The Hot Ice LIVE Summer Series at Venkman’s continues Friday, June 14th at 9:30 p.m. with “My Life: A Tribute to Mary J. Blige.” Born Mary Jane Blige, this 9-time Grammy Award Winning artist, has long been respected by her fans for her “truth in music” reflected through her chart-topping songs. Billboard magazine has ranked MJB as one of the most successful female R&B/Hip Hop artist over the past 25 years. With a career that ramped up starting in the late 80’s, at a young age she garnered respect and made hits with MCA/Uptown Records and was dubbed the reigning Queen of Hip Hop / Soul. The passion and resolve of Mary J. Blige have shown through in each of her hit albums and featured singles on projects like “What’s The 411,” “My Life,” “Share My World,” “Mary,” and “No More Drama.”
Erica Dawson has blown away audiences with her Tribute to Mary J. Blige and other legendary female R&B artist. Per tenacity as an artist is driven by her passionate desire to share her musical and vocal gifts with the world. With every performance, Erica serves up a sweet, yet spicy taste of seasoned entertainment finesse leaving her audiences craving for more. This versatile entertainer has a zesty lust for life, love and the art of music with a range to transform seamlessly between a sultry soulful songstress and a youthful, animated rock star all in one show.
Erica (founder and lead singer of the band “Erica Dawson Exclusive”) won awards for “Hottest Female Vocalist” for 4 consecutive years at the ATL’s Hottest Entertainment Awards and she also won the award for “Hottest Rising SuperStar” for two consecutive years. When she is accompanied by her multi-award-winning band “Erica Dawson Exclusive”, which has won awards for "Hottest Band” and “Hottest Musician,” their synergy creates an audio-visual sensation that catapults the atmosphere through the roof. Ms. Dawson is a professional studio recording artist, celebrity background vocalist, vocal/artist development coach and a domestic/international live band performer. Erica has performed in Malaysia, Singapore, Russia, Panama, Puerto Rico, etc. She has shared stages with several major artists such as Monica, Fantasia and Tamar Braxton just to name a few.
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