Shekinah

Shekinah

BandHip HopGospel

Written by the Spirit of Christ--the Living God. Shekinah, the letter, is not written on tablets of stone but on the tablet of her heart.

Biography

Ministry Bio

“Shekinah”

In the spirit of Deborah…She does battle in the name of the Lord
With the heart of Esther…She rescues the souls of a dying generation
In the words of Mary…She says, “Be it unto me, Lord, according to Your Word”
In the 21st Century, She blazes with Holy Hip-Hop FIRE for the glory of GOD!

Recognized as one of Holy Hip-Hop/Gospel Rap's hottest rising female emcees, Shekinah is a part of a fresh wave of Lady Souljahs boldly proclaiming the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to this present generation.

Shekinah was born in Boston, Massachusetts, from a family of nine children, in a rich heritage that reaches back to St Johns, Antiqua. Embracing poetry at the age of 13, Shekinah began to use the gift of expressing herself through rhyme, while becoming a part of a “counterculture” that was sweeping the East Coast—HIP HOP!

In 1993, while preparing to make a trip to New York, to sign a recording contract with a secular record company, Shekinah came face to face and heart to heart with the God of her youth and made a radical commitment to give her life totally to Jesus Christ.

Later moving to Delaware, Shekinah met and became very close friends with another female emcee-Kiesha Jones (aka “Lady Moses”). Out of their meeting, the Lord ordained for them to join together to form a female Rap ministry called: “Virtuous Sistazz.” After a season of powerful joint ministry, the summer of 2002 brought new direction in which Shekinah would move to the next phase of God’s plan for her ministry. She is now involved in Christian Hip Hop, as a solo artist.

Shekinah has had the privilege and opportunity to share the platform in ministry with various top Christian Hip Hop artists such as: Corey Red and Precise; Sistah Dee; ElleRoc; Cross Movement; Todd Bangz; and many others. She also has recorded on various music projects such as: The Her Project "Healing and Evangalism thru Rhyme; “Rock Soul Entertainment-Volume 1-Rock of Ages”; “Think It’s A Game-by Todd Bangz”; “Bang Theory presents: Shekinah and Lady Moses”; and The 2003 Special Hip Hop Music Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, “Let Freedom Ring” with Holy Hip Hop artist and minister, Eddie Valez. She has also released an EP entitled,
I Come Boldly and is in the process of recording her solo project entitled, "Can I Be Real?"

Shekinah is the mother of one beautiful young lady known as Kyi, and they have just relocated to her hometown of Boston, MA where she is enrolled at Northeastern University, pursuing a career in accounting. She is the owner of SHETOGRAPHY STUDIOS.. and the official photograpger for Bang Theory and Sound The Alarm Int. She is currently a member of Kingdom Builders in Boston, under the leadership of Pastor Perry, where she is maturing and growing in the will of the Alimighty. Shekinah is also held accountable by several other ministers of the Gospel as she strives to walk in the footsteps of Christ!

REFERENCES
Jason LaPlanche, Youth Pastor of Kingdom Builders: 617-869-6323

Virginia Ward, Youth Pastor of Abundant Life Church: 617-293-5578

Cassandra Thornton (DJ Lady Grace): 617-504-7274


Lyrics

The Question

Written By: Shekinah

THE QUESTION!

DEAR GOD IT’S ME, YEAH ME

THE ONE WHOSE BEEN RUNNING, THEY ONE WHOSE BEEN FEARING

SOMETIMES I BE FRONTING

BUT I’M READY TO FACE MY FEARS AND FIGHT MY DEMONS

NO MORE DUCKING AND HIDING FROM WHAT I’VE BEEN SEEING

IT WOULD BE SO EASY TO GO ON BITTER AND HURTING

BLAMING MY FAM AND THOSE IN MY LIFE WHO WERE SO DESSERTING

NO LOVE JUST PHONEY, LEFT ME LONELY

CHEST HEAVING FROM CRYING ALL NIGHT NO ONE TO HOLD ME

DEAR GOD IT’S ME, IT’S SHEKINAH, CAN YOU SEE ALL MY PAIN?

