Pearl was born and raised in Miami, FL to parents that migrated from Haiti to the United States. Her music is an infusion of afro-caribbean hip hop, while blending empowering lyrics with beauty and style.
She’s won acclaim in the industry, touring with and opening for various platinum selling artists. Pearl has also appeared in national publications including JET and Ebony Magazines. She toured more than 220 cities with Ebony Fashion Fair as a runway model with proceeds benefiting underprivileged children’s educational goals.
After touring as a model, Pearl pursued her Master’s of Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University, and went on to work as a real estate analyst for Wal-Mart corporation in Bentonville, AR.
In 2009, Pearl’s love for music led her to leave her corporate position and start her indie label, A Lady Named Pearl, LLC. In that same year, Pearl released her debut mixtape, “American Dreamin,” to glowing reviews.
In October 2010, Pearl released her first single, “Unstoppable” and music video, which has been named a top ten video by Defend Haiti. In February 2011, Pearl released her second single “Jungle Love.” Moreover, she recently released her third single “Dominate.” Pearl performed at Miami Reggae Festival 2011 and Winter Music Conference 2011 and 2012.
Pearl plans to release her debut EP album “Transformation” on June 15, 2012.
Some of Pearl’s influences include Fela, Andre 3000, Miriam Makeba, Bjork, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill and Emeline Michel.
Pearl currently serves as an adjunct professor at Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business.Transformation features songs reflecting a young woman’s transformation into something greater. It is a hip hop album with afro-caribbean/broken beat rhythms, with guest appearances by Casme’, Dashill Smith, J. Ahmad and Skai. Executive produced by Daz-I-Kue of Bugz In The Attic.
‘Transformation’ will be available for purchase digitally on I-Tunes, and Amazon, and physically at Moods Music located in Atlanta, GA.
Visit A Lady Named Pearl online @ http://aladynamedpearl.com/
Check out some of her music videos below: