Lacy Darryl Phillips aka THE UNCLE EARL, an Award Winning American Recording Artist, Songwriter, Producer, Actor, Radio Personality & DJ.
He is the Creator/Producer of Ultimate Underground, Host/DJ of his weekly radio show, The Ultimate Underground Experience now celebrating it’s 7th successful anniversary and President of Earl Hitz Records a NYC label created to embrace the sounds of house, dance, electronic pop, and funk music.
Lacy recently relocated back home to NYC to re-connect with his Broadway roots. His current project, as a Featured Performer & Choreographer, “For All My Girls”a new musical is headed to Off-Broadway in 2017.
Lacy has worked as a performer/director/choreographer with Grace Jones, CeCe Peniston, Peabo Bryson, Mariah Carey, Chaka Khan, Lauryn Hill, Vanessa Williams,Melissa Manchester and many others.
Under Mentor Debbie Allen, Lacy assisted and performed on such projects as: A Different World, The Academy Awards, Sammy Davis Jr. 60th Anniversary Tribute, Polly I & II for Disney and the CBS T.V. Movie Stompin’ At The Savoy. Other films appearances include: Sister Act 2, Death Becomes Her and Rent.
AWARDS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
AKADEMIA AWARD BEST DANCE / FUNK MUSIC VIDEO "R U READY"MAY 2015 (Los Angeles)
KXLR RADIO AWARD #1 ON THE CHARTS "R U READY"DECEMBER 2015 (Los Angeles)
AKADEMIA AWARD WINNER HONOREE @ THE ROSE BOWL APRIL 2016 (Los Angeles)
X-POZING MUSIC AWARD BEST DANCE SONG "ROUND AND ROUND" JANUARY 2017(Chicago)
POWER XR RADIO AWARDS # 1 ON THE CHARTS "CAN YOU FEEL IT" FEBRUARY 2017 (Los Angeles)
XMA BORN TO PERFORM EVENT AWARD - BEST DANCE / ELECTRONICA 2017 (Chicago)
KMIX RADIO AWARD # 1 ON THE CHARTS "ROUND AND ROUND" NOVEMBER 2017 (Los Angeles)
X-POZING MUSIC AWARD BEST DANCE SONG "FRIENDS" DECEMBER 2017 (Chicago)
AKADEMIA AWARD BEST DANCE / ELECTRONICA SONG "FRIENDS" JUNE 2018 (Los Angeles)
AKADEMIA AWARD BEST DANCE / ELECTRONICA EP "INVITATION TO DANCE" JUNE 2018 (Los Angeles)
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How did you hear about us?
I was contacted on Reverbnation!
What is your profession (singer, rapper, songwriter, poet, dancer, model, music fan, etc.)?
Actor, Singer, Dancer, Choreographer, Creative Director, Music Producer, Songwriter, Teacher, Producer, Radio Personality & DJ.
How many members are in your band?
Can be solo act with tracks or 10 members Live
What is your style of music?
Dance, House, Soul, Funk
Who are your influences in the music industry?
Frankie Knuckles, Rick James, Grace Jones, Jeffrey Osbourne, Luther Vandross, Philip Bailey, Stevie Wonder