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Jules Rendell

bannerJules Rendell is a singer/songwriter

IMG_2025This soulful young British artist grew up among many different musical influences. From her parents record collection came the likes of Luther Vandross, Anita Baker, Marvin Gaye and all his Motown friends.

Jules was a first instrument cellist, and so was attracted to orchestral music and classical song, but while studying voice at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England she was mostly drawn to sing with the college Big Bandand there discovered a love of jazz.

She began writing songs at 19, needing an outlet of self-expression that classical music didn’t allow, and after finishing music college, she left classical music for her roots in soul and gospel.

Since then, Jules has had the opportunity to sing for some established artists such as, Gorillaz, Keane, Beverley Knight, Nicole Scherzinger, Andrew Lloyd Webber and upcoming soul artist JP Cooper, as well as arranging for and travelling across the world with various gospel and vocal groups.

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Will Twort OutlandersLast year, her song, Thank You, was featured on an independent US movie, The Father’s Love.

Her debut EP, The Lotus Bloom, was recorded in 4 days in 2 studios, with the sole purpose of catching the vibe that 5 musicians can make in one room.

Produced by Goz-I-Am (Gloria Gaynor, Emeli Sande), The Lotus Bloom EP features world class musicians including Rob Barron, Feranmi Oguns, Lizzie Deane and Emily Holligan.

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“Jules’ five-track EP, The Lotus Bloom, puts her somewhere near Minnie Riperton in style: not for her the belt-it-out and snarl approach, more the exquisitely measured, deftly placed emotional squeeze of someone who’s interested in delivering you the message in the song.” Echoes Magazine

“Jules Rendell makes music that pours with instrumentality, and melds well with her tender, almost airy voice.” Soulhead.com

“With an undeniable control over her voice, you are hooked the moment she starts singing.” Feeder Mag

Jules Rendell – Hippodrome LIVE – Aretha Franklin Medley

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Ashlyn

bannerAshlyn is a singer/songwriter

Ashlyn_1Houston entertainment is best known for Beyonce, Bun B, and the DJ Screw movement.With an overwhelming amount of talent circulating the city a new voice stands out by the name of Ashlyn and this is her time.

R&B singer, Ashlyn has blessed the Houston scene through numerous performances at Sugarland Town Square, “Dancing in the StreetsMotown Revue, Red Cat Jazz Cafe, and Claytons.

Garnering her inspiration from artist such as Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Jill Scott, Ashlyn has become a sophisticated and poised singer early in her career. With the recent release of her lead single “The Thrill” has garnered a new sound coming from Houston among female R&B singers.

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Garnering her inspiration from artist such as Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Jill Scott, Ashlyn has become a sophisticated and poised singer early in her career. With the recent release of her lead single “The Thrill” has garnered a new sound coming from Houston among female R&B singers.

Gold_PiecesCo-written by DeAndre Wright, the pleasant neo-soul friendly acoustic track compliments Ashlyn’s rich voice as she tells the story of becoming acquainted with a new love.

My Time has seven original songs that take you through the cycles of life and love. Other notable songs include “Gold Pieces” giving listeners a piece of R&B over an ode to old school Hip Hop beat with positive lyrics.

Songs such as “Secret” displays the sultriness of Ashlyn’s voice and the infectious and uplifting song “Good Days” rounds the album. The best way to sum up the album; “after all the life experiences, music is coming full circle. Music is my passion. It’s My Time!”

My Time (Get To Know Her) – Full Length

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Her voice is so rich!!” Ava The Anarchist

I love her voice, the song is really nice.DJ Emiliot (Core DJ Africa/Fleet DJ/Future
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My Time guides the ear back to the Neo Soul haydays of the late 90’s.Drank
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Tracklist:
1. My Time (Intro)
2. Gold Pieces
3. Secret
4. The Thrill
5. Crown
6. Knowledge
7. Good Days Ft King Ace
Bonus: Knowledge (Remix) Ft King Ace

ClockConnect with Ashlyn
Website: http://www.musicbyashlyn.com
Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/ashlyncarr
Twitter: @Ash_Loves_Lyn
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Google +/Google Play/YouTube: Ashlyn C

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Choklate

bannerChoklate is an international singer/songwriter

Choklate (Mojo)Introduce yourself and tell us where you are from?

