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Ingrid White

ABOUT ME

I am a performing artist from Yaounde, Cameroon. I'm also a singer, composer and songwriter. My passion for music began when i was a child. Some great musicians like Angelic Kidjo,Alicia keys, Richard Bona, inspired my music career. This saw me doing back ups with a number of artists such as Emmanuel Djob from France, Queen Eteme from Cameroon, Grace Decca from Cameroon, Marya ade from Ivory Coast and Uche Agu from Nigeria.

I also participated in a number of music contests such as Les femmes et les filles forte (2013) and the MTN Make The Music in Cameroon (2014). I won a performance at the 2015 BET Awards in the US but unfortunately couldn't travel due to some issues in my country. i lately participated at the Afrimusic Song Contest (2017), the first and biggest music competition platform celebrating and recognizing talented songwriters and musicians from across the African Continent. Where i came out second.
I also participated in many concerts and festivals in my Country.
  • Creativity
  • Determination
  • Faith
  • Fun
  • Honesty
  • Leadership
  • Loyalty
  • Making a difference
  • Openness
  • Peace
  • Teamwork
  • Vision

Cultural background

  • Cameroon

PROJECT MUSIC

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4:41
You changed me
It's important to believe in love and sometimes we need a reminder of just how beautiful life is when we do love each other. This song tells us that no matter how the differences, or the distance between us, love holds us together. For this song, i sent a melody idea on a piano with mumbled words, that Ingrid then wrote the lyrics to. After she wrote lyrics for the first half, i completed the rest. When she sent me the track, i was so moved. Hearing her sing so beautifully in French brought tears to my eyes.Her voice is powerful yet tender, and allows me to get lost in the song while feeling loved and safe.
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337 votes
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  • Classical
  • Classic Rock
  • Piano
  • Cello
  • Harp
  • Violin
  • Cameroon
  • United States of America
2:43
Higher
Sometimes the pursuit of happiness is as simple as taking the first step, and sometimes you have to walk a lot further. What matters is that you keep going in the right direction! Our journey takes us up mountains, and we're not giving up. We keep on singing!
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239 votes
  • Pop
  • World
  • Singer
  • Vocal ensemble
  • Darbuka
  • Djembe
  • Kalimba
  • Malimba
  • Tabla
  • Tambourine
  • Cameroon
  • Kazakhstan
  • Swaziland
  • United States of America
3:33
Better Together
"Better Together" is a collaboration between two artists of completely different backgrounds, who connected both on an artistic, a musical and a human level. The song tries to break borders and merge musical styles such as EDM, Hip Hop and Pop. As well as this the song's message aims to address the breaking of borders on a human level, emphasizing a message of unity and crossing border together with lyrics such as "Together we can stand", "Together we are stronger" and "Together we can be better".
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104 votes
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  • Dance / EDM
  • Electronic
  • Fusion
  • Hip Hop / Rap
  • Pop
  • Vocal
  • Rapping
  • Singer
  • Synthesizer
  • Guitar
  • DJ setup
  • Sampler
  • Cameroon
  • Switzerland
5:29
Iphupha
This Collaborative was really amazing. After doing the first song with submitted titled ''Dance with me'' we decided to work together this second song titled ''Iphupha''. The theme of this song is love. The main song idea was proposed by Thesis Za and when i listened to it i literally fell in love with it. We developped the song and decided to mix both english and french as international languages with xhosa a local south african language. This mixture of language brought a particular colour to the song. This song describes the happiness that we have for our first love. The joy and love that we have for our first love are such that we want it to last forever. Love is a feeling so beautiful and strong that it transcends the difficult realities of a daily life. It was great to work on this song but it was also challenging to find the right words while mixing three languages. We are really happy we finally did it and we really hope you are going to love this song as we do.
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123 votes
  • Reggae / Carribean
  • Singer
  • Electric piano
  • Grand Piano
  • Piano
  • Bass guitar
  • Violin
  • Bass Drum
  • Conga
  • Cymbals
  • Drum set
  • Flute
  • Cameroon
  • South Africa
3:16
Dance with me
Collaborating with the group Thesis Za on the song dance with me was a real pleasure but it was also a real challenge because I had never had the experience of a long-distance collaboration until the musical project came to an end without ever meeting. We had to find a trick to communicate and exchange our ideas in real time and for that we choosed whatsapp. We created a group that has really facilitated communication. After that, we had to coordinate our studio sessions in order to share each part we were to record and check for the harmony of the song. I must say it is a rewarding experience. I am really proud of the result. This blend of Cameroonian and South African culture on a song, it's amazing how it looks like we are singing in the same language and yet it is two different African languages, with these few words in English that come and embellish it all.
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80 votes
  • African
  • Fusion
  • Pop
  • Funk
  • Rapping
  • Singer
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Piano
  • Bass guitar
  • Conga
  • Djembe
  • Cameroon
  • South Africa
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