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News release from the Embassy Theatre:

Valentine’s Day Lovers Extravaganza
Starring Musiq Soulchild featuring R&B diva Keke Wyatt at the Embassy Feb. 12

(December 10, 2015) – Philadelphia native Taalib Johnson, aka Musiq Soulchild, is a soul artist whose unique style blends R&B, soul, funk, rock, blues, jazz, and hip hop, creating a sound unlike any other and will be in concert Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. at the Embassy Theatre. The concert will also feature recording artist Keke Wyatt who most recently starred in TV One’s R&B Divas Atlanta.

“I consider myself a soul artist because it encompasses all genres of music,” Musiq states. “I like to make music that means something to people. Nowadays there are so many categories and labels, I just wanna make music that matters!”

Tickets for the Fort Wayne show go on sale Monday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. Tickets are $103, $63, $53 and $43 and can be purchased through ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone 800.745.3000 and the Embassy box office.

Musiq was introduced to the world in 2000 with his platinum debut album, Aijuswanaseing (I Just Want to Sing), which included the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop single, “Just Friends.” Musiq’s second single, “Love,” spent 22 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and has been described by many as a classic. Musiq’s 2002 album, Juslisen (Just Listen), debuted at number one on the Billboard charts and quickly went platinum with hit singles such as “Halfcrazy” and “Dontchange.” By the drop of his third album, Soulstar, in 2003, Musiq had established himself as one of the top R&B/Soul artists of his time. Soulstar included the hot singles “Forthenight” and “Whoknows.”

After a four-year break and a change in management, Musiq knew, in order for his success to continue, his sound would have to reflect his personal growth and journey. In 2007, Luvanmusiq (Love and Music) was released and included the hit singles “B.U.D.D.Y.,” “Teach Me” and “Make you Happy.” Musiq Soulchild has had two platinum albums, two gold albums and seven hit singles. He has received awards from Billboard, BET, ASCAP, BMI, and Soul Train. Musiq has also earned award nominations from MTV, American Music Awards and NAACP, and nine Grammy nominations, including three for his 2007 album Luvanmusiq.

In addition to being a platinum-selling artist, Musiq has garnered TV and print ads from McDonald’s, GAP, Coca Cola, Levi Strauss and Nike.

 

About the Embassy Theatre
Built in 1928, the historic Embassy Theatre features national productions from the Broadway stage, concerts of all musical formats, cinema, educational programming and a continued commitment to young people. For more information, visit www.fwembassytheatre.org.

 

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