Stokley is a Grammy nominated vocalist, critically acclaimed drummer/percussionist, producer and songwriter who has achieved international success in the music industry. Although Stokley is best known as the lead vocalist for Mint Condition, he is a percussionist at heart. Beginning at the tender age of 4, and ever since Stokley has garnered a reputation by playing many percussion instruments including: steel pan, congas, drums, kalimba and it doesn't stop there - even a little guitar and piano.
Born in St. Paul, Minnesota and always ahead of the music curve, Stokley credits his edgy and alternative sound to the profound influences of African, Jazz, Latin, Rock & Roll, Hip Hop, R&B, Blues & Gospel.
Stokley has performed on live shows such as Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon Show, Conan O'Brien, The Late Late Show w/Craig Ferguson, American Music Awards, Trumpet Awards, Essence Music Festival, Soultrain Awards, The Monique Show, TV ONE and BET Networks to name just a few.
Film Soundtracks include: Jason’s Lyric, Mo’ Money, The Sixth Man, Phat Girlz.
Tours/Performances include: Prince, Jill Scott, Alicia Keys, Toni Braxton, Janet Jackson, Sheila E., Whitney Houston, Kenny G., Isley Brothers, Lionel Richie, Bilal, Raphael Saddiq, Anthony Hamilton, Eric Benet, Ledisi, Kelly Price, Brotha Ali, Tony-Toni-Tone, Sounds of Blackness & more.
Studio Production & Sessions (Drums, Percussion & or Producer, Vocals): Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Usher, Wale, Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Jon Secada, Lionel Richie, Gladys Knight, Yolanda Adams, Patti Labelle, Mint Condition, Sounds of Blackness, New Edition, Ali Shaheed (of A Tribe Called Quest),
Stokley is currently producing new material for a host of new up and coming artists, established artists as well as for himself. Also, Stokley is still very active in the local music community performing with bands around the Twin Cites area.
For Stokley's solo project please visit istokley.com