Marsha Ambrosius and Natalie Stewart will be the funky divas at the rear of the neo-soul duo Floetry. Ambrosius and Stewart surfaced in the middle-’90s as songwriters popular. They’re behind a number of the brand-new millennium’s biggest strikes, too. The set has written monitors for Michael Jackson, Jill Scott, Glenn Lewis, and Bilal. While they’re extremely well known behind the moments, Floetry is definitely their method of moving up front side. Ambrosius may be the songstress to Stewart’s spoken phrase impresario or “floacist” function. The two fulfilled because of their love of golf ball. Stewart, who comes from London, was a superstar on her behalf courtroom, while Ambrosius wowed supporters in her regional English neighborhood. These were competitive, however, not competitors, so a camaraderie was produced. Music was also a interest. Ambrosius relished in her reggae root base while Stewart discovered herself grooving to funk and spirit. While participating in Brits Performing Arts College, Ambrosius examined business and fund, but made area for classes in voice, functionality technique, and documenting. Stewart divide her time taken between performing and directing. Afterwards, Ambrosius and Stewart going to university. Ambrosius planned to wait Georgia Tech School on a golf ball scholarship, but damage compelled her to bow out. Stewart going for Middlesex School, eventually moving to North London School. Still, they two held in contact and raved about music. It wouldn’t end up being until Stewart’s gal group, 3 Plus 1, disbanded that Floetry would in fact give music a significant shot. In 1997, Ambrosius and Stewart started writing music and playing displays around London. 3 years afterwards, they shifted to America searching for something bigger. A short stint in Atlanta didn’t pan out, but their period spent in Philadelphia demonstrated fantastic. Ambrosius and Stewart befriended Julius Erving III, golf ball great Julius Erving’s boy, in middle-2000. Floetry and Erving clicked immediately. Erving authorized on as their supervisor and connected the girls up with Jeff Townes, aka DJ Jazzy Jeff, for a few recording. That’s once the offers began trickling in — Floetry had been formal and living out a fantasy. In 2002, they inked a cope with DreamWorks and handled up their very own work with a debut recording. Floetic made an appearance in Oct 2002, and its own follow-up, Flo’Ology, reached the very best Ten upon launch three years later on.