Nailah Blackman

Nailah Blackman
Nailah Blackman - Work Out

Nailah Blackman is taking Trinidad & Tobago, the Caribbean and the World by storm.
Nailah is born in music, music is part of her DNA.
Daughter of well- known Trinidadian Calypso Artist Abbi Blackman, and Granddaughter of the late Ras Shorty I, the founder of Sokah Music.
With this ancestry in Sokah royalty, Nailah has been immersed in music her entire life and is an accomplished musician not only classically trained in voice but also in various instruments including the guitar and keyboards. Nailah is also a prolific songwriter and composer and continues to write and compose her own songs.
2017 has been her break out year with 3 mega hits back to back including “Work Out” featuring Kes the Band, “Baila Mami” and “Badissh” featuring Jamaican rising star Shenseea.
In total she has combined over 19 million views on youtube, placing her in the top 5 of most viewed artists in Trinidad & Tobago.
If 2017 was her break out year, 2018 will be the year Nailah Blackman stamps her name as a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.
Rich musical talent, fresh, playful yet strong willed, mature and hard working, Nailah is destined for certain stardom.

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Genre: World
Subgenre: Reggae
From: Port of Spain, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO