Washington, DC – Any onewho has ever watched a Tyler Perry play can testify to the fact that Cheryl Pepsii Riley is an unmatched powerhouse singer. In fact, her ’80’s hit, “Thanks for My Child” still resonates as a classic old school anthem for many today. The re-release of her independent CD “Let Me Be Me” is firing up satellite radio and internet shows and just recently she made a guest appearance with Tyler Perry on The Mo’Nique Show. Well, Washington, DC is in for a special treat when Riley makes a rare club appearance, with her band, Hot Chocolate, at the legendary Blues Alley on June 30, 2011. Blues Alley is located at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW in Washington, DC. Show times are 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm.
Riley continues to invigorate the musical landscape by hosting her own independent artist showcase, “Black Velvet Mondays” every week in New York at the Village Underground. The show has been running for four years now and can be attended via webcast at http://www.TheVillageUnderground.com.
Check out Cheryl’s recent song “Let Me Be Me” or go to
to watch her performance in Tyler Perry’s, Madea Goes to Jail.