Artist, Writer, and Mother in Dallas, Texas
The term southern belle has a variety of positive attributes associated with it such as; they take care of their partner, they value relationships, they take care of themselves, they have the gift of gab, family always comes first and so on an so on. Enter the Texas born, Mississippi raised but California fortified vocalist and songwriter Jonquia Rose. Currently a resident of Dallas, TX this talented singer has dedicated her life to constructing meaningful commentary. Quia, as referred to by close friends and family, incorporates southern sensibilities into her music and the outcome is an audible bouquet of honest, genuine, heartfelt, factual, intentional, fun, intellectual, sexy and sometimes unexpected displays of lyricism. A singer since the age of six, Jonquia attended rehearsal with her mom, who was a member of the legendary Mississippi Mass Choir. On several occasions the choir director would be surprised at how well she sang with the group. At 9 years old, Quia began taking vocal lessons and later (after a relocation to California) she was trained by Jackie aka Baby J of the group Lyric, who are recognized as the first female trio to sign to Clive Davis’s now defunct J Records. Not one to shy away from formal education, Jonquia took it upon herself to enroll in LACC where she studied music and psychology. Later she completed a dental program in Dallas resulting in her becoming an RDA (Registered Dental Assistant). In terms of relaxation and enjoyment, R&B, Gospel and Blues are innately her music of choice but she also finds solace in motivational speaking, water sports: jet skiing and kayaking as well as writing which she says clears her head. There are several layers to this multidimensional talent and the climate is perfect for an artist like Jonquia Rose. Her music will create change as well as conversation that will heal, help and inspire. If you’re ready to enjoy quality R&B music from a sweet southern belle with a familiar but new perspective, Jonquia Rose is here for you.