IAA SPOTLIGHT: GET TO KNOW -MESHA- DALLAS’ HOTTEST STAR!

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IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  What is your music background? 

MESHA:  I grew up singing in the choir at my church.  Around the age of ten, my aunt (who is a well known gospel musician in Dallas) took me to her music workshops at different churches.  We did that for years. I was always doing something musical in school as well- choir, band, plays, etc. 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  Why do you want to record and release your own music?

MESHA:  I love music and to have someone listen and love something that I created just fills my heart with joy.  Music is like the soundtrack of life. If I can give someone a life experience from something that I wrote or sang it’s just like ‘wow, look what I was able to bring to the table’. I also believe it’s a gift that was given to me to share with others.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  What are your songs about?

MESHA:  My songs are mostly about the ups and downs of love.  Who can’t relate to that? They are also about my own life experiences with love. Those who I have come to know have shared their experiences with me, and so my songs are about others’ experiences with love as well.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  Who is your fan base directed towards?

MESHA:  I would say people who are 25 to 50 years old, people who are maturing in life. It’s funny because you would think while singing about love I would target mostly women but it’s really half male and half female. Men want love too; they just don’t know how to go about getting it.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  Who are your musical influences?

MESHA:  Early on I listened to the Bar-Kays, Anita Baker, Cameo, Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson,  George Michael, Prince, Boy George, and Earth, Wind & Fire, to name a few. They have all played a part in my musical abilities. I used to sing along and harmonize to all of their songs.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  How would you describe your music to people? 

MESHA:  If I had to put my music in a genre then I guess it would be neo-soul. It also has a little R&B influence. I’ve been compared to Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, and Lauryn Hill. Thinking about it, those are some good artists to be compared to- but I’m still Mesha.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  What makes you stand out from other artists? 

MESHA:  I truly desire to put music out that others can relate and escape to.  I want others to win with me and sometimes it doesn’t work out, but I do my part.  Overall, we are here to help one another. Sometimes not being selfish bites me in the butt, but I wouldn’t change it for the world. It’s just another experience for me to learn from.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?

MESHA:  I have a few songs that I have recorded and would like to put out as singles. I am currently trying to decide which one I would like to push first.  I have also done some rap hooks for hip-hop artists who want something melodic on their songs. Soon I will be working with a rock artist from Oklahoma who wants my voice on a project that he’s doing. I’m excited about that because I don’t do that a lot. We shall see how it goes.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

MESHA:  I would love for music to be my career, whether it’s writing for others or putting out my own music. I can hear a few of my songs on someone’s movie soundtrack. I can see myself surrounded by the best so that I can be the best I can possibly be.

10 years from now I see myself performing around the world, giving that gift back to the universe, and definitely growing into the person I am meant to be. Who that person is, I don’t know yet, but I’ll let you know in 10 years.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  How can your fans access your music and contact you?

MESHA:  They can go to:

www.reverbnation.com/msmesha

www.facebook.com/meshawgetdirty

 www.twitter.com/meshawgetdirty

 

 

 

 

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136 COMMENTS

  1. I’ve had the great opportunity to hear Mesha live and her vocal stylings are captivating and sultry. Watch out for her she’s awesome!!

  2. Great interview! I think it’s up to us as fans of true music, to make that we are supporting artists like Mesha! This is what music is about! Her sound makes you bob your head, while her lyrics bring thoughts to mind your own personal experiences of love and life. On “FIYA”……..on “FIYA”!!!!!

  3. Be on the look-out for this Lady!! She has an amazing voice and is just as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside!! Such a blessing for me to call her my friend. Mark my words, God has HUGE things in line for a FABULOUS woman!

  4. I have been a fan of Mesha for years…She is such a phenomenal artist…Do not sleep on hear…She is Hot and her music is just as hot as she is…And by the way…Great article on my Lil Tink! Tink!

  5. I was not sure about the new artist Mesha, and had to be talked in to going to see her. I must say i was pleasntly surprised when she started performing. She was very entertaining, and the the audience loved her. If you have never been to one of her shows, I suggest you check her out!!

  6. I was introduced to her music by a friend. I had always listened to Country…… I’M A COWBOY! But, I must say, Mesha has a story in her music. She’s a breath of fresh air. Thanks for introducing this country boy to something new!

