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|Origin||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Genres||R&B, hip-hop, gospel|
|Occupations||singer, songwriter, background vocalist|
|Instruments||Vocals, Bass Guitar|
Hands Up Records Inc.
|Associated acts||TLC, OutKast, Monica, Dallas Austin, Mo'Nique|
Debra Killings is an American singer and bass guitarist, notable for an extensive session and background vocal work for LaFace Records and Rowdy Records-based artists such as TLC, Monica and OutKast.
Killings appears on the majority of the recordings in TLC's catalogue singing background vocals, in Monica's first albums (Miss Thang, The Boy is Mine), and has performed both background vocals and bass guitar for several OutKast albums, including ATLiens and Aquemini.
In 2002, Killings signed for Verity Records, and she released her debut solo album, a gospel LP entitled Surrender, in 2003. Killings was the singing voice of Paula Patton's character Angel Davenport on the film Idlewild. Killings' recognizable voice is spotlighted in "Moving Cool", the song Angel first performs in the movie.
Killings also played bass for BET's "Black Girls Rock" all-star band
- Princess & Starbreeze (MCA Records, 1987)
- Modest Fok (East West Records, 1992)
- Surrender (Verity Records, 2005)
- Open Heaven (Hands Up Records Inc., 2008)
- "Message In The Music"
- "It's Gonna Be Lonely"
- "Love Or The Single Life"
- Other Appearances
- "Reset", Outkast on Speakerboxxx/The Love Below (2003)
- "Moving Cool", Idlewild Motion Picture (2006)
- Fled Motion Picture Soundtrack (Rowdy) (1996)
- "Debra Killings". Artists. TC Electronic. Retrieved August 1 2012.
- Lacy, Dwayne (2003). "Interview with Debra Killings - There Is A Message In Her Music". Articles. GospelFlava. Retrieved August 1 2012.
- "Debra Killings - 196(?)– Vocalist, bassist, songwriter". Encyclopedia.com - Contemporary Black Biography. HighBeam Research. January 2007. Retrieved August 1 2012.
- Breimeier, Russ. "Surrender". The Fish - Music - Reviews. The Fish Christian Entertainment - from Christianity Today International. Retrieved August 1 2012.
- "Debra Killings: Musical Ace!". Flaimahmy. March 18 2010. Retrieved August 1 2012.
- Debra Killings Official website
- Debra Killings at AllMusic
- Princess & Starbreeze All Music. com 
- Modest Fok All Music.com 
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