Born and raised in New York, olive stays true to his German and Haitian roots, visiting both countries frequently. A mélange of the three cultures, to include the U.S., influences his musical journey, which he started around the age of five when he began to learn intricate piano pieces by ear, unknowingly following the family tradition of both grandfathers, and writing his first songs at age seven. Since then, olive has been exploring various genres, leading him to express his views, experiences and emotions authentically by writing and recording his own tracks and collaborating with local artists, such as Deem Spencer and Sam Palmer.
olive has expanded his musical style into pop and neo soul with the aim to create timeless, meaningful music. The relationship olive has with his audience is most important to him and he enjoys nothing more than sharing the vibes on stage: “Creating this emotional connection with others, especially through music is a powerful and life lasting experience… to me it means everything to share thoughts and feelings with the audience and reaching them on a deeply personal level, feeling the power of vibrations and frequencies.”
olive affirms he is "inspired but not influenced by Justin Bieber & XXXTentacion".
olive career as a fashion model began at age 18, first signing with T.I.A.D. in Düsseldorf, Germany, later with State Management in New York, and then with IMG Models New York and LA. Since then, he has been working at Men’s Fashion Week in New York every season. olive has also modeled bi-coastal for the 2017 Spring/Summer American Eagle ad campaign, the 2018 Spring/Summer Uniqlo ad campaign, E-commerce for Barneys NY, and many more. He has had several publications in magazines and has been featured on Times Square billboards.
Today, olive is an artist with an ever stronger interest in creating, producing, and sharing musical energies - eager to bring his work to as many music lovers as possible. The ultimate goal is to write music that will positively influence individuals from the inside out, wherever they find themselves in life, and to help people see the light through the dark, and to lend a helping hand to those who are looking for it.