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Chrisette Michele - 100% match to India.Arie

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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Chrisette Michele Payne, 22 December 1982, Long Island, New York, USA. R&B singer Michele was brought up in a strict Christian family; her father was a deacon, and she sang with gospel choirs in her teens. She made her mark on the US music scene as a session vocalist, and in 2006 appeared on major releases by Jay-Z (‘Lost One’) and Nas (‘Can’t Forget Read more

Angie Stone - 83% match to India.Arie

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Angela Laverne Brown, 30 January 1961, Columbia, South Carolina, USA. This gospel-trained soul singer endured a difficult childhood before moving to New York in her late teens. Reinventing herself as Angie B. she joined the mid-80s prototype female rap trio Sequence, a group who were too far ahead of their time to break into the male-dominated hip-hop market. Subsequent gigs Read more

Ledisi - 79% match to India.Arie

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. In addition to issuing her own recordings, contemporary soul and jazz singer Ledisi has appeared on albums by other artists, in addition to co-managing her own production/record company, LeSun. Ledisi was raised in Oakland, California, to a family rich in musical talent (her mother was a singer, her father a guitarist, and her subsequent stepfath Read more

Jill Scott - 74% match to India.Arie

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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4 April 1972, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. This modern R&B singer toured with the Roots and Erykah Badu before embarking on a solo career, after striking a recording contract with the Hidden Beach label. Her other credits include co-writing the Roots’ Grammy Award-winning single ‘You Got Me’, writing and contributing vocals on Common’s acclaimed 2 Read more

Leela James - 74% match to India.Arie

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Amel Larrieux - 62% match to India.Arie

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Perhaps best known as the singer for the short-lived mid-90s R&B outfit, Groove Theory, Amel Larrieux has also lent her vocal talents to recordings by several renowned outfits, in addition to launching a solo career shortly after the dawn of the twenty-first century.Larrieux was raised in Manhattan, in an a Read more

Fantasia - 61% match to India.Arie

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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Fantasia Monique Barrino, 30 June 1984, High Point, North Carolina, USA. Vocalist Fantasia owes her moment in the spotlight to her triumph in the third season of the highly rated Fox TV show American Idol. A real rags-to-riches story, Barrino auditioned for the show while she was unemployed and living with her 12-month-old daughter in a one-bedroom apartment in High Point, N Read more

Floetry - 60% match to India.Arie

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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Before even having a record in the stores, the members of the UK-bred neo-soul duo Floetry, singers Marsha Ambrosius and Natalie Stewart, were already songwriting veterans, having penned songs for renowned figures such as Michael Jackson, Glenn Lewis, Bilal, and Jill Scott, among others. Ambrosius and Stewart first met as members of different London, England-based basketball te Read more

Jazmine Sullivan - 58% match to India.Arie

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Anthony Hamilton - 55% match to India.Arie

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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28 January 1971, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Soul vocalist Hamilton was raised in Charlotte, and began singing as a member of his local church choir before graduating to the city’s nightclub circuit. He relocated to New York City in 1993 and signed a recording contract with Uptown Records, but plans to release his completed debut album fell through when the label fo Read more

Goapele - 49% match to India.Arie

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Mary J. Blige - 49% match to India.Arie

Genres: Dance Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Mary Jane Blige, 11 January 1971, the Bronx, New York, New York City, USA. Blige was signed to Uptown Records by their head of A&R, Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs. After being promoted by her record company as ‘The original queen of hip-hop and soul’, her 1992 debut album sold over two million copies (many of the best songs being written for her by POV). The hip- Read more

Maxwell - 47% match to India.Arie

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Faith Evans - 45% match to India.Arie

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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10 June 1973, Lakeland, Florida, USA. Most famous for having been married to hardcore rapper the Notorious B.I.G. , R&B singer Faith Evans originally rose to prominence by singing background vocals and co-writing songs for Mary J. Blige, Color Me Badd and Tony Thompson. She broke through as a solo artist in the mid-90s with the release of her winning debut single, ‘ Read more

Melanie Fiona - 44% match to India.Arie

Genres: R&B / Soul
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