Dynamic and elegant, Elishema is an urban Pop empowerment singer /songwriter/ performer uplifting the world through positive, explosive music that creates a mood of optimism
Many fans say she sounds like the young Whitney Houston, while others suggest her voice is authentic and original. With a vocal range and classiness akin to Mariah Carey, the soulfulness of Mary J, and performance dynamics of Christina Aguilera, Elishema translates elegance, style, and a daring attitude on the stage and in her music. And with her fresh and powerful lyrics focused on empowering and uplifting fans, Elishema continues to captivate her audiences, surprising them with her charm. Fans continue to show their appreciation for her persona and image, recognizing that she is truly a star and is in a category of her own.
Urban pop empowerment singer-songwriter Elishema was born and raised in Chicago, IL. Music runs through her veins and has always been a main focus of her life. Throughout her childhood writing songs, playing instruments, and performing was prevalent. During high school, she hooked up with managers and music producers and was a part of several girl groups, but after many trials and tribulations eventually found her calling as a solo artist. She strives to make a positive difference through her uplifting and inspiring music which she coins "Music for Empowerment." In 2008 Elishema released her first single called "Get Loose" under the independent label Inway Records which she co-founded with her manager Larry Mannie. And in 2009 she released her second urban pop single "Sophisticated Man" as a prelude to her long anticipated debut album "New Beginnings" which is set to be released late Fall.