St. Louis native Theresa Payne hosts a style dubbed “Inspirational Soul." Her musical career includes: performing at Carnegie Hall with the Concert Chorale of Harris Stowe State University, providing background vocals for artists such as Lisa McClendon, Choklate, and gospel artist Jai, and being the opening act for Grammy nominated Eric Roberson, and Anthony David. As the St. Louis winner of the Budweiser Superfest contest, Theresa has also served as the opening act for the company's summer series featuring Jill Scott. Theresa has also been featured in the St. Louis Post Dispatch, and the St. Louis American, two of St. Louis’ well-known publications. She was awarded 2011-12′s Best R&B/Soul artist by The River Front Times, another well-known publication.
Following the 2009 release of her debut album “Go, Fight, Win”, Theresa is currently expanding her own horizons by fusing her signature soulful sound with that of hip-hop, jazz, and more. Her latest release, titled "The Moment EP" does just that, featuring a wide range of styles, and issues that aim to capture audiences everywhere with uplifting messages of love, faith, and hope, among other things. Since its release "The Moment" has been noted as an incredible listen, finding its way onto several blogs and publications.