Ayanna is a singer/songwriter, R&B, rap, soul.
Ayanna has written songs you have heard, even if you haven't heard her sing one.
Ayanna is "almost famous."
Ayanna was no one to me, I'm more My Chemical Romance and AC/DC than R&B.
But I met her today, in the parking lot of Walgreens.
I'm also not the kind of person who gets scared by a group of young men in a parking lot handing out fliers, but I am exactly the kind who thinks "ah jeez, this'll take 5 or 10 minutes".
But the young man (younger than me anyway) who met me coming out was nice enough, wasn't pushy, and had a pleasant manner. So I listened. I was almost disappointed when he asked if I wanted to buy a CD ($10, not bad) but I thought, what the heck.
Then he tells me, hey you want to meet her? And I thought, "In for a penny, in for a pound"
And sure enough, there she was, gorgeous, naturally. She was pleasant and friendly, very slightly self-effacing.
So I listened to the newly autographed CD, and you know it's pretty good.
Anyway, that's my brush with fame. Check her out at http://www.myspace.com/ayannaworld