“The forming part of every true artist arrives when forced to balance career with love.”
MO: Singer, songwriter, and guitarist with a flair for “Romance” languages
From: Cincinnati, OH / Baton Rouge, LA
Influences: School of life, matters of the heart, world travel
Credits: Several independent releases and has written for Slum Village, Freddie Jackson, Angie Stone, Avery Sunshine, Case and others. Featured as artist to look out for on BET, Vibe.com, Centric.com, Ebony.com and more.
“I truly believe that the best music is music that makes you feel something.”
MO: Shy little church girl finding awesome self-awareness and growth through music.
From: Florida, DC, ATL
Influences: Blues, Funk, Gospel and Country
Collaborations: Daz-I-Kue, Dangerfield Newbies, ATL Collective, Julie Dexter
Look out for: “Confessions of a Pentecostal Girl”
Cleveland P. Jones – “My mission is longevity…. I will always work harder and give my very best!”
MO: Expressive singer not afraid to bare his soul
From: South Carolina, Boston, ATL
Influences: Anita Baker, Bobby McFerrin, Rachelle Ferrell, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Donny Hathaway, Oleta Adams.
Credits: SoulTracks.com's New Artist of The Year and featured with ATL Collective
Look out for: New single “Mistakes” available on iTunes.
Leaf Newman – “her Leaf also shall not wither and whatsoever she does shall prosper.”
MO: Artist and educator drawn by a sense of musical purpose
Influences: Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Nina Simone, Charlie Parker, and Mahalia Jackson.
Credits: Independent films, “Girlfriends,” BET “Welcome To Dreamland,” and current independent album release “Flowers and Grass.