Who is Ivy...?
Ivy is an up and coming singer/ songwriter from the Midwest, featured on 38 the Spot's "behind the spotlight", Twelve Magazines "D9HA" at the American Jazz Museum, featured at "The situation" in Tulsa Oklahoma, and official Coke cola promo participant of Los Angeles BET Experience during 2015 BET Awards weekend.
Having Graced the stage in New York City's Lincoln Center, community events, City wide events, shows, and regional festivals, performing Acoustic, with band, and collaboratively, the Kansas City Native has done a variety of things.
From singing, writing, playing piano and, guitar to producing beats, she continues to grow into her artistry. Her style ranges from feel good 90’s R&B, hiphop to acoustic style music, neo soul, and pop.
“Take a little bit of India Arie, throw in some Lauryn Hill,
with dab of TLC and SWV style, add some Brandy to taste, and garnish it with Eyrkah Badu soul, and you have Ivy.”
Those are a few of the comparative artists mentioned when people describe Ivy. You can see the influence of these timeless artists in her, as well as the spin she puts on it to create her individuality as an artist.
“She is very unique, she has her own style, and she doesn’t fit in one category. I can see her going very far.” –James Bentley, 825 Studios
Ivy’s latest project released is titled “Bad Intuition”. This album includes some of the musical flavors mentioned earlier, and gives listener a deeper look into her creative mind, while allowing her to showcase her skills as a singer, songwriter, producer, and musician.
“Her album does a great job of contrasting the negative and positive life
experiences, and since you cant appreciate sunshine without rain, I can
definitely relate to a lot of her music. In a society where music is often
robbed of emotion, I can definitely appreciate a voice that can move me to
-Bad Intuition Album Release Party Guest
Ivy is currently working on her 2nd album;
“I’m excited anytime I’m able to share a creative piece of me with
people, I’m even more excited when people receive and understand it. It makes it that much more real... Music is one of the greatest gifts given to me.
I only wish to inspire others the same way I've been inspired so many times before.... Inspiration is a contagious kind of creativity that breeds innovation. I simply wish to contribute to the cycle."