Sophia Ramos
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Sophia Ramos

New York City, New York, United States | AFTRA

New York City, New York, United States | AFTRA
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"Ladies Of Rock" - The Atlantis Online Interviews

"Rock Goddess" - Latino Perspectives


"This woman's incredible voice blew the pictures clear off my wall. Sophia is no VH1 Diva. She's next door, hosting the Headbanger's Ball.
She packs punches both as a vocalist and a composer...Think Janis Joplin, Lita Ford, and Ronnie James Dio and then crank it up a notch. I think with the release of this CD, she won't be a featured singer anymore- she'll be running the whole show." - Jennifer Layton


"There hasn't been a woman who had the potential of Rock Goddess status in over a decade that could compare to the immense talent of Sophia Ramos...The energy that pours from the soul of this woman is unbelievable to say the least.. If you check out one indie artist this year, Sophia Ramos should be THE one!
This music is so infectious that you can't and won't want to get it out of your head. Sort of like a combination of sex and nicotine...highly addictive and oh so gratifying." - Michael Allison

"The New Yorker: Defies stereotypes"

"The music of Sophia Ramos defies stereotypes. The Bronx-born Nuyorican singer stops short of nothing but deeply passionate rock n' roll."

- The New Yorker


"Sophia Ramos is everything that a woman in rock could possibly be. Her music rocks, while her vioce snarls and seduces, the total magnetism she commands is hypnotizing. While this is merely a taste of what's to come, it gives you a look at a future star of rock music...This woman embodies what good rock n' roll is all about." - Keith Hannaleck


"Superb, kick-butt and soulful sounds from this indie artist. Janis Joplin has been revived and placed into a stomping, hard-edged and driven melee of rock-n- roll, and soul. The Gods have smiled upon us once again." - Mark Cunningham

"NY Times A Tribute to Janis in Central Park"

Sophia Ramos from the Bronx was the showstopper. She carried "Ball and Chain" and "Get It While You Can" to peak after peak, then stopped the band to wail a cappella, working her way up to ululating howls.

article printscreen: - Jon Pareles

"Mainstream Rock'n'Roll Comeback Countdown" - VIBE

"Sophia Ramos: Serpentine Singer" - Michelle Shocked


"Sophia's Toy" EP 1996 "Sophia Ramos Classics" EP 2000 "Her Majesty" CD (10 tracks) "Revelator" (11 tracks) 2008 New Yorker Magazine: SOPHIA RAMOS - REVELATOR - Raw, Soulful, guitar driven Rock with exceptional vocals. Sophia Ramos' music defies stereotypes. Pure Rock n Roll enthusiasm. Recommended if you like Chris Cornell. ( Eventful Demand:



Sophia Ramos ['rah-mos] doesn't just "gig"; that word is too puny to describe her concerts. Sophia's spitfire performances have the aura of once-in-a-generation rock & roll happenings, leaving audiences mesmerized and intoxicated. Conjuring the combined spirits of Hendrix, Mercury and Jagger, Sophia prowls her stage like a groove-crazed sorceress, wielding her astonishing voice like Luke Skywalker's sword. She's tough and smart, a showstopper who toured with Lollapalooza performing on the main stage wearing huge KISS boots and a leather jockstrap filled with lemons, which she tossed into the cheering crowd. Sophia's talents are not news to her fellow musicians. She's attracted a star-studded list of studio and stage collaborators: Jason Newsted of Metallica; Paul Simon; Karl Wallinger; Billy Bragg; Joey Ramone and Psychotica, with whom she appeared as featured vocalist on their main stage Lollapalooza tour with Soundgarden and Rage Against The Machine. On her stunning CD, "Her Majesty", Sophia confesses loss, struggle, faith and survival with honesty and wisdom. Indeed, Sophia is the rare composer who has both mastered her craft and tapped the wellspring of universal emotion with sincerity and a mighty dose of brute force. Sophia's impassioned voice - alternately James Brown and Chris Cornell, lyrical insight, and physical charisma empower her infectious melodies. Her deliverance is nothing short of soul-defining as she breaks traditional barriers of women and of ethnic groups. Sophia is a woman with a heart of gold and a vision of rockn'roll who refuses to be constrained by any predetermined opinions of what she should be doing. AWARDS/LANDMARKS: - VH1 Best Undiscovered Talent competition winner ("Love Me Tonite") - 2000 - collaboration with Metallica's Jason Newsted (Tarrat, feat. Sophia Ramos) - 2000 - The Abe Olman Excellence In Songwriting Award, presented by the Songwriter’s Hall Of Fame - 2002 - NY Times calls Sophia Ramos a 'showstopper' - 2003 - "Her Majesty" released - 2005 - "Girlfriend's Ghost" - JPF Hard Rock Song Of The Year Winner ( - 2006 - "Her Majesty" - JPF Hard Rock Album Of The Year Nominee - 2006 - “Best Vocalist Of The Month” - 2006 October Winner ("Girlfriend's Ghost") - July top-5 nominee (“Esperanza”) - - PODCASTING FIRST: recorded two full-discography shows - songs and their stories - 2006 - EMB-44 - early years: songs and their stories - - LOTW-010 - Her Majesty and its stories - - Winner - ROCK SOLID PRESSURE Industry Showcase (2007)