Pascha L. Perkins was born in E. St. Louis, on April 26, 1972. Pascha was second oldest child born out of fifi ve siblings, with a total of two sisters and also two brothers. As a child, Pascha was brought in the mount Zion Baptist church, where at an early age she was placed in the church choir, for her sensational singing voice, that she accredits from her mother, Ms. Gail Perkins, who she said “would sing around the house, and I would mimic the tones I heard which helped me develop a voice, and a passionate love for singing.” Now as a member of the church choir, she has flfl ourished gracefully and has developed a signature sound. A raspy Alto, which blends R&B, soul and gospel, with the powerful vocal ability, which has wowed listeners from her church, to winning a karaoke contest a lucky break competition at the Harrah’s casino. Since then she has been doing open mic’s , karaoke( which she loves) and performing at her job of thirteen years( The Metropolitan Psyche Center) where she works as an activity aide II, planning arts and crafts, music and event planning, at the facility. Pascha also went Southwestern Illinois College, pursuing a career in education and arts. Pascha says that this talent and passion for art began at the tender age of fifi ve, watching her grandfather Donivan Lasley, paint and draw in the basement of his home, where he kept all his art supplies. Now at the age of 41, putting to the use those instilled talents, working in her fifi rst studio album titled “Too Colored for Colored TV”, and a book where she has collaborated with an in- house writing company called Fresh Ink. To where she does the illustrations, and they write to help progress her vision with the book titled, “The Hungry Pumpkin”. Pascha L. Perkins is a shining example of a star that never dims, and shines progressively and purposely for those who try to ignore her illustrious glow gets blinded by her light.