A change is coming â€¦There are few young artists from todayâ€™s ever changing R&B categorization due to lyrical content and delivery that possess the strength and true soul fullness of Donah Hunter. This native New York artistsâ€™ styling and writing places her in a niche all of her own. Drawing on a wealth of influences from jazz, hip hop, gospel and Caribbean flavor. Donah has nurtured a concept of individuality and spirituality that challenges the face of rhythm and blues/soul music. Donah lyrically draws you into a never ending emotional free fall.
â€Tragic events in my life have empowered me to write stories to uplift, educate and inspire .Donah is instrumentally gifted as well. Vocal expression and style influenced by exposure to a varied collection of music dating back to Ella Fitzgerald; Bob Marley; Chaka Khan; Marvin Gaye; Stephanie Mills; Stevie Wonder; Sade just to name a few.
Donah has crafted a well blended musical affair that takes you back to when you fell in love with music. Electric performances at entertainment landmarks in NYC such as Ashford & Simpsonâ€™s Sugar Bar, Soul CafÃ©,B Smithâ€™s, Nellâ€™s, The Cutting Room ,Pyramid as well as showcases with BMI /E.A.R.S have help her create performances to remember. Backed by a live band at various venues bringing an energy that is unmatched in todayâ€™s market. Opening for the Manhattans and the Intruders in Harlem, Tamia at the Mango Festival in Florida.
As well as performing at many talent showcases across the US. Donahâ€™s, five octave range captivates you with the True definition of a real R & B soul singer. Donah has had various collaborations with up and coming hip hop/R&B artists and producers. Nominated Best Female R&B in 2004& 2005 at the Urban Thresholdâ€™s Underground Music Awards. Affiliations with Sony/Gig America, Musichypeonline and Isound.com placing at the top artist spot consistently. Honorable mention in the John Lennon Songwriting contest and appearing in public television shows, college radio, internet radio broadcastings and collaborations on Future Flavors on Hot 97.1,. Donah has graced the cover of Next Level Magazine.
Featured on the Purple City/Color Purple mix tapes/CDâ€™ s amongst others and appearing on the soundtrack for the docu-movie City College 9. Her basic goal is to convey a message of love, hope, faith, pride and perseverance to the masses with every word she writes, every note she sings and through all of the creative avenues that embodies Donah Hunter. Sheâ€™s Ready, Are You?