"The lovestruck lyrics and the smile in his voice will make a believer out of the most jaded of listeners." Queer Trans Music Blog 2016
"His sound is radio-friendly but his gay boldness is oh-so refreshing." Dallas Voice 2010
Most people know Anye Elite (pronounced Ahhn-Yay Eee-Leet) as a rapper and creator of Icon City a lifestyle brand focused on developing content and products for the urban LGBT community. Elite's blunt take on black gay life in America inspires and informs people across the country.
His debut album "No Faux" was released in 2017 and spawned numerous viral hits including the summer pride anthem "Yass Lawt" (see below). The album's title track has also caught on with over 70,000 streams on Spotify alone. Anye released a number of singles and mixtapes prior to No Faux's release.
Anye's efforts in 2018 earned him shouts outs from rapper Remy Ma and Atlanta's Georgia Voice Magazine. Although a Philadelphia native; Anye currently resides in Los Angeles where he's working on his next project, an ep titled "The Adventures of Bam Bam"