Cassandra Kelly / About
Cassandra Ann Kelly is a gifted singer and songwriter who is driven to deliver a R&B and Inspirational sound that will change the lives of all that hears it. She has a passion that burns within for music and melodies. Cassandra is truly blessed to have the gift of music within her and she prefers to use her gift to encourage those who may be down and out because of life’s trials and circumstances. She would love for the entire world to laugh, smile and have continuous joy within, in spite of life’s circumstances.
Cassandra was born in Alexandria, VA, and her love for music and singing was birthed at an early age of 5 years old. Surrounded by a family of ministers, musicians, and singers, she was destined to inherit the gift of song and lyrics. At the age of 5 years old, she began listening to her mom play the piano and the choir singing at church. This inspired her to pursue music and motivated her to join the choir. At the age of 6 years old Cassandra discovered her song writing ability and has written many songs ever since. While in High School she joined “The Next Phaze” band along with her two sisters (Lisa & Angel) and continued to perform locally, winning many local talent shows. Years later the band split up and Cassandra continued to write and record with professional recording artist and performed shows as a back ground vocalist. Cassandra went on to marry and still strive to pursue her music with her husband for many years, but eventually she divorced because of suffering many years of physical and mental abuse. Cassandra continued to pursue her music career by using her gift to inspire and encourage not only self but others by her music ministry. Cassandra has collaborated and created songs for an Atlanta Marketing Firm to create sound tracks and lyrics for professional and college football teams, as well as original tracks for Christmas Holiday marketing. Cassandra has organized Music workshops, produced local artist and church fundraisers CD projects for every genre of music.
Cassandra now resides as a single, divorced mom in North Carolina, she continues to show strength and continues to reach for her goals in spite of her struggles and hardships with past relationships. Cassandra has a wide range with her voice; she writes and creates all voice arrangements on songs and projects recorded. She loves helping others and wants everyone to be healed and freed from the burdens of life. She wants all that hears her music to feel the warmth, love, inspiring and uplifting songs through her music. She believes seeing others happy and smiling is rewarding and gratifying. While Cassandra’s passion for singing and song writing flows only by inspiration and by her life’s experiences and trials. Cassandra’s favorite musical artists include: Whitney Houston, The Commodores, Mahalia Jackson, Shirley Ceasar, Sade, Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Mary J. Blige and Mariah Carey as well as many other talented artist across various genres of music.
Cassandra is very laid back, dedicated, classy and is always in a humble state of mind. She knows that life isn’t all about self, but about helping and loving others and making an impact in her own home town, as well as the world. She chooses to be a positive force in the world, and put positive energy in the atmosphere. Cassandra’s song writing ability is astounding and inspiring and she has written many songs waiting to be recorded and shared with the world. Cassandra is continually working on new projects and believes that each inspired song will encourage, mend, heal and strengthen all that hears the songs, everyone will be able to relate to the songs and smile. She believes that we all should; Live Life to The Fullest, Without Regrets!!!!