Marsha Ambrosius

From 02 August 2019to 02 August 2019

Marsha Ambrosius

The former member of Floetry, Marsha Ambrosius is an English R&B/ soul singer and songwriter, originally from Liverpool, UK, though often based in Los Angeles, California.

Born on 8 August 1977 in Liverpool, England, Ambrosius met fellow Floetry member Natalie Stewart by bonding over their love for basketball while both attending the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology. In 2000 the pair went to the United States to perform. While performing in Philadelphia the pair met Darren “Limitless” Henson, Keith “Keshon” Pelzer and began recording together. By 2002 they signed with DreamWorks Records and released their first album, entitled “Floetic.”

In early 2009 Ambrosius was approached with an offer to join Dr. Dre’s franchise, Aftermath Entertainment, as a solo musician/ producer/ and music writer among a number of other labels, ultimately signing with J Records. Her first debut album, “Late Nights And Early Mornings” was released on 1 March 2011. The first single off the album, “Hope She Cheats On You (With A Basketball Player)” peaked at Number 22 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. At the 2011 BET Awards she took away the Centric Award and was nominated for the Best Female Artist R&B Artist in 2012. In 2011 she was also nominated for two Grammy Awards. Her second studio album, “Friends & Lovers” was released in 2014 and received two MOBO Award nominations.

Friday 02 August 2019
Marsha Ambrosius
City Winery, Chicago, IL, US

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