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Phillip Rines was born in Memphis, TN into a family of musicians who traveled around singing Gospel music until the age of 13. Throughout high school, he joined different groups with friends around the city of Memphis. (R&B and Soul, Pop, Country, Jazz, Contemporary Christian, Hip-Hop, Rock, Gospel). As Phillip matured as a singer, he started soloing around the city more, performing at Isaac Hayes club, Hard Rock Cafe and all along Beale Street in Downtown Memphis. Phillip eventually joined Grammy Award Winning Gospel Group, O'landa Draper's Associates, performing nationally, and on TV a few times. He was even featured on the DVD of Elvis Presley's 25th Anniversary Birthday Celebration, singing with Elvis Presley's original band! Phillip went on to Replace Al Paris of Kool & the Gang, as lead singer of the group G3 (Garry Goin Group). Garry is a world renowned Jazz artist who performs with Kirk Whalum, Lalah Hathaway, Wendy Moten, Gerald Albright, Justin Timberlake, etc. Phillip has opened up for acts like, Elliot Yamin, Mat Kearney, Matt Nathanson, Matt White, Jessie James from (Eric & Jessie E! Reality Show) & The Bar-kays. Just to name a few. Phillip has recently been performing on Carnival Cruise Lines with the 2.0 Rock Band Experience called #RaptorPack! Phillip is based out of Orlando, showcasing at various clubs & venues around the Orlando area and beyond!
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