Today’s guest on I Am Refocused Podcast Special Edition is R&B/Soul Artist Donnell Isaac
“In the face of no evidence, create!” – Donnell Isaac
Ever since his debut in 2008 as a rising star in Neo Soul Inspirational music with his inspiration album “New Moments New Choice” Donnell Isaac (born Donnell Isaac Charlton), has been creating waves in the industry.
Music isn’t the only thing that Donnell is talented in, as he has made appearances in front of the camera on TV with “Law and Order” and in the movie “My Brother”.
The refreshing and soul touching music of Donnell Isaac was gathering momentum, and he soon caught the attention of record label Executive Bernie McLean. He signed him up to a distribution deal with Indie Charts/ Kingdom Records in 2010, which is the home of Shekinah Glory.
After that the career of Donnie C, now known as Donnell Isaac has grown by leaps and bounds. He had his first major hit with “Shelter from The Storm”, which dominated the radio BDS 100’s charts for more than 16 weeks.
His follow up single was a remake of ‘I Won’t Complain’ from the late Rev Paul Jones, which landed him his first win in the 2014 Chosen Voice Awards Tampa FL, as the ‘Best New Artist’. With such phenomenal success early on in his career, it is no wonder that the career of Donnell Isaac has come such a long way in such a short time period.
How it all began
He was first exposed to music when he was singing in the St. Paul Pentecostal Holiness Church Choir at the age of 9 in Portsmouth Virginia. His gift was nurtured in its infancy by his great aunt, Fairfield Jackson, who played a major role in developing his passion for music and singing. Donnell also sang in his family group, The Gospel Swannetts, in the early nineties, and performed numerous song with them, including, “Well Done”, and “Jesus, when Trouble Burdens Me Down”.
He was raised in a multi-talented family, which shaped his passion and inspired him to dream about having a real career in music and songwriting. The very first song he wrote was “Happiness Is Just a Step Away”, after which he came out with “Never Change Your Heart’s Desire” and “It’s My Season”. These songs are all about empowerment and dreaming towards getting a better life, and he performed them at numerous talent showcases, and charitable events, which includes performing at the YWCA of Newark NJ and Edison Job Corps of Edison NJ, and the Kessler Institute of West Orange NJ.
A New Music Star Rises
The music that is created by Donnell Isaac touches the soul and that is the reason why he is so beloved by everyone that is exposed to his talent. Donnell has been performed at numerous big events, which stretch from the south, and include the International Music Festival and Shakespeare Festival in Nashville TN. He is a resident of Greensboro NC, a native of Portsmouth, Virginia, and is a singer, a songwriter, and a self- taught keyboardist.
Donnell had a rough childhood, as he was raised in a town where poverty was rampant and drugs were prevalent. However, he credits growing up in that community with teaching him how to survive, and he didn’t let any of this bring him down and channeled all his energy into creativity. He has gone through numerous challenges, adversities, hurdles in life, which taught him how to survive in that environment and maintain his love for music.
Making Music for the Soul
In an uncertain world, the refreshing and soul touching music of Donnell Isaac, which is uniquely fused with R&B Soul and Gospel music genres, grows into a powerful genre of music filled with love and happiness. It is music for the soul, which is beloved by all, and that is why the career of Donnell Isaac continues to go grow in leaps and bounds.
Now Experience Soul singer Donnell Isaac has gone on an entirely new level with his powerful new single “Loving you” Donnell Isaac brings a sound to music industry that is unique, sultry and melodic. He performs music that brings serenity to the soul and tranquility to the mind, and invites listeners to embark on a journey to an oasis for which the soul thirsts.
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Simply Rayne’s “Don’t Stop” Music Video World Premiere
The concept of the video incorporates Rayne’s multicultural background, her strong sisterhood foundation, an underlying theme of sassy female empowerment, and of course, a love interest, who is encouraged to never stop dancing and to keep the flame of a new relationship alive. Hip-Hop rapper/singer, Baby Bash, makes a featured appearance in the video, adding a hint of Latin flavor to the video with his rapping swagger and familiar smooth style. A cameo appearance by music producers, The Klubjumpers, can be seen as they play the new single in the dance club.
If “Don’t Stop” is any clue, Simply Rayne just simply won’t stop until she’s on top of the world! The song has already been remixed by The KlubJumpers, Jay Salter, Dark Intensity, Knappy, Ronnie DiCicco, DJ Strobe and John Hohman. For bookings, inquiries or upcoming performances, visit Simply Rayne.
October Issue 2018 – Comedian Stephon Smith
Exclusive interview with Comedian Stephon Smith!
|Comedian Stephon Smith is Comedian, actor, host and mc from Memphis TN. He is the owner of Showtime Ent where he produces shows and helps musical artists. He also is the host and star of The Stephon Smith TV Show where he showcases and promotes various types of indie artists and businesses from all over the midsouth. He is filming his 2nd season that is currently airing on the Tina Tilton Ent Network in Memphis Channel 46.1 and on Comcast & UVerse in Houston Tx and on Youtube under The Stephon Smith TV Show.|
|He has hosted and performed at various shows all over the city of Memphis and across the country with such national comedians as Shang, Lavelle Crawford, TP Hearn, Chocolate, Irma Johnson, Lester Bibbs, Funnyman Prescott, Spank E, Joe Clair, Shawty Shawty, Marvin Hunter, Bruce Bruce, DeRay, Corey Holcomb, Damon Williams, Cedric The Entertainer, George Wallace and others. He was voted the #1 mc in the midsouth and has appeared and starred in several plays and movies around the city and the country. He is also a well known gospel comedian who has appeared twice on BET. You can find him on YouTube under Comedian Stephon Smith. He has won 3 comedy awards including Urban Industry Comedian Of The Year 2014, Mtenzi Award for Best Host, Comedian 2014 and was a finalist for Best Comedian at The Best In Black Awards 2014 and the Juneteenth Awards 2015 and for a 2016 Steeple Award.
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