Shanta Williams Fuentes is an Independent Pop Music Artist and Songwriter born and raised in New York City. Her parents were entertainers that migrated to the United States from Trinidad & Tobago. Shanta began performing at the tender age of 6 as a child model and actress . She later attended Performing Arts Academy in Middle School and High School. In her teens she served as a lead vocalist in the youth choir of the church her mother began attending. At age 16 Shanta was discovered at her first open mic night by German Record Producer Toby Gad . It was then she began recording music professionally and developing a career in the Music industry. She has since worked with various music professionals and has over a decade of songwriting and Music recording experience. She was also nominated for an " L.A Music Award ". Shortly after attending Business College Shanta took a hiatus from music and started a family. In 2016 she rededicated her life to Jesus Christ and felt called back into music . The following year of 2017 she released her first Gospel Music song entitled “In A New Way”. The single earned a Music accolade and was her introduction to the Christian Music Scene. 2020 has been a breakthrough year musically for Shanta. In spite of a global pandemic and economic crisis, she released an EP! The August 20th release of her debut music project titled 'Desert Rose' was well received and has solidified Shanta as a true Artist with a promising career on the horizon.
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