The show airs the first Saturday of the month at 2pm est. on R&B Flavaz
Sevelle 2021 Brief Bio
Taja Sevelle was accepted into the Berklee College of Music in the same week that she was offered a record deal from the legendary, Prince. The first song she wrote, Love is Contagious became a charted Billboard hit in America, reaching Top 7 in Europe. Taja has written songs with renowned writers around the world including, Burt Bacharach, Thom Bell, Prince, and Nile Rodgers. She has singing and songwriting credits on over 3.5 million CDs sold. Subsequent to her deal with Prince, after a bidding war with 9 major record labels, Taja signed a deal with Sony 550, and released her third CD, Toys of Vanity.
In 2017, Taja’s song, Little Diva, reached Top 30 on the U.S. Billboard Dance/Club Charts.
Taja is the producer and host of her new global radio show, “Love is Contagious with Taja Sevelle.” Airing on Healthlife.net and on R&B Flavors, the syndicated show has a reach of over 134 countries and brings us an uplifting hour of introspective conversations with celebrities and remarkable personalities, as well as music and motivation. Taja Sevelle is also recording her next CD.
A noted humanitarian, Taja Sevelle founded Urban Farming, a 501c3 with the mission to “Create an Abundance of Food for All in Our Generation.” The organization began by planting 3 community gardens of free food in Detroit. There are now over 66,000 gardens around the world that are a part of the Urban Farming Global Food Chain®. The work of Urban Farming ignited a global movement and has been featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America, The Montel Williams Show, CNN, NPR National, the BBC, Fox National, USA Today, The New York Times and over 30,000 other media outlets. Urban Farming has also garnered support from T.I., Richard Lewis and his wife, Zac Brown Band, Keke Palmer, and Ed Begley Jr., among others.
Taja is the author of From The Root, A Memoir and A Philosophy for Balance in Our World, and has authored two novels, Rain on a River, and 49 Days. She is currently writing her next fiction and non-fiction.
Taja Sevelle speaks all over the world and has been a keynote speaker in more than 150 panels and press conferences including: the Yale Sustainable Agriculture Panel; The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Songwriters Panel in New York; the Congressional Black Caucus Panel on Food Deserts in Washington, D.C., and the Farm Credit Council Convention in Washington, D.C. She has received several notable awards for her philanthropic work.
Taja invented a kitchen appliance—the electric Buttermaker and she owns three patents for her invention.