EMI Gospel announces the signing of Tasha Cobbs, prolific singer, songwriter and praise leader.
Cobbs has shared the stage with several artists and released an underground independent album, SMILE in 2009. After receiving consumer acclaim for her popular single “Happy,” she made a name for herself with her trademark vocals and a sweet presence. Her powerhouse sound caught the attention of EMI Gospel execs and Cobbs was signed to a deal this year.
“Powerful voice, persistent effort, pursuit of worship: these things describe Tasha Cobbs and combined they create a great gospel music sound that we are pleased to record and disseminate to the world,” said Ken Pennell, President EMI Gospel.
For her upcoming album, Cobbs plans to re- record songs from SMILE will add a host of new material. The CD, (produced by her music mentor, VaShawn Mitchell), will showcase her soaring vocals from the concert and will include guest appearances by her spiritual mentor, Pastor William Murphy and songstress Timiney Figueroa.
The event takes place Thursday, June 14, 2012 – Northview Christian Church, where the Senior Pastor is Hart Ramsey. Concert starts at 6:00pm, at the Safe Harbor location at 500 Eastdale Loop, Montgomery, AL 36117 and is free.
Cobbs is currently the Pastor of Worship at dReam Center, under Pastor William Murphy, in Atlanta, GA and serves as the Worship Leader for the Young Adult Division of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International under the direction of Bishop Paul S. Morton.
Cobbs’ EMI gospel debut is scheduled for release next year.