My name is Choklate, based in Seattle, WA

So how did you get your name Choklate ? What’s the story behind it if any ?

I hadn’t started doing music just yet and happened to be in the studio w/ my big brother and some artists that he was working w/ and one of the cats in the room referred to me as “Chocolate Angel” in his rap verse.

Im actually quite the tomboy so this wasn’t exactly dope to me and upon learning that, I was teased quite a bit but I got them to drop the angel part, however, the Chocolate part stuck. My real name starts w/ a K so that’s where the K comes in.

Choklate Grown Folks

When did you start making music and was there a person or artist that inspired you to start writing songs and hit the studio?

I want to say somewhere around 2006 or so is when music really got serious for me. Before then, it was a fun hobby that I did on the side of my jobs and school etc.My big brother Mike D and nephew Kuddie Fresh (@Fresh4orLife) are the reason I got into music. Vitamin D (@Tallhomeyvita) is my favorite producer and probably the one that helped me to really find my own voice, musical lineage and such.

1488993_10153606978910192_1536785974_nHow would you describe the music that you make? I know it’s hard to compare yourself to other artists and styles, but what kind of vibe is your music on?

Thats a nearly impossible question for me to answer. I just create from an honest space. Try to listen to what, it feels like, the music is telling me to do, if that makes any sense.

Who have you worked with?

Eric Roberson, Musiq Soulchild, Chali 2na & Phonte to name a few…

What do you consider your biggest achtcivement so far?

My biggest achievement thus far? I’d say is probably the work I get to do w/ at risk youth and those in need.

When my gal pals and I randomly get together and make sack lunches for the homeless or some sort of project to benefit teens intransition and such.

I think the philanthropic work that I’ve gotten to do is what really brings me a sense of purpose in all of this. I come from a tough upbringing and neighborhood and getting to talk to young girls who are existing within some of the truths that Ive survived is one of the things that Im genuinely really proud of and grateful to get to do from time to time. Its really fulfilling.

Win by Choklate ft. Phonte


JirardPhotog2What projects are you working on at the moment?

Doing a lot of beat making lately. Workin on singing to my own production which will be fun to share, at some point, soon.

When it comes to making music what would you credit as your main motivation?

Pure insanity? lol

What do you enjoy the most about the whole process of recording and writing music? Is there something that you absolutely love and is there anything that maybe you don’t like doing as much?

The business of music is a tricky thing, not my favorite (thank God for the professionals and sometimes elusive but I really do enjoy writing, recording and performing.

Wide Open by Choklate Produced by Vitamin D

Let’s talk image and branding for a minute. Some artists spend lots of money on artwork and other acts aren’t that interested. How important is image, artwork and branding to you?

The music is most important. When it boils down to it people aren’t rolling down the street staring at your picture, they’re listening to your voice, hopefully anyway. I think all of it is important and it depends on the artist how much attention they give to any one or the other. For me, it’s a matter of balance. I like to take pictures. It’s fun but I’d rather be in the studio or onstage w/ 12 pieces of well rehearsed machinery and talented folks. Easy.

DigibeesFace2Do you enjoy playing live? Have you done many gigs and what kind of artists have you supported or played alongside?

I love doing live shows. They’re my favorite. I’ve shared stages w/ Eryka Badu, Bilal, BoysIIMen, Nikka Costa, Roy Ayers, Eric Roberson, Anthony David, Raheem DeVaughn and a few others…

So what does the future hold for you as an artist? Have you got any big plans that you can tell us about before you go?

Hopefully I’ll get to make a crap ton more music and none of the plans unfolding are ones that I’m at liberty to share which SUCKS for me but is probably best at the moment but I look forward to the next phase! It’s going to be a really fun journey.

