Recording Artist Ms.Lisa Valadez was born, and raised on the Southside of Chicago, Illinois. She learned to sing by watching her mother, and aunts sing. Lisa began to sing, and dance joining in with her family at the young age of four. Her mother, and aunt could see she had a gift for music. They started to work with her to develop her gift. Lisa has performed in many talent shows, winning crowds over with her unique soprano voice, and dancing style.
Valadez began to listen to jazz singers; and fell in love with the singing styles of Ms. Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Nancy Wilson and her hip-hop influences were artist Slick Rick, MC Lyte. Valadez started to come with her own unique style
She began writing songs at the age of 11. At the age of 15 (under the name Ms Pretty Kitty) she began performing with group 3rd shift rapping and singing at operation push when noticed by independent record label CWAL.
The first song recorded with CWAL family was called the outer world written by Valadez. The Song outer world sparked an interest with Jive Records; lisa was unable to sign being underage.
Lisa (with group 3rd shift) performed in many shows with Chicago legends Twista, Snypaz, Crucial Conflict and Do or Die
in 2009 she co-founded Fiyaman productions an entertainment company producing ,writing,and event coordinating. Presently she is finishing up work on her own full length LP currently titled the Nightingale (woman singer: a woman who sings sweetly)