20-year-old, Amber Rahman, is springing into the music industry as a singer, songwriter, and actress that is not afraid to be radically herself. As her debut CD, “Change In The Weather” hits radio stations while her feature film debut simultaneously plays in select theatres, the artist is an up and coming songwriting force to be reckoned with.
Amber's road to the spotlight began when she was 9 and sang in the University of Delaware's children's choir, where she first developed a passion for the art. Soon after, she took to the stage, embracing several lead roles, including Ariel in The Little Mermaid, she continued to hone her craft with vocal and guitar studies. Rahman was chosen to be part of the indie vocal group TruVoX, working under director, Paul Lewis. While studying with Lewis, she began her songwriting career. Since then she has performed at The Bluebird Café and festivals while concurrently managing to maintain a 4.0 grade average in college. The CD, going for adds at country radio this month will also have songs featured in a short film currently in development. Rahman, who is also a trained actress can be seen in her feature film debut as the character Meghan in the thriller, “Days of Power”. "The film stars Swedish actress Jenny Hutton and Oscar-nominated actor Eric Roberts.
Rahman was first noticed by label reps at a showcase where she performed one of her original songs, then signed to Realize Records at 18 years old. She has performed and recorded across the country in Philadelphia, Nashville, and Los Angeles. Rahman's first single, "Get Me", which was recorded in Philadelphia and was released in late 2015, garnered attention on radio stations in the Mid Atlantic area and the single's video received thousands of views on youtube.
Amber's passion and emotion for the music show deeply in her songs and performances, and she is ready to explore what is coming next. Rahman says, “I'm really excited to begin this new journey. I love writing music and I can't wait to share it with you all!"
The tracks that make up the rest of Rahman's debut CD, “ Change In The Weather” spotlight the raw talent and versatility that she possesses as an artist. From the soulful and heartfelt “Take On The Fray” to the bluesy “Don't Let Me Down” Rahman showcases her vocal prowess and cements her skills as a thought-provoking and emotional songwriter. The album pulls at the heart leaving you yearning for more.