Ray Covington is becoming a household name in the hit-producing Twin Cities of Minnesota.
Showcasing his talents as a singer and songwriter, his debut solo CD was titled simply, “RayCovington.” It was released in the summer of 2001 and created a buzz that would quickly spread throughout the Twin Cities music scene. The album was almost entirely written and arranged by Ray, with Al Demmings of Semaj Records producing the album. It contained the local radio hit “I’m Ready.”
Ray landed an opportunity to headline his first big show at Minneapolis’ The Cotton Club. The all-star band included former New Power Generation drummer Kirk Johnson, Monte Moir and Chance Howard of The Time, and Todd Burrell of Alexander O’Neal fame.
Ray has opened for many National and International stars like Jaheim, KC and Jo Jo, Keith Washington, Tony Terry, The SOS Band, Alexander Oneal, Glenn Jones, Confunkshun, Montel Jordyn, Kem, Howard Hewitt, you name it, Ray has represented.