'Missie' "Darque-Chaklit" Smith (Vocalist)
Missie "Darque-Chaklit" Smith is a singer who hails from the west side of Chicago. After performing in different venues, family functions & being a funeral singer, she uprooted and moved to Arizona and is now pursuing music full time. Being influenced by some of the greatest vocalists past and present, her influences include: Sarah Vaughn, Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and the list goes on.
Missie has worked with many valley bands containing some of the best players in the valley, who themselves, have worked with and gained prestigious honor within the music industry around the world. Performing live in front of a crowd of 5 to 1500, Missie will always bring her "A" game. Missie's talent exceeds what the public thinks they will see. With powerful vocals, Missie's diverse talent gives her the ability to sing everything from country, pop, rap and jazz to oldies, Latin tunes & more. That along with an infectious personality, Missie ALWAYS delivers.