Nailah Blackman is a Trinidadian singer and songwriter most strongly associated with the soca genre. Nailah Blackman's grandfather, the late Garfield Blackman, also known as Lord Shorty or Ras Shorty I, invented the style of music known as Jamoo and is also credited with inventing soca as a means of reinvigorating calypso music. Her mother, Abbi Blackman, is a hit-making calypso star in her own right Nailah is the niece of Avion Blackman lead singer of the Los Angeles-based Christian-reggae band Christafari and Nehilet Blackman.
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About Nailah Blackman
Reggae singer who released her first song, "Cigarettes," in 2016. She and Kes then released "Workout" in 2017. She has over 5,000 followers on her nailahblackman Instagram account.
She started singing at the age of four and entered her first Calypso competition two years later. Her professional career then began at age 11.
She danced at Shiv Shakir Dance Company in high school after leaving her family band to go solo at 15.
Her mother is Abbi Blackman. Her grandfather, Ras Shorty I, is the father is Soca music.
She and Orlando Octave are both soca artists.
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- Trinidad and Tobago musicians