Patrease Rashawn, professionally known as RAE, is a recording artist / entertainer and a fixture in Atlanta’s music community since the age of 15. This gifted singer / songwriter from East Point, G.A. has shared the stage with some amazing musical legends such as Prince, Stevie Wonder, Outkast, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and many more. As a background vocalist for the iconic singer and actress, Janelle Monae, RAE has showcased her voice to the world since March 2011, touring the world performing in The U.S.A, Germany, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Dubai and has performed in front of millions.
She has made appearances on almost every major ratings stage in network television such as The Nobel Peace Prize Awards, Good Morning America, American Idol, Saturday Night Live, The BET Awards and The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon. RAE has also appeared in Monae’s “Queen”, “Yoga” and “Dance Apocalyptic” music videos as well as a Superbowl PEPSI commercial. If you ask her though, her favorite experience would be performing four times at The White House for The Obama Administration and personally hitting the dance floor with The First Lady and The President of the United States.