Yo Majesty Concert - February 10 2009 Berbati’s Pan, Portland Oregon
Yo Majesty’s current members are LaShunda Flowers, known as Shunda K and Jewel Baynham, who goes by Jwl B; formerly the group also included Shon Burt, stage name Shon B. The group members are openly lesbian and Christian. however, Shunda K was previously married to a man.
Rappers Shunda K and Shon B started out as a duo named Yeah Majesty before they were rounded out circa 2001 by gospel-raised vocalist Jwl B. They started collaborating with London-based electronica duo HardfeelingsUK (David Alexander and Richard Winstanley), who supplied Yo Majesty with their electro-rap club beats, in 2002. After a hiatus during Shunka K’s marriage, Yo Majesty regrouped Once they established a name for themselves on the underground club circuit, both in the U.S. and the U.K., Yo Majesty self-released their first official release, the Yo EP, in 2006.
They “made a splash” at SXSWin 2007 and that year toured with CSS and The Gossip The group signed with Domino records in 2007, and the label released an EP and full-length record by the band in 2008, which included a track produced by Basement Jaxx
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