Empress Of

Empress Of

 

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Empress Of is the solo project of Los Angeles-based, American singer-songwriter, Lorely Rodriguez. Ethnically, her parents are Spanish-Honduran descents. She gained attention in 2012 for anonymously releasing a series of 1 minute-long demos (via YouTube) prefaced only by a solid color entitled "Colorminutes".[1] Her first 7" single, "Champagne" was released soon after on November 5, 2012 through a limited run via No Recordings.[2][3]

Lorely's stage name was inspired by a tarot card reading she did with a friend: “The first card he pulled out was an Empress card and I was like, 'It's me, I am Empress.' [...] the Empress card is connected to fertility and mothering and strength. It's kind of nice to have those feelings.”[4]

On April 2, 2013, her bilingual 4-track EP, "Systems" was released via Double Denim/Terrible Records in the UK & North America respectively.[5] Since the release of her EP, she's showcased at SXSW, Iceland Airwaves and Pitchfork's Summer Music Festival[6] and toured as a support act with the likes of Jamie Liddell, Jungle, Kimbra and Florence and The Machine.

"Water Water", the first single off her debut full-length Me was released on April 14, 2015.[7] She has also revealed a Spanish-language version of the track, 'Agua Agua' "so that [her] mother listens [to her] music. Me was released on September 11, 2015 via XL Recordings/Terrible. The album was recorded in Mexico City.

Go to Hell, (presumably) the first single off her second studio album was released July 12. 2017 via Terrible Records.

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Trust Me Baby / In Dreams
Album
Trust Me Baby / In Dreams is an album by musical group Empress Of, released on April 11, 2018.
Trust Me Baby / In Dreams
Song
Trust Me Baby / In Dreams is a song by musical group Empress Of, released on April 11, 2018.
Go to Hell
 
"Go To Hell" is a song by American singer Empress Of from her upcoming second studio album.
Me
 
Me is the debut studio album by American singer and songwriter Empress Of, released on September 11, 2015 through XL Recordings and Terrible Records.

