SiQ News: Award-winning artiste Promise joins the Good Fruit Family |@ipromise @goodfruitco @sohhpr
arly because he, too, is in pursuit of excellence, creativity, and uncompromising authenticity. As said by Royce Da 5'9, Promise is "/definitely MORE THAN MUSIC/."
Promise's work ethic and songwriting ability has not gone unnoticed. Drake himself comments, "/ASAP P! That's my dude/." His work ethic is unmatched. "
Montell Jordan agrees, saying: "/The only difference between Promise and Common is a label! His hustle alone is an inspiration to me/." Elzhi of Slum Village also raves, "/Promise can write… he's an artist's artist/."
Promise has garnered continual attention and recognition for his work, being featured with artists like Drake, Montell Jordan, MC Jin, and Christon Gray; he was also formerly a part of Duck Down Records. In addition, his song "Better Than You" was featured in NBA2k11, with Promise himself being a "celebrity character" that could be picked in the game.
He has received a number of nominations/awards throughout his career:
* CGMA Covenant Award for Hip-Hop/Rap Song of the Year for "Alright"
* Kardinal Offishall Strength In Numbers Award for Best Performance
* Vibe Award Nominee for Best Hip-Hop/Rap Album of the Year
UMAC Award Nominee for Best Gospel Recording for "Alright" * Maja Award for Best Urban Gospel * Maja Award Nominee for Best Male Artist of the Year * Maja Award Nominee for Best New Artist of the Year * Shai Award Nominee for Hip-Hop/Rap Album of the Year * CGMA Covenant Award for Hip-Hop/Rap Album of the Year for "More Than Music" His upcoming EP, /TellAVision/, due to release on April 22, 2016, paints a vision of a generation defined not by societal pressures, but rather by something far better and more worthwhile. Talib Kweli previously commented, "/Promise's music is fly, mad heartfelt, and inspirational/." /TellAVision/ will be available for pre-order on March 25, 2016 For more information, visit: http://goodfruitco.com