The Resurgence of Soul
Savoy Ellis’ love for music started early in life. As the son of a singer turned music executive, he mimicked his father’s actions as a child, singing and dancing whenever possible. However it wasn’t until his time at Hampton University where he started taking music seriously. After graduating with his degree in English, he returned to Los Angeles and started songwriting for local artists. During this time he also began voice and piano training to perfect his craft.
Savoy has written songs for artist such as Pop Recording Artist Demi Grace, who is signed to Hitman Records/Universal Music Group Canada, and is currently working on new material for her next album. In 2012, Savoy collaborated with rapper Arkaydion, singing the hooks on the smash singles “Prettiest Girls in the World” and “What She Wants” which was featured on Arkaydion’s album “Bang”. Following the success of those two singles, Savoy started working on his solo material.
For his first solo venture, Savoy worked with acclaimed producer Jeff Kirchner for his popular cover of Usher’s hit song “U Got It Bad” which he released in 2013.
His newest project, Savoy is working with a list of talented producers and songwriters including singer/songwriter Misha’el, and producers K12 and Emily Keith.