Andre Akinyele (Birth name: Andre Marcel Wilson / Name change: Andre Marcel Ajamu Akinyele) is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.
In 2012, he released ‘The Potomac Syndrome’ promoted with the singles “Feel So Good”, “DC Love (You Know It)”, and “Georgetown”. In 2015, he released ‘Metal Skin and Ivory Birds’, offering a singer-songwriter approach, questioning the world, leaving no one or nothing off limits. It was promoted with the singles “War of Independence”, “A Ritual of Sound and Time”, and “We Walked On the Moon”. In 2016, he released ‘The Unauthorized Playlist’ exploring the madness of keeping secrets and the anger of friendship betrayal. It was promoted with the singles “After Dark”, “Sky’s the Limit”, and “Keep Movin’: Who’s on the Telephone”. In 2018, he released ‘Telegram Mews’ and promoted it with the singles “T.O. (Toronto)”, “Telegram Mews”, and “Compassion”. In 2020, he will release 'Uniqlo Boy' a black gothic romance shaded in truth, a futuristic, creative and universal journey through an odyssey of hardcore beats, electro love songs, and music that makes you dance. It will be promoted with the singles "Ride or Die", "Uniqlo Boy", "Streetcar", and "App Love (Digi-Love)". Andre Akinyele defies stereotypical genres and remains a magnetic and viable force in music. He recorded as R&B/funk artist Marcel (1998–2004) and Ajamu Akinyele as the pioneering force of the cyber-jazz movement with his band Gemini Soul.