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New music from Branko, Roman Gianarthur, Empress Of and SG Lewis
  –  April 5, 2018
If you don't have time to keep up with what's new in music we've got the perfect thing for you. It's called Tuesday Reviewsday and every week our contributors come in to talk about what you should be listening to in one short segment. This week Music ...
For singer/songwriter Empress Of, mother knows best
  –  March 6, 2018
Lorely Rodriguez is having a breakout year in the music world. The Los Angeles native — who uses the stage name, Empress Of — released her debut album titled “Me” earlier this year to critical praise. The New York Times described her album as ...
SK's Take: Possible Reason Why Charlotte Flair Lost The SmackDown Live Women's Title
  –  April 11, 2018
At WrestleMania 34 Charlotte successfully defended her SmackDown Live Women's Title by shocking the world and ending Asuka's two-year undefeated streak in a fantastic match, forcing the 'Empress of Tomorrow' to tap out in the middle of the ring.
Empress Shôken Fund Announces Grants for 2018
  –  April 11, 2018
The Empress Shôken Fund is named after Her Majesty the Empress of Japan, who proposed – at the 9th International Conference of the Red Cross – the creation of an international fund to promote relief work in peacetime. It is administered by the Joint ...
Empress Of – “Trust Me Baby” & “In Dreams”
  –  April 11, 2018
Lorely Rodriguez released Me, her debut album of inward-looking electro-pop under the name Empress Of, back in 2015. Since then, she’s collaborated with other left-field dance producers like Darkstar, Pional, Blood Orange, and DJDS, and last year, she ...
Breaking News: NXT call-ups, Smackdown Live title change
  –  April 11, 2018
Charlotte came out on Smackdown Live to talk about the match she had with Asuka at WrestleMania 34, where she defeated the Empress of Tomorrow, breaking her undefeated streak. Charlotte asked who she would make magic with next, when the Iconic Duo ...
Royal Caribbean Ships Newest to Oldest
  –  April 10, 2018
The line has cruise ships that can vary from 48,000 gross tons (Empress of the Seas), to the Oasis class that are 225,000+ gross tons. At 228,000+ in gross tonnage, Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas became the largest cruise ship in ...
Asuka Says She’s Glad Charlotte Flair Defeated Her
  –  April 10, 2018
The winning streak ended last night for Asuka when Charlotte Flair forced a submission out of our Empress of Tomorrow. A number of WWE fans were shocked, but it was a great match. Asuka showed incredible sportsmanship towards Flair after the match ...
WWE Wrestlemania 34 Results: Charlotte Vs. Asuka Match Highlights
  –  April 9, 2018
Is anyone ready for Asuka? Charlotte certainly wasn't when she and partner Bobby Roode lost to the Empress of Tomorrow and Miz on the Mixed-Match Challenge. At WWE's Wrestlemania 34, she got a one-on-one rematch, and things went a bit differently in New ...
From the WWE Rumor Mill: Asuka was banned from using signature move at WrestleMania
  –  April 9, 2018
Asuka's streak came to a shocking end at WrestleMania last night when Charlotte defeated The Empress of Tomorrow to retain her SmackDown Women's Championship, but it seems that Asuka's move set was watered down somewhat ahead of the bout. In case you didn ...
Asuka's Undefeated Streak Came To A Shocking End At The Hands Of Charlotte Flair At WRESTLEMANIA
  –  April 9, 2018
Asuka deciding to challenge Charlotte Flair at WrestleMania pointed to WWE seeing that match as a bigger draw than if the Empress of Tomorrow had squared off with Alexa Bliss and while many fans were confused about her being sent to SmackDown Live (which ...
WWE: Asuka Loses Her Undefeated Streak, And That’s Honestly OK
  –  April 9, 2018
Asuka came into WWE WrestleMania 34 undefeated as “The Empress of Tomorrow”. She left WrestleMania 34 without her streak, as Charlotte Flair proved she was “ready” for Asuka. We knew WWE WrestleMania 34 would give us some shocks, but I didn’t ...
How to Book Asuka, Charlotte Flair After WrestleMania 34 Women's Title Match
  –  April 9, 2018
Asuka was gracious in defeat: While The Empress of Tomorrow failed to capture the blue brand's title, a full-time move to SmackDown Live as part of the Superstar Shake-up is likely the best possible move for her. Since Asuka has already done battle with ...
WWE Wrestlemania 34: Charlotte Vs. Asuka Match Highlights
  –  April 9, 2018
Is anyone ready for Asuka? Charlotte certainly wasn't when she and partner Bobby Roode lost to the Empress of Tomorrow and Miz on the Mixed-Match Challenge. At WWE's Wrestlemania 34, the two will get a rematch, but this time, it will be one on one.
Asuka Recalls When She First Got into Wrestling
  –  April 8, 2018
First of all, if you don’t follow Asuka on Twitter, let me urge you to. The enthusiastic Empress of Tomorrow is happily taking photos with fans, retweeting fan art, and discussing all things wrestling with fans and the press. In this first clip ...
Bruce Prichard Talks WWE Podcast, Johnny Gargano Responds To Daniel Bryan, Asuka
  –  April 8, 2018
Below is another Asuka Diary video with The Empress of Tomorrow talking about her hero, The Great Muta and how he inspired her. – As noted, Bruce Prichard’s new “Something Else to Wrestle With” podcast will premiere on the WWE Network later this year.
Asuka Says Charlotte Is The Underdog In Their Match
  –  April 8, 2018
The Empress of Tomorrow Asuka is on an undefeated streak of 265-0. This is the longest undefeated streak in the history of the WWE. Not only that but she is also the winner of the first-ever Women’s Royal Rumble match and was also the sole survivor for ...
Saying goodbye to SF’s Empress of China
  –  April 3, 2018
I'm the self-proclaimed king of Chinatown. About six months ago, I moved from an apartment in an unofficial neighborhood some like to call China Heights (above Chinatown, in the middle of Nob Hill). I used to pop Buddha beers and slam cups of liars dice ...
Empress Of And Other Women Of Color Are Holding A Benefit Concert For Undocumented Immigrants In LA
  –  March 28, 2018
The Guardian reported in 2014 that the cost of a Visa application is $465. While that may seem doable for middle to lower-middle class Americans, it can be a hefty fee for the 12.7 million undocumented residents currently living in the United States.
Empress of Serenity
  –  March 27, 2018
The film centers on a man (Hader) whose elaborate plan to win back his ex-wife is upended when he is quilted into a month-long cruise with his widowed father. Rae will play Michelle, a reclusive kindred spirit in the cabin next door who becomes both aid ...
For singer/songwriter Empress Of, mother knows best
  –  March 6, 2018
Lorely Rodriguez is having a breakout year in the music world. The Los Angeles native — who uses the stage name, Empress Of — released her debut album titled “Me” earlier this year to critical praise. The New York Times described her album as ...

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