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This petite singer/songwriter got the pet name KiTorah from her performances at a popular resort hotel where she worked for the last three years.


KiTorah's passion for music is evident in the variety of formats in which she has performed. However, she loves Pop, Alternative and Contemporary music as her career choice.

In 1998 KiTorah won the coveted Barbadian Teen Talent Award as Betty P..... She has gone on to be a Specialist at the popular Almond Beach Resort and a nostalgic cabaret performer at the Plantation “Back-In-Time” Show sharing the stage with famed calypsonian/R&B artist John King.

She is presently working on material for her first solo album “Love & Payne” with Grammy Award winning producer, Jimmy “Senya” Haynes, of Sade, Tracy Chapman and Steel Pulse fame. He has added his touch to four songs penned by the Artist one of those songs is "Get Away" with a rocky edge.

Most recently, she co-wrote which we believe to be her first single “Love Like Mine” with Kristina Unjhem, a Norwegian singer/songwriter for producers Deekay Music / Pop City, who has produced a couple hits for the British group, BLUE.

The track “Love Like Mine” delivers to the world music industry the same Caribbean Dancehall/Pop style similar to that of Beyonce´ and Sean Paul.

Barbados has been in the news for most of the last year due to the signing of Rupee and Rhianna and it is certainly fate that these two females went to the same school and will share the same stage in this years 2007 Barbados Music Awards.

KiTorah also envisages acting as a future career and recently has been chosen as one of three for a starring role in a German movie to be filmed on location in Barbados.

Kitorah is getting ready to release a new song, "From This Day On" written and produced by Tony Hoyos with a video to come in the near future. Keep your conscious straight KiTorah is at your door.

- MicahYah Ben Yisrael


Discography

"From This Day On" released February 2007 to Caribbean radio and TEMPO Video.
"Love Like Mine" son to be released on MTV in Canada.

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Barbadian singer/ songwriter KITORAH has achieved commendably in the music arena and undoubtedly has a promising future the international music industry.

A vivacious and versatile performer of stunning looks and great style, the sleek songstress credits her name, derived from the Scriptures, to her grandmother’s unwavering faith.

Emerging winner of the coveted and keenly contested Barbadian Richard Stoute Teen Talent Award, catapulted to the spotlight the little-known Betty G from the scenic St. Joseph parish, honing her into a specialist performer. Nonetheless, KITORAH also envisages a future career in acting, with a promise to assist in the development of younger artists.

To her credit, KITORAH has toured Canada, performing at the Toronto Convention Centre for the Barbados Ball and performed her new single, “From This Day On”, at the esteemed 2007 Barbados Music Awards. This soft release was written and produced by Barbadian Tony Hoyos and the accompanying video, shot on location in her homeland, was subsequently released on TEMPO in August 2008. KITORAH also sang lead for a local band in a scintillating performance at the 2008 Barbados Jazz Festival.

She co-wrote and produced three songs on the album with the celebrated Jimmy “Senya” Haynes, who has produced for Sade, Steel Pulse and Desiree, and won a Grammy Award for his work on the Steel Pulse album.

With an undeniable passion for her music career, the preferred genres of the dynamic performer are Pop, Alternative and Contemporary. She was in Toronto, Canada, completing her first solo album, “Love Like Mine” , a collaboration with Canadian Pop/R & B/Adult Contemporary producers Eddie Bullen (Liberty Silver, Rupert Gayle) and Derek Brin (Usher, Whitney Houston, etc.).

KITORAH’s title track, released in the Caribbean, was co-written with Kristina Unjhem, a Norwegian singer / songwriter, and produced by Deekay Music / Pop City, “Hit”, producers for the British boy group, BLUE. This track delivers to the industry the increasingly popular Caribbean Dancehall /Soca rhythmic flavour associated with some of the icons in this music genre.

KITORAH’s musical gift took her to China for the prestigious 2008 Beijing Olympics. There she had the honour of delivering the theme song for the Concert Series, “Marriage Of Excellence”, introduced by the International Performing Arts for All (IPAFA and which she recently re-wrote while in Canada recording with producer Eddie Bullen. She performed in three major cities to re-establish The Arts Games, serving as a bridge between the Paralympics and the Olympics.

In the works: Kitorah is to hosts two television shows on CMC on her tour of China for release to 28 Caribbean States. The first is to be a one-hour documentary with part proceeds of digital downloads going to assist Paralympians in the Caribbean. The second will be the Samsung “Marriage of Excellence” Concert Series, which was directed and produced by American Awards producer, Rick Garson. In addition, the 2008 Diva show in Beijing is scheduled for release on NBC to 80 countries.

KITORAH is also a Director/Part-Owner of Spar 1 Music Management Inc.