Rebel Vibes, Toronto: After the release of her single “Lady In The Streets,” Elaine Lil’Bit Shepherd has quickly been identified as a “hidden gem” with a new sound.
Lil’Bit was introduced to the Toronto reggae scene after being discovered by Carrie Mullings of iMOK Enterprises at the 2009 Junos in Vancouver, British Columbia.
With regular rotation airplay on community radio across Canada Lil’ Bit’s name was working it’s way to the top. Last June, Shepherd received the Most Promising New Artist Award at the 2010 RMAA’s, and is now the recipient for the most prestigous award in the Canadian Music Industry. Her single “Likkle But Mi Tallawah” won the 2011 Juno for Reggae Recording Of The Year.
March 19th in Vancouver Elaine Lil’ Bit Shepherd received 2 awards at the WCRMA’s for “Best Female Vocalist” and “Single Of The Year”. See earned 3 nominations for “Best Female Vocalist”, “Best Reggae Single” and “Artist Of The Year” at the upcoming RMAA’s. You can participate and vote for her at www.reggaemusicachievementawards.ca.
Elaine has been working hard as the 1st artist signed to the Rebel Vibez Records label and Lil’Bit has an album completed with it’s release date nearing. The first single from the album “Traffic Jam” is a classic duet with amazing vocal compliments between newcomer Elaine Lil’ Bit Shepherd and veteran artist Tinga Stewart.
“Traffic Jam” is available now on VP Records “Reggae Covers for Lovers Vol 2”
2011 JUNO WINNER:
BEST REGGAE RECORDING
“Likkle But Mi Tallawah”
2010 RMAA WINNER:
MOST PROMISING NEW ARTIST