Lady K-Wida is a female toaster with a lot of power in her voice! She started to sing with different Surinam (Hindu) bands when she was 15. Nowadays she is one of the singers of the Dutch reggaeband Poor Man Friend. In the beginning of 2009 her second single ‘One Man Woman’ featuring King Yellowman was released! ….
Rishma Kewita Bhajan, alias Lady K-Wida, lives in The Hague. Especially in the Surinam (Hindu) scene, she is better known as Rishma. She was the only female reggae/dancehall singer in different bands, like Delight and Xqlusiv. K-Wida worked together with different artists, like Oemar, Sagar and Ashnie. ….
Lady K-Wida came in contact with reggae and dancehall music throught Apache Waria. Since 2000 she is one of the singers in the Dutch Roots Reggae band Poor Man Friend. With this band, she also worked with artists like Papeman, Don Cudjo, Billyman, Elijah, Zappo and Missrah. ….
The first time K-Wida worked with Black Star Foundation, was during Anthony B’s shows in 2006 (Paard van Troje, The Hague and Melkweg, Amsterdam). She assisted selector Den-Den on the mic before and after Anthony B’s show. Many more reggae events followed after that, like the Made in Jamaica Reggae Festival in May 2007 in the Heineken Music Hall (Amsterdam) with Third World, Bunny Wailer and Capleton! !….
The first single of Lady K-Wida was called ‘Love Can Make You Blind’. One Man Woman is the second single by the small lady with the big voice, released in the beginning of January 2009. The new single holds a live version with backing band Poor Man Friend and a combination style version with the legendary Jamaican singer Yellowman. In 2009 her debut album will be also released on the Black Star record label. ….
Nowadays Lady K-Wida can be seen and heard on the different Black Star events! Come and check out her new single on the releaseparty on 10 February 2009 in the Paap in The Hague! …. Nowaday K-Wida is very busy to release her new album coming out in the beginning of 2011.