Multicultural singer/songwriter Grae premieres the official music video for his sultry “No Other” buzz single today on lifestyle publication, Complex.com. “No Other” is the lead effort lifted from Grae’s forthcoming Crux: The EP.
Set in Los Angeles, CA and directed by Jaime Ballesteros, “No Other” captures a heartbroken Grae reminiscing and dealing with the painful aftermath of a deflated relationship with an ex-lover.
The song, “No Other,” was penned & produced by Grae and is a true testament to his crossover musical potential. Grae flawlessly evokes the passion of R&B and blends Pop vocals over an up-tempo beat. Hence, giving listeners a sonic taste of what can be anticipated on Crux: The EP. StupidDOPE.com recently quoted the lead track as Infectious” and it currently sits with a stellar 4.03 out of 5.00 star rating on DJBooth.net.
While putting the finishing touches on Crux: The EP, the proactive Grae has also been working alongside other notable talent in the music industry. He’s confirmed to appear on rapper The Game’s upcoming Blood Moon: Year of the Wolf album on a track titled “Time and Space” as a music producer and guest artist. In addition, he’s also lent his writing skills on upcoming projects by Pharrell Williams, Ne-Yo, Hillary Duff, Cody Wise, Jess Glynne, and others.
Growing up Pasadena, CA, Grae was exposed to a wide selection of music. He credits singer/songwriter James Taylor and the soulful sounds of Phil Collins and Michael Jackson as a few of his early influencers. He picked-up DJ’ing in 2003 and gradually developed his skills as a producer, songwriter, and artist. Eventually, Grae would re-locate to Los Angeles to build a foundation for his career and landed the opportunity to become music virtuoso Raphel Saadiq’s assistant engineer from 2006-08.