Ohio vocal trio Half Mile Home R&B and hip-hop-infused gospel music. Since growing out of their earlier incarnation as a secular R&B ensemble in the '90s, Half Mile Home features siblings Terence (lead vocals/drums) and Todd Burton (lead vocal/pianist/production), & Youngstown native Darryl Brownlee (lead vocal/guitarist).
Influenced by classic soul acts like The O'Jays
, the Ohio Players, the Akron-based group initially came together in the early '90s, As 1-900, they released album in 1994 under Jodeci's Devante Swing. Following the label shake-up, the group re-formed as After the Rain and toured with artist like Gerald Levert
, Confunkshun. However, growing increasingly dissatisfied with aspects of the secular music industry that went against their church upbringing, Terence Burton and his bandmates eventually decided to return to the gospel music of their youth. Renaming themselves Half Mile Home, a name inspired by a highway sign just outside of Akron, they released their 2004 debut full-length album, The Movement, featuring the single "Do It Again." Half Mile Home then returned with several more albums, including 2010's Change My Lyfe, and 2012's Church Muzik & Inspiration. In 2013, Church Muzik & Inspiration deluxe version, feat. new songs and remixes. 2015 They released a top 10 Billboard smash hit “More Than Enuff.” 2016 Billboard top 15 “Thinking Of Me”. 2017 “This Far” based on the fatal tragedy of group member son, ~Matt Collar, Rovi