Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Web site: http://www.ginarene.com
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This force of talent and light that is Gina Rene, cannot be denied. Gina Rene’s unlimited appeal embodies a raw spiritual talent that crosses musical genres and boundaries like never before. From her roots in New Orleans, to her upbringing in Santa Cruz to San Francisco and her historic family ties to some of the greatest R&B music ever written, to this performers multi-ethnic background;
Gina Rene has the perfect blend of the best ingredients that any singer/songwriter could wish for. Not just another, Gina has already been proving her talent in the mainstream where her wide appeal comes shining through by co-writing and recording w/her brother; Gabriel Rene the hit song “MeanGurl” from the Paramount film “Meangirls”, starring Lindsey Lohan. Also, one of her original songs; “U Must Be”, co-written by Artstrong Clarion, was featured in the 2006 film/soundtrack “Step Up”, released theatrically by Buena Vista Pictures, a Walt Disney Company. Her newest single “Be The Change” which features her godfather Michael Beckwith (founder and Director Of The Agape International Spiritual Center and seen in the film The Secret) was the U.S. Theme song for EarthHour and was considered for a Grammy in 2009 . Gina’s new original recordings span and blend genre’s of R&B, hip-hop, soul, rock-n-roll, and pop all with a spiritual foundation spawned from her troubled life from homelessness to her spiritual awakening. She is currently recording her new album in her hometown of Santa Cruz and is collaborating with aligned artists such as Michael Franti & Spearhead, her brother Chris Rene of the XFactor fame and many others. Her music truly touches a chord of every walk of life.
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