Alissia Benveniste (BMI)

Curtis Mayfield Scholarship Award, 2020

To put it simply, Alissia is a "newcomer with some serious skills and impressive co-signs" (Billboard). Equally adept on different instruments as she is producing music behind the boards, she has taken quickly her extraordinary talent to collaborate with artists such as Anderson Paak, Mark Ronson, Bootsy Collins, Q-Tip, Cee-Lo Green, Masego, Ari Lennox, 21 Savage, Khalid, YEBBA, George Clinton, Sebastian Mikael, Leven Kali, Topaz Jones, Musiq Soulchild, Doug E Fresh, Mobb Deep and many others.

Alissia’s developments in the world of funk/soul drew the attention of many genre insiders, including Quincy Jones, Prince and funk legend Mr. Bootsy Collins who called Alissia to write and produce his latest album.By that point in her career, she had already accumulated a list of highly impressive recognitions and achievements extend well beyond her roots as a composer and musician, as her talents as a producer, which has become central to her expertise and importance in the music industry for the last years. Her technical and creative abilities have set her apart as a multifaceted talent in the music industry, she has as a globally-recognized and prolific artist and producer.