Amplified is a 23-year-old hip-hop inspired singer-songwriter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since the summer after his High School graduation, Amp has been delivering his uniquely soulful boom-bap inspired eclectic sound all around the country. A three-time Van’s Warped Tour veteran and perennial international songwriting finalist, Amp’s take on authentic pop music with a traditional rap spin has spread across the globe and connected with thousands of dedicated fans. Today, Amp resides in San Jose, Ca where he has been working on his debut album while simultaneously circulating in college radio and Spotify playlists. Catch Amplified's powerful performance crooning on a vintage microphone near you.

Notable Accomplishments:

  • The Expendables 2017-2018 Self-Titled Winter Tour
    • Supported & opened for The Expendables on their 40 Day 10-year anniversary Self-Titled Album Tour.
      • Notable Venues
        • The Roxy - West Hollywood, Ca
        • Ace of Spades -  Sacramento, CA
        • Stone Pony - Ashbury, NJ
        • Belly Up - Solana Beach, CA
        • St. Augustine Amp. - St. Augustine, FL
        • Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ
        • The NorVA - Norfolk, VA
  • Van's Warped Tour: 2013-2014, 2016
    • Longest running US Tour that travels to 41 cities and 36 states every year.
  • SXSW Artist Showcase 2016
    • Including multiple independent tours prior to the showcase.
  • Teambackpack - Bridge The Nation Cypher
  • Headlining/Co-Headlining Performances:
    • SAP Center: Comedy for Kids
    • The Roxy, West Hollywood
    • Belly Up, Solana Beach
    • Ace of Spades, Sacramento, CA
    • The Depot (SFSU) 
    • The Catalyst Club (opening for People Under The Stairs, Jeff Turner, Talib Kweli), Santa Cruz
    • Nuyourican Poet's Cafe, New York City, NY
    • Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT

Songwriting Awards:

  • John Lennon's International Songwriting Finalist - 2014
  • Best Hip-Hop Song - "Never Fall"
  • U.K. National Songwriting Content Semi-finalist  - 2015
  • Best Pop Song - "Never Fall"
  • International Songwriting Contest Finalist - 2015
  • Best Hip-Hop/Rap Song - "Ain't You"

Streams & Following:

  • 4-10k following on all social media platforms
  • Reached 100k plays total on SoundCloud in 2017 (30k in previous years)
  • Projected to triple social media following within a year