Dondria Nicole is letting the world know she still got it with her long-awaited project, ‘The Day of the Don’ EP. Released on Independence Day (July 4th), the 6-song set boasts all original material including the previously released offering “2 Good.”
‘The Day of the Don’ sees the powerhouse vocalist being more aggressive with her lyrical content. Discussing the project, Dondria says it has been a journey to get to this point.
“If I could describe this 2 year journey in one word, it would be: NECESSARY. I started out lost and confused. Misunderstood. Broken. Insecure. Yearning for something I couldn’t quite put my finger on,” Dondria writes in a message. “I had lost friends who no longer saw it fit to be around. I walked away from love. My peers were passing me by. My manager @jmo_74 and I packed up our baggage & comfort levels and moved across the country to Los Angeles: the city of angels… and demons.”
She continued: “At this point, my walls were so thick, Hercules couldn’t break them down. I tried to find inspiration and motivation from all the wrong people, places, and things. The art I was creating was amazing but it was at the cost of me. I was self-destructing. Cut to the scene where the locks to the place I called home were changed on me, the people I called teammates stole money from me… OH and my anxiety is at an all time high. The Lord stripped me of everything to remind me all I ever needed was HIM. Once in complete darkness, I started seeing the light. And that’s when God started replenishing it all piece by piece. He started rebuilding my team, showering me with inspiration and opportunity, and creating a brand new Dondria. The Day of the Don is the first body of work I’ve released since 2010 and embodies every single piece of me and what I’ve been through.”
Now, that’s real ish!
Check out ‘The Day of the Don’ below and cop it here on iTunes: