Phenom Elan Suave Collabs with former American Idol Finalist Olivia Ximines on "Teen Romance Remix"
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(NEW YORK, NY) 17-year old rap phenom Elan Suave has teamed up with former American Idol Top 20 finalist, Olivia Ximines on the “Teen Romance Remix”, a follow up duet to the smash single released in August which has already garnered significant support across major streaming platforms and media outlets.
On the “Teen Romance Remix”, Elan and Olivia channel the relatable emotions and harmonic vibes of the original version impeccably as they exchange authentic and engaging verses throughout the course of the song.
The sincerity of their respective vocal performances projects an appealing authenticity that makes it sound like they're just having a back and forth romantic conversation.
Olivia brings a fresh perspective to the track from the female point of view as she sings gracefully over the soulful chords produced by Jose "Clutch" Martinez. She displays her wide-ranging vocal ability on the duet which is a perfect complement to Elan’s signature blend of hip-hop style flows and melodic R&B vocals.
The young, dynamic recording artists, who are also freshmen at Howard University, have collaborated to create a superb hip-hop/R&B ballad in the vein of Method Man/Mary J. Blige, Ja Rule/Ashanti etc. that is sure to resonate with music listeners as much as the original version.
“Teen Romance Remix” is available on all streaming platforms (Spotify and Apple Music link below). Make sure to stream it, playlist it and save it to your Favorites Library.
Listen to “Teen Romance Remix”
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Elan Suave (“Elan”) is a talented 17-years-old hip-hop artist from New York City. He entered the music business at age 14 and in three years independently released 38 songs and accumulated 6.5M streams independently across Spotify, Soundcloud, Audiomack, and Apple Music. His songs and videos have been placed in over 200 media and lifestyle outlets across the world: eg. radio stations like 102.3 WOW, Power 97 D, and Blaze 1 Radio; video outlets such as BetJams, RevoltTV, and Tempo Network; in-store media for Footlocker (USA), Storeplay (Australia), and Mood Media (Netherland); and blogs and magazines such as Elevator Mag, Music Connection, and Skope Magazine. Elan also appeared in the “artists to watch” section of XXL Magazine’s July 2021 Freshmen issue.
Elan’s music has been added to thousands of playlists on Spotify, the streaming platform where Elan and his team place most of their marketing efforts. As a result, 75% of Elan’s total streams have been on Spotify. Further, 21 of his songs have been added to Spotify’s algorithm playlists and 1, “Found Me”, his most popular song with over 1 million streams, was added to a Spotify Editorial playlist.
While pursuing his aspirations as an artist, Elan attended high school, Fordham Preparatory School in the Bronx, and graduated on June 15, 2021. He was accepted into Howard University, where he moved in as a freshman on August 6, 2021. In college, Elan intends to continue developing his musical talent and abilities while acquiring an education to assist him in the music business and to eventually achieve his goal of becoming a successful artist.
Olivia Ximines is an ambitious and passionate young artist who has accomplished wonderful things in her 18 years of life. Olivia grew up in an all Jamaican, Christian, and musical household. She started singing at the age of 3 and continued singing at various places like church, her living room, and even stores. She enrolled in a performing arts school for her middle school years, where she gained professional training that allowed her to find her true passion for singing and dancing. During her first year of high school, she joined her school's Varsity Dance Team and started taking private vocal lessons. By combining these arts, she gained confidence in her performance skills. She went to performing at various events: multiple school, charity/ fundraising events, baseball games, including at the Angels Stadium, and many minor leagues, to name a few.
Olivia is most known for her time on the popular National Television talent show, American Idol, where she successfully made it in the Top 20 final. She participated for two consecutive years. Her most known performance showcased her singing, dancing, and performance skills during the top 40 round in Hawaii. She sang the iconic, “Proud Mary” by Tina Turner. In her second year, Olivia rejoined the hit show for a comeback episode and performed her heart out to “Say Yes” by Michelle Williams, ft. Beyonce and Kelly Rowland. Her time on the show was memorable and life changing. Many videos of her performance appeared in various media worldwide and are still available on YouTube. Several news and magazine articles were written about her and her performance. She became well known, eventually becoming a verified social media influencer amassing thousands of loyal followers on Instagram. While doing what she loved as an American Idol contestant, Olivia made several longtime friendships that she believes will last forever, and she is immensely grateful for that experience.
While exploring her love for the arts, Olivia maintained a 4.1 GPA in high school, which led to her receiving the Valedictorian award. She graduated from high school with multiple awards and even got to sing the national anthem for her school. She currently attends her dream school, Howard University, where she is studying Healthcare Management with the goal of becoming a pediatrician in the future. She still would love to continue her music career while engaged in her studies and hopes to release music soon.
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October 7, 2021 1:00am ET by Bam Bam Productions LLC