History in the making
"Dovingall Music Label"
By Andrea Darnell
Reporter at- large
Alonzo Dover and Michael Mindigal look to combine their writer, producer, musician and arranger expertise to benefit the future musical talent coming out of Detroit and the surrounding areas. The duo will develop talent in the Pop, Country, R&B, Gospel.Jazz and Hip Hop.
The Dovingall team hosted a cozy, entertaining listening party for their first two recording artist signed to their newly established record label, L' Renee and Elijah J. Detroit native L'Renee started her career in 2005 and has grow her fan base
to over 100,000 on social media outlets. She has performed with the renowned Recording Artist Kem as a background singer, which allowed her to share the stage with Mary J, Blige, Jill Scott, Dwele and many others. Her strong stage presents and dynamic vocals had the audience engaged and entertained at the classy "Amnesia" in the Motor City Casino.
Also, the young energetic 21 year old Elijah J (Johnson) hit the stage signaling the audience to come alive to his Pop music sound. EJ began his career playing the character Young Simba in the Disney Broadway Production of the Lion King. He is the former lead singer of the chart topping group, Mindless Behavior is now pursuing his solo career. His signing with
Dovingall Music will allow him to benefit from the combine expertise of Alonzo and Michael.
Detroit's own Michael Mindigall has from an early age played instruments, composed and recorded, music is truly Mike's passion. He received a Grammy Award with the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin in 2006. Mike has worked with Yolanda
Adams, Diana Ross, Jennifer Hudson and, an A-List recording artist.
Alonzo is an entrepreneur musician. producer, arranger,composer and music executive. The founder of the successful Upper Room Entertainment Complex in Detroit for over 14 years with his wife Pam which became recognized across the
country. Dover is looking forward to sharing his faith and expertise in the media and music industry to help bring out the "Greatness" within his recording artist.
The Dovingall Music event was hosted by Radio Personality Chunk Bennett, Guest Speaker Pulse Beat Greg Dunmore and
Bricker Furs Fashion Show sponsored by Arthur Bricker. It was a snowy winter night but guest showed up in support such as; Councilwoman Brenda Lawrence, Promoter Shahida Mausi, Recording Artist Gwen Foxx, VP of Impact TV Terry Arnold and many others filled the room knowing they were privy to History in the making with the inception of
Dovingall Music label.