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Godessa (South Africa)  
Godessa

GODESSA are : Shameema "Shame" Williams (vocalist / rapper) Shame is a long standing activist and emcee in the Hip-Hop community who's been recording and co-ordinating a number of documentaries since 1996. This vocalist's community involvement has seen her work as a youth worker in youth correctional institutions and conducting Hip-Hop workshops. She's taken part in a number of social events that include performances highlighting Human Rights and Youth Days.

Elouise "EJ" Jones (vocalist / rapper / producer) EJ von Lyrik has mastered the skills of being an emcee, vocalist as well as a producer. She's had the opportunity to write and perform songs addressing the issue of HIV/Aids for a Youth Against Aids initiative.

EJ was invited to feature as a support act on the Cape Town leg of the Dead Prez's South African tour. One of her most prized production work has been a remix of funk soul band Mood Phase5ive that has been released under the label African Dope Records.



Bernadette "Burni" Amansure (vocalist / rapper) Burni brings the spoken word element and influence to the crew. This emcee and vocalist has worked on a number of collaborations with local artists on a number of songs. She's been blessing local Hip-Hop clubs and gatherings with her gems since 1995. As a spoken word artist, Burni's work appears on the anthology Millienium Moments.

Instrumentation:
vocals
Genre: hip hop, rap

Grenville Williams (bass/producer).Previously with the bands Nine as well as Firing Squad, Grenville has also worked as producer for Moodphase5ive. He's produced Godessa's "Social Ills" single and is currently working on the group's full album.


Ricardo Moreti (Keyboard) Ricci is currently keyboardist for Moodphase5ive and has also worked as a producer for MP5's album. Previous stints with a band include playing the keyboard for Firing Squad.

Shawn O'Tim (Drums/samples) This former Max Normal drummer also currently plays with the jazz group Straight and Narrow.

Dub Master China (Percussions) China is no novice to the music scene, having played with Firing Squad. He's also known in the Cape Town dance hall and ragga scene as club DJ.
Godessa


Contact Details:

For Info & Bookings contact
Grenville @ +27 844 710 429
or E-MAIL
  Recordings : Godessa
2004
Spillage

Spillage
2002
Social Ills

Social Ills

click here for more about these and other recordings by : Godessa


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