From: TX, United States
“Music is an inspiration to me, but life inspires me to create and tell a story.”
Fenyx Sky,*pronounced Phoenix sky* formerly known as Cambrie Briggs was born in Memphis, TN, “Home of the Blues,” Growing up in Southern California, she was introduced to music at the early age of 12 while singing in her church, and by the age of 14, she wrote and recorded her first demo, a three song set. Her classically trained voice & style are immediately recognizable, floating on every track effortlessly.
Her unique stage persona, has been heard in many diversed settings, including, opening up for major artists such as Faith Evans, Missy Elliot and Busta Rhymes at The Annual “The Beat Summer Jam concert.” Her multi-facted talent has also inspired many in the Religious arena with a renowned performance for Pope John Paul II. Her talent crosses all boundaries, and her inspiration and passion are limitless. One of her outstanding qualities is her “fantasy like” signature looks which portrays a dual image of the Fenyx (Phoenix) edgy and dramatic and Sky soft and etherial. It includes silver highlights unitards and leather material topped with couture artwork reminiscent of popular television heroine characters of the 90’s “X-Men” and regal attire, couture atrwork with metaphoric symbols and quotes inspired by Roman and Greek culture and mythology.
Some of her other artistic influences are as diverse as her sound, ranging from Gospel singers, such as Yolanda Adams and, Karen Clark-Sheard, to Classical artists such as Leontyne Price, Renee Flemings, Claude Debussy, Chopin, and Beethoven. Other artistic influences include Pop artists Janet Jackson Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Selena, Debelah Morgan and R&B artists Tamia, Toni Braxton, and Shanice Wilson. Her music has been coined “a hybrid of various musical genres.” Her signature style is demonstrated in one of her popular songs, “Schitzofrenic”. The piece contains edgy minor keys, musical motives inspired by Classical composer Beethoven, and then there are the Pop influences in the song “Last Night” including a techno rhythmic feel, and heavy synthesized sounds. Her emotional journeys in life such as the loss of her grandmother and cousin fuel her lyrically, creating a variety of inspiring topics that touches on love, life, and heartbreak.
"Phoenix symbol to me is my rebirth in reinventing myself to to grow in any positive way to better mysellf and the people I care about. Learning from life and writing about it to inspire those who share similar situations, and letting them know that through God all things are possible."
When she’s not making music in the studio, she’s performing nationally and internationally. She also performs in various local Houston venues such as: Clayton’s, Isis, Martelles “The Pink Flamingo, Sambuca Fitzgerald’s, Vintropolis, Jet Lounge, The Real Sammie’s, House of Blues, and Sullivan’s.
Currently, Fenyx is working on her debut album, with several hit making producers which include: Beat Battle Finalists, Sky Scrapa and Kalani of “Stadium Status” production team, along with songwriter Chelsea Briggs. Each year she will expand her talent even more and, tour across several states to create her own unique musical pathway and style.
With a voice from a “higher frequency” FENYX SKY is poised for “Unleashing” her inescapable talent “Fenyx Sky” is on fire & on the RISE !