Empress imani

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Year: 2018

Genre: Reggae

Location: North West

Website: www.facebook.com/empressimanimusic/

Empress imani is a Reggae roots, soul Singer, and Songwriter whose talent has earned her various achievements and Awards.
Currently under her belt she has the title of Reggae Star Factor First runner up, Winner of Leeds Contribution to Black Music, Beffta Award Winner for Best Uk Reggae Act 2016 and Female Rising Star Award Winner 2018 in the Vibes FM Music Chart. 
She was born in the UK but spent much of her childhood on the beautiful island of St Vincent.
Her professional singer career began after the recording of "Rasta Love” in Spain, which drew international recognition and sparked an interest surrounding her.
Imani continued singing at various venues in and around the UK, as a fitting representation for UK female reggae.
Her unique talent enabled her to work with the Stone Roots band who accompanied her as she took to the big Stage to perform for Thousands at the Annual 2015 Leeds Black Music Festival.
While front lining venues in and outside of the UK, other pivotal moments  include The Legends of Reggae 2016 where Empress Imani supported a plethora of reggae superstars such as the wonderful of Marcia Griffiths, Freddy Mc Gregor, Junior Reid, and I Octane from out of Jamaica. 
Imani went on to be one of the main female Acts on the Uk Reggae Culturefest Tour 2016 with the great Luciano and Angola hit maker Jah Bouks, this tour enabled her to grace many well known venues such as the o2 Islington, and the Clapham Grand in London.
In July of 2017 imani took to the stage at the famous Wembley SSE Arena, where she was the only Uk female Support Act to open the show for Grammy Award winner Shabba Ranks, Maxi priest, Mr Vegas and Barrington Levi.
Her singles have stayed current with airplay from BBC 1xtra.
She is currently riding the wave of her New Single, What's Good for the Goose' produced by Di-Mon Cut productions, a reggaeville feature and crowd favourite, and imani recently enjoyed closing the show with this at the Estepona Reggae Festival in Spain.