Monique DeBose is a singer songwriter, playwright, political activist, and podcaster, from Los Angeles, California. With BA in Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley and a Masters in Spiritual Psychology, she brings a unique creative sensibility to her songwriting and artwork. She honed her singing chops at Billy Higgin’s World Stage Jazz Club in Leimert Park, at the epicenter of the African American cultural community of Los Angeles. Enormously talented at jazz vocal improvisation, she has performed internationally in India, China, and Europe. She received rave reviews for her one-woman show “Mulatto Math: Summing Up The Race Equation In America” which won the Producer’s Encore Award at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. She has been a TEDx performer of her song “Rally Call” which has struck a chord with people worldwide about human rights and the fight against racial prejudice. The video for Rally Call has been played at the United Nations. Her new third album, You Are The Sovereign One, has just been released and she joins us on Backstory Song to discuss this work.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/back-story-song/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Episode 15: From Good Girl to Sovereign Woman, with Monique Debose
Enough, the podcast
Monique DeBose is a transformational entertainer. What’s that, you ask? Well, she writes music, plays, and creates courses for women that change lives. I daresay she’ll have that effect on you in this podcast episode too. We meander into all kinds of provocative places as we unpack how Monique’s good girl conditioning has infiltrated her life, right down to what she thinks about going into a store, to how she mothers her sons. She shares generously about her own experience, as a woman of color, of how she’s moving out of good girl, and into sovereign woman. How? Monique is a big believer in finding a safe, supportive community during your transformative process. She also gives us a powerful exercise to start clearing our “want” and “desire” pipes. The flow in those “want” pipes is often clogged in women with good girl conditioning. Oh, and I’ve woven in some music from Monique’s new album, You Are The Sovereign One, to make this podcast even more transformational and experiential. Ready to step into sovereign woman? Press play and join us… Monique’s Course: https://www.moniquedebosemusic.com/sovereign Monique’s website: https://www.moniquedebosemusic.com Nova Reid’s book, The Good Ally: https://novareid.com
"I help women choose MORE for themselves through music, inspiration and keeping it real. For the past 20 years, I've been on a mission to help women integrate all the parts of themselves. To turn their fears and insecurities into their strength. To express themselves fully. To choose MORE for their lives. I'm a truth-teller. I'm a creative. And everything I do has a splash of humor. I'm a transformational entertainer. An award-winning jazz singer and playwright. A diversity consultant. And a leadership coach with a Master's degree in Spiritual Psychology." -Monique DeBose Website | https://www.moniquedebosemusic.com Facebook | http://facebook.com/iammoniquedebose Instagram | http://instagram.com/iammoniquedebose YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6-nuT674EDvCOEG1VRqxjw Course + Album: https://www.moniquedebosemusic.com/sovereign
Episode 142: Rachel Brooke, Robert Connely Farr, Nikki O'Neill, Matt Burke, White Rose Motor Oil, Stephanie Lambring, Raye Zaragoza, Stephie James, Monique DeBose, Black TarPoon, Ruby Mack, Clayton Ryan, Mariel Buckley and Bros. Landreth, Tre Burt, Micah
Adobe And Teardrops Podcast
Of anniversaries, weird cakes, plot twists, and even weirder role-playing games. And baseball? It’s all here, even your new favorite Americana artists! Huge thanks to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your podcast by signing up here: https://podcorn.com/podcasters/ Album of the Week: Stephanie Lambring -- Autonomy Autonomy, Stephanie Lambring’s debut solo record, is easily one of the best this year. Lambring had a publishing deal in Nashville, so you know she has strengthened that songwriting muscle. But after a few years of writing catchy songs for other people, she decided to do her own thing. I’m glad she did. Autonomy has some of the year’s best songwriting, but Lambring’s performances really give them life. This album is an astonishing venting of feminine rage -- not because Lambring is an angry woman, but because this album is all about examining the at times deadly pressures cis women face. Autonomy is an album about the expectations of patriarchy and learning how to flaunt them -- and still survive. Rachel Brooke -- “Ghost of You” (The Loneliness in Me) Robert Connely Farr -- “Bad Whiskey” (County Supper) Nikki O’Neill -- “A Man For All Seasons” (World Is Waiting) Matt Burke -- “Missed My Chance” (Single) White Rose Motor Oil -- “Will Not Fade Away” (You Can’t Kill Ghosts) Stephanie Lambring -- “Pretty” (Autonomy) Raye Zaragoza -- “Change Your Name” (Woman In Color) Stephie James -- “Where the Sage Grows” (These Days) Monique DeBose -- “Rally Call” (Single) Black TarPoon -- “Sarita” (The Thad EP) Ruby Mack -- "Milktooth" (Devil Told Me) Clayton Ryan -- “Fight the Tide” (Single) Mariel Buckley and Bros. Landreth -- “Goodbye” (Something New, Something Blue) Tre Burt -- “Under the Devil’s Knee” (Single) Micah Schnabel -- “Existential Dread Machine” (Single) Send me music via SubmitHub! Send me money via Ko-fi or Patreon. Find Rachel and her comic via https://linktr.ee/rachel.cholst
