Marika is a Canadian singer/songwriter, born in San Fernando, Trinidad, raised in England and Medicine Hat, Alberta. She currently resides in Langley, British Columbia. MARIKA has had two top 40 radio singles in Canada, as well as songs placed with Elise Estrada, Elin Universal Music Group Germany, and Korea's Lee Hyori with "My Life" M-NET and Kim Bo Kyung. She also has songs placed on several seasons of America's Next Top Model, MTV and had her single co-written with Canadian producer Adam H. Hurstfield, ANGEL was featured on the Lifetime network's original movie Sins of A Mother. MARIKA performed back in Medicine Hat for the 2010 Winter Olympics Torch relay where she shared the stage with County Superstar Terri Clark. The pair were chosen to perform because of their Medicine Hat roots. MARIKA was also recognized as Virgin 95.3 CKZZ-FM Best of BC artist as a result of her single release in 2011 - Soldier. MARIKA has had one album released in 2004 called Untitled Chances, followed by radio singles in 2006 and 2007 Christmas Came Early, You Know I Will, and Radio. All the radio singles were co-written and produced with Steve Smith and Anthony Anderson of SA Trackworks, Dane Deviller, Sean Hosein and Adam H. Hurstfield. You Know I Will got MARIKA nominated as best new artist in the Urban Category at the Canadian Radio Music Awards in 2007.