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About Chandra aka chaanah

As a singer, songwriter, actress and dancer Chandra has already spread her wings within the Music Industry. Her versatile lyrical style and vocal delivery has crossed musical genres from Pop to Soul in collaborations and performances with industry powerhouses: Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Sean "Puffy” Combs, and Marc Anthony. She has also had the pleasure of working with rising talents such as Christina Aguilera, Toni Braxton, Faith Evans and Carl Thomas, to name a few.

Chandra's lyrical sophistication caught the eye of producers Teddy Riley and David Anthony, who incorporated her song "Pretty Brown Eyes" on Monifah's latest album entitled “Home".  Upon considerable encouragement, Chandra has brought her lyrical skills home by writing all of the songs on her newly released album entitled GOD's Promise to me.  Chandra executive produced the project and released her first single entitled “On & On”. The video for “On & On” featured up and coming rapper Cavlar,  which aired on BET and Video Music Box. GOD's Promise to me is an R&B Album mixed with hip hop beats accompanied by live instruments, sultry vocals and life experiences. There is something for everyone on this CD.

A talent straight out of Brooklyn, Chandra started singing at a young age with a band called Jemsa. She landed her first record deal with SleepingBag Records at 16 years old. Her debut single single "Never Gonna Let You Go" hit the Billboard Top 100 singles chart, prompting Chandra to tour up and down the East Coast as a solo performer.

Chandra later teamed up with Carmen Brown to form the duo Raw Stilo, signed to A&M Records. The single "Cutie" was released with a subsequent video.  The song and its video gained in popularity, and hit the Billboard Top 100 singles chart and was added BET's Video Music Box rotation.

Chandra's Off-Broadway experiences include; Sex is more that a 3 letter word and 69 aint just a number, Just a Night Out, Dreamgirls and Mama I Want to Sing.  Through these musicals, she was able to fine-tune her acting ability and while perfecting her vocal performance.

Chandra's captivating vocals and soul-searching lyrics will hypnotize the masses. Having already collaborated and performed with some of the best names in the industry, Chandra Simmons is ready to establish her own name among music's elite.

For more information, please call:

I Toja Entertainment
+962 78 250 4364