Oh the many voices of Cheekz. This artist/songwriter from California has graced the music world with a very versitile style of music that brings together a fusion of reggae, dancehall and soul. She has a diverse music expression that is not just limited to the genres mentioned here. Her music and performance background extends itself into genres such as rock, pop, as well as jazz and Latin music. Her families history in music stems back, as far back as the 1930's. She has inherited a natural songwriting gift that proves strong and shows that she is an artist to be watched. She is a natural talent.
Ms. Cheekz was known for being multi talented at an early age. She excelled in many areas of the arts. In grade school she received many awards for her skiills in areas of drawing and painting and even spelling. At the age of 16 she painted a mural that recieved the cities "Beautification Award" from the mayor of Los Angeles. She excelled in dance throughout grade school as well. She participated in countless plays, talent shows and dance contest in which she would often win first place. Her stage performance continued on into adulthood. For over 13 years she studied various forms of dance such as jazz, african, and latin dances from around the world. She studied under the instruction of instructors such as Madonna Grimes, Nzinga Camara, Lula Washington, Mareme Faye, Rwanda Lewis and many more. In the 1990's she danced with various dance troops that performed throughout California. It wasn't until 2011 that she branched out into the music world.
Cheekz set off on her journey in music in January 2011, after she stepped in the studio to record for the first time. Within the weeks, she had written an impressive amount of original songs and had also began recording them. She began recording songs that, she says were already written in her memory from many years ago. One of her first recordings, also became one of her most popular. Her first releases on Youtube, reached over 10,000 views in the first few weeks and continues to gain new viewers daily. The YouTube release of "Hot Sound" on the Bam Bam Sequel Riddim, to date has received over 50,000 views and continues to grow in popularity around the globe. Her recent release of her first soca record on the Magaroze riddim continues to grow in popularity and shows her ability to deliver a diverse mix of songwriting, the public wants to hear. Reggae music song writng is not just this artist specialty. She also has the ability to contribute to genres such as pop, rock, jazz and country.
Her fan base has been strong and continuously growing since her online presence began in 2002. Today her fan base online continues to grow throughout the nation as well as internationally. When ever released, her music, as well as her images seem to draw countless views. She is proving to be a marketable entity that is also profitable in every thing she touches. She has been successfull in branding the Cheekz name through various business ventures that has also brought the spolight on this artist and entreprenuer. This unsigned artist has the potential to be a great contribution to the music industry and any production team looking to create a team of writers and artist that can deliver the diverse catalog of music that will make a strong and profitable presence in the music world. Her promotional debut demo album entitled Dancehall Diary, contains original songs written and arranged by Ms.Cheekz and recorded on popular dancehall riddims. This artist boldly debuts herself as an artist and songwriter on over 16 dancehall tracks that shows her love for the classic and current sound of reggae and dancehall. The more you learn about this arist only causes her to become more interesting. This artist has a long list of things to contribute as an artist, songwriter and as a brand.
Located in the Los Angeles area, Club Menlo offers an intimate enviornment for artist to get up close and personal with their fans. Reggae dancehall roots.
Novenber 22nd, 2013 - Ms. Cheekz performs live, along with a long list of other local reggae/dancehall artist.
Ms. Cheekz, Lady Bea, Azizz Rahim, Blaq Suga, Jay-5, Mr Suprize, Chappa Jan, Jah Temple, Dirty Shoes, and more.
Ms Cheekz is an anticipated artist for this event. Many industry individuals will be in attendance along with various selectas, djs and event promoters. Great opportunity to network and enjoy good vibes.
Entry fee of 10.00 Must be 21 or older.
Cheekz host the Pre-Valentines day event at the Hilltop Hideaway in Woodland hills
Feb, 13 09:00 AM
Come celebrate with your sweetheart or meet a new love at this lovers gathering in the hills. Nice events et high in the hills with breath taking views of the valley.
Benefit concert for King Richard at Dragonfly in Hollywood
Mar, 22 09:00 AM
This concert is to benefit King Richard in his fight against cancer. This fundraiser will help raise money for cancer treatments for this contributor of reggae music in the Los Angeles community.
Caribbean Comedy Show at the Crown Plaza Hotel
Mar, 23 09:00 AM
Come get your laughs at the comedy show of all comedy shows....the Caribbean Comedy Show. This show will be live with some amazing comedians as well as Cheekz performing her new release song Pinocchio. Come out and enjoy
Reggae Pops Celebration of Life Event at the. Black Rose Tavern in Los Angeles
Apr, 04 09:00 AM
Come and celebrate the life of community icon Jose Andujar also known as Reggae Pops. Ms. Cheekz performs live at this event hosted by Ladee Dred and Junor Francis with some amazing artist set to perform including Cheekz
West LA College Arts and Books Festival
Apr, 23 01:00 PM
Chkz backed by Lemour and Mystic Band
Cheekz live at Rae Town
Jan, 18 07:00 PM
Local L.A artist/songwriter performs an arsenal of songs at Rae Town proving she holds a large catalog of music with chart topping abilities in reggae roots and dancehall.
Reggae Night at the Alpine Theatre
May, 23 07:00 PM
Coming this Memorial Day weekend on May 23rd 2015. It's "Reggae Night" at Alpine Village in Torrance.
This will be the ultimate Memorial Day weekend concert with live performance by
Ras Shiloh Shinehead Special Blend Chkz and other special guest performances. Hosted by the BBQ show with Joe and Q alongside super selecta Dj Fyness...Yes!! This event ah go madd from 7pm - 2am $20 advance ticket on sale/ 30 at the door. VIP tickets also available This is the reggae event ya should not miss this Memorial Day weekend. Nothing but pure reggae niceness!! 833 w Torrance blvd in Torrance, Ca Door open at 7pm - 2am $20 advance ticket on sale and 30 at the door. VIP tickets also available
in beautiful Topanga Canyon, Ca. This incredoble reggae festival boast two days of amazing local and international artist. In its 5th year this years lineup was one to not miss. Cheekz will grace the stage on day two. be sure to get there early.
Chkz Birthday Bash & Single release
Jul, 30 12:00 AM
Live at Cosmo in Hollywood Cheekz performs her latest single release and celebrates her birthday with some of Calis elite Leos come out to celebrate, leo style. Special guest appearances. Jamaica Gold Sunday & Qbwoy setting
Chkz live at the V lounge in Santa Monica
Sep, 26 12:00 AM
Cali Platform at Universal Bar in Universal Hollywood
Nov, 09 12:00 AM
A list of up and coming artist perform in Universal City Hollywood.
Chkz live at Novel
Jan, 09 12:00 AM
Chkz performs live at Novel In Los Angeles. THis show launches the release os her new single "Driver" the Buju Banton Refix
Chkz live at Ezy B Birthday Bash in Los Angeles
Jun, 19 12:00 AM
Cheekz makes a special appearance at the birthday celebration for one of L.A's hottest and most loved dj's. this event is set to be packed full of artist, dj's and party goers from around the world are coming for this event.
Chkz at the Hollywood Carnival
Jun, 26 12:00 AM
Come out and join Chkz and hundreds of people from around the world as we parade through hollywood at the annual Hollywood Carnival. its an incredible parade of beautiful colors you must see to believe. this year Chkz is wearing her original made carnival fit. it is a bright colorful green...look for the only green mas on the road.
Studio Vibes presents Come Again Reggae Ting at Tokyo Beat
Dec, 28 12:00 AM
Live in little Tokyo at the famous Tokyo Beat chkz performs along with some amazing reggae, dancehall and roots artist.