Congrats are in order for L Renee on signing a recording contract with Kemistry Records, the independent label owned by Motown Recording Artist, KEM! L Renee, who regularly performs with KEM as a background vocalist and performance duettist, is the first artist signed to his label. GLOW, her first album on the Kemistry Records label, is scheduled for release in 2015.
“It’s a dream come true to be signed to a record label owned by such an accomplished artist as KEM,” said L Renee. “His influence and mentorship as an artist and a performer is invaluable, and I’m thankful and honored to have the chance to work with him and his team.”
This is pretty cool for a number of reasons, for me personally because I actually gave her, her first radio interview back in 2010. Watch here.
Prior to signing with the Motown label in 2001, KEM started his Kemistry Records label as a vehicle to produce and distribute his own music.
“Running a record label was not something I had interest in, and I had no intention of signing anyone to Kemistry Records…until I met L Renee,” said KEM. “She has one of those special voices, and has an abundance of natural talent and ability as an R&B vocalist. She has the talent to become one of the best female R&B singers of our time. I believe in her so much that I added her first single, “Don’t Say Goodbye,” to the Deluxe edition of my newest album, PROMISE TO LOVE.”
This November, L Renee will perform as the opening act on KEM’s eight-city “Promise To Love Tour – Part 1” with special guest, Joe. The tour begins on November 14 at Ft. Lauderdale’s Broward Center. Tickets are on sale today at ticketmaster.com.
ABOUT L RENEE
L Renee, one of Detroit’s most powerful and unforgettable voices, arrived on the music scene in 2005, and has held a strong presence on the local music scene ever since. The Detroit native has written more than 40 songs and has produced and independently released seven albums. She has performed alongside Motown Artist KEM as a background vocalist since 2011, and as a result, has shared the stage with Jill Scott, Trey Songz, Mary J. Blige, Fantasia, Dwele and Ledisi to name a few, and also had the opportunity to open a show for Gladys Knight.
L Renee has a fan base of more than 100,000 devotees on social networking sites, and her music has been downloaded and streamed more than 300,000 times on sites including: Amazon; iTunes; Last.fm; Rhapsody; Soundclick; emusic; LiveWireMobile; iLike and Virb.
Grown Up Conversations (2009)
Merry Christmas (2007)
2nd Chances (2006)
Special Song (2005)
L Renee is also founder of the “L Renee GirlPOWer” non-profit organization, which promotes self-esteem and empowerment in teenaged girls through fun and educational programming and events.
L Renee’s fans can find her online at: http://www.lrenee.net; Facebook.com/lreneedetroit and on Twitter & Instagram: @lreneedetroit.