Xavier has received un-coerced praise for his vocal skills from some of the biggest names in the business, including Madonna, D’Angelo, Erykah Badu, Mary J. Blige, Devo, Anita Baker, Lena Horne, TV on the Radio, Anohni, Danny Tenaglia, The Rapture, and Ashford & Simpson. He was also a Diesel U Music Award nominee and his UK debut on Virgin Records earned him a top ten hit. The Boys Choir of Harlem alum has collaborated on recordings with Scissor Sisters, JD Samson, Young & Sick, New Power Generation, Basement Jaxx vocalists Vula & Sharlene, Diane Birch, Bright Light Bright Light, Stephin Merritt, Sxip Shirey, Toshi Reagon, and LL Cool J. He also wrote and recorded with Slow Knights.
“brilliant vocalist”—XLR8R magazine
“pure magic”—Billboard magazine
“gently soulful”—NY Times