Arie talks about three tracks from her new album....She was born in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Joyce and Ralph Simpson.A video captured the moments just before the alleged incident India, a four-time Grammy winner, attempted to wrap up her lengthy series of tweets by pointing out that she had mentioned several things that happened during the night, and the alleged incident was just one of them.
Arie flew onto the scene with her debut album ‘Acoustic Soul’.
Since then, Arie has remained an anomaly – staying afloat on the wings of spiritually-tinged tunes like ‘Ready For Love’, ‘I Am Not My Hair’, and ‘Video’, her poetry-laced, guitar guided offerings kept her perched atop R&B and pop charts alike until the late 2000s when suddenly she was nowhere to be found.
Now, 2013 has brought with it a renewed voyage for India – one she shared openly when chatting exclusively with That Grape Juice recently.
The songstress dishes on her new album ‘Songversation’, those skin bleaching rumors, her open letter slamming the Zoe Saldana casting of Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic, and so much more.
Her musical skills were encouraged by both parents in her younger years.
Her mother is a former singer (she was signed to Motown as a teenager and opened for Stevie Wonder and Al Green) Simpson had taken up a succession of musical instruments throughout her schooling in Denver, but her interest in the guitar while attending the Savannah College of Art and Design, in Savannah, led to a personal revelation about songwriting and performing.
1, Life & Relationship" premiered on the Billboard album charts at No.
Now she's back with a follow-up -- "Testimony: Vol.
There's been a lot of commotion about the new photo -- ironically, for her new song, "Cocoa Butter" -- because India's skin is noticeably lighter than what she really looks like ('memba Beyonce? But sources close to India tell TMZ, the criticism is ridiculous ... India approved the photo, and HAD to notice it wasn't a true reflection of her skin color.
because the "lightened" skin is merely the product of the camera flash and angle.
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