Ruth B has been getting some great reviews since her days in the Viva La Vida camp. Her blend of reggae, ballads, and smooth vocals have made her well-known as a versatile vocalist who can sing about almost anything. She is best known for being a founding member of the band Viva La Vida and for being one half of the musical group Voodoo Child. As a solo artist, Ruth has put out singles including “Give Me The Reason,” “Wake Up My Love,” “Fiesta Time,” “What’s That Song,” “Tears” and “Love is in the air.” Voodoo Child is also responsible for bringing out albums by artists such as Smokey Robinson, Ester van dam, and Will Smith. Her music has also been featured in movies such as Soul Surfer, Awakenings, and Man on the Moon.
During our research, we found out that Ruth B was born in Ghana but grew up in the United States. She is originally from a poor family in Louisiana but was raised in poverty. She has cited people like Michael Jackson and Beyonce Knowles as her biggest inspirations. She has said that she had once thought about becoming a dancer when she was a little girl but then decided against it. Instead, she became a social worker and volunteer.
When Ruth B was eight years old, her parents separated and she went to live with her grandmother in Edmonton. There, her mother enrolled her in the only music school she knew of, the Royal Academy of Canada. Though B participated in classes there, it was her grandmother who would often give Ruth her gifts, which she learned to perform at home. Two summers later, at age nine, Ruth B went on to perform at the World festival in Toronto. Through this experience, her gifts were honed as she received countless gifts from people all over Canada and the US.
|Figure Measurements||32-24-34 in|
|Body Size||34 inches|
|Bra Size||36B (US)|
|Waist Size||24 in / 61 cm|
|Hips Size||33 in / 86 cm|
|Height||5 ft 9 in / 174 cm|
|Weight||126 lb / 57 kg|
Throughout the years Ruth B has been featured in many Canadian children’s books, as well as in several American ones. Her musical talent has also made her a popular performer on the stage. Ruth B was nominated for the Satellite Awards’ Children’s Choice Music Awards for her performance of O Canada at the 2021 awards show. Her second nomination came at the same time as fellow Edmonton artist Avril Lavigne.
Ruth B grew up in Edmonton and as a child watched her grandparents perform gospel music there. As an adult, her musical tastes have grown to include such popular songs as I’m a Believer by Avril Lavigne, I’m Your Daddy by Don Henley, Blowin’ In The Wind by Bob Dylan, and Let it Go by Nirvana. B has also appeared in a number of television shows, including an episode of American Idol, where she was a contestant. She is set to appear on an upcoming episode of the British TV series Strictly Come Dancing. It has been rumoured that she will be making a debut on an English version of The Simpsons.
Ruth B can be found performing throughout the city of Edmonton as part of a string of popular acts at The Ranch. This all-ages venue is also a favourite among local children’s entertainers as well as actors and actresses in town. Check online for tickets to The Ranch, along with other Canadian singers and performers. The Ranch has also hosted other notable acts such as Enya, and The Temptations, so there is something for everyone to enjoy. For those looking for an entertaining show that features some of today’s favourite musicians and singers, this is definitely the place to go.