Donnell Isaac
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Donnell Isaac

Greensboro, North Carolina, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2006 | INDIE

Greensboro, North Carolina, United States | INDIE
Established on Jan, 2006
Solo R&B Soul




"Love Changes"

Singer Donnell Isaac is currently promoting his upcoming album "Love Changes." The album features the title track as its big single for release, which was written by the late Skip Scarborough, which is being promoted as a tune that reflects the power of love. Donnell Isaac says that the song was inspired by his wife. Isaac feels that those who have people who believe in them are more likely to succeed and go far in life. "Love is all about making the sacrifices one needs to make to help people see their goals all the way through. It is about knowing that love will always be there. - Hip Hop Weekly

"First Listen: Donnell Isaac knows those "Love Changes""

(February 5, 2018) -- “Love Changes” was one of those slow jams that drew couples to the floor back in the 1970s and it became a staple of Quiet Storm radio formats in the 1980s. The tune featured the power packed vocals on Joyce “Baby Jean” Kennedy, and a lot of people thought they were hearing Chaka Khan.

“Love Changes” doesn’t get a lot of play even on old school formats, but Portsmouth, Va. native and Greensboro, N.C. resident Donnell Isaac brings his own unique take to this classic track that will be included on his upcoming record. The tune matches his husky and rangy baritone that was first heard in the Pentecostal church of his youth and has performed everything from gospel, to inspirational anthems to classic R&B. It’s a winner and makes us look forward to hearing more. Check it out. - Soul Tracks


Portsmouth, Virginia native Donnell Isaac is kicking off the year with new music and new ideas. We caught up with him for an exclusive chat. Here’s what he had to say:

MBB: How did you come up with the idea for this song? Does it have a double meaning?
DONNELL: The idea for love changes was simple. I had an idea to write about my experience in marriage and how love change my life. So it made since for me to reach back and cover the late Skip Scarborough song Love Changes. So I wrote to his publisher and now you have my version..

MBB: Who produced the track? Did you pick from a beat selection or was it tailor made for you?
DONNELL: Love Changes was produce by Jermaine “JayNew” Newsome and Mushran “Mooshmillionz” Johnson. The F.E.E.L. Production of Portsmouth Virginia. Yes my version of love changes was tailored for my style and sound.

MBB: What age did you decide you wanted to be a professional R&B singer?
DONNELL: When I was 8 Years old I knew I want to be a professional singer songwriter.
MBB: How long have you been performing and what is the largest crowd you have played for?
DONNELL: I have been performing since I was about 6 years old. I started out singing in the church. And different community choirs/ groups. The largest crowd I performed for was The International Music Festival in Nashville, TN over 100,000 (Tennessee State Fairgrounds) in early 2000’s

MBB: Which other artists would you most like to work with and why?
DONNELL: My dream is to work with Angie Stone and Anthony Hamilton. They bring real life changing messages to their music. Music you can take with you for a life time.

Donnell Isaac is also available for concerts. Booking agents can contact him at his website if interested in getting him out to a special event of value. - Music Boom Box

"Donnell Isaac"

(September 22, 2017) Donnell Isaac’s ballad “Loving You” is explicit, but not in the way that contemporary culture usually uses the word. Listeners won’t find Isaac using his husky voice to describe his bedroom exploits or to liken his woman to various models of motorized vehicles.

On “Loving You” Isaac is explicit about the depth of his love and devotion for the woman in his life. And this particular woman is not a hypothetical or imagined girl of his dreams. Rather, Isaac sings about his wife. “It is a song that expresses the core of my heart. It explains why I love my wife so much.” At a time when expressions of true and lasting love between husband and wife can be viewed as corny, such a flat-footed declaration of love once again proves that there is indeed no school like the old school. Give it a listen.

By Howard Dukes - Soul Tracks


New Momen New Choice (Album)- 2008
Marching up to Zion  (single) 2012
Shelter (album) 2013
I Won't Complain (single) 2014
Favor (single) 2015
Love Changes (EP) 2018



"  Music brings life and awareness to the situation. It also brings healing. The fact that music speaks a universal language”. " A thoughtfully-crafted quote which inspires him to create grandiose music which is resonant of his beautiful voice. The evolving talent, Donnell Isaac is known for creating soul-piercing, distinct, timeless and peerless music. 

Born and raised in Portsmouth, Virginia, the singer and composer began his journey at a young age, composing his first song at the age of 16. He nurtured a great passion for music and with time became an intrinsic part of him. As a young boy growing up in church, he joined the choir and also sang in other groups within the church. He moved on to create some great hits which became a remarkable part of his music career.

 Donnell Isaac was gathering momentum, and he soon caught the attention of record label Executive Bernie McLean. He signed him for a distribution deal with Indie Charts/ Kingdom Records in 2010, which is the home of Shekinah Glory. After that, the career of Donnie C, now known as Donnell Isaac has grown by leaps and bounds. He had his first major hit with “Shelter From The Storm”, which dominated the radio BDS100’s charts for more than 16 weeks.

His follow up single was a remake of ‘I Won’t Complain’ from the late Rev Paul Jones, which landed him his first win in the 2014 Chosen Voice Awards Tampa FL, as the ‘Best New Artist’. With such phenomenal success, early on in his career, it is no wonder that the career of Donnell Isaac has come such a long way in such a short time period.

 Donnell’s music is greatly influenced by some of the world’s renowned singers, the likes of Curtis Mayfield, Donny Hathaway, Ronnie Dyson, Angie Stone and Anthony Hamilton. Music isn’t the only thing that Donnell is talented in, as he has made appearances in front of the camera on TV with “Law and Order” and in the movie “My Brother”. At the moment, he is working on his 3rd studio project and the launch of his record label. Donnell’s music is dynamic and lives up to the hype- it gets better with repeated play.

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