Deepa Soul (aka Diedra Meredith) is an award winning choreographer and dancer. She is also a Billboard Chart Topping Artist who was discovered by Junior Vasquez. She held a #3 spot with her first release "Nowhere Love" n 2005, teaming up with Junior for her second single, she released "As I Am" and claimed #1 Breakout, Hot Shot Debut and the Power Pick all in consecutive weeks topping the Billboard Dance Chart at #4 with the cat Dolls holding down the #1 spot. In 2013, once again Deepa Soul claimed her reign at the top of the Billboard Charts when she claimed her third top BillboardHit alongside Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus with her #3 Breakout record “FEVA” produced by DJ/Producer Ranny.
Not only is Deepa Soul an accomplished musician, singer/songwriter and vocalist, she is Diedra Meredith the woman leading the New Queer Music Nation serving as the Chairwoman and CEO of Out Music – The LGBT(lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) Academy of Recording Arts (LARA) and the Executive Producer of the OUTmusic Awards the biggest night in LGBT Music & Entertainment.
Diedra has received several awards of recognition for her advocacy/activism from the NAACP, as well as receiving a Proclamation in 2011 from New York State Senator Eric Adams, recognition of outstanding service from 1199 SEIU the largest worker's rights union in the country and recently served as Honorary Co-Chair for Black Women's Blueprint “Mother Tongue Monologues” in 2013.
We also welcome newcomer Carl Thornton to the basement to premier new music and talk about his career thus far!