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AAQILA

Band Hip Hop Singer/Songwriter

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"CLEVELANDS BEST MC HANDS DOWN"

AAQILA HAS BEEN VOTED CLEVELAND'S BEST RAPPER MALE OR FEMALE HANDS DOWN. SHE IS CONSISTENT AND SIMPLY CLEVER WITH HER LYRICS. HER DELIVERY IS ASTONISHING AND SHE IS VERY ELOQUENT BUT DEMANDING.

PEOPLE LOVE AAQILA FOR HER ALL EYES-ON-ME LIKE-IT-OR-NOT ATTITUDE. THE SHOW STARTS WHEN AAQILA PERFORMS.

SHE HEADLINED THE QUEENS OF THE IRON MIC IN MARCH AND BLEW THE ROOF OFF THE PLACE. YOU CAN HEAR AAQILA ON FRIDAY NIGHTS ON 91.1 FM BPRN. SHE IS A DJ'S DREAM AND IS ONE OF CLEVELAND'S MOST REQUESTED.
SHE IS ONE OF THE HOTTEST ARTISTS CLEVELAND HAS TO OFFER.

- CALL & POST-APRIL 2006


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Still working on that hot first release.

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VOCALLY DYNAMIC.
METAPHORICALLY CONTAGIOUS.
EDGY & RAW.

AAQILA COMBINES SASSY, SEXY, POTENT FEMININE ENERGY WITH ORGANIC, CONSCIOUS, HYPNOTIC AND HARD-HITTING LYRICS. HOMEGROWN AND RAISED IN CLEVELAND, OHIO, SHE REIGNS AS THE QUEEN OF THE MIC. A STAGE BECOMES HER PERSONAL THRONE FROM WHICH SHE EASILY AND EFFORTLESSLY CAPTIVATES AUDIENCES AND BLESSES THE MIC WITH A SPIRITUAL PRESENCE AND AUTHENTIC DELIVERY. WOMEN ADMIRE HER INDEPENDENCE AND FEARLESS APPROACH TO LIFE. MEN ADORE THE DOMINATRIX, INTRIGUED BY HER ABILITY TO GET GRIMEY ON BEATS AND RHYMES YET REMAIN GRACEFUL, ELEGANT. SHE IS THE EMBODIMENT OF TRUE FEMININITY.

BORN INTO A FAMILY OF MUSICIANS AND VOCALISTS THIS SINGER/RAPPER/SONGWRITER WAS DESTINED TO MAKE MUSIC. AAQILA BEGAN PERFORMING AROUND CLEVELAND AS A SPOKEN WORD ARTIST. SHE WOULD COMPETE IN POETRY SLAMS AND CONTESTS AND BECAME WELL KNOWN FOR HER PROLIFIC POEMS AND OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES. SOON AFTERWARD SHE DECIDED TO PUT POETRY TO MUSIC AND PURSUE A CAREER AS AN EMCEE. SINCE THAT DECISION, AAQILA HAS A LONG RESUME CONSISTING OF LIVE PERFORMANCES, AND SEVERAL NATIONAL MIXTAPES.

SHE WAS INTRODUCED TO HIP-HOP BY THE PIONEERS OF ITS ERA. KRS-ONE, BIG DADDY KANE AND KOOL G. RAP HEAVILY INFLUENCED HER. LATER, NAS, COMMON, THE ROOTS AND OTHER CONSCIOUS EMCEES CAUGHT HER IMMEDIATE ATTENTION AND BECAME HER FAVORITES. BUT IT WAS THE RAWNESS OF MC LYTE , THE REALNESS OF SALT AND PEPA AND THE BOLDNESS OF QUEEN LATIFAH THAT GAVE HER THE GUTS TO FOLLOW AFTER HER DREAM OF BECOMING A FEMALE LYRICIST AND FUTURE MUSIC MOGUL.

FREEDOM FIGHTER. TRUTH SEEKER. PURE AND NATURAL. AAQILA FIRMLY BELIEVES THAT BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL. SHE IS COMMITED TO SPREAD THE MESSAGE OF WORLDWIDE UNIFICATION AND UPLIFTMENT THROUGH HER MUSIC.
TOUGH, INVENTIVE AND COMMERCIALLY VIABLE AAQILA HOLDS HER OWN ON THE MIC AND SHE IS UNCOMPROMISING WITH HER NO NONSENSE PERSONA. HER FLOWS ARE EXCLUSIVE AND DISTINGUISHED. AGGRESSIVE. CONFIDENT. POETICALLY GIFTED. AAQILA TAKES R&B, SOUL, & OLD SCHOOL 70'S STANDARDS OF BLACK EMPOWERMENT AND MELT THEM TOGETHER TO CREATE AN INNOVATIVE AND UNIQUE SOUND THAT WILL BIRTH A WHOLE NEW GENERATION OF HIP HOP.
AAQILA. NOT JUST A WRITER, MORE THAN AN EMCEE. AN ENTERTAINER.