What is your website and social networking links?

I’m @Choklate on: Twitter, FaceBook, Instagram, Pintrest, Tumblr, Vine & Pheed etc etc etc

Carbon Copy by Choklate produced by Kuddie Fresh

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Wayna

Wayna1Wayna is singer/songwriter

waynaexpats1Grammy-nominated, Ethiopian-born, singer/songwriter, Wayna has a voice as pure as it is passionate.

Stevie Wonder says “she’s incredible.” Essence Magazine says “Wayna is one to watch,” and Billboard Magazine calls her “a stand out on the indie front.”

With two Billboard chart-topping singles from her sophomore LP, Higher Ground, and a coveted Grammy nomination in the Best Urban/Alternative Performance Category for her remake, “Lovin You (Music)” featuring Kokayi, Wayna’s star is on the rise.

The Expats” is the third and latest LP from this innovative artist.

The album, which The Washington Post calls “brilliant,” represents a new and daring departure from her previous work.

Wayna Listening Event for “the Expats”

Drawing from diverse cultural influences, Wayna and her Toronto-based backing band create a unique blend of African and Reggae-inspired soul, fused with classic and alternative rock — Sade and the Police meets Lauryn Hill and Radiohead.

waynaexpats2“I’ve always been a bit of an Expat,” says Wayna “feeling different culturally from most of the people around me.

For years, I tried to minimize those differences, but one day, I realized they make me who I am.

I want this album to be about exploring and expressing all the ways in which I and every one of us are unique, culturally or otherwise, and to celebrate those differences unapologetically.”

“We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.”

WAYNA – “I DONT WANNA WAIT”

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Eshe

bannerEshe is a singer/songwriter

eshe picEshe has traveled all over the world dancing and singing, bringing brilliant energy to the Grammy Award Winning Arrested Development.

Her powerful connection to the fans has forged an impactful identity for the architects of life music, creating an organic brand that no other musical entity would dare to imitate.

Their originality and positive musical force has made their contributions timeless and their performances beyond inspiring.

The 1990’s saw Hip Hop take an innovative turn. The concept group Arrested Development hit the scene with a necessary blend of classic Hip Hop and Afro- centric imaging, conscious lyrical story telling and the visual tribal presence of Africa with bold, colors, infinite energy and wild cultural musical freedoms that seemed to breathe life into music during that time.

Eshe (Of Arrested Development) “Love Sick”

eshe promo flierA stunning yet refreshing direction, the music of Arrested Development stunned the Hip Hop populace bringing an unrecognizable musical blend labeled as ‘Life Music’; an appropriate description of a musical experience which generated an exclamatory contribution to the genre.

With this evolution of sound came a thrilling spectacle of performance and cast of characters in this presentation that will prove to be not only unforgettable, but a public expectation.

For Eshe, originally known as Montsho Eshe, a would be addition to the original group, came center stage fame that would be garnered by an infectious smile, a core spiritual goodness and the physical movement of a true African queen.

This ‘queen’ would help catapult the group ‘AD’ to 10 albums, 2 Grammys, 2 MTV Awards and an NAACP Image Award, with total record sales exceeding 7 million units sold.

Eshe’s genuine fan connection has spun her into the stratosphere with solo projects, television appearances, and dance production beyond her expectations.

Presently she is packaging her gift into a brand or uplifting messaging, performances and appearances.

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Rogiérs

RogiérsRogiérs is a singer-songwriter

unnamedIndie R&B/Jazz/House singer-songwriter Rogiérs is creating his newest work, “The Shedding“. Discover his world-renowned voice and sound covered by Okayplayer, WHUR, Choice FM, IDJ Magazine, Soulbounce, and more!

Rogiérs is a New York bred singer-songwriter, producer and recording artist with three independent albums and over 15 artist collaborations distributed worldwide on various imprints in Jazz, Soul and House/Deep-House.

