Sonya Knight - A True “Designer Original”
Sonya Knight is courageously walking along the path set for her and, through her gift of music, she is fulfilling her destiny and leaving a lasting legacy.
Early in her career, Sonya’s talents were highly respected and called upon by others in the music industry. Her voice has also supported renowned singer Kelly Price, with whom she toured with in 2002. Sonya has a long standing working relationship with Darwin Hobbs, dating back to 2003, and her background vocals appear on his album “Worshipper.” She has also worked with Darlene McCoy, Christopher Lewis, and Christian Music Hall of Fame inductee, Candi Staton. She has provided backup vocals to artists, including popular Real Housewives of Atlanta star and music icon Kandi Burruss as well as R&B divas Chante Moore and Faith Evans. She has also put pen to paper writing songs for Sha Simpson, Alyson Williams and Tony Terry.
Over the past several years, Sonya has had the opportunity to take her talents abroad.
During mission trips that began in 2008, she has performed in Wales and England as a featured artist and also performed at a church in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
Some of the most well known Atlanta area churches have hosted Sonya and her gift of song. She’s performed in front of thousands at Total Grace Christian Center in Decatur, GA, New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville, GA and Word of Faith-Love Center in East Point, GA.
Sonya’s debut album D’Zin’R Original (Designer Original) was released in 2007 in collaboration with Paul Anderson and Profusic Productions. The 11 tracks on the album encourage the listener to take hold of biblical concepts including unity, peace, authenticity, honesty and an appreciation of uniqueness within the Body of Christ.
Sonya’s prayer is that her music will be used to draw people closer to God and to one another. What’s next for Sonya Knight? Undoubtedly a continued focus on her life’s mission through music as she focuses on songwriting and her next album. As Sonya says, “Seek God first and the rest will follow...the wisdom, the direction, and the connections.”