CAN YOU SEE AS I STRUGGLE, CAN YOU SEE AS I STRAIN?

WHERE WERE YOU AT WHEN I WAS COLD, OUT IN THA STREETS

STARVING STOMACHE GROWLING WITH NO FOOD TO EAT

WHERE WERE YOU AT WHEN THEY SNATCHED ME AND RAPED ME IN THE BACKROOM

WHERE WERE YOU AT WHEN MY DAYS WERE FILLED WITH SORROW AND GLOOM

DID YOU SEE AS MY LIFE I WANTED TO TAKE?

THEN GENTLY HE SPOKE AND SAID

HUSH MY CHILD I DIED FOR YOUR SAKE!

SEE THEY BEAT ME ALL NIGHT AND TORE THE FLESH FROM MY BONES

I GAVE UP MY THRONE IN GLORY, YOU WER’NT THE ONLY ONE WITH NO HOME

THEY MOCKED IN MY FACE, LAUGHED AND CALLED ME NAMES

THE SERIOUSNESS OF MY DEATH YALL STILL TAKE A S A GAME

MY QUESTION FOR YOU, WHERE WERE YOU AT WHEN I FORMED THE WORLD?

BEFORE YOU WERE CONCIEVED I FORMED YOU A GIRL

I KNEW THESE THINGS WOULD TRY AND DESTROY YOU

SO AS I HUNG ON THE CROSS I PRAYED AND CRIED FOR YOU

STAYED AND DIED FOR YOU, BETRAYED AND TRIED FOR YOU

YOU COULDN’T BEGIN TO REPAY WHAT WAS REQUIRED FOR YOU!

YOUR TIMES ARE IN MY HAND I KNOW WHATS BEST FOR YOUR LIFE

I KNOW WHAT WILL MAKE YOU STRONGER A BETTER MOTHER A VIRTOUS WIFE

SEE THESE THINGS YOU WENT THRU WERE’NT TO DESTROY OF KILL YOU

BUT TO GIVE YOU A WORD TO HELP BRING SOME YOUNG ONE THRU

YOU CHOSE TO BE DISOBIDENT YOU CHOSE TO RUN WILD

YOU CHOSE TO TURN YOUR BACK ON ME STILL I FORGAVE YOU MY CHILD

MANY NIGHTS I HAD TO PLACE MY ANGLES AROUND YOU

SITUATIONS IN YOUR LIFE SHOULD HAVE CRAZED AND CONFOUND YOU

SHOULDA CAUGHT A CHARGE WHEN THE FEDS FOUND THAT STASH, REMEMBER THAT

AND I’M LIKE OH YEAH FATHER I REMEMBER THAT

SHOULDA CAUGHT AIDS FROM ONE OF THOSE BROTHERS IN YOUR PAST, REMEMBER THAT

AND I’M LIKE OH HAHA HAH YEAH I REMMBER THAT

BUT MY LOVE FOR YOU WAS SO STRONG, WHEN I DIED I CONCOURED HELL

ROSE WITH ALL POWER IN MY HANDS AND CAUGHT YOU EVERYTIME YOU FELL

MUST I TELL?

DAUGHTER, I SO LOVED THE WORLD THAT I GAVE MY ONLY SON

SHEKINAH, COME AGAIN WHAT WAS THAT QUESTION?

Written by:
Shekinah (BMI)

Discography

The Her Project ~ 2004
The Yuinon produced by Maji & Ironic-Lee

I Come Boldly~ EP ~ 2003
(Bang Theory) Produced by Todd Bangz

Let Freedom Ring ~ 2003
(2003 Special Hip Hop Music Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, with Holy Hip Hop artist and minister, Eddie Valdez.)

Prohibition ~ SGR Gladiators ~ 2003
( SGR Music)

Bang Theory Presents " The Virtuous Sistazz"~2002
( Bang Theory) Produced by Todd Bangz

Rock of Ages Volume 1~ Compilation~ 2002
( Rock Soul Entertainment)

Set List

My set list can range from 20 minutes to 45 minutes. Some of the songs I will minister will be
OoooooWeee
Ignite The Fiya
Proud of You
and several spoken word/accapella pieces