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About the Queen
Born in Los Angeles, Sandra Izsadore ideology shaped by the ills of society. As a young girl Sandra’s dream was to become an entertainer. Sandra studied acting and African dance in Los Angeles it was during this period that she met Fela Ransome-Kuti; at this time he was looking for a singer. Sandra became that singer and the person who introduced him to black consciousness. It was during this revolutionary period in Los Angeles that Afro Beat was born through Sandra’s influence to Fela. Fela left America and five months later sent for Sandra to come to Nigeria and work with his band. Sandra stayed in Nigeria singing and working with Fela for seven months before returning to the U.S