The Somali singer/songwriter Sherissa from Stockholm, Sweden, will be performing on Friday 7th, at the Nordic-Somali youth Summit in Stockholm. With a delicate yet strong voice, a huge talent for writing beautifully heartfelt songs, Sherissa is quickly establishing herself as one of the emerging young artists in Sweden.
Sherissa writes insightful, powerfully delivered songs. She says "I draw my inspiration out from life either living it or hearing it".
Sherissa started to sing at a young age. She says "Music has always been my life, a way to express myself". Her music is inspired by the authenticity of singer/songwriters like James Morrison, India Arie, Tracy Chapman, Ray Charles, One Republic and Colbie Caillat. Her song are timeless often crossing genres and generations.