The embodiment of creativity, Bilal is an artistic legend in the community known for his expressive freedom as both an artist and individual. Born and raised in Philadelphia, the Grammy award-winning artist became an integral force in the New York City music scene as a member of the Soulquarian music collective, which included the likes of Erykah Badu, Common, and D’Angelo. What differentiates Bilal from his contemporaries and continues to keep him relevant in the music scene is his dynamic vocal virtuosity and chameleon-like ability to adapt to a broad range of styles. Bilal’s diversity as an artist has led to a sonic signature that carries through his solo projects, such as his debut album 1st Born Second, and his most recent album In Another Life, as well as in various collaborations, which include work with music legends such as J Dilla, Dr. Dre, Talib Kweli, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, and Robert Glasper, amongst many others.