"Sugaray Rayford's the total package, brilliant songwriting, energetic performances, inimitable vocals, and In Too Deep reveals every facet of his marvelous gifts to us," states NO DEPRESSION (2022 Album Review 'In Too Deep'). "In Too Deep is arguably a stronger album than (the GRAMMY® Nominated) 'Somebody Save Me' as fine as that was," states ALL MUSIC (2022 Album Review 'In Too Deep').
GRAMMY® Award Nominated, 4x-Blues Music Award-Winner & 25x-Blues Music Award Nominated Singer & Songwriter SUGARAY RAYFORD earned his first GRAMMY® Award Nomination in 2020 for "Best Contemporary Blues Album" ('Somebody Save Me'). In 2020, Rayford also won the most coveted & prestigious Blues Music Award given every year, the "B.B. King Entertainer of the Year", as well as "Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year". Rayford has been Nominated for 25 Blues Music Awards including 8 years in a row for the "B.B. King Entertainer of the Year" (2015-2022). Rayford also has 4 Nominations for "Instrumentalist - Vocalist of the Year" (2018, 2020, 2021, 2022) & 2 Nominations for "Band of the Year" (2020 & 2022). "This isn't just a modern soul record "In Too Deep" blends funky grooves, rocking blues and R&B with Rayford's raw power as a vocalist and entertainer. His vocals are unmistakable full bodied and incredibly soulful," raves ROCK & BLUES MUSE (2022 Album Review 'In Too Deep')