Jermaine Wells - Episode 131
Jermaine is a native of the Bronx and is the master linguist in The Ill Funk Ensemble. Not just merely a lead singer, Jermaine excels in all aspects of entertaining an audience. Schooled in music, acting, play writing and production, he's appeared on MTV, the Apollo Amateur Night, Apollo Showtime On The Road, the feature film, Random Hearts; starring Harrison Ford, a TV commercial for Claritin as well as many other cinematic and television appearances. For the past six years, singer and rapper Jermaine Wells has built his reputation in the Capital Region as the frontman for hip-hop and R&B band The Ill Funk Ensemble. But that's only one side of Wells' artistic personality. Now, with his debut solo EP, "For Dancing Girls and Admirers," Wells is looking to introduce fans to some of these other artistic endeavors. The five songs on the EP showcase his abilities as a producer. Just the beginning The EP is only the beginning for Wells' solo ventures. Next year, he's planning two more EPs, an online release on his website inspired by the photography of some of his friends, and another R&B and dance inspired collection. He's also hoping to get back into acting, inspired by the recent productions that have taken up residence in the area.