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Donna Rhoden is a prolific and versatile songstress and winner of a BBC Radio London British Reggae Award for 'Best Newcomer'. Born in Manchester and raised in London, Donna has been writing songs since she was twelve and started recording professionally at fifteen. She auditioned with the legendary lovers rock label Santic and producer Leonard Chin offered her a recording contract on the spot. Her debut single Be Kind To My Man combined reggae with a hint of jazz and went straight to the top of the UK reggae charts. Her follow-up single Its True took the concept to another level, eclipsing the success of the first, just when the lovers rock phenomenon was at its height. Both tracks are considered classics and are still being pressed and sort after globally to this day. in 2008 Donna received a Lovers Rock Award for an outstanding contribution to the British Reggae Movement. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.