About carla duren
new york, NY
"BlackFolkRockStar" is the solo debut album of quadruple threat, Carla Duren.
She has traveled the world performing in venues supporting such artists as
Pink, Deborah Cox, Kelis, Talib Kweli, Amel Larrieux and Bette Midler
as well as starring on Broadway in her homebase, New York City.
Establishing herself as an accomplished dancer, singer and actress,
Carla now shows the world she can add songwriter to the list.
Her soulful collection of self-written and produced tracks make for a point of
view that is both intimate and universal at the same time. Her
powerful voice and poignant lyrics are able to touch people of all
generations. Songs like "Ostrich" and "Resuscitate My Soul" are
therapeutic to the spirit, and some have even said life changing. With
a sound that brings pop, soul and folk music together; she transcends
typical genres. Her musical versatility is the impetus for the title
track "BlackFolkRockStar," an inspirational anthem that inspires
everyone to define their own dream for themselves; making everyone
from all walks of life to want to sing along that they too" wanna' be