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  • George Dow of Noise Magazine (Music New England) Oct. 31, 2013
    Sure, there are plenty of examples of mainstream artists blurring the lines between hip-hop, soul, and R&B, but the fact of the matter is that there are sadly few popular examples of artists that can bring rock to the table too. So to see a female artist exploring the possibilities of this under-explored genre mix is both entertaining and utterly engaging. (Read More)
  • Alex Zolbert, Producer of CNN travel & lifestyle show Sept. 12, 2012
    Shea Rose makes her TV hosting debut on CNN's international travel & lifestyle show, 'CNN Go,' showing viewers around her favorite places in Boston, MA. (Read More)
  • Jay Miller of MetroWest Daily News Sept. 12, 2012
    "Shea Rose and her band were just off the charts for the 'Wow factor.' " "Rose and her backing band packed a couple hundred fans into the Brighton Music Hall last Saturday night for a show that was as galvanizing and irresistible as anything you're ever likely to hear at mega-venues like TD Garden." "...there's little doubt Rose has star quality. (Read More)
  • Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein of The Boston Globe Sept. 10, 2012
    "Boston singer-on-the-rise Shea Rose headlined a night of fashion and music at the Brighton Music Hall over the weekend. She performed songs from her new EP, “Dance This Mess Around” (named for the B-52’s song, which she covers), while fans enjoyed giveaways from Red Bull and Karmaloop." (Read More)
  • Stuff Magazine Aug. 25, 2012
    You might have caught Shea Rose steaming up the pages of our Boston’s Sexiest issue this past spring; evidently, the rest of Boston has taken notice. The Braintree-born, Berklee-educated soul siren has been heating up the local club scene with her irresistible elixir of big R&B beats and brash, balls-to-the-wall lyricism. Busting taboos and hip-hop stereotypes on cuts like “Light Fades” and “I’m the Shit,” Rose packs a merciless wallop. If you haven’t felt the impact yet, get thee to Brighton... (Read More)
  • Paul Robicheau of Improper Bostonian Aug. 6, 2012
    Black Girls Rock. The words on Shea Rose’s T-shirt set the tone when she took the stage at Johnny D’s Uptown for a recent gig, dashing preconceptions of gender, race and musical style. Her 2011 mixtape Little Warrior (available for download through her website) further accents Rose’s hip-hop side with sassy rhymes over sleek production. (Read More)
  • Jacquinn Williams of Exhale Magazine July 10, 2012
    Shea’s empowering music and her pledge to use her talents for social change make her the ultimate rock star. (Read More)
  • Holly Cara Price of Huffington Post April 20, 2012
    Last fall Rose was awarded R&B/Soul/Urban Contemporary Artist of the Year after tearing the house down with her amazing set at the Boston Music Awards. The Boston Globe wrote that Shea "proved herself the Boston artist most likely to make an impact on the national stage this year with a soulful set of hip-hop-inflected funk and rock -- and a crack band that showcased the vibrant singer's star power." According to Globe writer James Reed, "She is set to have an eventful 2012." (Read More)
  • SESAC April 12, 2012
    Singer/Songwriter Shea Rose has been named as SESAC’s 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame Abe Olman Scholarship winner. Rose recently took home another award at SESAC’s Jazz Music Awards for her contribution to the Terri Lyn Carrington The Mosaic Project CD. The Abe Olman Scholarship is given each year to encourage and support the careers of young songwriters. Past recipients include John Legend, Comic Heroes, Nenna Yvonne and Keli Price. (Read More)
  • Time Out Dec. 21, 2010