Singer, actress and writer Asa Lovechild, is a native of Louisville, KY who started her singing and acting career on the theatre stage at the age of four. She has had the privilege and honor of touring with the legendary Nona Hendryx (Labelle) for the past eight years, and has shared the stage and worked with the likes of R&B singer Monifah, Tsidii Le Loka, The Black Rock Coalition, Toshi Reagon, George Clinton, The Ladies of SKYY, Sara Dash(LaBelle), Melba Moore, Lonnette McKee, Martha Redbone, Freddie Jackson, Morley, Imani Uzuri, and Sandra St. Victor, Qaasim Middleton (American Idol Contestant), Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads), and many more renowned acts.
Asa holds a BA in Literature and Theatre Arts from The University of Louisville, an MBA in marketing, and is pursuing her DBA in Entrepreneurship (Entertainment). She was honored to be mentored by the late Ruby Dee and the late Barbara Ann Teer in the early development of her career. She is the owner of an entertainment consulting firm, Asa Entertainment Group, which helps independent artists financially sustain and market themselves, given the contributions of modern advances in technology to entertainment.
Her last album Love's Experience (Steve Wallace Edition) has charted twice on the UK soul charts (in 2007 and again in 2013) and held strong for more than 8 weeks each time, knocking out greats such as Ron Isley and El DeBarge. She is noted as being one of the top 20 digitally downloaded artists in Neo-Soul, on Amazon.com UK. You can hear her music in heavy rotation in Brazil, Germany, Nigeria, the UK, and other parts of the world.
Asa can be seen in acclaimed director, D. Channsin Berry's The Black Line Part 3 and doing voice-over work for Stanley Nelson Jr.’s The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and opened nationwide in the US in 2015. She is currently in the final stages of recording her follow up album to Love’s Experience and is in talks for mounting her one woman show Identity Crisis.
You can also find Asa Lovechild lending her voice to Nona Hendryx’s “Mad As Hell” on the album Mutatis Mutandis, Steve Wallace’s The Phatheadz Presentz: S-Dhub “Who Ya Luv”, Ricky DeRoses’s My Queen, and Lady Holly's One In A Million, in rotation on WBLS.