IAA SPOTLIGHT: GET TO KNOW – MISS LADY SHADOW – LOS ANGELES’ HOTTEST STAR!

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Born in Moscow, Russia, Miss Lady Shadow came to the United States with her family at age 6 to escape anti-Semitism. Raised in Houston, Texas, Miss Lady Shadow moved to California when she was 18 to attend university. Graduating from the University of California Berkeley, Shadow also studied at the Berkeley Psychic Institute as well as the San Francisco Circus Center. During this time she performed with dance troupes, circuses, and cabarets, incorporating clowning, dance, acrobatics, circus, and even tarot-reading in to her performance style. Miss Lady Shadow moved to Los Angeles in 2011 to pursue acting and music. Today, Miss Lady Shadow continues to record and perform. Check out her mix-tape “Pretty Green Paper,” and lookout for “Girls Gone Wi-Fi,” and her album “Bad Girl World.” Watch for Miss Lady Shadow in the film “Cru” out next year. “Do what you love and love what you do.” -Miss Lady Shadow

 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  What city & state are you from?

MISS LADY SHADOW:  I was born in Moscow but raised in Houston, Texas. I now live on the West coast (LA, SF, and LV).

 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  What is your music background?

MISS LADY SHADOW:  I grew up listening to hip-hop and writing poetry. I also took piano lessons, taught myself how to play Russian folk songs on the guitar, and went to raves. I have training in a variety of performance arts including dance, circus, and fire.

 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  Why do you want to record and release your own music?

MISS LADY SHADOW:  I have a vision to create music that is not only a sound but an experience. By combining lyrics, dance, and circus, I strive to create entertainment with a message. I believe that the boundaries between music and genres have begun to blur. Hip-hop artists now feature on all types of music. I want to continue blurring those boundaries within music and performance until I create something totally unique. I also hope to show girls (and everyone else!) that you can be classy and nasty. Hopefully my music spreads Love & (R)Evolution.

 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  What are your songs about?

MISS LADY SHADOW:  My songs are about dancing, partying, boys and bad b*tches. I mostly make club music but throughout my lyrics you can find references to love and pain as well as God and injustice. I make songs to inspire motivation, self-realization, and personal freedom. My music is about being yourself and chasing your dreams.

 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  Who is your fan base directed towards?

MISS LADY SHADOW:  My market fan base is men and women ages 16 to 35. Most of my fans are on the younger side of this range.

 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  Who are your musical influences?

MISS LADY SHADOW:  I grew up listening to everything from 2Pac and Talib Kewli to Insane Clown Posse and Cake. I’m influenced by EDM [electronic dance music], especially drum and bass. Some of my lyrics include references to country and rock & roll. I am also greatly influenced by the performance quality of artists such as Lady Gaga and Madonna. Today, my favorite artists are Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne.

 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  How would you describe your music to people?

MISS LADY SHADOW:  I would describe my music as hood-pop; somewhere between Ke$ha and Twista. I combine trap, dirty south, and even techno beats with pop lyrics and intonation.

 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  What makes you stand out from other artists?

MISS LADY SHADOW:  While my greatest passion is music, I am first and foremost an entertainer. What makes me stand out is my training and experience. I am a dancer, model, and actress. I have a college degree and circus training. I am skilled in many types of performance. My specialty is aerial pole but I can also spin and eat and breathe fire. I have experience with martial arts, stilt-walking, and a few other performance mediums as well. I do my own stunts. I also represent something missing from hip-hop: a white girl with dope lyrics who is not afraid to say or do anything. Being multi-talented and multi-lingual, I incorporate different languages and acrobatic, dance, and acting skills to bring my lyrics to life.

 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?

MISS LADY SHADOW:  I am almost finished with my next mix-tape “Girls Gone Wi-Fi.” I also have an album in the works titled “Bad Girl World.” Also look for my big screen debut in the film “Cru” out later this year.

 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

MISS LADY SHADOW:  Of course I want to win a Grammy, a best video, best song, best new artist award, but more than that I want to create truly influential music. In ten years I hope I can say that I introduced the world to a movement of girl power with impossible skills and truly innovative performance. I want to create “The Almighty Question,” a performance troupe that tours with me and brings my lyrics to life with dance and circus story-telling. I also hope to one day have a nightclub that is a mixture of club, circus, performance venue, and art gallery. In ten years I want my music to be heard AND seen all over the world.

 

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS:  How can your fans access your music & contact you?

