Married to music… British Born Palestinian Shadia Mansour, delivers her luxurious, velvet voice, both mournful and mesmerizing, over Arabic Phrases of loss, longing, struggle and life. She is as authentic as the heavily-embroidered thawb she wears whilst performing live.
Shadia has independently become one of the leading female Arabian MC’s worldwide. Her natural, flawless ability to switch between rapping and singing is rapidly becoming a cultural phenomenon.
Shadia started singing at the tender age of 5 years old appearing on various Arabic, British, American TV and radio shows. She is currently working on her highly anticipated album (yet to be titled) featuring many of the top producers of the industry. She has also been featured on tracks with “The X-Vandals”, DAM (Palestinian Rap group), Olkinary (French Rapper) and many more… Shadia has opened up for Busta Rhymes and Mobb Deep at the Palladium Club in New Rochelle, NY. Last summer Shadia toured US and received a tremendous welcome in Chicago, Milwaukee, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Shadia also took part in the Annual Pre Black August Concert in NYC with DJ Johnny Juice (Public Enemy) alongside her giving her performance an authentic New York touch.
In May of this year Shadia went to Holland to perform in a 4 city tour (all of which – sold out) with an orchestra of 200 people and a children’s choir of 50 (you can go to www.youtube.com and search “Shadia Arabica symphony”). Shadia opened this years Annual Black August Benefit for Political Prisoners alongside major hip hop legends such as Q-Tip, EPMD, Bilal, Blackmoon, Smif N Wessun and Immortal Technique. Shadia also headlined the Arab World Fest in Milwaukee which was a huge success. Shadia was asked back to Holland for a Gala Dinner event hosted by Music In Me beginning of November. Shadia is also featured in the AAlikes documentary coming out this month titled “Bullet or the Ballot”.
All inquiries regarding Shadia’s music, production, bookings and investments can be sent to email@example.com
Thank you to all the supporters and believers.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ONLY OFFICIAL SHADIA MANSOUR SITES ARE AS FOLLOW:
Photographs taken by Ridwan Adhami