Front runners of the new Minneapolis sound are Hip Hop artist Envy and R&B vocalist Fancy- the husband and wife duo known together as iLLism. The duo's sound has always been musically robust. With the help of their live band iLLism not only captures the smooth funk of the Minneapolis sound, they also push it forward by adding their own originality. iLLism has captivated audiences across the U.S. including Minneapolis, MN; Los Angeles, CA; Austin, TX and even Prince’s Paisley Park. The pair's most recent release, "iLLuminate" charted for six weeks at #1 on the North American College and Community Radio Chart. Showing no signs of slowing, the duo continues to transcend influences and make their way to the top.
Hip Hop, Soul, Funk
Envy - Lyricist
Fancy - Vocalist
Top 3 finalist at Paisley Park "Musicology Battle of the Bands"
Over 125 song licensing placements for TV, movies and commercial Ads
Super Bowl Live 2018
NPR Tiny Desk Contest Tour
The NAMM Show 2019
Minnesota State Fair
Current Career Highlights:
North American College and Community Radio Charting History:
iLLuminate (Released 01.31.2019)
Debuted at #20 on the NACC top 30 Hip Hop Chart
22 weeks on NACC Top 30 Hip Hop Charts.
Charted six of those weeks at #1 on NACC Top 30 Hip Hop Chart
Charted for 5 weeks on NACC top 200 Chart
Top 200 Peak position #86.
Love and Loyalty (Released 08.24.2017)
Charting for 13 weeks on the NACC top 30 hip-hop chart. Peak position:#5
Charting for 2 weeks on the NACC top 200 Chart. Top 200 Peak position:#124
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