Vicci Martinez aND Emily Tarver
Vicci Martinez, the daughter of a Mexican father employed as a plumber, and a mother employed as an ESL teacher, has been performing since the age of 16 with a musical style that is firmly rooted in the acoustic-rock tradition. Vicci’s compositions are personal and often autobiographical. In 2011, she placed third in NBC’s singing competition series “The Voice.” Her EP, Come Along, was released on May 1, 2012, followed by her Universal Republic album "Vicci" on June 19 of the same year and her 2012 chart hit, "Come Along", a cover of a 2001 single from Swedish recording act Titiyo, featured Cee Lo Green.
On May 1, 2015, Martinez self-released her album, I Am Vicci Martinez.
In 2018, after being discovered by the casting director via a google search, Martinez played inmate Daddy on season 6 of the Netflix series Orange Is The New Black. Martinez also appeared in the seventh and final season.
Emily Tarver is an actress, writer, comedian, musician, and producer from Houston, Texas. Her comedic work includes stand-up, improv, sketch, and musical comedy. Emily is best known for her roles in the Tina Fey/Amy Poehler comedy “SISTERS,” Vh1’s “Best Week Ever,” “DONNY!” on USA, and most recently, playing CO Artesian McCullough in the Netflix series, Orange Is The New Black.
Vicci and Emily met on the set of Orange Is The New Black and have created a strong bond by writing music and performing together.