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 at 19 years old was asked for her to fly out to the studio to record in her first ever studio for the first time of her life she recorded her voice on some demos and mixtapes. Returning back from Trinidad, she began 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 also obtained 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 with the 11 track she also musically wrote and just performs a piano written instrumental. 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 self-titled 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. While in the works of 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 self-titled album release in June 2017, the single "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. Icielani moved to Miami Beach, Florida in December 2017 ringing in the 2018 new year in South Beach in her new home on Miami Beach, FL. Releasing a new video for the single 'Ever More' for valentines day in February 2018 with stunning drone shots of her city.
Most of her writings are done on the beach, in her home, after a yoga class or all night when she has a clear free thought. A new spanglish single "Baila Conmigo" released April 21, 2018 featuring a video filmed in Miami reaching over 100K views and Officially broke radio following the release and exclusive interviews.
With her new Miami sound. Her single "Baila Conmigo" was officially aired on 99.5 the heat south beach radio on April 27 on rotation. Her interview about the release and more about her music is exclusively on 50 cents blog “this is 50”.
Produced by a powerhouse team from Toronto to Miami, recording the track at metalworks studios in Toronto with Jeff Crake and Chris Crerar. Mixed and remastered by 2 x Grammy Award winning Gary Bannister. The Spanglish dance track proves Icielani's Miami sound that resonates worldwide.
Releasing her newest single "So Nice" that released with an exclusive leak Mixtape feature. The mixtape "WELCOME 2 THE FUTURE Vol. 15" (Starring YFNLucci & Drake) feat. YoGotti, GucciMane, Kendrick Lamar, Whiz Khalifa, Nicki Minaj and Icielani.