Thoroughbred. UNDEFEATED. Agile. Soul. Singer. Poet. Wife. Sister. Friend. Yours.
La Shaun phoenix Moore is a Detroit-based vocalist, spoken word artist, activist, event-host and wife. Moore’s work is infused with her love for the city of Detroit, hip-hop, social justice and love of mankind. Moore has been lead or background vocalist in some of the nation’s hottest music venues, and has worked or shared stages with key national and local performers since 1995. These artists include: Inohs Sivad, Damon Warmack, Randal V. Wilson, Jeff Campbell, Kenny, Watson, Bashiri Asad, L’Renee, Black Bottom Collective, Versiz, Marcus Holmes & The Koiona Community Singers, Monica Blaire, Linda Boston and Anthony Hamilton. As a songwriter, Moore co-wrote Inohs Sivad’s 2007 CD Changes and recorded the background vocals on the project. In 2011, Moore contributed songs to Sivad’s No Goodbyes. During the same year, Moore wrote her personal album, Space Between the Rain, in its entirety.
For Space Between The Rain, Moore collaborated with SoundThought Recordings (Detroit, Michigan) to bring out her soulful, smoky voice and rich R&B sound. She expresses sweet, sexy and playful romantic love of her people and love of the written word. The CD is filled with ballads and a sprinkling of mid-tempo, danceable grooves. In 2012, Moore dissolved her relationship with SoundThought Recordings.
As a spoken-word/Slam poet and poetry host, Moore has had the wonderful opportunity to share stages with The Last Poets, Mic Write, Deonte Osayande, Whitney Syphax Walker, Saul Williams, Jamaal May, Aricka Foreman, Dead Prez, Mos Def, The Roots, Khary Kimani Turner, Aurora Harris, The Boogie Man, The Black Poetic Society, Third Eye Open Collective, Black Ink Collective, Invincible, Jessica care Moore and Thomas Sayers Ellis. She coached the 2004 and 2006 Detroit National Poetry Slam Team and was the five year host of the ByteThis Poetry Series. She sat on the Executive Council for Poetry Slam, Incorporated and served as the Event Coordinator of the national poetry slam event, Women of the World Poetry Slam.
Moore is the owner and Executive Director of MoGal Entertainment and she produces a quarterly event called La Shaun phoenix Moore presents the (Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring) Soundtrack.
She lives with her husband and muse, Tony in Sterling Heights, Michigan and is currently working on her new album, ANTHEM! due in May 2015 with InHear Productions.