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's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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