CraigLewis Band Brings The Love on Debut Album

Written by.  Chalise Macklin

The Craig Lewis band is a duo comprised of members, Zuri Craig and Jeffrey Lewis. The duo turned to Youtube, as so many rising stars do, to gain a following. And it paid off!  The groups remixed version of the theme song to “The Brady Bunch” garnered the attention of many including; mogul Tyler Perry. He was so impressed with their talent that he asked the singers to join his hit stage play, Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family. The duo traveled across the country with Tyler and company; which helped grow their fan base.

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The Craig Lewis band formed after the two met at a talent show in college (Clark Atlanta University) and immediately developed a working chemistry.

“We hit it off. Our chemistry was natural. We knew we had to come together and sing,” said Lewis.

The two both love Gospel and R&B, and they have put their unique touch on merging the two art forms together; creating beautiful, original music.  The band is picking up where famous male duo acts like K-Ci and JoJo left off.

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After forming a duo in college, the two started uploading videos to the masses, made a name for themselves as contestants on America’s Got Talent (placed 5th), and in stage plays. The pair worked with some of the best in the business during their journey. They performed a duet with Yolanda Adams during their time on AGT, and performed spot dates with Fantasia during one of her tours.

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The infectious duo has performed a lot of cover songs, but is now making headlines for their original music. The group’s debut album is in stores now. The album is titled” Must Be Love.” It is a fitting title for the duo’s labor of love.

“We chose that title because it is all about love, everything always come back to love,” said Craig.

The album is garnering rave reviews from music critics. The title track is a fan favorite and, “I’m Good” is gaining a lot of buzz for its emotionally charged lyrics and accompanying music video.

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“Must Be Love is an amazing song. It will have two-year-olds to 99-year olds dancing,” said Lewis.

“It’s up-tempo, a 60’s feel, Motown inspired. It feels good, it’s a feel good song,” said Craig

The sweet sound doesn’t stop there. The album is packed with more gems. Go to ITunes and get your copy today. The Craig Lewis band has so much in store for its fans. They are performing spot dates around the country now, and plan to embark on a tour in the near future.

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The duo also has individual endeavors they are working on as well.  Craig is working an original stage play he wrote. It will make stops around the country, including a stop at the Cannon Center in Memphis, TN; while Lewis plans to pursue more acting roles. The pair are also make time to volunteer and give back. As the duo’s stars continue to rise they remain humble and hungry to prove their not just a buzzworthy group, but one with staying power.

For more information about the group head over to their Instagram @thecraiglewisband  or to book the pair email

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