Today we’d like to introduce you to Ambri.
Ambri, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far.
I am an R&B Singer/Songwriter. When I was 14 years old, I had my first big performance at the Apollo Theater. After that, I attended a performing arts High School as a vocal major and attended New York Film Academy as a Musical Theater major. After graduating, I had the pleasure of collaborating with many Grammy-winning writers and producers such as Claude Kelly & Chuck Harmony (credits: Rihanna, Michael Jackson, Bruno Mars etc.), Kyle “K.O” Owens, Akil “Fresh” King, Jeramy “JRM” Daniels (credits: Beyonce, Teyana Taylor etc). I’ve had the privilege of performing in many different places throughout New York (Fashion week, Pride etc.) and Georgia (opening up for Ginuwine at the Black Women’s Expo etc).
Great, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
The road has definitely not been a smooth one. Dealing with a lot of rejection, broken promises and life experiences as a whole can make the road bumpy. The version of me a few years ago would 100% take the easy road. But, the woman I am today would definitely say I appreciate all of the bumps in the road. Why? Simply put, the journey is what makes you appreciate the destination that much more. If everything came easy, I feel I would be less appreciative of my destination because I would’ve never had to cry for this, stress, lose sleep for this, go broke for this, etc. I’ve felt all of those emotions and feelings when it came to me and my dream. I’m still going through many things today but I’m stronger and wiser because of my past experiences. I’m still not where I want to be but I’m nowhere near where I started. I’ve come very far and accomplished a lot of my own goals simply because of my experiences, my growth, strength, faith, and knowledge.
We’d love to hear more about your work.
I am an R&B singer, songwriter and SAG actress. I am most proud of my growth as a woman and an artist. Over the years, I’ve learned so much about the industry, I’ve watched myself grow as a vocalist, my music is evolving, I’m writing even better songs based off of life experiences, my support is growing. I even look at past performances, the performer I am today and I’m proud of myself. I’m growing everyday and most importantly, I WANT to and make it my business to learn everyday. What sets me apart from others is that I am simply myself. I never aspire to be like anyone else or do what anyone else is doing. I create, sing and write the music I love and what’s real to me. I don’t just follow something because it’s “trendy.” I make sure that I love it and can connect with it because that’s when I get the best results.
What moment in your career do you look back most fondly on?
I have many proud moments throughout my career but I really started to make myself so proud last year. Last year, I took my career by the reigns and depended on no one. Last year is when I fully relied on myself and said “It’s going to get done regardless of who is there to help or not.” I had a team of people the year before last so, not having them changed things for me. Last year is when I dusted my shoulders off and became everything I needed for myself. I dropped music, booked photoshoots, video shoots, performances etc. by myself. I’m proud because I proved to myself, “Girl, you got this and can do anything you set your mind to.”
I also just released a single titled “Too Early” ft. Kevin AntoniYo which is streaming on all music platforms. It’s a very fun and sexy record which is being received very well. It was shared and supported by R&B singer Mario. The video is dropping this month, it’s been featured on many music blogs, and currently has over 14,000 streams.
- Website: https://linktr.ee/itsambri
- Phone: 9177700134
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itsambri
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/itsambri
- Other: https://www.youtube.com/ambrimusic