What do Al Jarreau, Madonna, Arrested Development, Janet Jackson & Jimmy Buffett have in common? The soulful vocal styling of Nadirah Shakoor!
At the tender age of five, Nadirah told her parents she wanted to "be a singer like Diana Ross." Her family migrated from Texas to California where she studied commercial voice and went on to become one of the premier singers in Los Angeles and a much sought after back up singer for major tours.
In 1992, she joined the Grammy Award winning Hip Hop group, Arrested Development as the featured vocalist and was nominated for a Grammy with the success of their 2nd album. Nadirah joined Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band as a back up singer in 1995.