Angelo “LO-K3Y” Ray is an American Artist/Singer/Songwriter/Vocal Arranger hailing from Cincinnati, OH. “As a kid growing up music always had my attention” he says. “I can remember watching David Copperfield, and wishing I could be a magician (laughing). That dream, was very short lived for the now R&B singer. Greatly inspired by music giants such as Michael Jackson, James Brown, & Stevie Wonder just to name a few, Angelo could be found glued in front of the television set singing, and trying to mimmick every single move. Having two musically talented parents played a major role in who he has become today. His father Angelo Ray Sr. gifted singer/songwriter/producer/musician at a young age caught the eye of music icons Kenneth “Baby Face” Edmonds & L.A Reid with their band “The Movies”back in 1986 who at the time were selling out shows all over Ohio. He’s played & toured with artist such as Bobby Brown, New Edition, & BBD, as well as produced, and written for artist such as Kevon Edmonds, Jade, Adina Howard, Sunshine Anderson, & more. His mother Michelle also a singer/songwriter wowed crowds with her powerful voice. Having been raised in the church, it was only natural that Angelo began singing in the youth choir at his church, as well as joined his school choir. Singing in the choir helped develop the young singer into a strong vocalist. A man of great., and love for God, Angelo released a gospel album in 2005 entitled “My Story”, which received great reviews. Relocating to Atlanta, GA in 2007 to have a chance at breaking into the music industry, Angelo made the decision to focus on a different genre, and pursue a career in R&B music. Performing in clubs, and showcases all over Atlanta, Angelo began to gain great recognition as an entertainer . He eventually released an album in 2010 entitled “I Am Low-Key”, a collection of club and RnB selections that displayed the young singers versitility, and vocal ability. Having been a songwriter since the tender age of 10, the ability to create catchy songs, and hooks became like second nature. Angelo eventually connected with former Maybach Music artist Masspike Miles, who brought Angelo on as an artist and songwriter under the quickly on the rise writing team “The Inkkwell, and throughout the last few years has worked with artist such as Wiz Khalifa, Young Buck, Ace Hood, Reakwon, Fred Da Godson, Music Souldchild, & More. His ever so talented Inkkwell writing partner “J Rell” also a singer/songwriter/producer/engineer hailing from New Haven, CN just got the title album of Jamie Foxx’s latest project “Hollywood” Story Of A Dozen Roses placing two songs “Hollywood, and “Vegas Confessions. Angelo along with his team The Inkkwell are surely garnering the attention of music heavy hittters all over the world. Having had the time develop his writing and vocal abilities further, Angelo is now working on his 2nd solo project “Radio Play” set to release later this year with club bangers like “MARCH and “Work The Middle Ft. Aaliyah LO-K3Y is soon to be the very next best thing to happen to RnB. Be on the lookout for the soulful tenor that most compare to Tank, Usher, & Joe just to name as few, as he is sure to take over in 2016,and has a whole lot to prove.
Producer / Engineer / Mixing Engineer / Vocal Producer / Writer