Need to Know Artist: N’dambi

The name N’dambi means “Most Beautiful” originating from Central Africa.

N’dambi was born in Dallas, TX where she began singing with a local gospel musician at the age of 18.

N’dambi sang back up for Erykah Badu who she befriended while auditioning for a play. While still singing back up she released her first independent album Little Lost Girl Blues in 1999. She followed up with the release of Tunin’ Up & Cosignin’ in 2001 and A Weird Kinda Wonderful in 2005. Her albums gained popularity throughout the United States and countries such as Japan and Italy. compares N’dambi’s singing to a relaxing blissful summer. “N’Dambi’s voice is one that turns… tracks into soul symphonies” (

N’dambi has been featured in fashion magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar and Essence for her amazing jazz singing and ultra unique style.

N’dambi represents thousands of independent artists across the world. Her determination to succeed and do what she loves brought her to Stax Records in 2006. She recorded her Grammy nominated album Pink Elephant under Stax Records in 2009. Pink Elephant was nominated for a 2011 GRAMMY for Best Engineered Album.

To find out more about N’dambi visit:

Also be sure to check out the video section to watch N’dami’s video for her single “Nobody Jones”.


Jerrica Lewis is a Staff Writer for CMIS

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