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R&B Vocalist Vivian Green releases new music video for “Grown Folks Music”

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Written by Shanti

I am excited to announce the launch of Vivian Green’s new video for her latest single “Grown Folks Music” (from the album VIVID).” This is a perfect record for Spring/Summer and sure to get you moving’!

Check it out:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73JmpM3KLkc

More info:: The songstress who brought you the Gold selling emotive album A Love Story is back with her fifth studio album Vivid, released on MakeNoise/Caroline Records. Produced entirely by Kwamé Holland (Mary J Blige, Christina Aguilera, Keyshia Cole, Fantasia) the album showcases Green’s ability to deliver feel-good upbeat records as well as the ballads for which she has become known, exhibiting the songbird’s effortless vocal prowess.

The stand-out first single “Get Right Back To My Baby” received over 1.4 million Youtube views while peaking at #4 on urban radio -featuring a sample from Maze ft. Frankie Beverly’s classic “Before I Let Go.” Vivid is undoubtedly full of zeal – the song “Broken” gives an adult approach to loves disappointments, while “Work” expresses energetic desire. The track “123” urges lovers to always keep something for themselves, while “I’m Blessed” inspires gratefulness.

Vivian says, “This album is fresh and spirited, sassy and funny at times. It’s different from my other albums because of the energy; but very much still me.”

In the ever-changing music business Vivian Green has stayed afloat delivering classy, heartfelt, and often therapeutic music for her fans. Vivid will assuredly continue her legacy in music. She says, “Some fans want me to deliver brokenhearted music, and perhaps I will in the future if I’m in that space. What I can and will always do is produce music that is from my heart.”

About Vivian Green:

Born in Philadelphia Vivian Green was raised in a home where Motown classics were always blaring. Her parents were avid music lovers with talents of their own. She began singing at age five, playing piano by eight, and by eleven began writing songs. At fifteen she began to record at the studio which would become famous for multi-platinum group Boyz II Men. This gave Green a taste of life as an artist and led to an opportunity to write with the band. At seventeen she received her first professional songwriting credit co-writing “Dear God” on Boyz II Men’s platinum selling album Evolution. Green was also offered a recording contract from Ruffhouse Columbia, which she turned down. Her mature, sultry voice and knowledge of material allowed her to sing in some of Philadelphia’s premiere jazz clubs despite her age. She also obtained a job singing with two of the top party orchestras in Philadelphia, while singing background for renown soul singer/actress Jill Scott.

Green teamed up with Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Eric Roberson to create the demo that would win her a deal with Sony Music. The demo contained her first smash hit “Emotional Rollercoaster”. Her debut album A Love Story released in 2002 and certified Gold – It received rave reviews from People, Billboard, Rolling Stone, and USA Today to name a few. Her second album Vivian released in 2005 and featuring the single “Gotta Go Gotta Leave” became a number one AC/Dance hit. The New York times called the album a “stellar sophomore performance”.

Vivian made her film debut in the Oscar nominated biopic “De Lovely” portraying a jazz singer performing the classic “Love For Sale”. She also appeared in the TV Series “American Dreams,” portraying Brenda Hollaway singing “Every Little Bit Hurts”. Green wrote the songs for playwright/film-maker David. E. Talbert’s stage play “Love in the Nick of Thyme.” She is featured on Cyndi Lauper’s album The Body Acoustic and the late Guru’s Jazzmatazz 4. She was featured on Soundtrack to a Revolution, a compilation of spiritual songs featuring artist like Anthony Hamilton, John Legend, The Roots, and Mary Mary. Most recently she collaborated with jazz pianist Brian Culbertson for his album Dreams and produced the top 10 AC hit “Still Here”. The song also appeared on Vivian’s 4th album The Green Room.

 

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