Music has the power to transport us to another time and place.


She loves to harness that power with a broad audience of fellow music lovers and passionate musicians alike.

Ever since a young age, Shantáe Shalise Esannason has found great joy and satisfaction by being involved in the creative music process.

Take a look around the site to get to know more about Shantáe Shalise Esannason.

Currently based in the United States, along the east coast , Shantae started making music at about 7 years old. It was in 2005 when she began releasing music, though playing shows was further down the timeline in about 2011.

That “aha” moment that made her to start making music was from a combination of watching Showtime at the Apollo, Soul Train and any music awards show that would come on. She’d see people onstage singing and enjoying themselves dancing about and engaging with the crowd. That’s when Shantae realized that is what she wanted to do too.

The reggae, r&b/soul and hip hop are the main genres to really expect to hear from the music. It sounds like a fine mixture of the old and the new.

Influences range from personal, legendary and peer, such as, recognizable styles delivery and edgy flavor.

EP: The Sophomore Album, Ain’t That Simple-The EP, etc., Albums (Who’s That Lady? , Izm , Now Or Never, Queen of Spades (unreleased album), JanSecond, mixes ( Who’s That Lady?- Bonus Edition) . Hosted a mixtape, featured on a dirty dozen, some are easily identifiable of which she created, remixes highlighted as Piekit Mix.

Shantae Sexy, affectionately called Shantae most notable shows played was through Afton Shows at a venue in Philadelphia, PA known as Voltage Lounge and also a guest performance at Franklin Middle School (Somerset, NJ) for an annual Anti-Violence Talent Showcase in its 5th Edition. Both of which were part of her Izm Tour in 2013. More recently she’s performed onstage at Studio Movie Grill, located in Charlotte’s ever so popular Epicentre, through R&B Live artist showcase.


As of current, Shantae Sexy is actively recording new songs and albums. She is always interacting with other professionals in the entertainment and music industry.

Hosting her longtime online radio show, “Let’s Talk With Shantae” ,launching her talent showcase, “Upscale Open Mic” , as well as music video interview show known as, “My Video Show On” are among a few projects she’s actively pursuing. The most recent album released in 2017 called, JanSecond of which she has also launched a movement called JanSecond Foundation set to help encourage others to get up and go after their goals rather than to just speak it; live it. JanSecond Foundation is also geared to help in communities all across the globe by way a humanitarian rights.

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