- Faycez U Know is an American Soul and Funk band from the Washington, DC Metropolitan (DMV) area with the drive of the DC “Go-Go” swing. They have the showman ship vastly compared to the likes of the Rolling Stones, and the versatility of a Parliament Party…
The group is blessed with musicians who are determined to provide the entertainment of the old school showstoppers while carrying the modern sound of music. The groups quintessential soul singer (Halima Peru) hails from Miami, Florida and so does her raw sound, sun kissed voice and the feet that are sure to roam the stage and crowd. The sultry voiced male singer (Keenen (KO) Ivor) delivers satisfaction faster than a speeding bullet. That grand sound of the bass guitar comes from no other than Kenneth “Doc” Hughes. Anthony "Tom Tom" Talley adds that powerful keyboard fire and creativity to the stage while Andrew (da Jazz Guitarist )Hawkins adds that amazing rhythm and lead guitar to give the music that smooth silky sound. The phenomenal percussion section is led by William "Kemmy" Slade on drums, Craig “Clip” Clipper and Quentin McNair. And just when you thought it was over, we have Scott “LaRoc” Carter giving spoken word and rap.
On a quest to constantly bring you a sound to make you move to the music, it’s no wonder they are growing so swiftly in popularity. Their presentation is just what the doctor ordered to sooth and lift your spirits. After all, music is medicine for the soul and they intend to medicate properly. The Faycez-U-Know music group has performed with and backed many local and national recording artist such as rappers Beanie Seagul and Method Man, R&B artist Carl Thomas, R Kelly, Fantasia, Chuck Brown, Raheem Devaughn, Jaguare Wright, Marsha Ambrosius just to name a few. This is definitely an experience to witness live because if you blink you will miss something.