Biography / Info
Jennifer McCray is a young talented artist and songwriter. Music has always been the center of her universe. Growing up as a part of a musical family, Jennifer's father being a successful recording artist landing a number 1 hit in the 70's with the song "Rock your baby " had given her the opportunity to experience music at a very young age. Little did she know the music would play a huge role in her future!
» Label: TSP records
Jennifer started writing poetry at the young age of 6 years old and has been given singing lessons as well as singing in the church choir . Born in Miami Beach Florida, Jennifer moved to Canada (where her mother is from) and at 17 ventured off to Europe for the first time where her father was living. This was the start of a great interest for travelling and also for learning languages being able to speak German, Dutch, French quite well! Travelling and doing shows with her father made her passion for music stronger and she realized that this was what she wanted to do with her life.
During a recording session in a studio in Belgium, Jennifer met her future manager Ronny Flas who exclusively signed her as an artist of TSP Records. From then on Jennifer decided to pursue a career in music by experimenting with different styles and writing all her own songs. Gaining experience and strengthening her voice were the most important as she gradually developed herself as an artist. Then, she got the chance to work in Metropolis studios in London with her first single "Do Anything" a song written by Hawk Wolinski who has written for the likes of Chaka Kahn" "Ain't nobody" as well as Micheal Jackson,Madonna and Fleetwood mac.
After a lot of work in songwriting for herself and for other artists as Silvano for which she composed the song "Encore" that reached N°3 in the charts, Jennifer is really concentrating on her debut album and is also composing with some composers that have worked with Axelle Red (another Belgium Female artist who had number 1 hits within all French territories ) by meeting Patick Deltenre the top Belgium guitar player, who found Jennifer's personality and voice very intriguing and wanted to be involved in her project!
The first single released out of this album was "Connected". It reached N°2 in the charts. This track was on heavy rotation on all radio stations and TV channels. After the singles "Connected", "In Your Head" and "Letting Me Go" Jennifer will soon release her first album which show us her great talent as singer but also as writer and composer.
In the meantime, Jennifer McCray participated with 5 other huge
stars in France (Anggun, Julie Zenatti, Leslie, Natasha St Pierre and Elisa Tovati) to the recording of the song "Pour que tu sois libre" for the action "La Rose Marie Claire" in collaboration with UNICEF to help girls all over the world to go to school.
Recently, Jennifer McCray appeared as a guest star in the German TV Show "Pop Star" During this show, she met Dieter Falk (famous german producer) and Nomran (Popstar finalist) with who she collaborated in songwriting.