I LOVE it. Theresa Payne is one of the best Gospel Artist out. Her Neo-Soulist style is amazing and so filled with power and soul. I pray God continues to bless her and her music!!!!
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Sounds Like: Theresa Payne takes many of her cues from soul and gospel greats of the past, while adding a generous dose of hip-hop appeal to her music. Although Payne's vocals are just as soft and sweet as can be when appropriate, she's at her best when she's showing off her chops. Her remarkably powerful voice — accented by just the right touch of vibrato — is an absolute pleasure to experience.
Instrumentation: Bass, drums, keyboard, horns
Crowd Response: Many of the spectators at Lola spent the set positioning themselves to get a better look at Payne as her voice filled the room. The intimate setting was well-suited for the performance, and the crowd responded favorably from beginning to end. The live band made for a neo-soul type of vibe, and the guest appearance by Black Spade provided icing on the cake.
Year Formed: 2008
What's one thing you can't live without? "The one thing that I cannot live without is love! Love is the remedy to so many things. It's because of love that I even exist!" says Payne.