"Music is emotional. Your job is to make people feel something. The best way to do that is to sing and speak from something they've personally been through. That's where I write from," Amber ‘Sevyn' Streeter says.
The 26-year-old has already lent her pen to tracks for an elite roster of R&B players including Chris Brown, Brandy, Kelly Rowland, Alicia Keys and Estelle.
But today, she is perched atop a control board at Hollywood's famed Record Plant Studios previewing tracks from her as-yet-untitled Atlantic Records debut.