(ATUEC/MusiqQueen) “Glaze” is a part of LaDeana Michelle’s rapidly-growing “Love Quarter” campaign (January 1st-March 31st) set to run every first quarter for the next nine years. The campaign, which encompasses her notable slogan, “Changing Lives One Day at a Time”, promotes love, social awareness, unity and change through music and visual arts. The release boasts three tracks written, produced and composed by the multi-faceted artist, entitled “Deejay”, “How Did I Get Here?” and “Who” – all of which were praised by early listeners and critics as reminiscent of the timeless slow jams Soul crooners R. Kelly, Keith Sweat, The Isley Brothers, H-Town, Silk (Freak Me) and Jodeci (Cry For You) were most notable for. The first track already gracing the airwaves, is “Deejay”, LaDeana Michelle’s “dedication” to all disc jockeys worldwide.
LaDeana Michelle “unofficially” hit the ground running three years ago, with the grassroots spread of her positive-natured songs, “Keep Your Faith”, the official “2009 Barack Obama Inauguration song” and “Believe”, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Obama, which was featured in The Urban Music Scene online magazine, a rapidly-growing publication that hosts top R&B, Gospel and Jazz, with artists Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson, Brian McKnight, Eric Benet, Charlie Wilson and more in tow. LaDeana Michelle’s “Believe” reportedly received the most hits ever recorded by the magazine in its history. Also notable, was her impressive “Rare” memorial tribute to the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson and video installment entitled, “SEVEN”, which featured seven of her self-produced songs and explored widespread issues such as love/relationships, racism, the homeless, genocide, starvation and more.
“Inside Love’s Window” included romantic ballads, “I Can’t” and “More Than Friends”, which ranked #1 in two top ten R&B and Urban charts and placed LaDeana Michelle as a top 25 artist overall on Soundclick, a music-based, social community that reports over 4 million songs, 491,000 bands and artists, and 4 million registered members. Her “heat-seeker” digital package, “Bringing Love Back”, which featured the hit singles, “Long Night” and “My Honey” is still being requested for radio worldwide, with the “Long Night” video, still gaining favor within the YouTube community.
“Glaze” hits the online stores of LaDeanaMichelle.com (official website) LaDeanaMichelle.net (official fan site) CDBaby.com and all major online retailers, worldwide, beginning Valentine’s Day morning and can be downloaded for only $3.75. Anyone who purchase “Glaze” during the month of February will gain free, priority membership in LaDeana Michelle’s Exclusive E-Club, automatically set to launch upon the release of her 2011 full debut album.
LaDeana Michelle will additionally open a new blog accessible through LaDeanaMichelle.net and her Facebook, Myspace (launching this month) Twitter and Soundclick sites, encouraging fans to share their thoughts and comments, get questions answered and to write reviews. Club Members will have first access to all upcoming releases, films, shows, fashion boutique store (new) and book series.
ABOUT LADEANA MICHELLE
Representing a musical family that includes entertainment legends Sam Cooke and Eddie Kendricks (Temptations) this Oakland, California native stands on her own as a multi-octave vocalist, songwriter, producer, arranger, composer, actress, screenwriter, print model, designer, poet, author, CEO and savvy businesswoman. She has graced stages and screens all across the U.S. in television, music, theater and film, has additionally lent vocals, arrangement and songwriting to countless major and independent artist releases. LaDeana Michelle has often been accused of being a “slow-song artist” or balladeer, but she is not. As a full-fledged producer, she has R&B, Neo-Soul, Pop, Gospel, House, Hip-Hop, Rap, Rock, Adult Contemporary, Country and even Jazz production projects under her belt. Her upcoming debut album embodies several hardcore club and dance tracks that have already drawn favorable “test” responses from radio and club DJ’s all over the country.
She has rendered commercial jingles for Coke, Pepsi, American Express, Budweiser, Dolby Sound and more. She is also still in circulation as lead and background vocalist on 17 additional worldwide album releases, each still earning her a viable database of national and international fans.
LaDeana Michelle mirrors predecessors R. Kelly and Prince as the sole writer, producer, arranger, composer and performer of her forthcoming 2011 debut album. An avid youth sports supporter, volunteer, and humanitarian, she is set to additionally yield several upcoming films, multi-million dollar development projects and foundation-based social programs dedicated to help the homeless and the abused, as well as cultivate underprivileged youth and starving children worldwide.