Shai Soul-Wright is a singer-songwriter, musician and actress based in London whose music blends elements of soul, reggae, hip-hop, funk and jazz.
With her Jamaican background, steel band and roots heritage, these and many other influences can be heard in her various musical styles.
Her music can arguably be classified as soul.
Shai began her musical collaboration with recording artist and producer Emeson (First Word, Profusion) on a number of projects having both met on a film set.
This resulted in her freestyle of the John Legend classic ‘Ordinary People’ and Ying Yang Twins ‘Whisper’ mashup.
This freestyle garnered great interest and featured on a number of playlists including Twisted Soul’s ‘Tracks of the Week’. She also appeared on the ‘Flowers’ J.Dilla Reflex ft. Emeson.
Straight out of ‘The Kitchen Studios’, sees the release of the first track entitled ‘Falling’ from her forthcoming EP Seven-Seventy Seven set for release in August 2017.
Blending jazz nuances, thoughtful lyrics, soulful vocals and eclectic hip hop beats, Shai effortlessly expresses matters of the mind on this opening track.
Her distinctive style and musicality will leave you ready to fall for what’s to come.
released August 11, 2017
Lyrics written by Shai Soul-Wright
All vocals performed by Shai Soul-Wright
Music composed and produced by Emeson
Recorded at 'The Kitchen Studios'