New Video - "Love Like Mama" We are excited to announce the latest Wil Key music video -"LOVE LIKE MAMA." The video was directed by Rob Nachman and features model/actor Anna Panici (Mama) and new-comer, Gus Lopez (young Wil). The story follows a musician (Wil Key) who finishes performing to find himself wandering through the dark streets of LA. WATCH IT
"But A Woman" CD Released "Women have always fascinated me. This album is a chance for me to express that fascination, intimately, with the whole world...one song at a time," confesses the artist about the new CD. The collection, his third solo release to date, is not short on songs or musicality and offers 15 brand new original works each inspired by a specific woman or female in the artist’s life.
Wil Key-About The Artist Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Wil Key, has been producing his unique and soulful brand of contemporary music for many years now. This talented artist and producer has written for, recorded and produced some of the finest musical acts in the nation.
Opening For El Debarge "It was a dream come true," says Wil Key about his recent opening performance for legendary R&B singer, El Debarge at the Key Club in West Hollywood, CA. "El Debarge has always been one of my musical heroes," continues Key who performed an uplifting and energetic set of new songs from his upcoming CD "But A Woman."
"But A Woman" CD- Big Apple What better way to put down new songs in style than in a Grammy-winning recording studio in Manhattan? Wil Key and friends recently laid down piano and vocal tracks at Stadium Red in the heart of Harlem -the same studio used by top artists Mos Def, Talib Kwali, Eminem and Yo Yo Ma. The session was engineered by Ryan West (Beyonce, Jay-Z, Dr. Dre) and featured 4 new songs from the forthcoming Wil Key CD including "Rising Of A Star" and "Butterfly."
"But A Woman" Model Search We received over 120 entries from models wanting to be appear on the cover of the upcoming new Wil Key CD "But A Woman." From the entries, 15 ladies were selected as finalists to appear on the finals show Friday Jan. 7, 2011 at the Crossroads Theater. If you missed it, you really missed something special. The show featured some of the area's top musicians, female poets and a "sneak peak" set from Wil Key performing songs from the soon-to-be released, fem-focused CD project.