Aniba Hotep & The Sol Collective is a Chicago-based Funk-Rock band, comprised of six members, led by the beautiful songwriter and vocal powerhouse, Aniba Hotep. Her soulful southern tones are harmonized by two equally beautiful and talented songbirds, Neri Ma’at and Caress Sahura. These melodious voices are complimented by the best rhythm section one could find, featuring William Baggett on bass, Aum Mu Ra-El on lead guitar, and Derrell Lowe on drums.
Since The Sol Collective’s formation in 2010, they have headlined numerous festivals and high-profile events, independently driving thousands to their shows. They are currently touring with platinum selling Bad Boy Records alumni, Carl Thomas! Aniba Hotep & TSC just released their funk-filled single, entitled "Girlz Like Her". The single was debuted live, in Times Square, at B.B.King's. As well as on television, on ABC'S Windy City Live! Aniba Hotep & TSC's full EP is being produced by Grammy award winner, Isaiah Sharkey (guitarist for John Mayer and D'Angelo). The EP is being mixed by Grammy nominated producer, Vidal Davis, who has produced for iconic artists like Michael Jackson and Mariah Carey! Everyone's excited about Aniba Hotep & The Sol Collective and with good reason! They continue to share stages with the best, such as multi-platinum artists Chaka Khan, Mint Condition, 112, Raphael Saadiq, Lalah Hathaway, Silk, Tony! Toni! Toné!, Kindred The Family Soul, Syleena Johnson, Bilal, Les Nubians and more. The band’s soulful, Funk-Rock musical style embodies what they've termed, "The natural progression of Soul.” The band has successfully merged the sound of their predecessors, with the edgy, contemporary sounds of today. The vision of Aniba Hotep & The Sol Collective is to create music that captures the true essence of Soul/Funk/Rock and Hip Hop. They want to be the new standard, prompting future generations to preserve the historic genres. The band will continue to captivate crowds wherever they perform, with the motto, "Show after show, until the whole world knows!". Aniba Hotep & The Sol Collective will prove to be the new face of greatness from 2017 and beyond. Don't believe 'em, just watch!