Sis /Sister Ishiva,born 1973, is a multitalented native of Switzerland. Poet, Artist, Songwriter, Singer, Writer,Philosopher with strong sentiments towards making a contribution to making our planet a better place for every living being on it.
The maturity that is evident in both her art as well as her music is as a result of the tremendous amount of experienced in her life. Like many exceptional artistes,Sis/ Sister Ishiva has had to triumph over foster-home emplacement, drug addiction and a very tumultuous lifestyle until the sudden end of it in 1996, wich was same time a new beginningin a different direction..
Now in her early forties this very spiritual dreadlocked daughter can speak with conviction, passion and authority about the subjects which addresses in her latest album: Words of Wisdom by Sister Ishiva.
Sis/Sister Ishiva is a quite an incredibly talented artist. Skilled in various art forms, such as Intuitive drawing, Digital Art, Painting as well as Sculpting, her works can be found on Facebook,twitter and her website ,soon to mention.
After her single "Loved for who I am " and 2 EPs "when the time comes "nyabinghi and Dub Version,Sis/Sister Ishiva’s latest album ,Words of Wisdom,released in March 2016, is currently online and is distributed by CD Baby. It can be bought at all the media stores, including iTunes, Spotify, etc. The music genre of Words of Wisdom is more World Music style with heavy roots reggae and dub influences. Some of the tracks, like “Today” or “Never Give Up” brings to mind Jamaican DubPoetry Superstar, Mutabaruka. Other songs like “Protect Yourself” is straight Marleyesque reggae, with a strong message about the dangers of unprotected sex.
All in all, this is a very wonderful, meaningful, collection of songs and is heartily recommended for anyone who wants to listen to deep, spiritual, soulful words accompanied by vibrant, hypnotic and very appealing old-school as well as modern music styles.
Highly recommended. Check it out. Today.