Bianca 'Icielani' Garcia is a divine multi-talented magnetic and charismatic recording artist from Toronto, Canada. Living in her grandparents home when she was born with her parents and two siblings in Etobicoke, the west-end of Toronto. Then in her later childhood years settling in Mississauga, Ontario, the suburbs west of the outskirts of Toronto. With her parents migrating from Eastern Europe, she's blessed with 10 different ethnicities, eastern european, British, Italian, Greek, Finnish, Northwest Russian, Scandinavian, Irish, West Europe and Middle Eastern. From a young age, she has loved performing - specifically singing. Between singing in the living room with her siblings and singing in her church's choir since she was seven years old, music has always had a special place in her heart. She grew up in a household and neighborhood where her influence in music was lot of R&B, Hip Hop, Dance, Rock and Reggae especially with Toronto being home to Caribana, a Caribbean festival held every year that she would attend growing up. She grew up without segregation and grew in a very multicultural environment and embraces this throughout her life and in her music. Her music is versatile from R&B Ballads, to Dance/Dancehall vibes, her bilingual words and vocals all in one blended melting pot instrument of who she is.
She has been a ballerina, jazz, gymnastics and a belly dancer as a child throughout her early twenties and continues this in her stage presence and show performances. Modeling with her 5 year swimsuit model contract with Swimsuit Canada in Toronto opening a concert for Canadian VJ Master T and Kardinal Offishall, having the blessing of meeting Dalai Lama during a swimsuit charity show in Ottawa Ontario for the Childrens Wish Foundation. Making on screen movie appearances in the remaking of the Jimi Hendrix movie and Bait with Jamie Foxx, David Morse, Mike Epps and Kimberly Elise.
After high school, Icielani was accepted into Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts to study the triple threat program: acting, dancing and singing. During that time she recorded a scrappy demo of "Killing Me Softly" by the Fugees with a Notorious B.I.G beat with her brother in their basement and it was found by the owner of Caribbean Sound Basin in Trinidad who asked her to fly out to the studio to record her voice on some demos and mixtapes. While studying English Literature at the University of Toronto to learn poetry about Shakespeare and various famous poets when she learned how to write songs. A certified Soprano Lyricist at the Canadian Music Academy. While studying she learned to use her unconditional faith to write songs. While ringing in the bucks modeling she also learned how to invest and received a College Diploma in Accounting which lead her to investments in real estate. In 2010, after getting married to her husband from the Bronx, New York, Gilberto Garcia whom is now her current manager.
Icielani made a vocal appearance and performed in the TEMFEST female pop showcase, where she performed the scrappy version of "No More Tears". Which was originaly called "Just Wanna Dance" before the song was completed, gaining momentum from the fans during the performance the song was urged to complete. Gospel music and her participation in the church choir has been ingrained in her all her life. In April 2015, she had the blessing to be the lead singer in the opening of the gospel for the Lent Gospel Acclamation with her choir "One Voice" at Cristo Reí for Mass and Holy Communion.
Officially releasing her first self titled album "Daydreams Are Reality" in July 2017 that consisted of 4 singles "No More Tears" released in May 2016, "Dreams are Reality" in June 2016, "Hands up High" in September 2016 and "Your Into Me' May 2017. Nine out of eleven of the songs on the album she has written. Recording sessions took place in 2015 in her home studio where she studied music production with Pro Tools, continued the mixing at Signature Sound Studios in San Diego and completed the album in 2016 at Metalworks Studios in Canada. Icielani received positive reviews for her vocal performance on the record. The record relates to living your dreams and achieving your goals in life, faith, enlightenment, romance, all in soulful artistic R&B ballads and dance tracks. During the completion of her album in December 2016, releasing "The Remixes" Album from a DJ remix compilation of the two released singles "No More Tears" and "Dreams Are Reality". Following the album release in June 2017, "Your Into Me" reached number 2 in the emerging200 artists charts for 7 consecutive weeks on the upcoming100 charts in June 2017 and remained in the charts all the way through to March 2018.
Rocking our souls with the new single "Rock it" released September 2017 off the next album. Icielani moved to Miami Beach, Florida in December 2017 ringing in the 2018 new year in South Beach, Miami. Releasing a new video of 'Ever More' for valentines day in February 2018.
In her new album she speaks about her having a clear free thought when it comes to the writing aspect, most of her writings are done on the beach and in her home usually after a yoga class. Her second album consists of her RnB Ballads, some dance/danchall vibes and a few songs will be bilingual singing in Spanglish and one song with a few words in French. The album is expected to release at the end of summer of 2018. A new spanglish single "Baila Conmigo" off the album is in the works and expected to release with a video this spring 2018, the video was filmed in Miami.