MISS LADY SHADOW:  The easiest way to connect with me is over MissLadyShadow.com. You can also go directly to ReverbNation.com/MissLadyShadow. @MissLadyShadow or check out my Instagram: MissLadyShadow. While these are my preferred social networks, you can also find Miss Lady Shadow on YouTube, SoundCloud, Facebook, Tumblr, Google+, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

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104 COMMENTS

  1. Her style is very unique, she’s the Next Big Thing. You’ve got eyes you’ll see, and if you’re blind don’t worry……you will hear.

  2. CIAO FROM ITALY!!!I LOVE LISTENING TO HER SONGS AND WATCHING HER VIDEOCLIPS!!!SHE’S FANTASTIC!!!HER BEAUTY&HER TALENT ARE STRAORDINARY!!!WISH HER THE BEST!!!

  3. To Miss Lady Shadow ,

    “Unkle Rikoe” Here Stopping By To Give you some A1 Feedback. I Am Very Supportive of other genres & Most of All Helping Others in a Mutual Support Sense. With that Said – I Want to mention “The Quality On This Song” – Miss Lady Shadow – Hit The Pole (Official Music Video) . Thanking You first Then Youtube for allowing such an incredible yet Banging A%% Song. Definitely Keep Up The Swagger & Most Of All Keep Your Buzz up the way you been doing, – I See You Workin'”!

    But No Bullsh%t I give our Content A 9 Out Of 10 Stars Only Because 9 – Is More Natural”. Stay Up & Keep Climbin Them Charts & Most Of All Keep Making Them “HIT’s”

    – @unkle_rikoe On Twitter
    youtube.com/unklerikoe

    MUCH LOVE!

  4. S/O to Miss Lady Shadow! Listening to your music for the first time I ♥ it & your Pole video dope you can werk the pole! I see you working hard & love getting to the cashh I definitely will be supporting you! Keep doing what you do boo.

  5. miss lady shadow I absolutely love your music. I would definitely say i’m a fan. whenever I can i get people to listen to your music. your doing a great job 🙂

  6. I have never heard such a voice as MissLadyShadow and her music is beautiful. I hav been n the music field for years and I hope the entire world will soon discover this beautiful woman.

  7. A PLEASURE TO WORK WITH AND A VERY HARD WORKER AND A VERY AMAZING DANCER WOW………….KEEP IT PUSHIN ONE LOVE……BIG STUDIO…..

  8. You’ve been patiently waiting to be notice as an artist, and now that it’s happening; don’t afraid to be risky and take chances that is given to you, because each opportunity that comes you is yours to claim! Just remember to always believe and have faith in yourself, because the music business is tough, and it’s gonna be stressful and difficult, but no matter what, just continue to strive and prosper for yourself and your success, because you’re gonna make it even more farther and receive the recognition that you deserve! Don’t forget to keep musically progressing and especially always remember to allow your talented footsteps to lead the way for your path!
    I luv your music, and your mixtape is hella dope; and um, you already know that I support you, 100%
    S/O –> MissLadyShadow!

  9. This woman is an amazing artist & dancer!!!! I don’t know what I’d do without her..she is the love of my life & she’s bad ass!!!

  10. Miss Lady Shadow is definitely doing her thing. That mixtape “Pretty Green Paper” had some bangers on it. She has a unique style and i like how she can bring the strip club vision to you through her lyrics…

  11. Your going to change the image of female entertainers. Exotic but calssy. My first time seeing a female hip hop artist that a dancer but not slutty like. #NewBrand #salute wish u the best. Hope to see you in Mississippi. Following me on Twitter @macksippi

  12. 2014 next big thing is Miss Lady Shadow!! A breathe of fresh air! We need something different and that’s what she’s bringing, And she sexy as Hell!!

  13. I’m proud to say Miss Lady Shadow is one of my oldest and truest friends. She’s been through some sh*t in life and always responds with strength and heart, and she’s got serious ballz 😉 You can’t ever put her in a box, she busts down all the boundaries, pushing the envelope cuz she’s a revolutionary. She’s come so far and accomplished so much and I know she’s just gettin started. I can’t wait to see what you do next, luv, I got your back always! XO

  14. Miss lady shadow…. Yeah… Thats true dat miss lady shadow is goin to be big thing… In music ind.
    … I’m always appriciate real music..
    So miss lady shadow keep it up!
    Hope we would c yo at cover of XXL magazine

  15. When I first heard sex drugs I was like the lyric s r strong the flow was clear on point and made sence lady shadow stands out and will be up and coming as a performer and a artist .Aster Records .Milo aka Moab.

