Brittany Barber

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Songwriter Brittany Barber

Brittany Chikyra Barber (formally known as Brittany Barber born April 3, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer from Los Angeles, CA. She is most notable for her work on Terrace Martin's Album Locke High 2. Brittany Barber co-wrote and sang on such songs as "Ready", "Lithium", "LA DREAMIN", " Sing for me" interlude, and various other tracks on the album. Brittany Barber has also written songs with many other artists such as Carl Thomas, Uncle Chucc ( 1500 Or NOTHIN), Glasses Malone, Problem, Ravaughn, Rotimi, Kevin McCall, Tyrese and Terrace Martin.She is currently working with The Phatboiz. She also sang background vocals for Tisha Campbell-Martin.

Early life and career beginnings[edit]

Brittany Barber was born and raised in Compton, California, and she graduated from Paramount High School in Paramount, Ca. She has two younger brothers, Kameron and Kristopher. Her mother and father allowed her to sing in the church choir and she was active in her high school show choir and drama club. Brittany eventually began to perform and sing at local nightclubs and venues in the Los Angeles area such the Comedy Union,Xen Lounge the Conga Room, and at R&B Live.

Songwriting[edit]

Brittany Barber was introduced to Terrace Martin in 2011 and began working with him on his studio album Locke High 2. A mutual partnership formed allowing the two to collaborate and lead to multiple placements for the independent artist on Terrace's album. It was released in October 2011. Brittany was also introduced to Carl Thomas while performing at Jamie Foxx's "FoxxHole Live" at the legendary Conga Room in Los Angeles CA. She was able to write and work with Carl Thomas on his upcoming album, singing background vocals as well. Brittany also met and sang backing vocals on Problem's "Last Love" to which she is uncredited.

SongWriting Credits

"L.O.V.E" 2011 Terrace Martin ft. Ty$

"Lithium" 2011 Terrace Martin Ft. Punch of TDE

"L.A. Dreamin" 2011 Terrace Martin

"Last Love" 2012 Problem

"Play In My Hair" 2012 Cydara

"Let You Know " 2012 Ill Camille

"Just Another Holiday" Ravaughn

Mixtapes[edit]

List of mixtapes, with year released
Title Album details
I HEART MUSIC VOL. 1
  • Released: January 27, 2012[1]
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital Free download
Love, Brittany
  • Released: June 25, 2012[2]
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital Free download
LoveLetters : The EP
  • Released: February 14, 2013[3]
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download

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