10 Things You Should Know About Ashley Kimbrae

Get familiar with the Texas-born songstress.

10 Things You Should Know about Ashley Kimbrae - Fresh face Ashley Kimbrae is a singer/songwriter hailing from the talented land of Dallas,Texas. After gracing the 106 & Park stage earlier this year (March) alongside The Rap Pack, Kimbrae will be returning for a solo performance tonight (August 6) in front of the livest audience in music. Before the young songstress kicks off her show, check out some interesting tidbits about her career and see how her hard work has paid off.  (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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10 Things You Should Know about Ashley Kimbrae - Fresh face Ashley Kimbrae is a singer/songwriter hailing from the talented land of Dallas,Texas. After gracing the 106 & Park stage earlier this year (March) alongside The Rap Pack, Kimbrae will be returning for a solo performance tonight (August 6) in front of the livest audience in music. Before the young songstress kicks off her show, check out some interesting tidbits about her career and see how her hard work has paid off. (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Early Stages - The Texas native began working towards her music career at the tender age of 15. After performing at a high school talent show, she received major praise for her sultry voice. This pushed her to pursue a singing career.  (Photo:  Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Early Stages - The Texas native began working towards her music career at the tender age of 15. After performing at a high school talent show, she received major praise for her sultry voice. This pushed her to pursue a singing career. (Photo:  Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Next Level - Ashley believed in the power of having both beauty and brains. She graduated with a B.A. in marketing from Sam Houston State University. (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Next Level - Ashley believed in the power of having both beauty and brains. She graduated with a B.A. in marketing from Sam Houston State University. (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Put In Work - While in college, Ashley locked down an internship at Mathew Knowles' Music World Entertainment. The company helped launch the careers of Solange, Kelly Rowland, Beyonc? and more. This opportunity gave her miraculous insight in the music industry.    (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Put In Work - While in college, Ashley locked down an internship at Mathew Knowles' Music World Entertainment. The company helped launch the careers of Solange, Kelly Rowland, Beyoncé and more. This opportunity gave her miraculous insight in the music industry.   (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Time for Some Action - Upon graduation, Ashley Kimbrae took control of her future in music by signing on to Moodswing Management. The company has worked with Texas big names like UGK, Paul Wall and Scarface just to name a few.  (Photo:  Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Time for Some Action - Upon graduation, Ashley Kimbrae took control of her future in music by signing on to Moodswing Management. The company has worked with Texas big names like UGK, Paul Wall and Scarface just to name a few. (Photo:  Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Radio Play - Her first single was released in the fall of 2010 entitled ?Drop 64.? It was a Southern banger. She soon earned the title ?Dallas? New First Lady of R&B? by Ozone Magazine.  (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Radio Play - Her first single was released in the fall of 2010 entitled “Drop 64.” It was a Southern banger. She soon earned the title “Dallas’ New First Lady of R&B” by Ozone Magazine. (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Did You Know? - Ashley was a national semi-finalist on CW?s The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep, where she received accolades from the likes of Nelly, Joe Jonas, Gloria Estefan and John Rich.  (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Did You Know? - Ashley was a national semi-finalist on CW’s The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep, where she received accolades from the likes of Nelly, Joe Jonas, Gloria Estefan and John Rich. (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Follow the Leaders - This newbie is heavily influenced by '90s music, Brandy and Kim Burrell. She also follows Tamar Braxton on Twitter and sometimes receives helpful business advice from the singer herself.   (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET

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Follow the Leaders - This newbie is heavily influenced by '90s music, Brandy and Kim Burrell. She also follows Tamar Braxton on Twitter and sometimes receives helpful business advice from the singer herself.  (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET

Second Single - "1st Time Around," her new feel-good single, is making waves throughout the South and is an excellent introduction for her upcoming debut EP, Next Chapter.  (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Second Single - "1st Time Around," her new feel-good single, is making waves throughout the South and is an excellent introduction for her upcoming debut EP, Next Chapter. (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

You May Have Heard - Ashley?s voice has been compared to a variety of talented singers including Melanie Fiona, Tamia, Monica and Brandy, but you can listen for yourself.  (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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You May Have Heard - Ashley’s voice has been compared to a variety of talented singers including Melanie Fiona, Tamia, Monica and Brandy, but you can listen for yourself. (Photo: Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Welcome to the Club - The singer/songwriter has been heavily supported in her brief career. She performed at New York SOB's nightclub as part of the renowned BET Music Matters program and made her 106 & Park debut with label partners The Rap Pack in March 2013.  (Photo:  Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Welcome to the Club - The singer/songwriter has been heavily supported in her brief career. She performed at New York SOB's nightclub as part of the renowned BET Music Matters program and made her 106 & Park debut with label partners The Rap Pack in March 2013. (Photo:  Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)