Having done everything from modeling, dancing, acting, singing, and more; it was evident at an early age that this young lady had the potential for optimal success. She has always had a niche for the world of entertainment and by the age of fourteen; she put her dreams into motion. Shahidah attended Mannequin Modeling Agency and enrolled in acting classes at John Casablancas. She then created a profile with One Source Talent and started going to her first auditions. With One Source Talent, she gained appearances in the movie “Detroit Hoopz,” and the music videos “Get Ya Paper,” by the Fat Killahz feat. Proof from D12; as well as “Body Rock,” by Tiffany Queen. Additionally; she was featured in “I Done it All,” by V12 Mobb feat. Young Buck. All the while; Shahidah broadened her skills in dancing by taking classes at Wayne State University in ballet and African
dance. Furthermore; she has appeared in various fashion shows and worked in a few feature films. She was a college student in "The 5 Year Engagement," a club patron in "Sparkle," and a townsperson in “Into the Storm.” Shahidah enhanced her skills as an actress with veteran actor and producer John Forman (Detroit Performance Workshop). Shortly after; she signed with the I Group Talent Agency and continued going to auditions. She recently landed roles in both the independent film “Count Time” and "Spare the Rod," the stage play.
On August 27th, 2013; Shahidah released her debut album “I’m Up Next” on all digital platforms drawing rave reviews. Her latest singles “So Hood” and “Over Here” have been receiving airplay on college, local, online, and major radio stations. Additionally, she has been featured on many blog sites and performed at numerous venues throughout the country; Michigan, Atlanta, Tennessee and New York, to name a few. Shahidah has also had the opportunity to open up for major acts including Tierra Marie, Juelz Santana, Charli Baltimore and Ryan Leslie. She is extremely driven, devoted, and focused on taking her career to the next level. It’s inevitable that this highly motivated, confident, young woman will take her career to the limit and beyond!