Who is Shakara Monique?
Developing her grasp of music from before her mouth could even form words; music has truly become an important part of ShaKara Monique's life. She learned how to write music at a very early age, by writing her first song at the tender age of five. As ShaKara has grown up, her parents (Jazz Artist Terry Tuck & Vocalist NKenge Tuck) have helped her to further develop her musical talents by allowing her to sing with various choirs and groups throughout her young life.
As an actress, in just a few short years, Shakara has appeared in several film and theatre productions. You may have seen her in Nuthin' but the Truth Gospel Stage Play (Black Carpet Productions), Dawn, and The Last Will and Testament of Bryon Colby (JCL Productions), to name just a few. She is also a singer/songwriter and indie recording artist. A native of Detroit, MI; Shakara now lives in Fredericksburg, VA.