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Carla Gamble is a singer, songwriter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

At the age of 13, Carla released her first poetry album, "From My Lips to Your Ears". By age 14 Carla was voted Poet Laureate of Philadelphia. In 2018 Carla released her first single, "Pretty Girl Magic", which was featured in "For Colored Girls" stage play (Directed by Frankie Darcell).

In June of 2022, Carla released her music compilation titled "She Is", which received local and national acclaim. 

July 2022, Carla received a citation from The City of Philadelphia, for Excellence in Music, for her contribution towards the culture of the arts in Philadelphia. Carla was invited to join the 2023 new member class for the National Recording Academy (Grammys) as a voting member.


In 2023 Carla created “Voices of Philly Soul” ladies edition concert, celebrating Women’s History Month.

In 2024 Carla expanded “Voices of Philly Soul”, to include a Women’s Edition Comedy Show (Punch Line Philly), a Free Mental Health Panel (Ensemble Arts Philly, Kimmel Center Building - Hamilton Garden), and a Ladies Edition Concert (World Cafe Live - Main Hall).


Carla released her newest EP project, January 2024, titled “Soulsthetic” (R&B). A five track, 20 minute, Philadelphia R&B/Soul/Jazz inspired musical journey. Songs such as “Ode to Philly”,  gives recognition to Philadelphia's rich historic musical culture. With lyrics that captures the essence of what it was like growing up listening to “The Sound of Philadelphia”, 2000’s hip-hop/neo-soul era.

Carla has graced the stage for companies such as, The Please Touch Museum, WeBuyBlack, Forbes Magazine, and Wooder Ice; Most recently, Wawa Welcome America, Nicethings (Chill Moody), World Cafe Live, The Oval, The Delaware Waterfront, City Winery Philadelphia, City Winery NYC, The Rail Park (Philadelphia) and others.

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