• Soul Vocalist Conya Doss on the Power of VII (Seven)
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    Photo Credit: Stephen Midgette In July 2012 we introduced our readers to independent Soul Singer Conya Doss out of Cleveland, Ohio. At the time, this ‘Queen of Indie Soul’ as named by her fans, had released her sixth album A Pocketful of Purpose. Three years later she is blessing us with her latest project VII (Seven) on May 19th, 2015. This record as well as her previous releases is available on Amazon, CD Baby, and iTunes. We caught up with Conya to see what she’s been doing the last few years, how she feels the new album speaks to the world and her big Celebrity-filled concert coming up at the end of May. With such a busy month ahead and everything else going on in her personal life, this professional still remains determined on giving you the best of her creativity and bringing her A game. Love this Interview? Comment Below and Share it! http://goo.gl/6IgJt2 or www.TheINDIEgatorMag.com/?p=4875 by Kitty Y. Williams The INDIEgator: Good Afternoon! The last time

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  • YouTube Picks: Joshua Ledet (Editor’s Review)
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    Joshua Ledet Singer/American Legend ©Facebook.com/JoshLedet Let’s see, how do I sum this up in one paragraph or less? #Emotional #Breathtaking #Chills #Chills #Chills. Love this YouTube Review? Comment Below and Share it! http://goo.gl/Z0Ru7b or http://TheINDIEgatorMag.com/?p=4611 by Kitty Y. Williams Seriously, as I worked on the final pages of The INDIEgator's 6th issue, I sat there listening and rocking out to music on Joshua's SoundCloud page for hours wondering “Why do I have chills, again?” Every single time. See, I finally gave in and let my mom become friends with me on Facebook. Not one regret. One night she shared a YouTube video of Joshua Ledet performing Percy Sledge’s hit “When A Man Loves A Woman” at the White House in 2013. Ooh my! The passion in his eyes, in his movements, the emotion in that VOICE! I threw my panties at the screen. Then I left, came back and did it again. Don't judge me. Don’t act like I was the only one. Forgive me Lord. God

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  • Soul”n”Roll King “SoulGreg Artist” of Slovenia
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    Producer. Songwriter. Vocalist. He even mixes his own music. Multi-talented Slovenian musician SoulGreg Artist is a refreshing taste of Quality music. He sings in English as well as his native language, he plays guitar and is Uber sexy while doing it! Everyone can see why it’s not hard to become entranced when he gets on the microphone. With SoulGreg’s great mix of different genres (including Rock, Pop, R&B/Soul…), there is certainly something in his portfolio to suit the diverse tastes of his audiences. Online you’ll find a lovely variety of songs about love, encouragement, or just having a good time. If you loved the 80s as we do, you will feel taken back in time to the good old days when music felt original. While we know some of you are still trying to figure out where in the world Slovenia is, what you need to do is travel over to SoulGreg Artist’s website to learn more about him and see why he truly is a legend on his way. Visit www.SoulGregArtist.com to book him

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  • Conya’s Pocketful of Purpose
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    - As seen in the July 2012 issue of The INDIEgator . Official Website │ Facebook │ Twitter │ YouTube │ iTunes by Kitty Y. Williams and Keita Hall Known as the "Queen of Indie Soul", Cleveland native Conya Doss has been inspiring the masses with her timeless classics for over a decade. As and Independent Artist often mentioned in the same sentence as Erykah Badu, Jill Scott and India Arie, Conya shares how staying true to herself is the real secret to her longevity in the music industry. The results from that personal conviction have her constantly receiving accolades from Celebs including Michael Baisden, Raheem DeVaughn, Anthony Hamilton and more. Ms. Doss set aside some time to chat with The INDIEgator about her musical journey from Cleveland School of the Arts to The Apollo Theater to stages across the world. She explains how she makes it through everyday while wearing so many different hats in both her professional and personal life. Conya also lets us in on her

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  • Music Review: Tracy Cruz
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    - As seen in the April/June 2012 issue of The INDIEgator, Pages 57-58. - Article Short Link:  Tracy's Official Website │ Facebook │ Twitter │ YouTube │ iTunes Neo-Soul by Austyn "MrBugz" Jeter Her music hinges on heartless dissonance and jolting hope. Tracy Cruz’s music represents a vast, magnificent blend of polarities. We never get just one side of her; we get the kaleidoscope. Her song lyrics and production will unfailingly take you on a musical excursion, intended to resonate with all who experience it. As surely as it will crush your soul, it will also elate you. A vocal powerhouse, one that can speak a universal language, can only back up this aural diversity. Tracy’s alluring voice is comprised of sounds old and new, resembling Jill Scott’s throaty moans and Sarah Vaughan’s lyrical accentuation, all while still managing to remain distinct. Born in Quezon City on the island of Luzon in the Philippines, Tracy grew up in an encouraging household where she

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  • Music Review: Ande
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    - As seen in the April/June 2012 issue of The INDIEgator, Page 15. - Article Short Link: Facebook │ Twitter │ Management Neo Soul by Austyn "Mr Bugz" Jeter Andrea Lawrence, or ANDE’ to all who warmly know her, has made it her personal goal to revive the Neo-Soul music world with her sultry-rich vocals and piercing lyrics. With no “formal” voice training behind her, this Dallas, Texas native’s raw talent displays vocal control and range uncommon for most vocalists to date. Her distinct and unique style derives from many musical influences and genres from her roots in Gospel, to Jazz, to R&B to her now current Neo-Soul platform. Her soul stirring music speaks across generations with smooth, sultry sounds reminiscent of Nancy Wilson synthesized with the poetic styling of Jill Scott. ANDE' explains, I believe true music pierces the heart and as I sing, I want to make sure that I'm able to speak to someone's soul. She scored her first major singing

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