An awe-inspiring performing artist, incredible actress & , & uplifted soul vocalist who has been echoing her rootzy, soulful sounds from her infectious spirit since she can remember! Ajuana is definitely a stunning & brilliant talent to be reckoned with!
Yes, Ajuana Black, is, unequivocal another astonishing spectacular talent in our midst & she's been here all the time perfecting her marvelous gift of inspiring soul s through her uplifting lyrics & passionate, fiery stage performance! With just one listen to Ajuana Black's soulful songs, you will become drawn to her special energy & what she has to give..."A personal representation of true lyrical & vocal inspiration!"
Born & raised in the Bay Area & adopted at the age of two, Ajuana has always been on this deep-seated, profound & multi-layered inner journey of searching, & understanding & subsequently shining her inward experience by pouring out an infectious, melodic & musical stage explosiveness!
Uprooted from the fertile grounds of Oakland, California, Ajuana (a-wa-na) has groomed her innate talent for the stage by starring in musicals such as Dream Girls (Lorrell), which included Dorian Wilson from the hit sitcom The Parkers, Go Down Garvey, which included Sharon Neal who recently played in the movie Dream Girls as well as the Tyler Perry movie, Why Did I get Married? Once On This Island (Timoune), & Aint Misbehavin' (Charlene)!Ajuana continues her trailblazing stage career by finishing up a one-woman developmental tour play entitled Queen Calafia, Ruler of California, written & produced by African-American historian John Templeton!
Commercials & television appearances are also apart of Ajuana's extensive performing career. One of her most memorable TV roles has been the role of Johnnie Gibson as a teenager in the CBS movie, The Johnnie Gibson Story; which included the wonderful actress Lynn Whitefield from Martin Lawrence's Thin Line between Love & Hate & Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion!
THE CD - A SOULFUL JOURNEY
Over the last two years, Ajuana has worked diligently with producer David Decuir of Decuir Digital Recordings, to create & put out the amazing CD entitled A Soulful Journey! With her soulful, heartfelt, jazzy tones & inspired lyrics, Ajuana unmistakably uplifts & inspires the inner soul of anyone who has the wonderful chance to listen!
A NEW EP AND A HARLEM CABARET!
Currently, Ajuana is on a mission to bring all that she intrinsically embodies within her by performing her in-development "Harlem Cabaret" entitled Sunshine Rae's Speak Easy! Using her theatrical & musical gifts, Ajuana portrays the character, Sunshine Rae Johnson! Sunshine Rae sings those spectacular jazz tunes from the 20's & 30's that gives the "speak easy" performance a definite nostalgic vibe as well as setting the stage on fire performing contemporary jazz songs that keeps the performance on an elevated pace!
STILL ON HER JOURNEY...
There is no doubt that Ajuana's musical journey is rooted in an amazing & magnificent splendid path! It would behoove the ears & eyes of all who desire to live life to the fullest, to stop, watch & take a listen to Ajuana Black & receive all the remarkable lyrical & musical inspiration she has to offer to this world!