Upon meeting Stephenson ‘Shal’ Marshall for the first time, persons usually react with “wow he’s got a great personality.” From hanging out with his close friends to delivering commanding performances on big-stages across the globe; Shal’s easy going charismatic persona has been credited for much of his success.
With over 10 active years experience in the entertainment industry, this all rounder has secured many professional titles including: Radio Personality, Television Host, Promoter, Master of Ceremonies and now Soca Artiste to name a few.
Shal’s career began as a DJ with the Jugglers Sound System where he quickly developed into one of the most prolific DJs in the industry. His passion for music and interacting with people when combined with his unique trademark voice, led to him landing his own radio program on the ever-popular 96.1WEFM radio station where he has been for the last ten years.
During this period, Shal’s diversity became well known when he entered the television arena as host of a carnival program called, The Net; fans were now able to put a face to the voice. As a result of its success, the program was evolved into the weekly hit series ‘Friday Night Live’ on Synergy TV, which he hosted for five (5) years.
As his quest to develop into a household name continued, Shal has been making waves in the Soca arena and is now considered a well respected soca artiste who has energized soca fans worldwide. In just a few years he has quickly moved up the ranks and has worked with the likes of the queen of soca herself- Destra Garcia, Canadian based Kerwin Dubois, fellow television host and soca artiste “Jaiga” TC, Screw and others. His musical offerings to date include many hit collaborations such as:
Love Somebody with Destra Garcia, Gal Farm with Kerwin Dubois, Turbo Charge with Squeeze Head (from Grenada), Police with Screws, We Liming with Jaiga, Feel 2 Wuk , Defend it – Doh Drag d flag, Trouble, Motorbike, Motivation just to name a few, but the list goes on…
2015 promises to be another great year for him as his offerings for this season are already building to be main stream including: “Friends” a collaboration with GBM Nutron, “Party”, and newly released Chutney Soca with Ravi B “Dutty”. He also has “Time of My Life” in which he celebrates life. He is not done there’s still more to come from Shal Marshall for 2015… so stay tuned for great music from the artiste SHAL MARSHALL.