One of the most sought-after recording artists in the Richmond area, recently opening for acclaimed artists such as Tank and Mint Condition, vocalist/pianist Jerel Crockett is making a name for himself in the music industry.
Jerel has co-produced songs for Ledisi, Kenny Lattimore, LoLa Monroe (of “The Platinum Life” on E!), Columbus Short (of ABC’s “Scandal”), Rayven Justice, and many others. His first major production credit was on Kenny Lattimore’s “Real Love This Christmas,” which debuted at #5 on the Billboard Gospel Songs chart in 2016 and received a Stellar Gospel Award Nomination.
In October 2018, Jerel released his debut single entitled "No Pressure" which debuted on Richmond's #1 R&B Station 105.7 Kiss FM. Since it's release, it's been HIT with KISS listeners and in heavy rotation. "No Pressure" has begun appearing on other premiere radio stations across the US.
In November 2018, Jerel signed with Steve Beyer Production agency and began his residency at MGM Casino and Resort, located at National Harbor. Jerel, has followed performances headlined by John Legend, Anita Baker, Anthony Hamilton, Toni Braxton, and many others.
Jerel cites Usher, Maxwell, Tank, Pharrell, Luther Vandross, and Stevie Wonder as some of his biggest musical influences. Jerel is an avid student in all genres of music, and is ready to establish himself as a major force in the industry.