Khadijah carries a room like few others
in the DC Songwriters circuit.
With a persona so powerful,
she makes even the unabashed pay attention.”
-JA Thueson, founder of Songwriters & Poets
If you love honest and free expression, you will love Khadijah Moon. Khadijah Moon is an eclectic blend of soul, rock,spoken word, funk and jazz. She crafts artful stories through song with powerful lyrics and brilliant arrangements. With a three- octave vocal range, Khadijah Moon is inspired by lush musical landscapes that fuse musical flavors in creative ways. Khadijah Moon delivers a pleasurable aural experience that will hook and inspire you. Come closer, stay open and enjoy the sounds.
Since the start of her career, Khadijah Moon has appeared on numerous stages as a performer,
including the famous Apollo Theatre in New York where she appeared on the television show
Showtime at the Apollo after wins during the weekly Amateur Night at the Apollo off-screen.
She has been featured in numerous festivals and events and continues to be booked for private
Her music is a refreshing blend of meaningful lyrics and original arrangements brought to life by
astonishingly versatile vocals that are melodic and subtly seductive.
In 2016, she compiled her music into a one-woman show called Song of a Space Cadet and
used music, poetry and monologues to share her memoir of how she rebounded from personal and
national tragedy to create powerful art.
In 2016, she released the CD of music Song of a Space Cadet which included songs from the show,
including her early singles "Unbound", "hunger" and produced by her partner Ben "Beta" Dawson, Jr.
Khadijah was awarded a 2015 Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council in
Non-Classical Solo Performance and was recognized in 2012 as an Artist of Distinction by the
organization Womanifesting, Inc. and a Top Forty UNDER 40 in the Arts & Humanities
from the Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund.
She performs regularly as a solo artist and part of the arts collective Liberated Muse Arts
Group which she founded in 2008.
She hosts 5th Tuesday Open Mic at the renowned Busboys & Poets, located on 14th & V in Washington DC.