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. Because of her mother believing in keeping her well rounded she has studied everything from singing, to writing, to dance, and playing the violin.
She has had the privilege and honor of touring with the legendary Nona Hendryx for the past five 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, 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 degree in Literature and Theatre Arts from The University of Louisville, her MBA from Kaplan University, and 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 also the owner of a consulting Asa Entertainment Group which teaches independent artists how to 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 such greats such as Ron Isley and El DeBarge. She was also noted as being one of the top 20 digitally downloaded artists in Neo-Soul, on Amazon.com UK. You can hear her music heavily in Nigeria and Brazil and in 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 for Lady Holly's One In A Million, in rotation on WBLS.
Asa Lovechild’s ultimate mission is to continue to be a voice for the voiceless women who have been muted by life’s circumstances. Her experience is love. Her mission is love. Her conquest is love.