Born in 1985, in New Orleans, Catherine Poree' aka IRIS P, discovered her talent when she received her very first instrument, a violin, at the age of 6. From there she went on to perform in orchestra concerts and a host of plays, but most of all enjoyed singing with her mother, the late Marilyn J. Etienne, also known as LADY GOSPEL. In 2010 IRIS P started her mission to save the world by performing her original songs written from her extravagant poetry debuting a plethora of songs from her Underground EP I Got Issues. IRIS P shows style like no-other with Jazz Melodies when she played Billie Holiday in Dryades Street Divas Review in the summer of 2014, held at Ashe's Cultural Center. She won Nola’s Hottest Female Vocalist In October of 2014 at the Nola Hip Hop Awards, and headlined in the Foundation Room at the New Orleans House of Blues. She joined BILLIE DAVIES for the recording of “On Hollywood Boulevard” in 2016.