Natasha (entertainer)

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Natasha
Born Natasha Bradley
(1988-11-25) November 25, 1988 (age 28)
Galloway Township, New Jersey, United States
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • model
  • spokersperson
Years active 2006–present
Net worth US $100,0000 (est. 2017)
Children 2
Website natashaishere.com
Musical career
Genres
Labels
Associated acts

Natasha Bradley (born November 25, 1988) is an American singer from New Jersey. during her junior year in high school, while working at a Subway sandwich shop, was introduced to producer Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins. After seeing her sing and dance, Jerkins invited Natasha to his studio to record her first two singles. She signed to Jive Records through Jerkins' Darkchild Entertainment. Natasha was dropped from Jive Records on February 23, 2010.

Early life[edit]

Bradley was born on November 25, 1988 in Galloway Township, New Jersey.[1] At a young age, Bradley would usually lock herself in the bathroom and use a karaoke machine that hold the tapes of her favorite singer's and influences.[2]

Career[edit]

2006–2009: Uncontrollable[edit]

During her junior year in high school, while working at a Subway sandwich shop, Bradley was introduced to producer Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins.[3] Bradley stated that Jerkins asked her "can you dance" and she responded by saying "sure". After seeing her sing and dance, Jerkins invited Bradley to his studio to record her first two singles.[4] She was later signed to Jive Records with distribution from Zomba Records through Jerkins' Darkchild Entertainment. Bradley then released her first two singles, Hey Hey Hey and So Sick on 2007. Both songs sparked ground well of her popularity. Her third single, Sidekick was later released in late 2008.[5] She then released her debut album Uncontrollable on December 27, 2008.[6] The fourth single Blue was later released on June 2009.[7]

2009–2011: Spokesperson and modeling[edit]

On May 13, 2009, it was announced on UltimaHair.com's blog that Bradley is replacing American singer Brandy as the new spokesperson for Ultima Protein Hair.[8]

Bradley modeled at many fashion shows and runways including the annual fashion show and music show broadcast by BET Rip The Runway held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City in 2009 during Keri Hilson's "Turning Me On" performance.[9] She has also made features at Bauder College in Atlanta and many more.

In late 2009, Bradley later stated that she was working on her second album, Natasha Is Here, which she was going feature unreleased material from her debut album Uncontrollable, but due to label issues, she was dropped from Jive Records on February 23, 2010, causing plans for the album to be scrapped.

2012–2013: Comeback and hiatus[edit]

In 2012, Bradley started working with Karriem "K-Mack" Mack of the R&B/Hip-Hop production duo Soul Diggaz and also started an online video series on Youtube titled "Natasha Diaries".[10] She also signed a publishing deal with Water Music which is a music publishing, management and production company found by Michael Cameron, Troy Patterson, and Bobby "Hustle" Stewart which was revealed in her online series. Bradley has also been working on her official second album and shopping a label for an official release. She has also created a Twitter account to interact with her fans and business partners and laterunways announced that she was working with TaTu.<[11] She then premiered two singles titled, "Riddle Me This" and "Only You".

On January 2013, Bradley announced via her Twitter account that she is taking a break from music.[12]

Personal life[edit]

Her zodiac is sagittarius.[13] On 2013, Bradley gave birth to her first child, which was a girl and then gave birth to her second child, which was a boy.[14]

Artistry[edit]

Influences[edit]

Beyoncé (pictured) is seen as Bradley's biggest influence[15]

Bradley says that the people that influenced her musical style are Mýa, Aaliyah and Beyoncé. She said that Beyoncé was most biggest influence and said "I was just obsessed with Beyoncé, I [can] feel it". She later stated "Those three people, I would just listen to them [and] I would listen to them over and over again".[16]

Acting career[edit]

On 2012, Bradley premiered a web series titled, Natasha Diaries. It showcased her as she was working on her next record.[17]

Discography[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Natasha Diaries[18] Herself Main Cast

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cite error: The named reference birthdate was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  2. ^ NatashaBradleyVideos (2016-12-30), Natasha Diaries – Episode 1, retrieved 2017-02-06 
  3. ^ Gaddis, Anicee, "Natasha: in R&B's new bumper crop of schoolgirls-gone-gold, this singer's gunning for head of the class with a debut that's all thump, soul, and sizzle.", Interview, April 1, 2007.
  4. ^ Staff. "Life: Short List", The Press of Atlantic City, June 7, 2007. Accessed November 19, 2013. "Galloway teen on radio Natasha Bradley, 18, of Galloway Township, has received radio airplay this spring for her first two singles during the DJ Do It All show on WZBZ-FM 99.3. out of West Atlantic City."
  5. ^ "Natasha (7) – Sidekick". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-02-05. 
  6. ^ "Natasha (7) – Uncontrollable". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-02-05. 
  7. ^ "Natasha (7) – Blue". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-02-05. 
  8. ^ "Organic Protein Hair". Ultima Hair. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 
  9. ^ [1][dead link]
  10. ^ [2]
  11. ^ Bradley, Natasha. "Natasha Diaries – Episode 4". YouTube. OfficialNatashaNow. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  12. ^ "Natasha Bradley on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2017-02-05. 
  13. ^ "Natasha Bradley Height Weight Age Birthplace Bio Information". celebriot.com. Retrieved 2017-02-05. 
  14. ^ "Natasha Bradley (@yagirltasha) | Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 2017-02-05. 
  15. ^ OfficialNatashaNow (2012-02-12), Natasha Diaries – Episode 1, retrieved 2017-02-06 
  16. ^ NatashaBradleyVideos (2016-12-30), Natasha Diaries – Episode 1, retrieved 2017-02-06 
  17. ^ "Natasha Diaries – YouTube". YouTube. Retrieved 2017-02-06. 
  18. ^ "Natasha Diaries – YouTube". YouTube. Retrieved 2017-02-06. 

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