Shukura Chapman is a UK born, New Zealand raised, Australiabased singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist with a powerhouse voice. Shukura’s sound is a refreshing blend of soul, roots & blues influenced by a diverse mix of artists and genres such as Alabama Shakes, Anderson. Paak, SZA and Hiatus Kaiyote. In the studio she lays down drums, vocals & guitar & her live shows involve soulful vocals over live-looped electric guitar, midi drums and keys. 2017 has seen Shukura's single 'One by One' announced as a finalist in the Queensland Music Awards, the release of Shukura's second single 'Release Me', which also received airplay on Triple J, a move to Melbourne and playing local venues including The Evelyn, The Workers Club & Afro Hub. Shukura also played Outside Tribe Festival and Bendigo Blues and Roots Festival last year. 2018 is off to an exciting start with Shukura playing The Toff in January and writing new music.