Shessi Sandu


Popular releases

Singles and EPs


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Website: Email: Toronto-raised Uruguayan singer/songwriter Shessi Sandu has been writing songs from the age of 12, writing lyrics in both Spanish and English. She also plays piano and percussion. In September 2019, Shessi released her first single, Hold It Together, which she debuted performing at the Toronto #YouthClimateStrike at Queens Park on September 20th, 2019 with Fridays For Future Toronto. In March 2019, Shessi Sandu featured on released single Dreams Comes True, written by Toronto Slam Poetry Champion, Spin el Poeta, and produced by Errol Starr Francis. In June 2019, Shessi featured on David G's album "Yo Soy" in the song Cacique Mestizo. As a percussionist, Shessi has performed Afro-Uruguayan candombe during carnavals in Uruguay. From 2013 to 2018, she performed samba reggae with Toronto's premier Afro-Brazilian batucada band Batu, directed by Mestre Patricio "Pato" Irie. Born in Paysandu, Uruguay and raised in Toronto, Shessi's work is reflective of her learnings of biocultura, migration, health, living, identity, and social justice. Shessi currently lives entre norte y sur (between north and south) and collaborates with people across the globe.