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||Pine Lake, GA
||R & B, House
Nadirah Shakoor - Vocals; Rasheed Shakoor - Drums; Joshua Williams - Bass; Carlos Cahee - Guitar; Louis Heriveaux - Keyboards
Booking: Debbie Grisham DebGrisham@gmail.com 1 615 405 5380
|# Years Experience Performing Live:
|# Live Perfomances Past Six-months:
||Trop-Rock & Jimmy Buffett fans: 800+; R&B/Soul: 401-450; Deep House / Club: 800+
||Hard Rock Cafe - Orlando, Fl; Margaritaville Cae - Las Vegas, NV; Piedmont Park - Atlanta, GA; Apache Cafe - Atlanta, GA; Wild Bills Atlanta - Duluth, GA; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - New Orleans, La; Georgia State University - Rialto Center for the Performing Arts - Atlanta, GA
||Jill Scott; Osunlade; Erykah Badu; Siji Adesiji; Ifefe Iku
|Performing Rights Society:
||Nod to the Storyteller LP—2008; Like a Rainbow Single—2007; Love Song Single—2007; Obsessed with Peace, vol 1 EP—2001; Soul Power LP—1998; NadirahSongs LP—1994
About the ArtistWhat do Madonna, Arrested Development, & Jimmy Buffett have in common? Nadirah Shakoor!
Migrating from Texas to California, she studied commercial voice and became a premiere session and back up singers for major tours.
1993 Nadirah received a Grammy nomination as feature female vocalist of Grammy winning Hip Hop group Arrested Development. The groups leader, Speech produced her CD “Soul Power” EMI, Japan.
Nadirah and world renowned DJ/producer, Yoruba Records founder Osunlade collaborated on a collection of R&B songs for a CD called “NadirahSongs”. As a team Nadirah and Osunlade have taken the world of “House Music” by storm with their club hits “Tree of Life”, “Love Song”, “Just a Breath Away”, “Pride”.
1995 Nadirah joined Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band. Her latest CD, “Nod to the Storyteller” is a tribute to Buffett who for 15 years has featured her in his mega concerts.
TBD on a gig by gig basis however basic requirements are:
5 Piece drum kit
5 wired vocal mics
1 wireless vocal mic
5 stage monitors
Soul Winner, December 2011
Reached 19th in Best of Urban chart in 2011. In the top 20 for 1 week.
Soul Winner, June 2010
Reached 76th in Best of Urban chart in 2013. In the top 100 for 4 weeks.
Reached 48th in Best of Urban chart in 2011. In the top 100 for 9 weeks.
Top 10 in R&B, September 2012
Top 10 in Soul, August 2012
Top 10 in Soul, July 2012
Top 10 in Soul, April 2012
Top 10 in Soul, June 2011
Top 10 in Soul, May 2011
Top 10 in Soul, April 2011
April 2010 Soul
February 2010 Soul
December 2009 Soul
September 2009 Soul
Top 40 in Soul, May 2012
Top 40 in Soul, March 2012
Top 40 in Soul, January 2012
Top 40 in Soul, November 2011
Top 40 in Soul, September 2011
Top 40 in Soul, March 2011
Top 40 in Soul, February 2011
Top 40 in Soul, December 2010