Meet Naomi Shelton, Gospel Queen of Brooklyn

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"It's soul music -- and that's what you mean by touching the souls of people, of all walks of life," Naomi Shelton says. The singer reflects on music, life, and love in this documentary portrait from the series New Yorkers. This short video will leave you wanting more -- unfortunately it doesn't include much extended performance footage -- but you can listen to more from the Gospel Queens of Brooklyn on their Myspace page and in the music video below. 

New Yorkers is produced by Moonshot Productions, featuring a larger-than-life cast of characters including a Shaolin warrior monk, a graffiti artist, an ice sculptor and more. The producers of the series discuss the project in an interview with the Atlantic Video channel here

For more videos from Moonshot Productions, visit http://moonshot-productions.com/.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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