The Shedding – Rogiérs 2014 (Album Intro)

He has toured internationally in concert halls, festivals, supper-clubs and television both as a featured solo artist and supporting act to Alicia Keys, Robert Glasper, Christian McBride, Jaleel Shaw, Chris Dave, Laura Izibor, N’Dambi, Platinum Pied Pipers, ?uestlove (The Roots) and other notables.

7209_10151391639308772_1282210157_n(1)Most recently Rogiers studied in Valencia, Spain in the first ever Master’s degree program of the acclaimed Berklee College of Music where he performed many concerts and headlined the Terraza Jazz Festival, July of 2013.

March 2014 will bring forth the anticipated release of Rogiers’ fourth release on Fibby Music Recordings entitled, theShedding.

The albums’ lead single “Messed Up On Love” has over 35,000 views since its November release on VEVO and YouTube.

Rogiérs – Messed Up On Love

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Lady Daisey

ldLady Daisey is a singer/songwriter

Daisey-0003bLady Daisey (Daisey TraynhamBrooklyn, NY) is a soul/funk singer who spent her childhood touring the U.S. with her parent’s band.

Raised on the road, home-schooled and surrounded by music, it was natural for her to blossom into the artist that she is.

Since then, she’s been following her musical path and developed her own playful style, ranging from sultry love songs to powerhouse feel-good old-school soul.

Lady Daisey has played venues and festivals around the globe, spreading her message of love and positivity, soulfully presented over head noddin’ Batsauce beats.

A small woman with a huge voice, Lady Daisey is sure to grab the attention and steal the hearts of everyone within ear’s reach.

Lady Daisey – Ready

Daisey-0009Daisey’s music career started in Jacksonville, Florida. In addition to singing lead for a few local pop/rock cover bands, she also performed solo acoustic guitar sets, writing her own songs, in search of her own sound.

In 2002, she met Batsauce (producer/husband). His influence and dedication sent Daisey in a new direction.

His beats and production, together with her unique and soulful vocals, developed a loyal following gaining recognition in local press and media.

The husband/wife duo paired up with Paten Locke (aka Therapy, from Asamov) and formed the Smile Rays in 2005, releasing albums on Rawkus, 6-Hole, Jakarta and Subcontact.

After recording a track with George Clinton and being selected as Rawkus 50 artists, they quickly won the hearts of the indie hip hop scene.

Lady Daisey – Showdown

Daisey_BatsauceThey toured and played festivals throughout Europe, which propelled Lady Daisey to the next chapter of her musical career, releasing “In My Pocket” (bbe) and now finishing her second album “In My Headphones” (bbe).

She’s opened for Sharon Jones, Mayer Hawthorne, Chali 2na, Roxanne Shante, Bahamadia, the Perceptionists.

She’s rocked festivals around the world alongside the Roots, Method Man, Atmosphere, Brother Ali, Muse, Typical Cats, Souls of Mischief, Zion I. Lady Daisey’s voice can also be heard on recordings with Qwazaar, Typical Cats, Asamov and Marc Hype.

Lady Daisey – We Will

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Tony Momrelle

bannerTony Momrelle is one of the UK’s most significant and exciting Soulful singer-songwriters.

_MG_9689His first major musical encounter with none other than the legendary Gloria Estefan helped Tony to secure numerous lucrative offers of session work, a field in which he excelled.

Momrelle is another of those effortlessly talented artists with a family upbringing steeped in music and entertainment. He started studying music from the age of just 8 and embraced gospel through regular church attendance.

Touring with the biggest and best, including Whitney Houston, Sir Elton John, X Factor’s Gary Barlow, Incognito and, most recently, Sade this exposure has given him a great foundation.

The PB UnderGround “Taste of Freedom”

tony-momrelle-3Attention grabbing, exciting and fantastically soulful, his latest EP Fly has been met with much praise and acclaim for its edgy reimaging of classic Soul. Having worked with such esteemed luminaries in the music industry,

Tony is understandably excited about stepping into – and basking in – the ‘spotlight’: “I’ve written so many songs whilst being on the road and I feel now is the moment to share them.

