GINA ROSE is one of the fastest growing entertainment entities in the Washington Metropolitan area. Gina Rose created her own buzz and has become a DC favorite and beyond. Classically trained with a Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice from the University of the District of Columbia, Gina Rose charms audiences with a distinctive, soulful voice and a performance that ranges from classic to up tempo R&B, Hip-Hop/Soul with the subtle inclusion of a little neo-soul. She has performed on the National Television show ‘Showtime at the Apollo’ and the new version ‘Apollo Live’ on BET, won two DMV Entertainment & Music Awards for 'Best Female R&B Artist', opened for National Recording Artists such as Raheem DeVaughn, Kindred The Family Soul, Chuck Brown, Marsha Ambrosius, and Avant, was a finalist in B. Smith’s first ‘B. Discovered Competition’, WKYS-FM’s Budweiser Talent Search, has been a featured performer on Fox 5 Morning News, and received an honorary mention from Billboard for her songwriting abilities on her song "Neva Shoulda. Gina Rose was the only independent artist to have two of her original songs placed on the first R&B Mixtape distributed by Wu-Tang Management and her original song "Natural High" is featured in the movie 'The Great Divide' starring Tichina Arnold (Martin, Everybody Hates Chris).
Singing since the age of three, Gina Rose continuously showed her love of music by learning to play the violin and viola, performing in school plays, and becoming the musical director her senior year in high school for the Black History Program. Being a member of the Union Temple Youth Choir gave her the opportunity to perform at historic events such as The Million Family March and to sing background for national recording artists LL Cool J, Boyz II Men, Reba McIntire, Barry Manilow, Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin, and Edwin Hawkins. She also worked as a youth performer with the Friends of Carter Barron Foundation of the Performing Arts under the study of Playwright Gloria Hightower and the late director and head of Howard University’s Theatre Department, Mike Malone, doing musicals at the Carter Barron Amphitheatre, one of which starring the legendary Jennifer Holliday. While a member of Morgan State University's choir under the direction of the late Dr. Nathan Carter, she traveled to upstate New York where she sang background vocals in the popular opera, ‘Porgy & Bess’.
As a solo artist, Gina Rose has performed in events around the metropolitan area including: The National Council of Negro Women’s National Black Family Reunion, The Black College Expo, Marvin Gaye Festival, Black LUV Fest, Adams Morgan Day, and Unifest, which brings over 400,000 people. She has graced the stage at hot spots in the metro area including the legendary Blues Alley, as well as The Washington and Baltimore Convention Centers where she shared the stage with Bad Boy recording artists Total at 'For Sisters Only'. She has been a featured act for numerous networking parties, talent competitions, galas, launch parties, fashion shows, and charity events. Gina Rose has been called upon by the FDA to perform for their fundraiser events. She has featured in New Jersey at the Key Club, Passaic County Community College for ‘Soul Fest’, and venues in NYC, such as the Chocolate Monkey and Remote Lounge. Her song “Dark 2 Light” is featured in the independent film ‘Misunderstandings’ alongside national artists including Chico DeBarge, and Teedra Moses. The title track of her EP, “Never Felt This Way”, is also featured in the independent Los Angeles film ‘Affected: The AIDS Project'. In 2006 she engaged on ‘The Psi-Phi Tour’, which brought her performance to Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina.
Requested by artists to bless their tracks, traveling, writing for indie artists, while building her catalog of material shows that this young lady is steadily making moves. For two years Gina Rose was a campus representative for GRAMMY U, a division of The Recording Academy (The Grammy’s), and recently became the DMV Regional Marketing Manager for The Skool Boye Agency, Inc.
Always acknowledging that her talent is God-given, she is greatly inspired by legendary artists Chaka Khan, Teena Marie, Patti Labelle, Whitney Houston, Luther Vandross, and Michael Jackson. Gina Rose takes from the best and gives her fans nothing less.
GINA ROSE LIVE @ THE CARLYLE CLUB-"The Way"- Jill Scott
Gina Rose Live @ The Carlyle Club [VA] - singing "The Way" by Jill Scott for The Sade, Jill Scott, Chaka Khan Tribute Show [Brencore Entertainment] feat. The Brencore All-Star Band. Vocalists Karen 'Lady K' and Lauren White on Background Vocals.
GINA ROSE LIVE @ BLUES ALLEY 6/23/14-Commercial
GINA ROSE LIVE AT BLUES ALLEY [Washington, D.C.]
JUNE 23RD 2014
2 SHOWS: 8PM & 10PM
www.BLUESALLEY.com for Tickets
*Commercial Created By: KWilliams Photography and Graphic Design in conjunction with Purpose By Design Studios|
*Music: Gina Rose "Inside That I Cried"
*Voice-over by: Soul Fusion Radio Personality Wendy Hicks