Shiv is a Zimbabwean/Irish musician based in Dublin. Having established herself as a house DJ, she turned her attention to where her passion truly lay in songwriting. Drawing influence from the likes of Pip Millet, Frank Ocean and Lianne La Havas she began crafting her debut release.
Shiv’s initial releases were born during a writing period of five of weeks in Mozambique. After spending the first four weeks learning the basics of production and establishing her influences, shiv wrote, produced and recorded her debut releases. Her music, though simple in its musicality, envelops you in her world. She uses her unique blend of R&B and Lo-fi Hip-Hop with elements of Soul and Neo-Soul to create music that is emotive and brimming with feeling. Shiv’s silky-sweet voice wraps you in a hug that carries her soulful lyrics and brings them to life over the warm, hazy instrumentals.
Shiv’s work has captured the attention of many Irish and UK radio stations, including 2FM and BBC. She has been featured in publications such as Hot Press, Goldenplec The Line of Best Fit, and COLORSXSTUDIOS, and has established a steadily growing following on Spotify. Her upward trajectory is increasing exponentially and this soulful songstress is certainly one to look out for.