New York, NY- Singer/ songwriter, Kendra Erika releases her debut video, “Miami Love.” Kendra Erika grew up captivated with Bond Girls, the movies and pop music. She was obsessed with the classic American lifestyle and glamour of the 70’s and 80’s.
Kendra Erika’s debut video, “Miami Love” identifies with the fast paced lifestyle of the Bond films. Her Bond-like look matches her sultry vocal style and catchy lyrics that stick with you long into the night. Kendra wrote all music and lyrics for “Miami Love” and is proud to release the track. Watch here.
“Miami Love” is the perfect blend of cinematic glamour that mingles beautifully amongst lusty vintage pop chords. The video combines elements of classic movie soundtracks from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, lush strings and bold horns, with modern beats and lyrics. Kendra brings together elegant dramatic cinematic synth within Hip-hop rhythms; catapulting you back in time while propelling you back to the future.
Ms. Erika’s new video, “Miami Love” is a love story with sex and mystery as its backdrop portraying a movie-like theme throughout the video using South Beach as its playground evoking warmth, power and intrigue. Classic hit films, Casino and American Hustle were real life inspirations for Kendra’s breathy bold videos that draw the viewer in by creating cinematic landscapes that help advance the music toward pop-centric pageantry. Kendra adds, “I modeled the characters after Amy Adams and Michelle Pfeiffer. They took no prisoners and always came out ahead.”
Twenty-first century views on sex and the traditions of dating have changed dramatically. The roles that we may have thought exploited women in the James Bond movies and other well known movies should be looked at with new eyes and reevaluated. Bond women were in control and got what they wanted. Kendra’s personified perception is proof that the alluring roles women portray in the movies can now escape off screen and be played at home and in everyday life.