Adrian Xavier has revealed several personas during his award-winning career. Singer/Songwriter. Artist. Musician. DJ. Producer. Philanthropist. Entrepreneur. Adrian Xavier is a man with many talents and interests and one who makes an impact through all of his endeavors. He has always made it a point to take a proactive stance when it comes to social and environmental issues. Adrian Xavier has always been committed to being a voice for the voiceless, performing and contributing extensively to events that benefit relief efforts, the environment, youth organizations and community-based projects. His music crosses social and cultural barriers, reaching a broad range of ages and backgrounds.
Born and raised in Seattle, Adrian grew up traveling the West Coast with his mom (Swaneagle), a highly regarded activist, artist and single mother. Spending time around many well known artists and musicians as a child, Adrian was consistently around legendary reggae musicians and starting introducing acts to audiences as an MC at 17. Adrian's father was a radio DJ in Los Angeles and worked with Rick Dees on the popular "Weekly Top 40" radio show for many years, and thus he was exposed to the world of pop music early on. Adrian Xavier music reflects these influences in addition to a spiritual path and earth-friendly awareness.
Collaborating with notable singers and musicians, from original members of Heart, Soul Syndicate, President Brown, Pablo Moses, The Mystic Revealers,The Wailers and more. Touring and performing at festivals, colleges and music clubs, Adrian Xavier’s message connects with a broad and diverse demographic. Adrian Xavier has been billed with major acts such as the Black Eyed Peas, Gentlemen, Burning Spear, Pato Banton, Sean Paul, Michael Franti & Spear Head, Katy Perry, Sly & Robbie, Israel Vibrations, Eek-A-Mouse, the Itals, Culture, Kanye West, Naz, Public Enemy and many more.
Performing shows year round, Adrian Xavier maintains a solid group of notable musicians to work with locally and internationally, in the studio and for live performances. His full time band consist of Lennox Holness on Bass, Paul Huppler on Drums, Brian Ray on Lead Guitar and Vocals, Chava on Keys and Vocals. He and his group take great pride in performing for and building a solid fan base in the Pacific North West, West Coast and internationally.
With the 2004 release of the debut album R-Nature Adrian Xavier received international acclaim, with the stand out classics "Mother Nature", "R-Love R-Creation", "Unleash the Lion" and “Redemption Road.” In 2006 Adrian Xavier had many ground breaking performances with his full band, one the highlights of 2006 was captured at the Oregon Country Fair and was released as a live CD called The Adrian Xavier Band Live at OCF, this live recording showcases many of Adrian's biggest songs and has become a fan favorite of the that time. In 2008 Adrian Xavier released the highly anticipated follow up to R Nature, Miracle the album is a testament to Adrian's creative influence and features an amazing collection of musicians. The legendary 6 string violinist Geoffrey Castle is featured on many songs throughout the Miracle album, along with Chris Little Field of (Karl Denson's Tiny Universe) and platinum keyboard player Mark Cardenas among other notable musicians. Miracle gained rave revues and continues to make waves in the minds of Dj's around the world. Adrian Xavier has had a steady stream of recording projects since Miracle was released, appearing on album features, singles and producing for other artists. In 2010 Adrian Xavier filmed a TV commercial and recorded a version of the 80's hit "Aint Nothing Gonna Break My Stride" for Emerald Downs.