Chelsey Danielle Pauls, known professionally as Danni Rouge was born on May 24, 1987. She is an American artist, vocalist, and songwriter. She is best known for her work on DJ Rusko’s single Dirty Sexy off hisSongs album as well as the charting single Like Satellites with EDM artists Manufactured Superstars. She is also known her fluid vocals and her racy, piercing lyrical content off her single « Dance for the Devil » from her critically acclaimed EP Create Yourself.
Danni Rouge hails from Carlsbad, California, but since her relocation to North Hollywood, California, Danni’s vocals were a go-to choice for demoing records. She pursued her artist career strong and it was in the winter of 2010 that she performed for a group of select industry A&Rs at a Los Angeles-based showcase. It was there that she gained the attention of Sony and Interscope Records A&Rs as well as her current manager, Marcel Dios.
She arrive to Los Angeles in 2009, Almost immediately she gained the reputation as vocalist on the rise. She released her 6-song debut EP, Create Yourself, in 2012 which garnered critical acclaim and reviews from major blogs such as DJ Booth and major artists such as Lupe Fiasco and Travie McCoy to name a few. Her single, « Dance for the Devil, » also left its mark on audiences. The accompanying music video raised eyebrows, but gained praise for its racy, political, and social messages.
In 2012 Danni was involved in the EDM scene, collaborating with UK dubstep DJ Rusko for a track on his album, Songs, titled « Dirty Sexy. » The track quickly became a fan favorite and is a staple in DJ sets today. As a follow up to her success and exposure with Rusko, Danni went on to be featured on Manufactured Superstars’ big room single titled « Like Satellites ».The song was released on Black Hole Records and went on to become an instant hit, claiming the number 15 spot on the U.S. dance Billboard chart upon its debut.
She is currently working on her next project to be released later this year.