Over the last decade, Zacardi Cortez's muscularly dynamic vocals have established him as one of soul music's new leaders. The gruff-voiced tenor has scored No. 1 hits such as 1-On-1 and Oh, How I Love You, which recently spent a dozen weeks atop the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart.
Zacardi seems to have
the Midas Touch since he is currently featured on James Fortune's
#2 album, Dream Again on the track, It's Gonna Happen,
along with the title track of John P. Kee's #5 album, I
Made It Out.
Oh yeah, Zacardi's own single, You Don't Know, is at the top of the charts. That's three of the top five.
Now, he's recorded his most heart-felt musical statement yet with You Don't Know. It opens softly with Cortez singing, "you don't know what I've been through, let me share my story with you."
reminisces on some of his real-life challenges. Then, against a
flurry of crashing symbols, he belts out a raspy testimonial of
"I've had writing credit on a couple of songs in the past, but this is the first time I really focused and wrote a song," says Cortez who collaborated with Grammy Award nominated singer/songwriter, James Fortune, on the tune which will appear on his highly-anticipated sophomore album, "Soul of A Man."