  16. Privet! Your multitalented work has fascinated me since I first spotted you. Keep up the good work. I hope and am sure that you will make it to a Grammy and hope you will give me a VIP pass to Your nightclub when it opens. Lyubit’ privetstviya

  17. She makes the best feel good and inspiring music i been listening for a while now and i jus been amazed at her talents and how she puts it all together

  18. Miss Lady Shadow, what can I say? I love her!! Her music is great to listen to & believe she will become very big very soon. She is very beautiful, talented & has a way with words. My husband even likes her & that’s GREAT coming from someone who listens to nothing but hard Rock. Thanks to me, my neighbors now have a copy of Miss Lady Shadow’s mix tape & they love it as well!!

  19. @MissLadyShadow is a great rapper being the baddest with great talents around music she has a good future ahead I hope she makes it big out in the rap game no matter what the hater say I believe in her

  20. Miss lady shadow is an extremely talented artist that deserves all the spoils of success that will be heading her way. Its even a greater pleasure to have known her in person. She has an incredible body, voice and a character unlike none other that I have ever known.
    During her live performances she puts all the other performers to shame as she can easily steal the crowds shock and awh with her acrobatic skills.
    If she stays on her path to success I know she will go very far.

    -a coast guard veteran from NJ

  21. I’m not sure how I found about @MissLadyShadow but just off that name I was interested in what she’d sound like and I was amazed at her lyrical skill. I downloaded that Pretty Green Paper mixtape asap and I could say that her skills are limitless. She has a very unique and sexy style and I want to see her go far into this music shit, maybe even feature me one day. Much love baby girl. KEEP IT UP

  22. This lady here Means bizniz yall betta watch out keep pushin Miss lady shadow.from myself Evidence the Dominant and my my fam BoomBaptiq inx peace.

  23. Miss Lady Shadow is an all-around entertainer who does it all. She is very talented and I enjoy listening to her music as well as watching her entertain her audience. She reminds me of Lady Gaga being able to sing as well as entertaining the audience in a fabulous, creative way. Love her already and she can do nothing but rise higher with her talent and skill.

  24. This Artist has the drive, the unique dance music style that it takes. To #OwnA Seat at the table of current music #Stars. Give her a listen and your #Hooked for #Life. LoveU Sis U got skills 🙂

  25. You have no choice but to love her. Her creativity is beyond what I’ve seen lately. Keep doing your thing monma. Much love!! #Dope #hoodpop prince$$

  26. She both beautiful and talent I hope she goes far as one day I will like to achieve one day.hopefully I will like to meet her.

  27. This girl can rock it. She has talent. I c her going a long way. She’s great at rap would love to hear her sing. I bet she’d b great. Keep goin girl u can go far

  28. Omgee I really love your music, I played some still and planning on playing it at my next party 🙂 you are an amazing artist btw good luck n hope to hear some new things from u in da future

    -MomoHunnedz

  29. missladyshadow is the best amomg the best waiting to crowned and also Wherever she go, no matter
    what the weather, always brings
    her own sunshine.

  30. Great read!! I love the multi talented areas your bring to the table not only providing great music, but entertainment as well. Of course I will continue to support you and your projects! Keep it going!

  31. Love the different aspects you bring to the table, letting everyone know you’re about your business in becoming the next biggest smash hit. I’m down with you to “Smash The Industry” Rollova…

  32. MISS LADY SHADOW I just gotten to know her music an I already like her tunes as for her dancing an stuff I’d love to see that soon an see what else she’s all about but I see a bright future for her an I I’m already a fan of her so follow her on twitter check out her music its awesome!!

  33. Loving her style hella dope planing on using one of the songs as my background music in ny next clothing line visual if thats koo but I really like her music its different and its just something about that have me hype im fasho starting to be a fan keeo up the good work dont stop not even a little.

  34. I LOVED YOUR MUSIC SOO MUCH I DOWNLOADED SOME OF YOUR SONGS YOU HAVE SOME MAJOR SKILLS LIKE FRFR I RESPECT FEMALE RAPPERS AND JUST KEEP IT UP KEEP GOING AND KEEP PUSHING YOU GOT TALENT 😉 ♥

  35. Your music is really good, great flow, great beats, makes me wanna keep listening. Keep it up, hoping to hear some new music very soon (Y)

  36. I can’t wait for Miss Lady Shadow to blow up cause it’s guna happen and she’s guna be bug, I can’t stop listening to her music and her mixtape, it’s my shit
    Keep it up diva, you look delicious!!!

  37. I am @callherdreax3 loving your music plus you seem so sweet. I would love to do a song with you but has to be rated PG. I live how you can dance and oddd flexible. This girl needs to be signed!!

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