About IhsAn Bilal

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Trained at the Duke Ellington School of the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., the multitalented singer/songwriter IhsAn Bilal began her professional music career as a lead vocalist for the acclaimed band, Black Alley. In July 2011, she released her debut album BIG red BOX with the pop and R&B inspired tracks “Lifestyle Ish” and “Big Band Theory”.
Her sophomore album, T.E.A.L : Time Evolution And Love hit the Top 100 on iTunes for R&B in 2013; TEAL was also nominated for a Wama (2014) award for Best contemporary R&B album of the year and was named one of the best albums by an Indie artist in 2013. In 2014 IhsAn was one of five artists (Kylie Minogue, Snoop Dogg,…) worldwide to have a song (My Baby) exclusively promoted by Soundcloud with over 800,000 plays.
Later that year IhsAn signed with Dream 2 DestinyNuMusic/ Columbia School of Broadcasting as their first artist. She relocated from Washington, DC to L.A. in 2015.
The accomplishments of the songstress go beyond; IhsAn was invited as a special guest to perform at the White House (2016); being awarded the 1st House Studio Artist grant, Singing the national anthem for the NBA and WNBA, and include opening performances for Kanye West, Faith Evans, Miguel, and more.
“Everything about [her] is beautiful. I’m just in awe,” said singer Faith Evans.
IhsAn is currently working on her 3rd album slated for release in 2017. Art, culture and philanthropy continue to motivate this talented vocalist, songwriter, and entertainment mogul as she continues to rise to the top. Her latest album T.E.A.L: Time Evolution And Love is available everywhere.


Some of IhsAn’s notable performances include:
The White House
Grammy/Recording Academy
FBI headquarters
BET Experience
NBA
WNBA
Howard Theater
Webster Hall
The National Capital
SXSW
Apple store
Verizon Center
Michael Jackson Tribute
Sugar Bar (NYC)
R&B Live (los Angeles)
March on Washington
H Street Festival
Black Family Reunion
Macy’s (Grand re-opening)
Genesis Center
NY Fashion Week
DC Fashion Week
Children’s Hospital
Ben’s Next Door
Carnegie Hall Library