MonicaBlaire

MonicaBlaire

BandR&BSinger/Songwriter

From Mozart to Mainstream, eclectic is the way to describe Blaire. Firmly rooted in Hip-Hop, the sound of early soul music, and inspired by an unconventional sense of rhythm and melodies, MonicaBlaire is more than an artist . . . she is an experience.

Biography

From Mozart to Mainstream, eclectic is the way to describe Blaire. From early on this musical retro child has been singing and writing since before she could remember. As a child classical training in the arts helped her to develop skill and a true love for music and it’s influence.
As time passed hip-hop became the love of her life and her many musical experiences collided to make a truly unique MC/ Singer/ Songwriter/Choreographer.
As an MC, MonicaBlaire has honed her skills for the past 9 years. As a middle school student her introduction to rhyming fed her already ignited passion for words and how they come together. After she wrote her first song she was hooked and constantly freestyling with peers and writing at home lead to a desire to share her work. Today MonicaBlaire, the MC, has created rhymes for other artist and had her work performed on television, radio, and numerous live shows.
MonicaBlaire, the choreographer, has been moving and dancing since she was a toddler. After learning Tap, Ballet, and Gymnastics, she soon switched to Modern, African and Hip-Hop and learned that these were her strong suits. As a lifetime member of the Detroit based Art of Motion Dance Theatre, this Renaissance woman learned quickly and wanted to teach others.
As a singer/songwriter is where this artist truly shines. Writing since the age of 5 and singing since a baby, her ability to connect with the listener is uncanny. Hip-Hop being the foundation that MonicaBlaire stands on creates and environment where classical, rock, soul, gospel, and funk playfully co-exist. As lead singer/songwriter of several groups including the Working Class (Hip-Hop), F.Y.I. (Pop R&B), Lola Valley (eclectic Hip-Hop, Funk, and Rock) this vocalist epitomizes versatility. With substantial impromptu performances and a colorful array of solo work, MonicaBlaire creates a sound and an energy that is unmistakable.
Firmly rooted in Hip-Hop, the sound of early soul music, and inspired by an unconventional sense of rhythm and melodies, MonicaBlaire is more than an artist . . . she is an experience.

Discography

MonicaBlaire 'Portrait's of Me' Silent Riot Ent. 2006
"Knives Out" Waajeed of PPP from 'Exit Music: Songs with Radio Heads'
"Second Chances" and "They Say" Theo Parrish featuring MonicaBlaire from 'Sound Sculptures Volume 1'
"So Hard" Bizarre featuring MonicaBlaire from 'Blue Cheese and Coney Island'

Set List

Most are songs from 'Portraits of Me' and other original material:
What I Want
Music
Ever After
Call
Set Me Free
Special
Breathe

Sets are about 45min-1hr and if i do covers normally they are Chaka Khan,Stevie Wonder or something similar.