Portia Monique is here to present the world with a unique style of music.
This phenomenal vocalist has a commercial sound that is instantly recognizable, and a style that is a seamless fusion of Neo-Soul, R&B, Pop and Hip-Hop. Her voice is as distinctive as her look; this 6ft diva woos her listeners with unique and edgy song concepts, jazzy vocal tricks, and complex vocal harmonies.
Singing since she way 3 years old and writing songs since she was 9 years old, Portia has a knack for lyrical prose that is nothing less than incredible. A prominent musical figure in Seattle, she built her local reputation through weekly performances at lounges and collaboration with other local. Her first single “Radio,” which became an instant hit on Hot Jams 88.9 FM. In addition to “Radio,” Portia is currently collaborating on her first independent “EP” album with Seattle’s hit music producer Illoquint, with bonus tracks in partnership with the Los Angeles production duo “The Finisherz”, and Seattle’s own Kuddie Fresh.
Though Portia is still in search of a major record deal, her skills have been personally acknowledged by Hit maker Rodney "Dark Child" Jerkins, soul singer Raheem Devaughn, mega producer's Midi Mafia, and Vanessa Brown of Showtime at the Apollo, and the founder of International Record Label “Reel People Music” Oli Lazarus. She has worked with industry producer Kyle West (Donnell Jones, LL Cool J, Tevin Campbell), been showcased as a Featured Artist on Houston’s “The Kitty Williams Show” (www.thekittywilliamsshow.fm), and has shared the stage with internationally known recording artist Choklate.
Influenced by artists Floetry, Sade, and Zap Mama, this young woman has developed an eccentric yet universally appealing sound that cannot be replicated. With plans to bring the passion of 90’s R&B into today’s Pop, her signature voice, style and look, will never cease to turn heads, perk ears, and captivate minds. The musical elite should stand poised to celebrate the captivating sound of dominant pop culture’s latest arrival, Portia Monique.