Shapla Salique is one of Britain’s most successful British-Bangladeshi artists, and is famed for her original, powerful and emotionally-charged performances.
The East London raised singer-song writer, is known for her unique and edgy acoustic Bengali folk music, with jazz and funk influences. Shapla’s dynamic spiritual melodies and soaring vocals are gaining her recognition on the world music scene.
“Her voice is perfectly suited to Bengali folk, with a rustic tint and power that, at its best, channels the energy of the Bauls, who penned much of her repertoire”
Songlines, Nov 2016
The huge success of Shapla’s Album “No Boundaries” has gained her global recognition, and a huge diverse ever-increasing fan base.
“I am on a mission to bridge the boundaries between the two cultures, and hope to help Bengali Baul music to evolve by introducing international audiences to its rich tradition. My aim is to make it global”