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I am GLAD it didn’t WORK OUT the first time says Shekhinah Donnell

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SINGER Shekhinah Donnell is having a great time!

The Idols season 8 top six finalist is riding the wave of success with her new single called Back to the Beach, featuring Kyle Deutsch, a former Idols season 10 finalist.

The song is also nominated for this year’s edition of the Metro FM Awards in the best hit single category.

Speaking to SunBuzz, the down-to-earth starlet said she is grateful that her attempts to start a music career just after matric didn’t work out, because that forced her to re-evaluate her strategy.
“The situation forced me to focus on my tertiary education.

SINGER Shekhinah Donnell
                                                    SINGER Shekhinah Donnell

“I’m now in my final year at Afda and hopefully next year I will pursue a music career full- time,” she said.
She said she’s in no rush to venture into the music industry full-time, but confessed that she was in studio working on a few singles and collaborations.

When asked how she chooses who to work with, she said:
“The beat is everything.”

“Unfortunately, I can’t work with everyone who approaches me but I choose my collaborations based on the instrumental strength.

“ Locally, my dream collaborations would be with rapper AKA and singer Nonku Phiri. I really hope I get the opportunity to work with them in the near future.”

She described her sound as pop with influences of R&B.

“My plan for the year is to increase my online presence so that my work can be accessed globally and so I can have a larger international audience.”

The Metro FM Awards will take place at the Durban ICC on 27 February and fans can vote for their favourite musicians in their respective categories.

Source:Daily Sun

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