Shorty Blade

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Shorty Blade is a MC/songwriter/alternative singer from Far Rockaway, NY. She wrote her first r&b song to Faith Evan's "soon as i get home" in the late 90's. HER FIRST RHYME WAS IN 99' TO DMX'S "STOP BEING GREEDY" WHICH TURNED OUT TO BE A COMPLETE SONG WITHOUT HER KNOWING HOW TO COUNT BARS. SHE NAMED THE SONG "GHETTO CITY" WHICH WAS A TRACK ABOUT WHAT SHE OBSERVED IN The STREETS OF FAR ROCKWAY,NY AND HOW IT AFFECTED HER. SHE CONTINUED TO WRITE FOUR MORE SONGS THAT WAS LATER PUT ON HER FIRST DEMO/MIXTAPE CALLED "THE BURN OF THE BLADE" WHICH WAS RECORDED AT HER FATHER'S HOUSE WITH A KARAOKE MACHINE, A MIC AND BURNER. AT AGE 14 Shorty Blade WENT TO HIGH SCHOOL ON THE OTHER SIDE OF QUEENS IN PURSUIT OF A BRIGHT FUTURE WHEN SHE AUDITIONED AND WAS ACCEPTED FOR HILLCREST HIGHSCHOOL'S THEATRE PROGRAM. DISTRACTIONS SOON CAME HER WAY CAUSING HER TO FLUNK OUT OF THE PROGRAM AND EVENTUALLY SCHOOL BECAUSE OF HER LACK OF ATTENDANCE. SHE UNLEASHED HER ANGER AND FUSTRATIONS THROUGH NUMEROUS FREESTYLES/SONGS WHICH COMBINED, PRODUCED TWO MORE MIXTAPES IN HER SCHOOL YEARS TITLED "SCARED STRAIGHT" AND "GANGSTA TALK". THE "GANGSTA TALK" MIXTAPE BEING COMPLETED AT AGE 18 GAVE HER THE CONFIDENCE SHE NEEDED IN HER MUSIC TO PERSUE A CAREER IN RAP BECAUSE IT WAS EMBRACED BY HER PEERS. IN 2006 SHE COMPLETED HER FIRST IN STUDIO MIXTAPE WHICH FLOATED THROUGH THE UNDERGROUND STREETS OF NYC TITLED "HOOD INFESTED" WHICH LOYAL LISTENERS CONSIDER TO BE A CLASSIC. SHORTY BLADE HAS BEEN ON A JOURNEY WITH HER MOTTO BEING "THE STRUGGLE IS DA GRIND" OR "STRUGGLEZ DA GRIND" AND LISTENING TO HER MUSIC WILL TAKE YOU THROUGH A TOUR OF HER LIFE STORY IN THE MAKING.

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