kadillak Musik, Dirty District, Tone of Collabo, Ent, Reina Williams whose done production work for television and screen and other local production gurus.
Their talent has formed into an ability to touch, entertain, and enlighten audiences. Their music can be heard on WKSH da beat radio, The Mental Salvation Show, W.O.W Radio, Can We Talk Radio, Revolt Radio and by request on WPGC 95.5 FM. ALorious is currently in the studio finishing up their Debut Album "TEMPORARILY DISCONNECTED". Stay tuned for more great things to come.
"No Sleep Til Success"™