St. Beauty opening for Janelle Monáe in 2018
|Labels||The Wondaland Arts Society|
|Associated acts||Janelle Monáe|
|Members||Alexe Belle |
St. Beauty is an American musical duo consisting of singers Alexe Belle and Isis Valentino. The duo is affiliated with a larger artistic collective called Wondaland Art Society, a group of musicians that also includes Janelle Monáe, Jidenna, Roman GianArthur, and Deep Cotton. Both the duo and the collective are based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Belle and Valentino met while working at a clothing boutique that held a showcase for local artists in 2012. In light of the acclaim they received after the performance, the two officially formed a band and selected the name St. Beauty. In a recent interview, the duo explained that they selected the name because, "St. Beauty is a pure beauty that lives in everyone." Their mission is "to heal and inspire."
St. Beauty's song "Going Nowhere" appeared on the album, Wondaland Presents: The Eephus. The album was released on August 14, 2015, and was distributed by Epic Records. The album debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard Chart for R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. In November 2017, St. Beauty toured as an opening act for Jhené Aiko's Trip Tour.
In 2018, the group released their debut extended play Running to the Sun, featuring the singles "Caught" (2017), "Not Discuss It" (2018) and "Borders" (originally released in 2016).
|Running to the Sun|
As lead artist
|"Going Nowhere"||2015||Wondaland Presents: The Eephus|
|"Borders"||2016||Running to the Sun|
|"Holographic Lover"||Non-album single|
|"Caught"||2017||Running to the Sun|
|"Not Discuss It"||2018|
As featured artist
|"Hell You Talmbout"
(Janelle Monáe and various artists)
(Bosco featuring St. Beauty)
(Spree Wilson featuring St. Beauty & Big Rube)
|2019||Thank You for Coming, Enjoy|
|"Safari"||2017||Jidenna, Janelle Monáe, Nana Kwabena||The Chief|
|"Up"||Pvndo, Bobby Earth||Shapes in Odd Spaces|
|"PTSD"||2019||Dreamville, Omen, Mereba, Deante' Hitchcock||Revenge of the Dreamers III|
|"The Other Half"||Jidenna, Mereba||85 to Africa|
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