Earlier this week, we announced that Mica Parris”winner of the “Artists on the Rise” Competition, presented by NBC’s The Voice”scored a one-on-one mentoring session with R&B legend Monica. What we didn’t mention is that Mica found out she won when she received a phone call from Monica herself that morning! Monica was a guest on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show and called Mica to share the good news. Listen to the call below and join us in congratulating Mica again!
Mica Parris is something special. This rising Portland songstress has a sound rooted in old school soul, with touches of modern R&B and the drive of Top 40 pop-rock. Did we mention she’s got a set of killer pipes? Her blend is unique-yet-familiar, and is perhaps the reason her track “Wings” caught the attention of Monica. The R&B legend hand selected Parris as the Grand Prize Winner of the Artists on the Rise Competition”presented by NBC’s The Voice”landing her a mentoring session with Miss Thang herself. Pretty sweet, right? Congrats girl! Check back to the OurStage blog for our exclusive follow-up with Parris later in the month.