Origin: Atlanta, Georgia USA
Current City: Brooklyn, NY USA
Years Active: 2014 - Present
Label: Jukebox Junkies Records
Official Website: portershields.com
Porter Shields is a recording artist from Atlanta, who's worked with multiple artists while performing, recording & touring the world - from Joe Budden, Kanye West, Hailee Steinfeld, Rita Ora, Emeli Sande, Jess Glynne, The Roots, Alesso, John Newman, Tom Odell, Watt & other stars. His focus has shifted center-stage with the release of his EP "Bleu Dream". The project was co-produced/co-written with Bay Area producer, Scottie Smalls (Produced for William Haynes/Arsenio Silverstone, Jason Stubbs). While living in London the singer released music with producer Sunny Vale (Produced for Eric Bellinger, Joe Budden, The Midi Mafia).
Porter launched his music label & visual production company, Jukebox Junkies Records with songwriter/rapper/brother DropTop Shawtee. Credits under their imprint include collaborations with childhood friends, DG Dat Guy & Zay Vonsway, known as the duo ,The Brand (Produced for Travis Scott, Lil Baby, Young Thug, Snoop Dogg, Cyhi, 2Chaniz, Young Dro, Tory Lanez, Rich The Kid, Future, YG, Ty Dolla $ign, Kendrick Lamar). Porter continues to make his rise through the industry with more JJR collaborations with production heavy hitters, The Democratz (Produced for T.I., Yo Gotti, Gucci Mane, Young Thug, Kevin Gates, K Camp, Young Dro, Shy Glizzy, Doe B, Spodee, Bankroll Fresh, Trinidad James, Trae The Truth, Rocko, Gunplay).
According to his critics, Porter is easily described as "Fun and genuine. The brother is an out-and-out romantic." Porter has performed his genre-expanding music at Glastonbury Festival & was featured on Hot 97 Radio, BBC Introducing Radio, & Reprezent Radio. His live charisma was captured on the viral Net-A-Porter flash mob video that has over 1.2 million YouTube views. Porter's music is inspired by Tory Lanez, Khalid, & Miguel. Porter sites, Usher, as a main influence & showcases his "sugar-sweet voice, with a proud tinge of southern American, & could hook you almost instantaneously..." As one reviewer stated, "It’s not hard to imagine him casting his anthemic spell over crowds far larger." While Shields found himself in demand for top artists & producers, this talented entertainer has been on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Later with Jools Holland, X-Factor, The Voice UK, Radio 1 Fest, V-Fest, Wireless Fest, BBC Radio Live Lounge, Radio 1 Xtra Live, Chatty Man Alan Carr, Graham Norton, Germany’s Next Top Model, Brit Awards, Fox's Love Connection, MTV’s Making the Band & numerous festivals, radio & TV shows around the world.
Porter is determined to be instrumental in pushing boundaries in music, TV, business & in the community & spread "Cosmic Vibes" while shifting the landscape.
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