  7. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH ANNIE, YOUR SOO BEAUTIFUL & TALLENT, GOD IS GOING TOO LEAD YOU IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION, IM GLAD YOU & MY DAD (your brother) ARE DOING SOMETHING THAT Y’ALL ARE GOOD AT & LOVE TOO DO!!
    I LOVE YOU ANNIE!!❤
    YOUR NEICE IS YOUR #1 SUPPORT FAN!!!❤

  8. Mesha truly is an artist! LOVE your music!! I’m a huge fan and everyone should be on the lookout for Mesha cus she is gunna make it big!!!

  9. Enjoyed reading this article. It’s inspirational to see someone going for it and not giving up on their God given talents. Sang Sista!

  10. I’ve worked with countless artist over the years. Many of which are successful in the their own markets. However, I must say that Mesha seems to always stand out amongst them when it comes to her soulful voice, her natural ability to produce clean, heart-felt vocals, creativity, image, fashion, & star-power !! She is definetly on her way to R&B/Soul success, as she deserves every bit of it ! I consign not only this article, but her existing impact in the world of entertainment !!! #SALUTE

  11. Streetspeakerradio here…. We’ve have the wonderful pleasure of having Mesha on our show and playing her music. The response has been overwhelmingly positive. She’s got a wonderful voice and music that hits the spot. (perfect for making babies to) She’s deliciously eclectic and supremely talented. I see big things in her future. Remember you heard it here first.

    #streetspeakerradio

  12. I have been a fan of Mesha for years…She is a beautiful person with a beautiful voice. I enjoyed reading this aticle Mesha, and keep up the good work.

  13. Mesha is hot, hot, hot!!! She owns the stage and her vocals are so honest and sincere. Anything she puts out I’m buying, and anytime I can see her perform…I’m there!!! And in that order!

  14. Great artist, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing her perform live and her voice have me goose bumps abs that’s hard to do, looking forward in seeing her perform again, much success to you Mesha……

  15. Great Artist, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing her perform live and her voice gave me goosebumps and that’s hard to do, looking forward in seeing her perform again, much success to you Mesha….

  16. Mesha is one of the most down to earth,so in tune with her music and crowd when she’s on stage performing! She status on fire and hotttttttttttt! Anything she presents and put out I’m owning it!!!!

  17. I’ve known Mesha for a long time she is very beautiful, talented. I am a HUGE FAN, love her music, seen her perform and trust me she killed it. The next big thing is here…yeah mon!!!!

  18. I feel so honored to know Mesha and will forever respect how she truly cares for her fans. I will be forever amazed at how she truly sees her fans as we are individually. She remembers us and respects us. With as busy as she is, it seems to come so naturally to her, to fit in time to talk to us. It is a true honor to know her. I am more inspired by her than I would ever be able to put into words. I will be forever grateful to Mesha and all her family for their inspiration and caring.

  19. MESHA is the most beautiful, sexy, classy woman ever period!!! she is very dedicated and passionate when it comes to her music. awesome voice, great music, great personality….aint no stoppin her…………

  20. I’ve been with mesha since day 1 yes mam she is very talented I love her as a individual and as a artist iam one of her biggest supporters I’m glad she has found her purpose here and she always put God first in what ever she does Love ya bae keep ur head up and keep it goin

  21. Mesh a is one of the truest artist I have known y’all better not sleep on her she is about to rock the nations keep doing ya thing baby girl I love you.

    Yours truly
    JReal

  22. Mesha!!! I love this Womans Voice, She’s one of the Best out there.
    I fell in Love with her skills when I met her at the Get Dirty Records Studios in Dallas, Texas. I was Blown away and I have heard alot of Singers & this Girl can Blow!!!! Real Chop Yo! Get It in Mesh! You Deserve All The Blessings Of This Industry.

    Jamo Jay Of TuLsa+++
    @
    BLackfoot Records

  23. Love this girl. I have had the pleasure of growing up with her. She has a genuine heart, personality and fo sho genuine music that touches us all. Keep doing yo thang babe. ..

    Fan for life

  24. Mesha is a woman of many talents ans truly gifted. We’ve enjoyed and have been blessed even in the workplace with her beautiful voice while paying homage to Dr Martin Luther King. Her solos and participation warranted a standing ovation…she is hot!

