Cardye the self-taught lead guitarist and R&B singer-songwriter from Raleigh, North Carolina has a passion for music that stems from the influences of artists like: DeAngelo, Anthony Hamilton, Jaheim, John Mayer and many more. He has shared the stage with the likes of Anthony Hamilton, Wale, Joe, Robin Thicke, Avant and more, as well as having done studio work for Trey Songz. Being strong, confident, and sexy is a state of mind, regardless of location, lifestyle, or situation. Cardye describes his music with three simple words…“Urban, Smooth, & Sexy!”
With the combinations of modern electronic orchestration and pure song craft, Cardye has delivered his single, “Wants & Needs”. Here he extends on that solid musical basis by being true a storyteller, showcasing his advancement from a club goer on the prowl, to seducer and then onto a deeper love. What makes this track most compelling though, is the vitality and freshness of the music and songwriting that comes with his overall concept. It’s so compelling, in fact, I feel as if I am glimpsing upon an artist of quality I have totally neglected.
“Wants & Needs” is smooth track, Produced by LV-EA$Y BEATZ, that speaks to Cardye’s ability to use his R&B voice in a crooning manner. The cut definitely has the sound of a track that you’d play while chilling out at home, or just kicking back with friends and mellowing out…possibly with your lady. Cardye is one of those artists who you know is going to set your life on fire with his music. It’s never frilly or empty and his voice is always smooth as fine silk. This man and his songs make you feel things you have almost forgotten. Your heart will swell every time you play something he has done.
Cardye is a true musician, and apart from his guitar playing, his voice is also an instrument. He has such great talent, his music is so smooth, mellow and deep, and you can listen to his songs all day and night. The title of this latest track is definitely appropriate coming from the depths of his soul. Anytime you want to listen to a tasteful, emotional, well put together single then this is the track. “Wants & Needs” is one of those songs you put in the player and just keep playing over and over. If you haven’t slipped this into your R&B collection yet, you just don’t know what you’re missing!