Ireland is really blessed with alot of Artists from African Countries who are now residents here in Ireland. Below is an interesting interview i had with Limerick based Artiste, Lady Sheila. Lady Sheila in this interesting interview, told us how her career in Music started…
VRH: When did you first start singing?
LADY SHEILA:I STARTED SINGING WHEN I WAS EIGHT AND MY FIRST CD WAS OUT IN 2004
VRH: How did you get started?
LADY SHEILA: I GOT STARTED WHEN I SAW JANET JACKSON PERFORM ON STAGE (THAT’S THE WAY LOVE GOES) THEN I WROTE OUT ONE SONG AND SANG IT FOR MY CHURCH, “IT IS GREAT AND WONDERFUL” THE CHURCH SAID TO ME, THAT WAS HOW I GOT STARTED…
VRH: What did your family do to encourage you?
LADY SHEILA: MY FAMILY ENCOURAGED ME BY SUPPORTING ME AND GIVING ME IDEAS.
VRH: Who else in your family sings?
LADY SHEILA: WHEN I WAS YOUNG, I AND MY SISTER USED TO SING TOGETHER AND MY BROTHER USE TO BE THE DRUMMER BUT NOW MY BROTHER IS SINGING IN NIGERIA AND MY DAUGHTER ANGEL SINGS TOO.
VRH: Who are your musical inspirations?
LADY SHEILA: MY MUSICAL INSPIRATIONS ARE, JANNET JACKSON, DIANA ROSS AND P-SQUARE.
VRH: What kind of music do you listen to?
LADY SHEILA: I LISTEN TO R&B,RAGGA,GOSPEL AND AFROBEAT.
VRH: What embarrassing songs might I find on your MP3 player?
LADY SHEILA: NONE! I DON’T THINK I HAVE ANY EMBARRASSING SONG.
VRH: Where would you most like to perform?
LADY SHEILA: EUROPE AND AFRICA
VRH: Who would you most like to open for?
LADY SHEILA: I WOULD LIKE OPEN FOR, D’BANJ, P- SQUARE, JANET JACKSON AND DIANA ROSS.
VRH: If you weren’t singing, what would you be doing?
LADY SHEILA: IF I WASN’T SINGING, I WOULD LIKE TO BE A NURSE BEACAUSE I LOVE TAKING CARE OF PEOPLE.
VRH: Do you play any instruments?
LADY SHEILA: YES, I PLAY THE PIANO BUT NOT PROFESSIONALLY
VRH: If you could dabble in another genre of music, what would it be?
LADY SHEILA: I WOULD CHOOSE RAP
VRH: What hidden talents do you have?
LADY SHEILA: MY HIDDEN TALENTS ARE, COMPOSING/WRITING SONGS AND ACTING OF MOVIES
VRH: Do you enjoy writing music and/or lyrics?
LADY SHEILA: YES I DO ENJOY WRITING MUSIC/LYRICS
VRH: what do you think about when your preforming?
LADY SHEILA: WHEN I AM PERFORMING I ALWAYS IMAGINE MY MUM IN THE CROWD, AND I ALWAYS THANK GOD FOR A DREAM COME TRUE AND I PRAY THAT PEOPLE WOULD BE BLESSED AFTER WATCHING ME PERFORM ON STAGE.
I SEE MYSELF SINGING OR DOING A COLLABO WITH OTHER BIG ARTISTS WHO HAS BEEN MY INSPIRATIONS AND SINGING SONGS THAT WILL HEAL NATIONS.
LIKE LADY SHEILA’S FAN PAGE ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/pages/lady-sheila/125145490840657?fref=ts
Phone: (353) 087 284 4599