AGodess, a singer and songwriter, performer and a recording artist, known for her melodious and rhapsodic voice that transforms the soul of the listener. In 2020 AGodess uncovered another gift of embracing using her voice as a voiceover artist.
AGodess was born and reared in Englewood, Chicago to a Jamaican mother and spent her summers on the Island of Jamaica.
She began singing as early as 7 years old. She realized she was shy as she got older, guarding her gift from her family. She sang in choirs in church and in school but stayed out of the limelight. Her uncle John(music producer)was the first person to take her to the studio and record at the age of 19.
AGodess honors her island roots by blending it with modern millennium sounds to foster a freshness. Her music highlights R&B, Pop, and Soul, along with mixing Reggae and African sounds in here and there.
AGodess has worked with legends like Sly and Robbie, and Michael Franti. She has performed on shows with headliners such as Beenie Man, Luciano and Capleton. AGodess was the opening act for the Dancehall Queen Patra and Crucial Conflict. She also performed live with rappers AZ and MC Eght in Chicago.
In 2017 she signed a distribution deal with VPAL Records and released her single “Slow Down”. In that same year AGodess caught the attention of Michael Franti, which led to AGodess hitting the road and performing with him on his “Love out Loud” tour and her writing and recording a verse on his album Stay Human Vol. 2 entitled, "EnjoyEvery Second" which was released January 2019.
AGodess has been performing live around Chicago while working on her album set to releaase in fall of 2020. She released the music video for her first single from the album, You(Mama) on Mother's Day 2020. The song is the 2020 Mother's Dedication song. You (Mama) is now available on all music streaming stores. AGodess album is set to be released Fall 2020.