Born Shante ?Woodstokhott? Lee June 4 1986 in Cincinnati Ohio first started her singing career at age 9. Her inspirations were Aaliyah Missy Elliot 2Pac and SWV. Every day she would turn on the radio and start singing their tunes as they played on air. In 1998 she attended Gamble Elementary (located on the west side of Cincinnati) talent shows where she had the chance to sing one song ?Have you ever? by Brandy. She nailed it all the students were amazed of how unique her voice sound. Although singing was a born gift passed from her mother she wanted to show the world what they were missing out on. 1999 she enrolled in North College Hill college prep there she joined the school choir. Attending every rehearsal afterschool to practice on vocal lessons she began writing songs. Dealing with day to day problems living in foster care from being in an abusive home made her feel like she had no hope. The only escape she had was writing and singing in the choir. It helped ease the pain and relieve stress away growing up in the projects. When her junior high school year came everyone wanted her to sing during lunch. She got an invitation to join Woodward High Choir after trying out before the music teacher. 2002 she came up with a stage name ?Woodstok?. She was told by a friend she favored Woodstock from Charlie Brown. 2004 she collaborated with an underground group ?Tyme 2 Get Paid? where she was featured on their first compilation ?Syringe?. Passing out over 100 c.d.?s in Chicago Kentucky and of course Cincinnati. In 2007 she was then featured on ?Play Fair Production Vol. 1? compilation mix tape on 7 tracks. The group performed at various venues Club Red the Ritz (now known as Club Aqua) and the Dock Nightclub. By 2008 Woodstok had cut all ties and left the group to become a solo artist to gain exposure from her talent. That next following year she met a producer and start recording right away M Five would motivate her to do better each time she recorded. As a solo artist from then on she ped a song called ?Make u mine? which featured. GoodZ and ?Living? song M Five produced had showed the improved progression Woodstok had accomplished. Later on 2012 she was featured on a song called ?Stud Unite? an all women cypher where she is able to show how versatile her music is. The track is on YouTube and has over 9000 views. As of now Woodstok is working on her upcoming mix tape ?Stackin Stockin Phase 1? and working on her album.