Brooklyn-born, Swiss-raised, Canadian-based Shakura S’Aida brings her scorching vocal style and powerful blues back to the MJF stage with her usual blast of energy. Singing and acting from an early age, Shakura vaulted into international touring in 2008, hosted a CBC Radio program, developed a busy recording career, continued acting and has just won the “Blues with a Feeling” Award at the Toronto Blues Society’s 2022 Maple Blue Awards.