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The Donstress is a New England Urban Music Award winner, better known by her government name of Datanya Hunter, born, and raised in Boston, MA.
The Donstress was an exceptional child (she started singing at the age of 2), and she quickly adapted to the art of grasping the attention of others... She started singing publicly at the age of 4. Traveling across the globe captivating, and amazing people with her "big voice", people from near, and far came to see her perform.
The Donstress grew up in the church, and sang lead in the choir for many years of her life. This talent came easy for her because she was mainly influenced by her grandmother (Juanita Jones, CEO of Sis Jones and The Christen Tones). All of the rehearsals, and practices took place at The Donstress' childhood home in the Dorchester section of Boston, MA. where she observed the principles of harmony and tones, and honed her own singing talent.
To date The Donstress is a well respected live performer who has graced the stages of many theaters, concert halls, night clubs, and countless charity events. She was widely influenced by the soulful feeling of early Rhythm & Blues. She grew up listening to performers like Mary J. Blige, Lauren Hill, and Kelly Price.The Donstress has an overwhelming passion for music from the top of her head to the soles of her feet "eyes of passion"... Currently she is working on her first album while also performing live at a venue near you, as well as working on various other recording projects...
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