Monique DeBose wants you to #JoinTheRallyCall. The Los Angeles based artist-activist calls upon everybody to own all parts of ourselves and our history – the good and the bad – so that we can openly and honestly confront the challenges that face us as individuals, as a society, and as a country. Monique’s message and expression comes in multiple forms – as a singer, songwriter, actor, poet and playwright – making her a boundless artist that can’t be categorized. The song and video of her landmark song, “Rally Call,” is an important anthem for our time. In addition to “Rally Call,” we’ll also hear another one of Monique’s singles called “Damaged Goods.” Plus, at the conclusion of the show, we get a special preview of her new song, “More” which comes out October 23rd - you can pre-save "More" at https://moniquedebose.fanlink.to/more. Follow Monique at @iammoniquedebose
Monique DeBose on Improv Singing and her "Rally Call"
From her time improvising at UC Berkeley, to traveling the world performing and finding her voice as a songwriter, Monique DeBose has an incredible story to share. A polymath with degrees in Spiritual Psychology and Mathematics, she earned acclaim for her one-woman show Mulatto Math: Summing Up the Race Equation in America and is a prominent speaker who has done TED Talks.DeBose has made her mark in music with songs that carry the weight of struggle and experience. Her 2018 song "Damaged Goods" looks at how our perceived faults are part of our humanity; her 2020 track "Rally Call" summons the disenfranchised to stand up and fight, because every voice matters. She discusses both of these songs in this episode of the Songfacts Podcast, and also explains how improv singing gave her an artistic foundation.Speaking with DeBose, it's clear why she gets invited to TED Talks: her energy can fill up a room and leave you wanting more.https://www.moniquedebosemusic.com/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcWgPEUT_x0https://www.songfacts.com/https://www.facebook.com/songfactshttps://twitter.com/Songfactshttp://pantheonpodcasts.com/https://twitter.com/pantheonpodsHosted and Edited by Corey O’Flanaganhttps://twitter.com/ofe1818https://www.instagram.com/coreyofe/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Monique DeBose Rebelling FOR Authentic Expression and Racial Justice
Rebel Souls Podcast
Monique DeBose is one of the most multi-talented people I know in the world. She is an award-winning leading vocal improvisationalist whose song, Rally Call, garnered more than 100,000 views on YouTube within a week from its release. Meanwhile, her one-woman play, Mulatto Math: Summing Up the Race Equation in America, has won the 2018 Encore! Producers’ Award. Monique is a passionate playwright and ‘artivist’ whose work is driven by her mission to help people see from “black” and “white” to full color. Monique joins me today to discuss her vision and mission of standing up for racial justice. She shares her experience of growing up with mixed heritage and describes the experience that prompted her to speak her truth. She underscores the value of asking for help and support and explains why parents need to cultivate social awareness in their children. She also discusses the ideas that drove her to write Rally Call and Mulatto Math and highlights how working on one’s healing journey can help others start their own. “Until we are willing to own all the parts of ourselves, we will never have authentic expression and freedom - both as individuals and as a society.” - Monique DeBose This week on Rebel Souls: Rebelling for all people to have a seat at the table Growing up as a mixed-race person and owning your voice in the mix of cultures The power of our bodies, the importance of speaking your truth, and how Monique became outspoken about racial justice and equality How withholding emotions and stress can impact our bodies Doing the work, educating yourself and others, and how to #JoinTheRallyCall Art and music as medicine for the soul in the time of racial injustice and quarantine Monique’s hope and vision for her song Rally Call Writing her one-woman play, Mulatto Math, and standing in community to share vulnerability The most challenging and fun characters Monique played in Mulatto Math Particular questions and themes that come up in Monique’s talkback sessions How a personal healing journey can help other people start theirs Why August 28th is an important day in American history Resources Mentioned: Monique DeBose - Rally Call (Official Video) Mulatto Math: Summing Up the Race Equation in America #JoinTheRallyCall Connect with Monique DeBose Monique DeBose Website Monique DeBose on YouTube Monique DeBose on Instagram Monique DeBose on Facebook Liberate Your Soul & Join the Rebelution Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of Rebel Souls with your host, Shelley Paxton, the podcast dedicated to helping leaders reject the status quo, liberate their soul, and become a lifelong rebel. If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to Apple Podcasts to subscribe to the show and leave a review. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram and share your favorite episodes across social media. And for more great content and information, visit our website and grab your copy of Soulbbatical: A Corporate Rebel’s Guide to Finding Your Best Life.
STAND OUT- how to be extraordinary with Monique DeBose
On the Brink- Stand out. Be seen.
How do you juggle being a mother, artist and businesswoman with your health and sanity and full expression? Monique DeBose is an extraordinary person who will let you into her world and behind the scenes of her wonderfully musical and worldly creations.
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative is Monique DeBose, an award-winning singer-songwriter and playwright, who has toured throughout America, Europe, India and Asia. Her third album, The Sovereign One, debuted at No.2 on the iTunes Jazz Charts. Inspired by her experience of of what it means to be half African-American, half Irish-American, Monique […] The post Voicing Your Truth with Monique DeBose appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.Click the icon below to listen.