Ishmale Sings


Ishmale is a smooth R&B singer, a rarity gracing the stages of today. The handsome, charismatic singer and songwriter who resides in Dallas, was born in Shreveport, La. He has performed and studied throughout his junior high and high school days, and accepted vocal scholarships to both Southern and Louisiana Tech. Universities, where he was a featured soloist. With the help of his family, friends and the arts communities, his music and voice teachers, church and college choirs, live bands, and studios; he was able to embody a complete mastery of his vocal faculties. ​ This independent artist has graced the most popular stages in his region, and Las Vegas, with his warm smile and southern charm. He released his first solo effort in 2013, which was followed by his first music video. The album "Nobody But You" was very well received. Although being an independent artist can be challenging, Ishmale has continued to invest in his craft; This is due to the demand from Family, friends and strangers who really loves to hear him sing. ​ His latest release in March 2019 features the passionate love ballad; "I want You - marry me" along with The Hot Dance single; "When I get Around Ya." Both Singles were followed up with Professional Music Videos, which were greatly anticipated and well received. This latest EP has been his best effort yet. Music and songwriting is his passion, as well as his ministry. Everyone who knows or sees him, are always looking forward to hearing IshmaleSing.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is Life, It's melodic communication. Music gives me an opportunity to communicate in harmony with others.

What is your music dream?

My music dream is to perform my music and to have it heard by the millions.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

I would start with song, I would give the masses some music that makes them feel happy, encouraged and loved.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

What's Going On - Marvin Gaye

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, The O'Jays, BabyFace, Sade, The Commodores.

What inspires you to make music?

People and my relationships with them. I want to interpret the conversations thru song to a larger audience.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

A message of Love and encouragement, and to convey commonalities and bring people together.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

I feel strong, needed and appreciated, empowered and i feel like I am a part of my audiences world.

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Some musicians these days don't respect the foundation that has been laid before us. We should make sure that we study our craft and the history of this business, to make sure that we can be on track to also making a positive and lasting contribution ourselves.

What do you think of Drooble?

I am new to Drooble. I am happy that it exist, and looking forward to benefiting from it.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

That there aren't many outlets in the Southwest Region for Vocal artist to be seen.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Yes, I support my fellow artist by co-writing, collaboration with them, and supporting there shows, just as they support mine.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Patience, endurance, and professionalism.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

IshmaleSings, Mary Griffin, Cassanova, De'Shaun Obryan, Ryan J.