Jill Scott is a household name spoken among music fans that not only love to hear great songs but also truly feel, respect, and recognize professional art. Whether you are a male or female, in love or in a transitional phase, happy or sad, sexually fulfilled or seeking passion, Jill has a well written vocal masterpiece for you.
We do not need to introduce you to a popular artist like Jill Scott. She has several chart topping singles. Her ability to write a mood capturing song is nothing short of the expertise expected from a highly paid ghost-writer. Almost everyone loves to see a show filled with great choreography and explosive visual effects as long as the artist sounds as good as he or she did on the album. Nowadays, a singer may be credited with a great show as long as there are fantastic visuals and simply decent vocals. However, this is one of few uniquely gifted artists whose live performances often VOCALLY exceed the expectations of fans that are well acquainted with their music. In other words, you may know and love Jill Scott, but you have no idea how great of an artist she is until experiencing a live performance.
So lets take a moment together, relax, and experience Jill Scott, a bright star and artistically gifted gem, LIVE!
“Master vocalist” is the first phrase that came to mind when I sat down to write about Lisa Fischer. She is the artist that we would place on stage after any respected powerhouse AND expect her to leave the audience with goosebumps. Lisa’s vocal range is magnificent and effortlessly displayed. Her transitions are smooth and beyond professionally executed. There are so many wonderful descriptive words that can be used when writing about this artist’s musical superpowers, but none will impress you like hearing her live. So lets get right into it.
This week’s classic hits come from 702. 702 is a platinum selling R&B group consisting of Kameelah Williams, Irish Grinstead and LeMisha Grinstead. They released their first album, “No Doubt” in 1996 and followed up with the self-entitled release in 1999. Take a short trip back in time with a few of the biggest hits. Check out the classic videos below.
Norelle is an amazing singer-songwriter and one of Stage Crave’s favorite voices. She captured our attention with her unique cover of “Best Part” by Daniel Caesar & H.E.R., but made a name for herself in the music industry several years ago. Norelle has performed as a background singer for Rihanna, John Legend, Keri Hilson, and Nicki Minaj. She also recently assisted on the popular televised music competition, “The Four.” Once you experience Norelle’s vocal range along with her phenomenal ability to balance today’s R&B sound with the bar raising command and delivery of musical powerhouses of the 80s and 90s, you’ll understand why she belongs on the stage. Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Norelle
Artistic Expression Has No Limitations! Stage Crave fans have been hearing and reading that phrase since we began introducing gifted voices, great music, and talented dancers to the world. We all know the good feelings that come from being entertained as well as the heightened enjoyment associated with experiencing something new and creative. Continue reading Jade Novah: A One Woman Show
Fans of H.E.R and Daniel Caesar will love this cover challenge. “Best Part” is a beautiful song by the gifted artists. If you are in the mood to hear music from artists with great voices, Stage Crave has you covered. Comment below and let us know which cover is your favorite.
JoJo Gomez is a professional dancer/choreographer. Her passion and explosive energy can be seen and felt by anyone watching or dancing with her. JoJo has performed for Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato, MTV VMA’s, The Voice, Americas’s Got Talent, X Factor, Radio Disney Music Awards, and many more. She currently teaches classes at EDGE Performing Arts Center and Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles. Continue reading Dance Spotlight: JoJo Gomez
A lot has changed in R&B over the last decade and opinions certainly vary regarding whether or not the change has been positive. Some feel that today’s top 10 R&B songs are masterpieces, whereas others yearn for much more. That’s part of the beauty of music though. It moves us all in different ways. We can have discussions or write a countless array of articles about great vs. bad artists, R&B today vs. yesterday, and good vs. terrible songs. It all comes down to one’s opinion. However, as I write this article and listen to Sabrina Claudio’s music, I’m strongly influenced to address the fans that are yearning for more. Continue reading Sabrina Claudio: A Breath of Fresh Air for Fans of Good R&B Music