TEKI has been singing and making music for as long as he can remember. Far from just being an incredible vocalist, TEKI is a multi-talented musician, composer and songwriter whose music is influenced by his own personal experiences as well as those he surrounds himself with. Possessing a distinctive, smooth and raspy tone, TEKI identifies and sets himself apart from other artists with his versatility, unique sound and infectious lyrics. His unique voice has captured the respect of many industry executives, music producers, fellow artists and musicians. TEKI’s popularity has seen him become an International sensation, travelling and performing throughout the U.S., Australia and New Zealand. His fans throughout the world have covered and shared many renditions of his songs via social media. Altogether, TEKI’s videos have amassed well over a million views on YouTube. Two of TEKI’s works, including breakthrough song “Get to Know You” were selected to feature on VH1’s “What Chilli Wants” Season 2, a reality show following Chilli, from the Legendary group “TLC.” Similarly both smash hits “Not Too Fast” and “Silly Lover” received heavy radio rotation and rave reviews.
TEKI has also been privileged enough to perform at various major events, including opening for multi-platinum selling artist GINUWINE, touring with international reggae star Tarrus Riley and opening up for major reggae artist Gyptian. TEKI also had the honor of headlining a show featuring reggae legend Glen Washington and has shared the stage with established Polynesian acts such as FIJI, Katchafire and more. Performing in front of thousands of fans throughout the World, TEKI has become a seasoned performer, strengthening his showmanship and his ability to work, excite and move the crowd. In fact, TEKI prides himself on his live performance and has quickly been recognized in the industry for being a genuine vocalist rather than just a ‘studio only artist.’ Widely regarded as a force in the next generation of island music, TEKI is eager to prove that his music and ability cannot be limited or defined to any one genre, proven by his willingness to experiment and collaborate with a wide array of artists. TEKI’s debut album featured at #39 on the RnB/Soul iTunes top 200 chart, while his latest EP “El Soul Wailer,” reached #3 on the iTunes reggae charts. With the release of his new project on the horizon TEKI is looking forward to what the future has in store.
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