Artist Spotlight: MarQuita Danzy
This month’s spotlight shines on Independent Christian recording artist MarQuita Danzy! Since submitting her unique style of Praise & Worship to Look Up Radio in February 2013, four songs from her recent EP Free quickly topped our charts in requests and total spins. As of March 2013, Danzy enjoys all 4 of her submitted songs in the top 5 with In Me at No.1. Danzy is also listed as No. 3 in total spins for the month of February 2013. Danzy is one to watch as she is now in the running to be the next Philly Underground feature in July. Kudos are definitely in order for this rising star.
About MarQuita Danzy
Evangelist MarQuita L. Danzy is an anointed and gifted psalmist, songwriter, teacher, and licensed minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (PAW), Inc. She is also the CEO and Founder of Shake the Foundation Ministries, which is a non-profit organization specializing in mentoring youth using the ministry of creative and performing arts as the catalyst for lasting change.
MarQuita’s accomplishments began at an early age. At 8 years old, she began directing the children and adult choirs at her local church assembly. Over the years, her gifts have developed and doors of opportunity have opened to her. MarQuita has served as the Chief of Staff, as well as the International Praise and Worship leader for the Young People’s Union of the PAW, Inc., the Minister of Music for the Greater Pennsylvania State Council of the PAW, Inc., the Minister of Music at her local assembly in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she currently serves as the Praise and Worship Director at Mt. Moriah Apostolic Church—honorable Bishop Douglas E. Yancy Sr., Pastor
MarQuita has been blessed to minister the gospel of Jesus Christ through song with and for some of our nation’s elite including: former President of the United States of America, President William Clinton; former Governor of the state of Pennsylvania, Mr. Edward Rendell; the Pennsylvania Newcomen Society; former President/CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Mr. Kweisi Mfume, at the NAACP National Convention, just to name a few. She is called upon by many to pull down strongholds with the anointing that God has placed on her life. The gifts that God has blessed her with have truly made room for her for which she is very thankful.
MarQuita received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Relations in 1999 from Cheyney University of Pa. and her Master of Arts in Administration of Justice from Shippensburg University of Pa. in 2000. She currently serves as the Administrator of Children’s Services for Methodist Family Services of Philadelphia, where she directs the department responsible for adoption, foster care, kinship care, and after care services for children within the state of Pennsylvania.
MarQuita facilitates Praise and Worship workshops and seminars, is a gifted choir director, and an all-around fun person. Her life and her music is a testimony that God’s grace is plentiful, His mercy endures, and His anointing destroys yokes of bondage—setting captives free.
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