Detroit native, Angela Davis sings because it “brings her pure, undeniable happiness”.
The accomplished R&B / Soul artist is described as one who sings with the grace of Jill Scott and the flair of Jennifer Hudson. With a strong, passionate and soulful voice; she is equipped with classical and ear training. and her historically significant name is often a topic for conversation.
Her music story began in the Detroit Public Schools –from the elementary school glee club, middle school choir and on to Renaissance High School where she earned many awards, toured the USA , was first recorded. and began writing and arranging her songs.
Angela performed on both music and theatrical stages during her college days at The University of Michigan where she earned a Bachelor’s in Education. Her transformation from Singer to Artist took wings with artist development coach, Keisha Lanae’, founder of “Her and Her Music”.
A 2014 live EP titled “Now I Know” is her latest CD project. Her 2012 debut CD, “Flying High” features a mix of R&B, Jazz and soul .
Angela has performed at many of the most popular music venues in Detroit – including Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, The Jazz Club, The Music Hall Jazz Cafe, Bert’s Motown Lounge, Ignite at the MGM Grand Casino, Campus Martius Park, and Chene Park Amphitheatre. She has sung alongside some great vocalists like Alexander O’Neal, Cherrelle, Penny Wells, Misty Love, Howard Hewitt, and SoulSinger J Tait. She has performed with noted musicians like Detroit Hall of Fame saxophonist, Duane Parham, and keyboardist, Al McKenzie.
Angela’s accomplishments include 2013 Detroit Black Music Award Female R&B Vocalist of the year; 2015 winner WDIV/-TV Super Singer (received 80% of the votes); 2016 Detroit Music Award Best Urban Vocalist Nominee, and being an ambassador for The “Light Up Detroit” campaign.