New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
" showcases a natural progression from Antonique's debut single "Hold Up Wait A Minute (Woo Woo)" which landed her a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance earlier this year. Antonique's seasoned vocal is center stage as she effortlessly navigates through elevated riffs and poignant lyrics to deliver an emotional message that will resonate with listeners worldwide. Antonique's powerhouse vocals have garnered praise from fans and critics alike but one legendary artist had a special hand in creating this masterpiece. "The incomparable Dr. Dre
heard some music from my upcoming EP and played my manager and I this Midi Mafia track," she says. "It was amazing and I couldn't believe my ears. We took the track with us and came back with this special song," she adds.
The feverishly anticipated debut EP Love Is Everything
covers the many facets of love with "Higher
" displaying Antonique's versatility and vulnerability. "My desire is to share messages that will make people think and have an effect on their lives," the starlet proclaims. " 'Hold Up Wait A Minute' was a call to action for people to take their power back and now 'Higher' will help steer the delicate early moments that can make or break a new relationship."
The multi-faceted entertainer recently wrapped production on two indie-film projects; the romantic comedy "Stock Option" produced and directed by Tasha Smith and the Queen
Latifah produced, "Deuces," a crime-drama directed by Jamal Hill ("Brotherly Love") featuring Larenz Tate, Lance Gross and Meagan Good. She first garnered attention in her buzzworthy leading role in "RENT" on Broadway as Mimi Marquez, and is now most famous for her portrayal of Faith Evans
in the 2009 theatrical release "Notorious
" which opened to critical acclaim.