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Vickie McKisic has a voice that is Soulful mixed with R&B, sprinkled with Smooth Jazz and a dab of Pop, Blues and Gospel !!!
12 songs
Vickie Mckisic is definitely a lady and a songstress in her own right. Her voice is as refreshing as an ice cold glass of lemonade on a hot summer day! This lioness is definitely a Diamond in the rough!!!!!!!!
Band/artist history
Vickie Mckisic is one of the best writers and singers in the city of Atlanta,Georgia. Upbeat and enthusiastic, she is often referred to as "lyrick". these traits first became apparent during her reign of creating songs with an atlanta based independent producer named Reginald Griffin in the early eighties. together they wrote, produced, arranged, and performed over 100 songs for themselves as well as many other artists. one of which was former Tabu Records recording artist Kathy Mathis. in 1987, Vickie co wrote Kathy's second twelve-inch release entitled :Baby Im Hooked. this brought her recognition as a writer in the August 1987 issue of Billboard magazine. in 1996 Latocha Scott, of the singing group Xscape, introduced Vickie to Grammy Award Winning songwriter and producer Daryl Simmons of Silent Partner Productions in Atlanta, Georgia. as a result of this union Vickie's writing and vocal talents have been displayed on a movie soundtrack "The Associate" starring Whoopi Goldberg, featuring Wynonna Judd, major recording artist cds: Arethia Franklin "A Rose is Still a Rose", Cece Winan, "Everlasting Love" Diana Ross "Open Window" Ann Nesby and Chante Moore and Kenny Latimore , "Is It Still Good To You",(soundtrack for the play''Things That Lovers Do", radio and television jingles, BET, Kiss 104.1 in Atlanta, Georgia, Bronner Brothers Hair Care "African Royal", Ministries "The Right Now Word" and "The Stroke Song,"(featured on AirJesus.Com). She recently co-wrote the title cut from Blues Legend, Jesse James new album, entitled ,"It's Not So BAd After All". Vickie believes persistence, dedication, hardwork, and faith are the key to her success in life. , and with GOD's blessing she will continue to reinvent herself.
Have you performed in front of an audience?
I do live shows sometimes. Various places. Yes I love to perform live. One very special moment for me was when I toured with Blues Legend Jesse James and The late Johnny Taylor said to me " You're the Loud Mouth woman the almost took my show"! What a compliment!
Your musical influences
My biggest musical influences came from the Motown sound. Diana Ross and the Supremes, Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knights, Aretha Franklin and the list goes on. I also enjoy artist of today, Mary J. Blige, Kelly Clarkston, Pink, Tank, L.L.Cool J., Nelly, Mr. Adonis, Carl Thomas, Kenny G., Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton and so many more.
What equipment do you use?
My" VOICE " and a cordless microphone.
Anything else?