Daisy Grant began singing as early as 2 years old. Hailing from the state of New Jersey, she recorded her first demo at age 8 on a cassette karaoke machine, with her Elementary School teacher Mrs. Talmage (aka “Mrs.T”). Daisy reworded the hit song “I Believe I Can Fly” by R. Kelly to “I Believe I Can Score,” to encourage her fellow students for the State Standardized Testing that year. Grant remembers James Weldon Johnson being one of her earliest inspirations to become a songwriter. She sang his song “Lift Every Voice And Sing” for her first solo performance, a tune popularized by the late Nina Simone.
By age 10, Daisy wrote her first song and proceeded to record her first original song “Nobody” at 14. Fellow Jersey natives Whitney Houston and Faith Evans are two of Grants greatest musical inspirations. In fact, she sang songs by Faith, joined by her best friend Ciara Betts, as the two performed in numerous talent shows and got bookings at several venues throughout NJ as a Rap/ Singing duo, during Daisy’s formative years. Grant had her first on screen appearance in the So So Def music video “Live The Life” in 2001. The song is by her cousin Fundisha. Daisy is proud to say that she’s also the cousin of multi-platinum producers the Soul Diggaz, for whom she was an intern. In 2009, Daisy took part in VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors as part of Jules & The JUDA CAMP choir, along side host Tracey Morgan.
That same year she met her friend, rapper Skillz, in Los Angeles. The following year, Grant got her first song placement as a co-writer on Skillz’s track “Flash of Genius.” It’s featured on his album “The World Needs More Skillz,” of which Daisy is also a featured vocalist on the song “Good Money.”
An artist with a solid foundation and a vision of her success, Daisy is a talent poised for greatness, and wants to share her passion with the world.