Onita Boone is a seasoned stage performer, who learned her craft in church. She is widely known in America, especially the New York Metropolitan area where she was featured in a number of Broadway, and Off Broadway productions, including “Arms too Short to Box With God”, The Rapture”, “Mamma I Want to Sing” and “The Blacker The Berry The Sweeter the Juice.” Onita moved to Germany in 1997 and has amasssed a consistant and extensive following.
Oni, as she is affectionately known was born and reared in the upstate community of Newburgh, New York. She attended The Newburgh Free Academy H.S. and was recognized not only her academic and sport achievements, but for her vocal ability as well
Onita sang her first solo at the age of three, wrote her first song at the age of 8 and recorded her first song at the age of nine. She has shared the stage with a number of artists, including Patti LaBelle, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, George Michael, Jennifer Holliday, Stephanie Mills, Teddy Pendergrass, The Clark Sisters, Bill Cosby, Take Six, BeBe and CeCe Winans, Udo J¸rgens, Nils Landgren, Faith No More, Jonathan Butler and a multitude of others.
Onita’s songwriting ability is so well received that she has collaborated with very well known producers both in America and abroad. She has written songs for a number of firms and artists among them, BMW, DaimlerChrysler (for whom she wrote the theme song for their global concert and introduction of the new Mercedes C class),The United States Air Force, Citroen (for the introduction of their new car, Xsara) and many others. The artists for whom she has written include Newburgh Free Academy Gospel recording alumni choir, Dennis Brown (the late jamaican star), Gregory Isaccs, Brownstone, Mary J. Blige, En Vogue and a host of others.
Onita aspires to be a performer of great magnitude and realizes that the only way to make this a reality, is to keep her feet firmly on the ground and to continue reaching for the stars. This young lady is currently heating up the European music scene with her explosive 5 octave range.
Onita lives up to her name, which means strong wind. She can sing as quiet as a cool summer breeze or she can power it up with a stormy explosion of range and control.
This lady is a voice to be reckoned with.