Angela Davis is an accomplished R&B /
Soul artist who sings with the grace of Jill Scott and the flair of
Jennifer Hudson. Audiences everywhere are inspired by her
exceptional vocal skills and her wonderful stage presence.
she sing? Simple. "It brings me pure, undeniable happiness".
story begins with the Renaissance High School Varsity Choir in
Detroit where she earned numerous awards, toured across the country
and was first recorded. Soon afterwards, she began writing and
arranging her own songs. An artist was born. College beckoned next
and she spent four years at the prestigious University of Michigan
where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education and performed on
music and theatrical stages. It would provide her with the
experience, focus and work ethic needed for her future music career.
After college, Angela hit the stage performing in an effort to build a first rate reputation as a singer and brand herself among the Best. With this goal in mind, she decided to transform from a Singer to an Artist by working with artist development coach, Keisha Lanae', founder of "Her and Her Music". It all paid off.
Since then, Angela has performed at some of the most popular music venues in Detroit - including
Baker's Keyboard Lounge, The Jazz Club, The Music Hall Jazz Cafe,
Bert's Motown Lounge, Ignite at the MGM Grand Casino, Campus Martius
Park, and Chene Park Amphitheatre. She was on her way.
has sung alongside some great vocalists like Alexander O'Neal,
Cherrelle, Penny Wells, Misty Love, Howard Hewitt, and SoulSinger J
Tait. She has performed with noted musicians like Detroit Hall of
Fame saxophonist, Duane Parham, and legendary Detroit keyboardist,
Al McKenzie. But when Angela does her own shows, her "Solid Pocket
Band" is there to back her up and make her shine.
debut record album, "Flying High", was released in 2012. It features
a splendid mix of R&B, Jazz and Soul musical flavors. The songs
are emotional, inspiring and filled with great lyrics.
first album is a bit autobiographical. It features a song about my
wanting to be an artist ("Dreamer"). Another is about learning from
my mistakes ("Shoulda Known Better"). Others are about my
experiences ("Flying High") and desires of love ("Fairy
Angela's finest accomplishment was being voted
"R&B Female Vocalist of the Year" at the 2013 Detroit Black
Music Awards ceremonies. It was a great honor to get the respect of
her many fans and fellow members of the Detroit Music Community who
chose her for this prestigious award. It placed her in a very elite
class of Detroit singers.
In the summer of 2015, Angela competed against 400 other local singers for one of five coveted spots in the WDIV-TV "Super Singer Contest" show which was televised "live" during The Ford Fireworks Show on the Detroit riverfront. The judges selected her for the Final Two after a head-to head competition. In the Finale she sang the famed Etta James version of "At Last" and brought down the house. Her soulful rendition garnered her nearly 80% of the online vote and the title of "Detroit's Super Singer". Over 300,000 people viewed her performance and victory. It was a Magical Musical Media Moment.
Opportunities, honors and
notoriety are steadily building for this Rising Star on the Detroit music
scene. Angela Davis is an artist who entertains audiences with
impeccable vocal quality and marvelous personal charm. Watch her as
she continues to sparkle on stage and