With a voice that will melt even the toughest of hearts, Tracy Cruz aims to connect communities with her universal language of love, hope, and happiness. Her unique musical and lyrical blend — Bay Area urban soul tinged with the influence of her indigenous Filipino roots — has captured the ears of music lovers around the world. Boasting a vocal range that might be bigger than her, she emanates a classic and timeless feel.
Two full-length albums and two EPs have garnered numerous awards including three Bay Area Black Music Awards for "Best Neo Soul Female", "Best CD/Recorded Performance" and "Bay Area Rising Star", two Akademia Awards as well as nominations for a Soultracks.com Readers' Choice Award for "Female Vocalist of the Year", Northern California Entertainers Music Awards for "Female Neo Soul Artist of the Year" and "Female Entertainer of the Year.” She has supported several established acts including: Kenny Lattimore, Pete Escovedo, Miki Howard, Keke Wyatt, Bilal, and others. The songstress approaches her music unapologetically and freely, staying true to herself, while her stellar band provides a grown and sexy soundtrack for her vocal creations.
Tracy continues to tour and record as well as remaining a strong presence in her community, working with local youth as a vocal coach and mentor. She encourages them to follow their dreams to sing freely and wholeheartedly. Most recently, she released her new single, produced by Detroit-based, multi-talented, Grammy Award nominated producer Brandon Williams, on March 14, 2018.
Home Base: San Francisco