Setoria – Singer, Songwriter, Entertainer, Model and self-proclaimed Indi-Activist fell in love with the way music made her feel at the tender age of 6. She made her mark in the Washington, D.C. area by regularly performing with various R&B/Jazz and Go-Go bands around the Washington, DC Metropolitan region executing soulful cover tunes.
Setoria- also known as R&B's SASSIEST Sensation has shared the stage with notable mainstream artists such as Christopher Williams, R&B Group INTRO as well as the legendary Sugar Bear of E.U. She has also worked with well-respected music makers such as Grammy Award winning engineer - Michael Makowski (Amy Winehouse, Usher, Maxwell and others) as well as Multi-Platinum and Grammy Nominated producer - Herb Middleton (Kelly Price, Faith Evans, Mary J. Blige, Phyllis Hyman and many more). Setoria has encountered other amazing opportunities such as her performance at Langley Air Force Base for the U.S. Troops and the DC Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series. She has been recognized in numerous publications, blogs and magazines; Smooches Woman Magazine, Skii Magazine , the UK based Soul Central Magazine and Germany based Country Fair Play Magazine to name a few. In March 2019, Setoria was placed on the cover of the curvy inspired - True Self Magazine, as well as the featured model for Sexy Has No Size. You can find a snippit of Setoria's life story in the released book - The Artist Collection: Every Artist has a story. The book is being sold on the internet and in book stores nationwide.
Her sexy single Spell On Me shows diversity in tone and explores airy and soft melodies with a jazzy-soul twist. The song was released in February 2016 and is also featured on the soundtrack of the award winning international and independent film – MUDA: When Time Is All That matters. The film was created to bring awareness to Chronic Kidney Disease. Setoria was cast into the film playing herself as a night club singer as well as nominated for Best Original Score at the 2016 Nollywood and African Film Critics Awards (NAFCA) or otherwise known as the African Oscars for her contribution to the movie project. Spell on Me also earned a nomination for Song of the Year at the 2016 Josie Music Awards (also known as The Josie's), the largest independent award show globally. That same year, as well as the year after, Setoria won R&B/Soul Artist of the Year at the Josie Music Awards and in 2018, the sexy music video for her newly released single, Say My Name won R&B Best Music Video at the Josie's and also earned a nomination at the 2019 Philadelphia Independent Film Awards as well as a win for Best Music Video at the 2019 Philadelphia Independent Film Festival. Her latest nomination comes from the 2019 Josie Music Awards for R&B Best Female Vocalist.
Alongside the music, Setoria is a curvy model, writer, and Music Brand Ambassador for the Smooches Woman Movement. She has become an inspiration to women of all walks of life as she openly celebrate her bossy-curves, independence and strong knowledge of self-worth. Setoria teamed with Herb Middleton to create Smooches runway anthem Take A Picture in 2016. She reunited with him in 2017 along with songwriter La'Trese to write the newly released curvy woman anthem - Look At Us.
She is currently working on her debut EP - Say My Name featuring her smash hit single Say My Name. The soulful masterpiece is scheduled to be released under Setoria's label imprint - Keytone Entertainment.