Shelly Lightnin the sweet angelic voice that is currently the newest sensation in the Reggae Music Industry, has worked with artists such as Bobby Woods, Basil Gabbidon, Milton Godfrey, Alvin Davis, Dennis walks, Bencil, Sugar Minott, Tony Tuff, these are a few of the artists. She has also opened for Sandra Cross, John Mclean & Aswad, ALeighcia Scott. Performed for SimmerDown Festival. ONWARDS AND UPWARDS the current album on the Market has had an overwhelming reception. With four tracks of the Album currently under curation. Shelly Lightnin has a very large catalogue of beautiful Reggae Music. As a producer in her own right she has re-arranged and remixed some of the tracks LIGHTNIN SOUND SYSTEM STYLE, the Instrumental arrangements are phenonenal!. Her forthcoming album due for release Nov 2018 which is produced by herself and few others will stand testament to her music persona. With her band the Most High Band I am sure Shelly Lightin will cause a storm.
Empress Shelly Lightnin was born in Birmingham, moved to Tamworth at an early aged then migrated to Jamaica with her family, where she grew up.
Classically taught under the tutilidge of Mrs Bryan acheiving Her London Royal Academy Of Music grades, this love took on a new form of passion, when she attended Montego bay High School Joining the band and further becoming one of the founding members of the Jamaica Orchestra of Youth.
Cleverly incorporating her deep rooted Jamaican vibrations whilst intertwining hints of Jazz, World music, Lovers, Ska, Rock and still kept it authentically reggae.
This differentiates The Empress as one who will be definitely unleashing some hits- watch this space
A true demonstration of her versatility, beautiful tones and her unique style, her vocals reminiscent but fresh of a New Classical Reggae. As a Producer, Songwriter, Artiste, the ensemble which is The Most High Band should really be called the All Stars Band, the combination of all these wonderful energies, add to a truly marvellous project, brilliant arrangements, and overall enhance and give a tight professional production, on stage and off.