• Born as Shauna McKenzie, Etana’s deep connection to her Jamaican roots is evident in every note she sings. Her unique sound effortlessly weaves together elements of soul, reggae, dancehall, and R&B, creating a captivating blend that resonates with listeners on a profound level. With a remarkable vocal range and emotional depth, she has earned her place among the musical greats, captivating audiences around the globe.
  • Etana’s impact on the music industry cannot be overstated. Her debut album, “The Strong One,” released in 2008, which included hit songs like; “Blessing”, “Roots”, “Wrong Address”, and the powerful song, “I am not afraid”, written by Etana/Leon Moody and produced by the great Kemar Mcgregor, immediately caught the attention of music enthusiasts with its infectious melodies and heartfelt lyrics. The album soared to an impressive #12 position on the Reggae Billboard chart, introducing Etana as a rising star in reggae.
  •  As her career progressed, Etana continued to achieve remarkable milestones. Her album “I Rise” made history by claiming the coveted #1 spot on the Reggae Billboard chart, breaking a seventeen-year drought for female artists from Jamaica. This accomplishment solidified her status as a trailblazing singer, songwriter, and co-producer, leaving an indelible mark on the music industry.
  • Etana’s exceptional talent has garnered recognition on a global scale, earning her two Grammy nominations. Her album “Reggae Forever” received a nomination at the prestigious 61st Annual Grammy Awards in the Best Reggae Album category, breaking barriers for female nominees in the genre. This recognition speaks volumes about her artistry and the profound impact she has made on the music industry.
  • Continuing to push boundaries and redefine her art, Etana has released a series of critically acclaimed albums, including “Dimensions” and “Gemini.” Her latest masterpiece, “Pamoja,” showcases her versatility and features collaborations with esteemed artists such as Vybz Kartel, Damian Marley, and Stonebwoy. With her poignant lyrics, soul-stirring melodies, and unmatched vocal prowess, Etana continues to captivate audiences.