Brothers Clarence and Paul Allen were born into entertainment and are blessed to be sharing their gifts with the world.
Clarence “Hypekeez” Allen has a way of working music into art through his expression of playing and singing. He originally created the nickname “Hypekeez” after brainstorming a possible overall moniker that could be used across multiple platforms and would describe an important part of who he was and who he felt he was to become as a pianist/keyboardist/B-3 organist. In addition to being a musician and singer, Clarence is a double Grammy-nominated songwriter/producer for his work on Charlie Wilson’s hit single “There Goes My Baby”. He has touched other aspects of the industry as well including writing music with artists such as Babyface and Heather Headley. He has been musical director for (Naturi Naughton's “Fame” live TV performance) & Nikki Flores, a part of the house band for Last Call With Carson Daly, leant his skills as a session musician for artists such as Patti LaBelle, Joe Firstman, Bam Crawford, Josh Kelley and The Damnwells. Clarence has also performed live/TV/video or toured with the likes of Boyz II Men, David Archuleta, T-Pain, Monica, Clay Aiken, Big Advice (Ahaguna G. Sun and BEAR), Jennie Laws, N'dea Davenport(of Brand New Heavies), Will Young, Justin Guarini, Kelly Clarkson, Lissette Bustamante, Bishop Clarence E. McClendon and the COTH Mega Mass Choir, Myxx, Qui, Randy Jackson, Nu Voh, B. Cox, Rickey Grundy, Chris Brown, Musiq Soulchild, Javier, Mya, Anthony Hamilton and Tony Lucca.
Paul Allen, known primarily for his work on the drums, has a wide range of talent. He has done everything from writing to drumming to singing, TV work to film, and he excels in each. Paul has had the opportunity to work with and learn from a wide variety of talented individuals through many different projects. He was a part of the movies Dream Girls and A Boyfriend For Christmas, was guest with Leon Mobley and Terry Bozzio on DrumChannel.com, a part of commercials for Subway, Hartford Insurance, Crown Royal, Monster.com, Heineken (with Brad Pitt), he was in an ad for Virgin Mobile, Comcast, and many more. Paul was a part of the house band for Last Call With Carson Daly along with his brother, Clarence. Paul has performed on other late shows and morning shows (The View, The Today Show). Paul has also been featured in music videos for Ashley Tisdale, Trinity Stone, and Tyler Hilton, as well has been apart of two Super Bowls, the Radio Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards, American Music Awards, and multiple talk shows. He has played/toured and/or recorded/written with Leon Mobley and Da Lion, Dan Huff (producer), Justin Neibank (producer/engineer), RZA(of WUTANG CLAN), Javier, Nikki Flores, Nu Voh, N’dea Davenport(of Brand New Heavies), Barbara Morisson, Gina Vivona, Ahaguna G. Sun and BEAR (of Sun Bear/BIG ADVICE), Juan Nelson(of Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals), Dr. Madd Vibe(Angelo Moore of Fish Bone), Big Black, Bruce Burger, Spencer Day, Shahryar, Amel Larrieux, KINA, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Guarini, Stone Mecca, T-Pain, Butch Walker, Dave Stewart(of The Eurythmics), Jim Scott, 4th Avenue Jones’, Andre Crouch, Blake English, Dana Glover, Randy Jackson, Paul Jackson Jr., Joe Firstman, Taryn Manning, Lamont Dozier, Jesse McCartney, Otis Day and the Knights, Ryan Tedder(of One Republic), Josh Kelley, Chris Pierce, and many others. Paul also has been an Emmy winner and a grammy nominee.