Debra Killings is one of the most admired and gifted vocalists in the music industry. Her singing has been featured on releases by OutKast, TLC, Aretha Franklin, Madonna, Toni Braxton, Monica, Da Brat, and many other artists' recordings. Her musical skills and flexibility to work on diverse recording projects has also made her one of the music industry's most in-demand musicians. Musician? Yes, in addition to lending her vocal talents to many hit records, Debra is also an extraordinary bass player, and shows this on recordings by Jay-Z, Nelly, OutKast, TLC and also on her own CD release, Surrender (Verity Records). Debra also works with super-producer Dallas Austin, and is an essential part of his production sound and production company - D.A.R.P (Dallas Austin Recording Projects).
In addition to being a seasoned studio vocalist and musician, Debra is also a songwriter, with credits on recordings by Pebbles, Paula Abdul, Corey, Sammie, and Monica. She also co-wrote the song "Take Our Time" that appears on the #1 selling album CrazySexyCool by TLC.
After years of contributing her musical skills to other artists, now Ms. Killings has moved into the performer spotlight herself. On her debut CD, Surrender, Debra showcases her soulful vocals and heart-felt melodies all in the name of, and for her love of God. She wants everyone to recognize that her solo artist endeavor is not only for entertainment, but is also part of her personal walk to change the way people see and hear Inspirational/Gospel music. Debra adds, "I want people who may have never gone to church or those who don't listen to gospel music, to know that you can come to Him however you are...wherever you are."
With all of her credentials and musical experience on multi-platinum hit projects, it's pretty effortless to recognize that Debra Killings is one of the most gifted and skilled vocalist and musicians in the music biz. And on top of that, if you speak with her, you would quickly realize that she is also exceptionally humble, honest, and grateful for her accomplishments and success. So what's next? Be on the lookout for Debra's vocals to be featured on many more hit recordings, and there will definitely be more and more solo releases. Her love and passion for singing, writing, and performing, combined with her love and worship of Christ, suggests a spirit of her coming into completeness. And with that truth, you can expect that she's about to take wing even higher.