I have some big things to say. I think the new EP will really grab people. This is what everything has been building to. Finally, it’s Tony Momrelle time”.

Tony Momrelle Live Session for Jazz FM

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Giovanca

giovancaGiovanca is an artist whose musical layers tell the tale of her life.

Giovanca_3_-_Art_direction_&_photography_by_Judith_Veenendaal_&_Aisha_Zeijpveld_RGB_04_LARGEBorn in Holland in the 70’s and raised on the warm sounds of Dionne Warwick and Minnie Riperton, the 80’s introduced Giovanca to the wonders of Pop.

A decade later, Hip Hop stole her heart and thus competed the artist that you see today; complex, forward thinking and undeniably feel-good.

At times melancholic and vulnerable, at other times independent and free, it is Giovanca’s voice and her way with words that really draw in her audience.

She is an artist who wishes to create a sound that is her own, matching her distinctive vocals to meticulously selected production.

Giovanca – Happy [Pharrell cover]

With her debut album, Subway Silence, the new beats and samples of producer Benny Sings were blended effortlessly with the vintage sounds of tubular bells and the clavinet. The end result was an extraordinary and diversified record with international allure. Her latest offering, Satellite Love, presents a similarly focused sense of artistry.

Giovanca_2_-_Art_direction_&_photography_by_Judith_Veenendaal_&_Aisha_Zeijpveld_RGB_03_LARGEThroughout her work Giovanca demonstrates that she will not be restricted by genre specific regulations.

Soul uniquely shimmers through her light, dreamy voice as she sings about life, loneliness, and love. And above all: herself.

And who is Giovanca? A voyeur in the subway; Silence in the storm; a beauty with a notebook contemplating the world around her.

In one song she places life above love, in the other she begs her lover never to leave her. Contradictory? She prefers calling it realistic. “There is always more to what we see and even what we hear”. And somewhere in between is the realm in which Giovanca moves.

Giovanca – Lockdown // Ziggo Live

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Debra Debs

bannerDebra Debs is a singer/songwriter

DD NRTA 2Debra Debs describes her music as a blend of “Neosoulful-Jazzy-RnB-Afrosoul things”.

Her live music performances are backed by 6 talented, groovy musicians and contain a set so strong you would think she was Jill Scott‘s little sister. And she owns a Degree in Popular Music and a Masters in Business.

So what makes Debra Debs? The talented London-Based UK Soul singer/song-writer owes her early music days to her mother’s Jazz collection and the Missionary boarding school for girls she attended in her formative years.

Here she sang tenor in both a choir and girl band and honed her vocal ability. There is no mistaking her musical influences: Jill Scott, Ella Fitzgerald, Lauryn Hill, Floetry, R.Kelly, Mary J Blige and many other greats.

Debra Debs – Awake With You [Acoustic Sessions Vol 1]

DD Library1Infused with 90′s RnB, Jazz, Gospel and African Rhythms, her music tends to impart either socio-conscious messages or poetic enchantments for those with a weakness for describing seduction.

Having strayed from music to settle in other areas of life, in the past 3 years Debra has returned to support 90′s RnB group NEXT, performed at several sold out venues (including the prestigious Royal Opera House) and made ‘Ones to Watch list’ at the Urban Music Awards as well as performing at the 2013 ceremony.

In the early summer of 2013 she released the official video for Africa (Higher Higher) that encourages growth and development through a poignant tale of corruption.

Airing on local and international TV stations, the video has to this date garnered over 1 million Youtube views and truly displays Debra Deb’s political soul in all of its glory.

Africa Higher Higher – by Debra Debs ft P Jericho

After releasing her 2011 WHUMAN EP to rave reviews, her new album Life Cycles presents a fresh, new sound that is not just for the connoisseurs; it is an album for those with a penchant for all sounds Soulful.

Debra Debs Acoustic Sessions – ‘Blew Your Mind’

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Debra Debs – Fizzy Lemonade LIVE on BBC Radio London 94.9

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