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Carlitta Durand

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Carlitta's Way: The Prelude (A compilation of various tracks iTunes).

Skyzoo "The Salvation"-CD/Album (2009) - "Easy to Fly"
The Little Brother Show (9xFile, MP3, EP) - "Life of the Party"
The Re(Mixtape) Vol. 2 - "Halfway"
The Budget is Low Mixtape Vol. 1(File, MP3, Mixed, CD/Album) - "This Time Around"
City Lights Vol. 2: Shibuya - "Lose Your Way", "Saturday Night", "Wake Up In Another Life", "Shibuya Epilogue"
Naledge-Chicago Picasso (CD/Album) "The Beat Goes On"
Tanya Morgan-Brooklynati (CD/Album) - "Never Enough"
Buckshot & 9th Wonder: The Formula (CD/Album) - "Go All Out (No Doubt!)"
Murs- Murs for President (CD/Album) "Breakthrough"
Don't Let Me Leave Alone (12") - "A Place for Us"
Little Brother - Get Back (CD/Album) - "Sirens", "After the Party"

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Singer and songwriter Carlitta Durand was born November 19, 1984 in Minneapolis, MN into a multi-racial family, has always been destined for diversity and change. Introduced to music at a very young age, Carlitta has always had a deep love for music. Prince’s Purple Rain is one of Carlitta’s first memories of music, falling in love with every piano riff, percussion beat, and Prince’s indescribable talent and voice. Carlitta started singing in pre-school, her teacher would catch her all by herself singing opera. Being a quick study to a variety of genres and having been influenced by such legendary names as Chaka khan, Marvin Gaye, Tina Turner, TLC, SWV, The Gap band, Earth wind and fire, Missy Elliot, De La Soul, Tribe Called Quest, Carlitta incorporates a unique mix of hip hop, funk, soul and R&B in her music.

“Music has always been my own little getaway,” Carlitta acknowledges. Carlitta moved to North Carolina at the age of 14 with her family and her mother, brother, father and sister, made up the choir at the church they attended. Never once did she think she would have the opportunities that she’s had in the past couple years of her life. Carlitta graduated from North Carolina Central University in the spring of 2009, and believes that the university changed her life. She’s been able to network at NCCU and have the wonderful opportunity of working with international recording artists Little Brother. Working with the Grammy Award winning super producer, 9th Wonder, has had an impact on Carlitta’s life in such a great way; she’s been able to work with artists she’s never imagined working with. Carlitta intends to continue to make music and inspire people all over the world. She writes her own songs, mainly derived from her life experiences and encounters. Carlitta’s timeless, jazzy, soft and enticing vocals can now be heard worldwide.

Carlitta recently finished touring with internationally recognized artists’, The Foreign Exchange, and is now working on her forthcoming EP release in ‘10, she was recently featured with artist such as The Foreign Exchange,?uestlove of The Roots, Murs, Buckshot, Lords of the Underground, and Windimoto (International Star). Also featured albums such as Get Back – Little Brother, Tha Formula – 9th Wonder & Buck Shot, Soldiers of Fortune – Hall of Justus, And Justus for all – Little Brother, & Love The 80’s - Zo and Tigallo.