Out of the “concrete jungle” of Kingston Jamaica, emerges The Queen of Jamrock Soul, singing sensation Keisha Martin. The first lady of R&B, Reggae and Soul, Keisha Martin, born the third of six children, she came migrated to New York City at the age of nine. She got her start, like many others before her, singing in her church choir. With a voice as melodious as hers, it didn't take long for her to start securing first place in open mic contest talent shows, from high school productions, to Amateur Night at the world famous 'Apollo Theatre' in Harlem. Keisha is not only a phenomenal vocalist and writer but also a great actress in the making. She has co-starring in the hilarious family play "2 Jezebels” with Cleve "chu chu" Warren from Jamaica, known for such works as "Crazy Landlord," "Passa Passa," and "Moore Passa Passa". What makes Keisha unique is her ability to deliver whatever the crowd wants to hear. From R&B, to culturally uplifting, to moving the crowd with a party tunes. Whatever the genre, Keisha fits right in. More than a brick house vocalist and deejay, she is an accomplished songwriter and expert dance choreographer; she’s won dancehall competitions in Canada, Cleveland, New York and Jamaica. Having worked with some world-renowned producers such as, Todd Terry, Robert Livingston [Big Yard] DJ Big Kap, DeeNucka and Self, Keisha has managed to hone her craft, and has a style all her own and definitely possesses all it takes to make it to the top.
She has also graced the stage with reggae industry greats, such as, Bushman, Dean Frazier, Wayne Wonder, Taurus Riley, I -Wayne, Gyptian, Kymani Marley, Tanto Metro and Devonte, Spragga Benz, and Twins of Twins, screechy Dan to name a few.
Her mixed CD presented by New York City’s powerhouse DJ, Kevin Crown, was a compilation that satisfied the most discriminating musical taste. Now that her fans know what she’s about and is growing rapidly Keisha Martin's new single "BELIEVE" is a powerful and riveting ballad done over a simple one-drop riddim. Filled with emotion, sincerity, and truth, this song will grab you by the hand; smack you across the face, and have you inspired and ready to take on the world. And now she is ready to share with the world apiece of her. With inspirations and musical role models such as Nina Simone, Patti Labelle, Billie Holiday and Bob Marley, it's no wonder Keisha writes, sings, and performs with the passion that she does. The spark that has ignited the fire inside the little girl from Kingston is now burning out of control, and musically it's unstoppable!