Native New Yorker, Rasul A-Salaam has been in love with singing since the tender age of 3 years old. By age seven, he was known for lending his vocal talents and critical ear to various choirs and ensembles, as a supporting vocalist, soloist and even as a teacher.
Rasul officially began his adult career in 2005, touring the world singing background and sharing stages with a plethora of artists; Shirley Caesar, Lyle Lovett & Fantasia Barrino to name a few. In the Fall of 2013 He was a featured soloist in “Abyssinian Mass - A Gospel Celebration.” This project was conceived and manifested by composer, Jazz trumpeter and bandleader of the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) Wynton Marsalis. Rasul lead the movement “Scripture” in ActII of “Abyssinian Mass - A Gospel Celebration”.
Today, Rasul is the CEO of BGV Music, Inc. a small business he founded in 2007 where he provides an array of services with a focus on arranging, producing and singing background vocals as well as contracting and managing background vocalists and solo artists alike.