Saturday, July 3, 2010
Dondria: The New Viral Superstar
The music game has changed. You no longer have to pass along your demo tape to everybody who is "somebody" -- fingers crossed -- to get discovered by a label and blow up. Those days are long gone. Just ask the newest R&B ingenue Dondria Fields, 24, who is signed to Jermaine Dupri's So So Def label. The Oklahoma-born, Texas-bred singer, whose hit single "You're the One for Me" is riding airwaves everywhere, will tell you that all you need is a computer, a mic, and webcam.
That's exactly how Dondria, who previously went by the moniker Phatfffat, broke onto the scene. The singing sensation grabbed the world's attention after having her YouTube video posts earn an extremely large following. Like they say, the rest is history, or more appropriately her-story.
Read more: http://www.essence.com/entertainment/music/emf_dondria_the_viral_superstar.php#ixzz0se4iKwYE