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BlaqueStone is an renowned American married couple and live music group. By infusing soul with the lyricism and the groove locks of hip-hop, mixed with a hint of jazz, sprinkled with on the spot improv and the adding essence of funk with their known for presentation of the talk box and Key-tar; this unit is the definition of true artistry.
The couple consists of rapper/singer/songwriter and producer Nyne (Marcus). The other half is singer/lyricist/songwriter Cortney, known as Queen. The band consist of Keyboarder Deon Moon, Drummer Brendan Mills and Bass Player Deshawn Davis.
BlaqueStone has received recent positive reviews from Essence Magazine, Blavity, AfroPunk, TeamBack Back etc. When they aren’t curating their own events, they have performed at places like 2018 AFRAM Music Festival (with headliner Ella Mai), NPR for black history month, NYC, The National Mall, and has even opened up for U.K Artist Ray Blk.

The couple received an Individual Artist of the year award from the State of Maryland and has recently had their hit single 11:59 in Netflix Original Movie “DUDE” staring Lucy Hale. They were able to speak about outreach with Revolt TV a few years back as well. The group itself does work with the youth with their very own state traveling workshop called “Creative Therapy”. It focuses on using live music, hip-hop and open mic style presentations to get youth to have fun while positively expressing themselves.

The BlaqueStone experience is a cultured filled, positive and authentic force moving by using love, music and live instrumentation to bring a message.

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Video 6/22/2019: BlaqueStone

Colors, soul, Hip Hop, and grooves on a summer night. What did we just describe? The culture. Experience innovative, yet familiar feelings all in one setting with BlaqueStone, the married duo and live band.