Setoria – Singer, Songwriter, Entertainer, Model and self-proclaimed Indi-Activist fell in love with the way music made her feel at the tender age of 6. She made her mark in the Washington, D.C. area by regularly performing with various R&B/Jazz and Go-Go bands around the Washington, DC Metropolitan region executing soulful cover tunes.
Setoria- also known as R&B's SASSIEST Sensation and winner of the 2018 Josie Music Awards R&B/Soul Song of the Year for her sexy single Say My Name and the 2016 and 2017 awards for R&B/Soul Artist of the Year and 2016 Philadelphia Independent Film Award for Best Score . She has shared the stage with notable mainstream artists such as Christopher Williams, R&B Group INTRO as well as the legendary Sugar Bear of E.U. She has also worked with well-respected music makers such as Grammy Award winning engineer - Michael Makowski (Amy Winehouse, Usher, Maxwell and others) as well as Multi-Platinum and Grammy Nominated producer - Herb Middleton (Kelly Price, Faith Evans, Mary J. Blige, Phyllis Hyman and many more). Setoria has encountered other amazing opportunities such as her performance at Langley Air Force Base for the U.S. Troops and the DC Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series. She has been recognized in numerous publications such as blogs and magazines: Smooches Magazine, Skii Magazine , UK based Soul Central Magazine as well as Germany based Country Fair Play Magazine. You can find a snippit of Setoria's life story in the newly released book - The Artist Collection: Every Artist has a story. The book is being sold on the internet and in book stores nationwide.
Her sexy single Spell On Me shows diversity in tone and explores airy and soft melodies with a jazzy-soul twist. The song was released in February 2016 and is also featured on the soundtrack of the award winning independent film – “MUDA: When Time Is All That matters.” The film was created to bring awareness to Chronic Kidney Disease. Setoria was cast into the film playing herself as a night club singer as well as nominated for Best Original Score at the 2016 African Oscars for her contribution to the movie project. Spell on Me also earned a nomination for Song of the Year at the 2016 Josie Music Awards show.
Alongside the music, Setoria is a curvy model, writer, and Music Brand Ambassador for the Smooches Woman Movement. She has become an inspiration to women of all walks of life as she openly celebrate her bossy-curves, independence and strong knowledge of self-worth in the November 2015 issue of Smooches Woman Magazine. Setoria teamed with Herb Middleton to create Smooches runway anthem Take A Picture in 2016. She reunited with him along with songwriter La'Trese to write the newly released curvy woman anthem - Look At Us.
She is currently working on her debut EP - Say My Name featuring her smash hit single Say My Name. The soulful masterpiece is scheduled to be released in 2019.