Born Blues Royalty, the daughter of Blues Icon Johnny Copeland, Shemekia Copeland has framed her distinctive Award-winning Blues career pulling from her father's Texas roots, her mother's Carolina Tarheel raising and her very own heart beat quick New York City upbringing. Known as “The Leading Lady of the Blues”, Shemekia is renowned for her simmering soulful delivery of the human condition in song with a cutting edge and healing mojo that few artist possesses. Shemekia forever brings her audiences to attention with a perfect balance of authority and easy understatement. Never one for labels, she can be best be described as simply a Great American Songstress. Her worldwide fans relish in the fact that Shemekia Copeland is a force to be reckoned with and she conveys her Blues message with a genuine expertise that only someone born Blues Royalty can.