What do you get when you mix the sultry sounds of Jill Scott with the rippling command of Erykah Badu, all harvesting over lyrics that infiltrate the mind, body, and soul?
You get something major, that's what-- Jakie Major to be exact!
Her "New-ol'" Soul styled music is catching the neosoul scene off guard and this time she's here to stay.
Originally known as Tonya C. from her Freshman album, Pumpkin Soul, this Arkansas native is back to redefine the true artistry of voice through just good, listening music.
An acclaimed songwriter as well, Jakie Major has been writing her own and others lyrics since childhood. In addition to using her lyrical skills to write and compose for other prominent industry artists, In 2005, Major's first single, "You're My Everything," reached #183 on the Billboards, as an Indie Artist. Coupled with her keyboard, drumming and guitar abilities, there's no denying she's a force to be reckoned with.
Major is currently working on her sophomore album, while touring regionally to deliver sounds that recapture the vibe that joins R&B, Jazz, and Soul music lovers alike.
Refusing to settle for less than perfect, Jakie continues to set the standard for original, relevant music. Through dynamic live performances, and tremendous crowd captivation, Jakie's fan base is rapidly rising, and there's nothing minor about that.