Trevin Hunte

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With an amazing voice, Trevin didn’t have much confidence in himself. When Trevin was in 8th grade he got the chance to apply to a performing art school, he needed four recommendations and got three.

Then it all came down to his last teacher, she looked at him in the face and told him “you are wasting your time, you are not going to become anything.”

Trevin Hunte is from Queens, New York, and was 18-years-old when he auditioned for season 3 The Voice back in 2012. Trevin was able to have three chairs turn during his audition. In his audition he sang “Listen” by Beyonce and absolutely amazed everyone.

After the incident with this school audition, he had trouble getting his confidence back. Everything started when his father brought a radio from work. Trevin would sing along.

“Music was a way for me to escape,” he states. Trevin made it all the way to the Top 4. Sadly he was eliminated, but made a huge impact on everybody who watched The Voice, and made a giant impact on the coaches.

Now at the age of 21, he still sings and uploads covers of himself on his channel.

In 2013, Trevin ended the year with his debut holiday EP. Earlier, Trevin signed with veteran talent manager Sahirah Uqdah  of SU Entertainment, taped the song “Rise,” for inclusion on the soundtrack for the indie film, “From The Rough.”

In the song Trevin sings about getting back up and how he will overcome everything. You can sense his passion and can feel his pain when he sings. You can feel his soul when he belts out.

Trevin is an amazing singer and I hope he does get a full time record deal.

In an interview with, Trevin responded,”It’s definitely been a learning experience for me. I … learned as a person and me as an artist throughout this whole entire competition. For me, being only 18, I feel I have my whole life ahead of me to correct the things that I need to work on or better the things that I lack.”

He later reflected about how much he has grown since his elimination on The Voice.

“The best performance for me was”And I Am Telling You.” Mainly because I got the chance to show people that my confidence had boosted and show them that I am here to stay. It was definitely a great performance for me and it felt great after it.”

As for what is next in his life, Hunte responded with a laugh.

“What’s next for me is to just work hard on my music. I really want a Grammy and I’m not going to stop until I get one. I’m definitely going to work hard and reach my goals. I set goals for myself every week.”

Trevin does have a bright future ahead of him.

” [To] Write songs and try to reach out to people and see what happens and see how it goes for me.”