  25. I Have Worked With Mesha On A Project Called “Takin Care Of Business” I Surely Can Say , She’s A Charm To Work With . Very Down To Earth Woman & A Wonderful Singer . I Look Forward To Working With Her On Further Classics . 🙂
    – Absouloop 🙂

  26. I really enjoyed the article, a friend of mine forwarded the link. It made me go listen to the music which was even better. I am now a fan. Much success to you MESHA!!

  27. Mesha has one the most talented artist in Dallas. Sexy,and can write a song with a message. talk about triple threat..#TEAMRNB LLLLEEEEGGGGOOOOO

  28. I’ve had a chance to catch one of Mesha’s performances…LOVED IT!!!! We jammed from the beginning to the end. Very talented artist and great article.

  29. I caught Mesha for the first time a couple months back. They had the place going. The sound was groovy and made you move. The band was hot and Mesha was as lovely as she has been each time i have seen them since. My favorite local band hands down. Ill see ya at the next show Doll…

  30. Mesha is 1 of the most consistent female artists I’ve seen lately… And she actually have several songs I really like … Reminds me of a younger Faith Evans with a Neo Soul twist…

  31. Great interview! You told me over 10 years ago that you were going to put your stamp in the music game, I’m glad that your are sticking to your dreams. Keep up the good work!

  32. I go to several of her shows and she never lets me down. Her voice is so uniaue that you can tell it is Mesha from the moment she opens her mouth. My entire family are fans of her and her band.

  33. Mesha is a VERY talented, beautiful & young upcoming artist…she’s gonna take this industry by storm. I am and also will be a fan of hers from the beginning til the end…..DO YOUR THING GIRL!!!…..lol

  34. Wow!!! Great interview and article on “BIG D” local, HOTTEST artist. She’s a good person and keep it real. Her voice has soul and her music is like poetry. Keep moving foward Mesha. Wish you the best.

  35. I’ve work with Mesha for a few years as a producer, photographer, Videographer. For those that seen her live, she is the same way all the time on a daily basis. Passionate about her craft, high energy, and puts out real music. Makes me proud to be a help to her success because that’s coming very soon.

  36. What can I say, luv roller coaster is the bomb !! I have the pleasure of working with mesha in the studio and we drop nothing but hits. luv the artical and luv mesha!!!

  37. Mesha is the bomb, As a musician I can tell you this girl has the look, the talent, and the know how , when it comes to raw talent. She is a force of talent to be reckoned with….

  38. I always knew Mesha had a gift, she has been singing since the age of 3 in
    the back seat of my best friend’s car. Keep up the good work,I love you and
    put God first. Your Mother Vickie

  39. Mesha goes in and hard.. She’s is truly blessed with her talent..If you love soul music, Mesha is your guh..( in my southern voice)…Check HER out!! GREAT TALENT

  40. Definitely one of the most sought after artist I’m awaiting to hear more of in the near future. If you want to add a label as neo-soul then your thirst will be easily quenched. Big shouts Mesha give us more.

  41. Love Roller Coaster is a great album!!

    I have been to so many shows Mesha has done in has never been let down. The girl can sing….. it amazes me how she can take a song in make it into her own. I love when to see people on the dance floor dacing to her music smiling in just having a good time.I remember growing up hearing her sing in the church choir and singing around the house, I love Mesha!!!! Her number 1 fan!!! Nikki 🙂 I’m so proud of you cousin keep up the good work.

  42. i too have always been influeced heavily in R&B. I grew up on Commodores,Slave,Ohio Players,New Birth to name a few. But, i also at a very young age enjoyed the sounds and grooves of certain Rock & Jazz artist such as Hendrix,Pete Townsend (The Who), Pink Floyd,Steely Dan,Todd Rundgren and Stanley Clark ! So i love the diverse attitude that you have Mesha and the open-mindedness and passion to explore different genre’s of music and not limit your talent. Keep believing and you will soar with eagles 🙂

  43. Great Interview! Got your message almost 3.5 years later, but I finally posted a comment, which brings your comment total for this interview to a whopping 136, still 64 comments short of your goal of 200. But there will be other times when you will get more comments, so do not fear.

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