Known primarily for her session work, Chantae Cann is a singer and songwriter who specializes in mature R&B filled with joy and positivity.
The Atlanta-based, Chicago-raised Cann made appearances on Maysa's Smooth Sailing (2004) and India.Arie
's Testimony, Vol. 2: Love & Politics (2008), but her résumé stretched out to a remarkable length during the early 2010s. Her sweet, gentle voice was featured on the Foreign Exchange
's "Laughing at Your Plans," Zo!
's "All Is Well with Love," and Khari Cabral's "Get Back," all highlights of their respective parent albums. In 2015, after she had made contributions to recordings by the likes of Snarky Puppy
, Avery Sunshine
, and Lil' John Roberts
, Cann teamed up with Incognito
's Tony Momrelle
on a cover of Roberta Flack
and Donny Hathaway
's "Back Together Again." Early the following year, Cann released her debut solo album, Journey to Golden, on the Ropeadope
label. ~ Andy Kellman, Rovi