Official Biography (courtesy of Charmagne)
Charmagne Tripp is both a lyricist and vocalist. Influenced by the women of Jazz, Soul and R&B she has developed a Neo Soul, Smooth R&B style of her own.
Her recent success as the featured vocalist on the highly anticipated album from Rap Superstar, Eminem has exposed her to audiences internationally. Charmagne wrote and sang the lyrics to the hook on "We Made You", the first single released from the album "Relapse" produced by Dr.Dre and Doc Ish which topped charts worldwide and has won a Grammy for Best Rap album.
She began her career dazzling audiences with her rendition of "The National Anthem" performed at professional competitions throughout the country. She performed at Sean "P Diddy" Combs' 3rd Annual All-Star Festival in Cancun , Mexico . She has also featured with live Jazz and R&B bands at Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos and various Music festivals. She has opened for recording artists Brian McKnight, Deborah Cox & Roy Ayers.
In 1998 she released the full-length album "Cafe on Magne." The debut album includes 9 tracks all co-written and three co-produced by Charmagne.
In December 2001 she released "This Christmas" holiday collaboration with Producer and Saxophonist David Davis, which sold out in three weeks and continues to be a best seller for the holidays.
In 2004 she released her 3rd album "Purpose" a compilation of Life, Love and Self-discovery. Charmagne wrote the lyrics to 9 of the tracks and co- produced 11 tracks on the album.
When performing live Charmagne works with smooth R&B band "Porter Soul". Doug (Guitar) Tim (Drums) & Stephen (Bass) are brothers & together they have a jazzy soulful sound and astound audiences with their musical arrangements of favorite R&B covers and originals.