When it comes to soulful singers with powerful voices in the mainstream market, there are a few names that come to mind: Keyshia Cole, Tamar Braxton, K. Michelle, of course Mary J and a few others that have been dominating the r&b stratosphere this year. This is partly due to the genre of rhythm and blues and soul being pushed to have a pop sound in order to appeal to the masses. But when it comes to this #PYNKGirl , she is sure to turn heads with her lively voice that comes straight from the belly of the beast.
Among these veteran songstresses lies a hidden treasure who goes by Antonique Smith. Best known for her breakout role as Faith Evans in the movie Notorious, Antonique has been making her way in front of the industries heavy hitters, awaiting her shot to be your next modern day Mary J. Blige.
Hailing from Jersey, Smith has made her mark as an acclaimed actress on and off Broadway and even received a Grammy nomination. However, even with her many accolades as an actress, Smith is awaiting her chance to reach potential fans a more mainstream level, bringing her talents from underrated hype to super-stardom.
We are sure that her chance of being on top is soon to come, so check out our #PYNKGirlApproved artist to watch below.
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