Of all the emerging stars currently lighting up the music industry,
few shine as bright as emerging teen sensation, Danarian Taylor AKA Danarian.
With a voice mature beyond his years, dancing skills that homage Michael Jackson,
and an impressive performance resume, Danarian is a rare talent.
Danarian showed a high aptitude for the performing arts at an early age and instead of
enrolling him into a standard academics high school, his parents set up an audition at the
prestigious Duke Ellington School of the Arts, and Danarian was accepted.
A workaholic, Danarian quickly excelled, becoming one of the most highly touted students in
the school’s dance program, maintaining a rigorous rehearsal and performance schedule, both in and outside of the school.
In 2009, Danarian took up an interest in singing and convinced his father/ manager,
Reginald “Big Hitz” Taylor, to introduce him to local songwriters and producers.
Within one month, Danarian wrote and recorded his first song, exhibiting the same raw talent and relentless work
ethic he had for dancing and performing. Since that time has written and recorded dozens of songs,
while racking up an impressive string of contest/showcase victories and vocal performances, including:
Winner: Big Dream Hustle Hard Showcase (Miami, FL)
Winner: Extreme Teen Dance Competition (DC)
Winner: Black College Expo Tour Dance Competition (DC, NYC and ATL)
Winner: International Association of Blacks & Dance (Toronto, Canada)
Winner: IABD Competition (Philadelphia)
Performed for First Lady, Michelle Obama (Duke Ellington)
Performed @ The Smokey Robinson Festival (Kennedy Center, DC)
Performed @ The atlas theater INTERSECTIONS art festival
Now ready to take his act to the world stage, Danarian is finishing work on
an EP, laying the groundwork for an R&B/pop mixtape and prepping a music