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Big Bub

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Soul vocalist Fredrick L. Drakeford aka Big Bub led the New Jersey quartet Today through several Top Five R&B hits during the late '80s. After the group split in the early '90s, Drakeford began a successful solo career recording as Big Bub. His debut album, Comin' at Cha, earned Top 40 entries for the singles "I Don't Mind" and "Tellin' Me Stories". Drakeford has many credits to his name with some of the industries Grammy winning artist (Luther Vandross, Johnny Gill, Mary J. Blige, Boy George, Sean Combs, Faith Evans, Raekwon, Heavy D, Bobby Brown, just to name a few). He worked as a record label exec for Motown Records, then later signed to the nu classic soul label Kedar Entertainment, also the home of Erykah Badu. 1993 marked his big screen acting debut as "Roscoe" in "Who's The Man" His sophomore album Timeless also did well on the R&B charts, with the classic remake of the Commodores "Zoom". His third release The TakeOver appeared in 2000.

Continuing to work behind the scenes producing platinum hits, and lending his voice for background vocals, it was time for his next project...TUG OF WAR chartered the magnificent return of R&B Legend Big Bub in this exclusive 2 CD release. Big Bub wrote, produced, arranged, and oversaw each and every part of that project.

Now Big Bub is working on his Fifth studio album, he just completed a chart topping collab with hip-hop west coast legend Snoop Dogg, and more collabs are on the way...his musical peers were just waiting for that green light. He can't stop and won't stop....his passion and mastery of his artistry puts him in a lane ranked "legends" that only few can stand in. When your sound is being compared to the likes of Luther Vandross, you know you are the TRUTH!

Information
  • For Booking Contact: Stephanie Clay

    Phone: 980-355-9243
    United States
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    Requirements
    • Wireless Mic, 2 - Towels, 2 - Bottles Water (on stage)
    • Hotel and Travel
    • Soundcheck
    • Hospitality or daily stipend of $50 per person
    Press
    • Big Bub-Still Making Music 'Today'

      Big Bub is not only a crooner that pulls his soulfulness from his gospel roots, but he is also a multi-platinum songwriter, producer and astute businessman. After a brief hiatus, he's back in the studio working on new projects...

      Source: Soul Train

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