Shakyra K. Sanders a creative that was raised in both the Memphis, TN and Milwaukee, WI. She resides in Northern Wisconsin, and loves expressing her emotions with her music and taking the audience along for the journey. Shakyra is also into fine arts. She listens to Buddy Guy, LSD Soundsystem, BB King, Simply Red, Sade, Jimi Hendrix, Future Islands, Albert King, Linkin Park, Metallica, Goo Goo Dolls, Ani Difranco, Mellisa Ferrick, Mellisa Etheridge, Tracey Chatman, Prince, and several others. For Shakyra K. Sanders, combining the two arts together is an amazing experience.
The sudden death of her sister influenced her music career. “I felt every emotion, when I received that phone call and it changed my perspective on life,” says Shakyra K. Sanders. “Music and painting has helped me in so many ways. Love has also inspired my music. I do appreciate the art world, I have embraced who I truly am. Love and The Arts is such a beautiful thing.”
Shakyra K. Sanders is on radio rotation with the track, “Om Love”.