Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Congratulations to R&B sensation singer/songwriter Tocarra Hamilton.
The Atlanta-based vocalist inks major worldwide distribution deal via joint venture with Atlanta-based record label AE Music Group (distributed by Rebel Hill Music/Warner Music Group): for her imprint Tocarra Music.
Tocarra, best known for her features with Usher on “Daddy’s Home”, Raz B and Pitbull’s “Dance With Me”. She has toured the US, opening up for national acts like Jazmine Sullivan, Wale and Nicki Minaj and performing in packed coliseums on big stages for events like the Bronner Bros Hair Show, the Dubb Car Show Tour and For Sisters Only.
Her music has been heard on VH-1’s Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta. “No Love” with Rapper/Reality show star, Lil’ Scrappy was co-written and performed by none other than Tocarra. The video has been viewed by millions and can be seen on VH-1, BET and MTV and has also garnered over 4 million views on YouTube.
Her career merits are notable and honorable. A phenomenal writer, with over 54 songs in her catalog, she has been honored by ASCAP for her writing abilities, was honored by the Who’s Who of Atlanta as a great artist and entrepreneur and 2 nominations by the GA Music Awards for Best Female R&B Artist and her placement on the movie “Sons of New Orleans” with her song, “Party, Party”.
Aside from music, Tocarra is also passionate about her work with youth and particularly young girls. Tocarra has traveled to Biloxi, MS to perform and speak to over five thousand teen girls at the annual Saving Our Sisters Community Event; held at The Coast Coliseum. The mission of the event is to advocate for abstinence, education and positive influences of young girls. In her role on the Board as Music Ambassador, Tocarra travels to Raleigh, North Carolina in support of the Music 4 Hope Foundation to give her time and talents to its fundraising efforts to support families with children facing Cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
This past winter, Tocarra participated in “Celebs Give Back”, a campaign that assists over 1,200 families (annually) during Christmas; with providing needy families with Food and Toys during the holiday season. Tocarra also travels to high schools to encourage youth to stay in school and complete their education; and to discuss the dangers of bullying. She will participate in the launch of a national anti-bullying campaign this spring in elementary and middle schools nationwide. Tocarra’s musical journey takes a national platform with more success to come. Tocarra is presently the headliner on The Score College Tour. Her new single is slated for release in January in 2015.
Photo Credit: tocarramusic.com