THE STARS ARE BORN
Omar Torres and Jillian Valentin are composers and performers who are no strangers to the music industry. Within the realm of Hip-Hop and R&B music they were successful as separate acts. Omar, a former Hip-Hop artist has performed on many stages including Madison Square Garden. Jillian, a former R&B artist, collaborated with many major artists and graced stages of numerous nightclubs, including the infamous Avalon.
Jillian and Omar met through mutual colleagues in the Hip-Hop industry and ultimately decided to join forces. Inspired by the debate between men and women in social media, “Male VS Female” was born! The collaboration immediately resulted in radio airplay, nightclub debuts, and headling at iconinc venues like the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
The duo released a promotional video on youtube called “The Medley” which consisted of four cover tracks and a story line loosely based on “Bonnie and Clyde” to display their vocal range and style. With minimal promotion, “The Medley” reached a substantial amount of views in a short amount of time. They then released their first official single “Worth it” with a distribution deal through Warner Brother records, Phase One records and an exclusive release through BeatPort.com during the first two weeks out.
Now the evolved duo, inspired by artists such as The Black Keys, Adele, Jimi Hendrix, Alicia Keys and Producers Afrojack, Alvaro, and the Bingo Players (just to name a few) is on the brink of their second official track (name soon to be released), and has booked many performances in the coming year.
How did two Brooklynites who grew up in a Hip Hop and R&B dominated world find their influence in dance music and ultimately come together to become the dance artist duo known as Male vs Female?
Male vs Female is a duo unlike any other - a creative force you won't want to miss!