The road to success for an aspiring group is not easy, and is not always a popular one. However, certain traits can give a glimpse of what’s to be – the fire inside.
Ashley Hines and The Driven are dedicated to pleasing the fans. Originally based in Douglasville, GA, Ashley Hines (vocals) and Devonne Parker (vocals) met through a mutual friend in November 2010, and after an interesting audition, founded The Driven.
Born in Melbourne, FL, Ashley moved to Georgia at the age of 9 in 1999. She grew up in the music industry, her father being a professional sound engineer and tour bus driver for extremely famous artists. Along with active participation in her high school dance group, she was partnered with her sister in the group S4L (Sister4Life). Ashley learned to be at home with the hard work and dedication needed to rise above.
Devonne, born in Oceanside, CA, moved to Douglasville in 2008 after living in Japan. A natural dancer, he danced and sang at school as a youngster. After going through life’s trials, he realized that music was his calling. Raised in a Marine Corps household, Devonne learned early to focus on his goals.
Since the first rehearsal, Ashley Hines & The Driven have currently been hard at work putting the final touches on a new album that fans will love. Along with building new shows that will wow the fans, her upcoming tour will be excellent entertainment, driven by songs from the heart. With their motto ‘We are the fans, and You are the Superstars,’ Ashley Hines and The Driven will spread love and peace through their music and vibe.
Their musical influences include Michael Jackson, Michael Franti and Spearhead, SOJA, Dave Matthews Band, Lady Gaga, to mention just a few. Ashley Hines and The Driven wrote and recorded their debut album ‘All The Things’ in 2012, which features great singles like “No Rain” and “DJ,” both catchy songs which feature a powerful message on top of a smooth mesmerizing beat. Buy it today.