Hello, awesomes the “Did you know?” series continues with our first feature for 2019 Ms. Valene Nedd.
Valene Nedd is a versatile powerhouse, with a voice that can be taken from church to the Soca Monarch stage. She holds her own and represents well for women in the male domineering music industry in Grenada. This talented mother of two has produced hits like “Great Things” in 2017 and “Doh Come Back”
Her beautiful vocals have opened opportunities for her to be back up for artistes like George Nooks, Singing Melody and Grenada’s own Tallpree. Her voice can be heard on various local music tracks. Valene Nedd is a mother of two who works to balance family life while building her music career.
*Interview questions were answered via voice note and transcribed in its raw dialect form to keep the authenticity and personality of the artiste.
On my bucket list is, traveling throughout the four corners of the earth spreading my music, spreading love, spreading joy, spreading peace, and spreading happiness.
The fact that we could come together as one. I think what I most enjoy is the cultural aspect. Yes! I most
Firstly my mom and my kids. If I have to look at
The thing is in Trinidad life was totally different from down here (Grenada). I just did one school year and graduated down here. In Trinidad, everybody knew me as a pastor daughter, um, very quiet. Here in Grenada, they knew me as singing all the time. Like breaking classes to go in the toilet and sing or behind the school singing. My classmates knew me as a singer. If I might add, I use to do a lot of running. I also played netball,
If I was a man for a day, I guess it would just be about being a role model
I almost slipped and fall a time when rain was falling lol.
What I would definitely subtract from carnival is the bias-ness, which takes place with the artists in Grenada here. One day they big you up, the next day they put you down. I think that all
I’ll definitely have to say Lava Man.
A lot of people may not know that I was born in Trinidad but I’ve been living here for the past 17 years. Not only can I sing, but I can also play the recorder and keyboard by ear. I have a passion for taking care of the elderly and kids. These are things I tend to do sometimes that people don’t really know.
What pisses me off is people who pretend to be my friend and then two twos they turn around and they are not my friends anymore. They have a world of negative things to say about me. It takes a toll on me sometimes but there is a God above and I rely on him for strength to get me through these upsets.