Creative Around The World

Shining Shamir – Las Vegas, United States

To introduce: Shamir Bailey - American singer and musician. Image by Shamir Bailey.

A star born and became the pride of his hometown in North Las Vegas. A very talented musician, actor, comedian, singer, rapper, chef, designer Shamir Bailey, has come to give us new light during the Covid-19 pandemic through his song “On My Own”, released on 10 June 2020:…


In the interview with Fast Company he mentioned that he’s a night owl, post midnight is athe best creative time of the day. Shamir has always been the quintessential DIY artist, teaching himself guitar at an early age, and whatever instruments proved necessary afterward. Although he tours as a three-piece band, Shamir mostly tends to record alone, with a four-track, playing all the parts himself.

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Four years ago, he was mentioned as The Pride of North Las Vegas. On the day he got a new job in Topshop, his song that had been posted in Pitchfork,, got many attentions from public and record labels. And since then, he was appeared in many music festivals.

In the interview with ID Magazine in 2014, during his early music career, Shamir Bailey stated that his music evolved and he tried to stick to an aesthetic and experiment with it by mixing in other different types of genres.

To Vogue , he mentioned: “I kind of wanted to show that you can make really good pop music without it being electronic-based.”

In his new singles “I Wonder” premiered on 16 July 2020 and the previous one “On My Own”, he focused more on his pure voice, sincerity, and he just want people to see a new way to make pop music.

Check out his Don’t Blink page to collect his merchandise.


For more information about  Shamir Bailey: Tour Dates: Shamir on Songkick – Website – YouTube Shamir Bailey – Facebook Shamir – Twitter @ShamirBailey – Instagram @shamir326.

Source: ‘I want people to see a new way to make pop music.’ Inside Shamir’s incredible musical journey — Meet Shamir Bailey, the pride of North Las Vegas — shamir bailey shakes up and boogies down — Shamir’s New Music Video Gives ’90s Grunge Girl Style a DIY Makeover.