Shakura’s 1st CD BLUEPRINT was 1940-50’s blues songs, BROWN SUGAR (2nd CD) was co-written with her guitarist Donna Grantis (now in Prince’s band), TIME out now was nominated for JUNO Blues Album of the Year 2013.
Shakura has won & been nominated for many awards including, 2nd place Memphis’ 2008 International Blues Challenge. 5x nominee Maple Blues Female Vocalist of the Year, Entertainer of the Year 2014
Shakura has performed at the Apollo Theatre in NY, Dubai Jazz Festival, Grande Dames du Blues Moscow, Montreal Jazz Festival.
“Shakura S’Aida is the total package–a powerful vocalist, a world class entertainer and a talented songwriter. This lovely lady is a must for any size venue large or small that takes their music seriously!”