About Nita Fruit
With a unique vocal style all her own, Nita Fruit has become the innovator of R&B Soul. She is one of the Midwests hottest female vocalists, with a stage presence and performance energy that is second to none. Coupled with a silky tone and smooth vibrato, all molded and perfected through 15 years of training, performing and hard work she is the very essence of musical ingenuity.
Born O'Nita Bonner in Lawton, Oklahoma; the first audience she began captivating was the congregation of her church and later as a member of the gospel group Divine she continued to master her voice.
Her music influences include jazz, soul, r&b and gospel. Ella, Billie, Luther, Stevie; musical geniuses so well-known no last name is needed, are a few of her role models. Great bands of the 70's fueled her passion for live music and phenomenal stage performances from the greats such as, Tina Turner, Michael Jackson and Earth, Wind & Fire were the foundation upon which to build her ability to entertain and engage the audience and that she did.
With a fervent desire to fulfill the purpose she was created to do, O'Nita, now stage-named Nita Fruit (pronounced froo-ee), began her musical journey. In 2009, Nita, released her freshman album entitled "Soul Ties", a combination of R&B and neo-soul that included the released single "I Don't Wanna", a song that speaks about the regret that happens from not acting on an attraction for another person. Nita has and is continuing to establish herself as an artist of true musical caliber that is unceasing in the desire to make a positive impact in music history.
Having an 11 track completed project under her belt is a perfect example of her passion for her art and her determination to take it to the next level. Nitas music gives her listeners a look into the journey love, relationships, attraction and strength.
Nitas versatility encompasses jazz, blues, soul, gospel and pop; she can easily transition from one genre of music to the next. She is vastly sought after and has a continuously growing fan base; that she can personally keep in contact with through her website, NitaFruit.com or during the live broadcast online of select performances. With a 5 piece band backing her, Nitas ability to cover any song and transform it into her captivating style, allows the audience to hear their favorite song and yet be astonished by subtleties and nuances that Nita adds. Nita is well on her way to becoming a lead and trendsetting artist.
Nita Fruit, this being only a portion of who she is; for to be present for a live performance and engaged by her rapport with the crowd and consumed by her radiant personality is to truly have the Nita Fruit experience.