Members of Obscurley
Clint Warren is an African musician, singer, and award-winning music Producer. Clint was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on April 7, 1984, where he began his career as a child actor and model appearing in several South African TV series in the 1980s and 1990s including Pumpkin Patch (1988), Zet (1990s) and Zap Mag (1990s). His family immigrated to Florida, USA in 1995 followed by his cousins Dean Israelite and Jason Xenopoulos. After 9/11, he enlisted in the Marines, serving for more than three years before being medically discharged after he suffered several injuries. His interest in music reemerged while attending VA discharge classes with actor Adam Driver at the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in 2004 who had also been injured.
While being stationed in Yuma, AZ, Warren studied Musical Theater at Northern Arizona University (NAU) in Flagstaff, AZ and joined The Antaeus Company in Los Angeles where he performed in many Tony Award-winning productions. In 2004 Warren graduated from NAU with a bachelor’s degree in theater and music theory. In 2007, Warren returned to Florida to pursue a career in modeling and signed to The Green Agency while studying law at Florida International University (FIU) and the University of Miami (UM).
After graduating from law school, Warren joined the US Peace Corps where he was posted in Albania from 2014 – 2016. Following his return to the States, Warren signed to Nine9 and became a model for Salty Dog Paddle appearing on amazon and several print publications. Outside of Obscurley, Warren is a member of the Recording Academy and has received several awards for Music Production. Clint Warren formed Obscurley (not to be confused with Obscurely) along with Samantha Lee in South Florida in 2018.
Warren’s musical influences are 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Macklemore, and Ludacris..
Born in Battle Creek, Michigan, Samantha Lee (AKA Sultry Samurai) is a rapper, alt-model, and award-winning Music Producer. Samantha Lee began her musical career in Akron, Ohio. With her Michigan-styled quick and sultry-sounding rhymes, Samantha Lee entertained audiences after bartending shifts at local dive bars throughout her twenties and gained the nickname “Sultry Samurai.” In 2014 Samantha Lee relocated from Ohio to Florida to pursue her modeling career as a tattoo model. In Florida, a watersports brand called Salty Dog Paddle cast Samantha Lee in the organization’s clothing and apparel line and featured her on amazon and in several print publications. In 2018 Samantha Lee appeared as a guest on Good Morning America as a representative for the organization and appeared on various major news outlets in connection with a news story about a dog the organization rescued from a tragic situation, which became the charity’s mascot.
The following year, in 2019 Samantha Lee played a stand-up paddler on Radio.com and 104.3 The Shark’s Internet television show – Career Day with Spanish and appeared in a nationally broadcast TV commercial for West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority. That same year, after winning a “Battle of the Music Producers” contest Samantha Lee became a Music Producer for Innerstate Records and relocated to Portland, Oregon where the Label is based. Samantha Lee is currently working with several award-winning artists including Weege/880 South, Rodo, Backman, Reddtaughtya / BeatKing under the Label.
Samantha Lee’s vocal influences are Madonna, Iggy, Debbie Harry, and Gwen Stefani.
Read the latest interview of Samantha Lee by Voyage MIA HERE