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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: Alecia Renece (Uh-LEESH-Uh Ruh-NIECE)
Recommended if you like: Lianne La Havas, India.Arie, Corrine Bailey Rae,
Story behind your band/artist name: It's my first and middle name.
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : I was born in Virginia Beach, VA and raised in Upper Marlboro, MD. I recently got married and now reside in SE Washington, DC with my husband!
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: 1. I have a degree in Deaf Studies (Fluent in American Sign Language)
2. I am a photographer and writer.
3. I was a vocalist in "Christmas in Washington" and got the opportunity to sing to the President of the United States. We also got to sing with Ne-Yo, Heather Headley, Andrea Boccelli and Vanessa Hudgens. It was really cool.
***Bonus*** I have the most wonderful and supportive husband in the WORLD!
Anything else we should know, or you want to share: I founded a non-profit called "The Full Well Project".
The mission of The Full Well Project is to inspire people to love God, love themselves and to love others. We shed light on and discuss issues in the Christian community through photography, blogging, videos and podcasts.
We seek to encourage others to see themselves as God sees them, while spreading the love and the message of Jesus Christ through media, merchandise, service, and events.
Official Website URL: http://aleciarenece.weebly.com/music.html
iTunes Link: https://itun.es/us/JOPRib
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2WO0BqhWzFinzIKPv1Cwvd
Other Links: https://aleciarenece.bandcamp.com/
Main Genre: R&B
Other Genres: Soul, Jazz, Vocal, Gospel, Inspirational,