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Entries in r&b (11)

Saturday
Dec272014

New Video: "MORE THAN ONE OF A KIND"

Hello all!

Check out my new video for my song "More Than One of a Kind." It was directed by Jason Sirotin and Produced by ECG Productions. It features clips from my mini-documentary on Living with Lupus for the Simple Tasks Campaign of the American College of Rheumatology. Share! :)

Monday
Jan202014

New Video: My Cover of "Who Can I Run To?" / "Time"

Here's my mash-up of Xscape's version of "Who Can I Run To?" and my original song/poem "Time" from my album AIM HIGH. Check it out, share, like it, tweet it. :)

Ignore all the nosy people by the bar. SMH. lol. I had a great time with the folk right up front rocking with me. :)

Sunday
Aug042013

Upcoming show: Aloft Brooklyn - August 15th @ 7pm

 

Come see Shanelle Gabriel (Singer/ HBO Def Poet/ Lyricist) rock the Aloft Hotel Concert Series!

ALSO CELEBRATING THE RELEASE OF HER VIDEO FOR "DAMN NEAR"
(Directed by Gartharie D Broadie)

Be there as she performs songs from her new album, AIM HIGH, with a live band at this luxury location & awesome series in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, minutes away from the Brooklyn & Manhattan Bridges. Shanelle will have copies of her albums available for purchase and signing. 

Date: August 15th, 2013

Time: 7pm SHARP

Place: Aloft Hotel (228 Duffield Street bet. Fulton & Willoughby, Brooklyn NY 11201)

FREE!

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Public Transportation: All major subway lines. 2, 3, 4, or 5  train to Nevins Street Station. B, Q, or R train to DeKalb Avenue Station.  A, C, or G train to Hoyt Schermerhorn Street Station. LIRR to Flatbush Avenue (a bit further down). 

Driving: From the Manhattan Bridge, continue on Flatbush Extension for about two blocks. Make a right on Willoughby, then a left on Duffield. It will be on your right.

Presented by the ALOFT HOTEL CONCERT SERIES...

Tuesday
Jul302013

Damn Near... The Lyrics

As we prepare for the release of the AMAZING video for "DAMN NEAR" (to be premiered on August 15th, the same day as my HUGE show at Aloft Brooklyn), here are the final lyrics to it.

This is definitely one of my favorite songs on my album AIM HIGH.

 

 

DAMN NEAR
You've been the spring in my step

7 months of intimate breaths

You said I'm the one but not yet

(You might be my next regret)

 

Priority to me

Yet you can't say the same for me

Sayin what will be will be

(Like we don't shape our own destinies)

 

Baby, you said I'm damn near your everything

As if damn near is comforting

Got my heart on string

On your words dangling

 

Given you the world

I don't understand

Why I'm not your girl

And you're not my man

But I'm damn near it

Ain't that some...

 

Hook: 

Damn near (4x)

Ain't enough
 

"Tired of orbiting around your love but never landing/ Made you my galaxy/ Thought our stars would come crashing together but/ you got me drifting./ You know what..." 

My patience is running thin

You say wait but I don't think I can

Asking me to give you all of me

(Like getting half of you should make me happy)

 

You say what did I expect

Well we didn't DAMN NEAR have sex

My heart you didn't damn near protect

You're just another regret

 

And I'm supposed to act like it's all fine

When damn near's just a freaking waste of my time

Damn near doesn't even make you mine

This is it, it's the last time I settle for…

 

Hook

 

Ooh, I want it all baby (repeat 8x)

 

Collecting broken women to make yourself whole

This type of game I pray gets old

This kinda love, you can't afford

It's high risk but high reward


Hook

Monday
Feb042013

Come to My Live Performance in NYC Valentine's Day Eve!

Scholarich is partnering with The Source Magazine to host a great Valentine's Day themed charity event, February 13th, at Santos Party House (Upstairs). I'm performing!!!


This event serve as fundraising for the community endeavors of Scholarich Foundation that implement programs that engage and support the urban youth in their academics. So lets spread love and get great people out to celebrate!

Tickets can be purchased for $20 at www.vdayeve.eventbrite.com