READ WHAT OURSTAGE HAD TO SAY ABOUT KARISSA DANIELLE-("Karissa Danielle has made a big impression on OurStage fans. This 18-year-old high school graduate's Lauren Hill- and Alicia Keys-influenced pop/R&B earned her the Number 1 spot in March’s Beat Kangz Independent Artist Challenge. As if the pressures of high school and learning the ins and outs of the music business weren’t enough, Karissa also models in her spare time.") Karissa Danielle is one of the hottest new up and coming stars of the music industry. Brandishing an incredible vocal style, and displaying impressive songwriting abilities, Karissa possesses the edge of a compelling new voice in Pop/R&B music. Karissa is a high school senior, born in St. Louis, Missouri. She has always enjoyed singing, dancing, and acting. Her musical influences include Lauren Hill and Alicia Keys. She is currently working on her first project and models in her spare time. Though Karissa is new in the music industry, she possesses an undeniable intensity to learn all she can about every aspect of the business. "I'm constantly reading, watching, and studying any and everything about music. I take what I can from it to help me grow as an artist. I want to learn as much as I possibly can so that I can be as successful as I possibly can." With her incredible vocal abilities, positive attitude, and eagerness to learn, this marketable beauty is well on her way to becoming a superstar.