SHEPI whose real name is Gabriel Dieffenthaller hails from Southern Trinidad. SHEPI has been singing for as long as he can remember. Being born into a family that was musically inclined penned his first composition, a church chorus on his seventh birthday. Through his school years, SHEPI was often engaged in the performing arts, from San Fernando Arts Festival and the Secondary Schools Drama festival at which he even penned plays and directed whilst attending school. His work there won him several awards and accolades. SHEPI has sung at several competitions in his adult life with his own compositions maintain a winning average of being in the top three. SHEPI has shared the stage with some of Trinidad and Tobago’s top Gospel ministers such as Blessed Messenger, Jaron Nurse, Kay Alleyne, Bertille Hunte,The St. Hillare Brothers, Nisa Nora and others. His style or choice or compositions are often more relaxed and soothing in a hybrid of genres.
Shepi is also an excellent master of ceremonies or emcee having being engaged in hosting from his teenage years to present at school assemblies, weddings, gospel events and the like.
Shepi is currently working towards releasing his 1st Album with a recent release of a growing favorite aptly named “Jesus is coming” featuring a veteran in the Gospel music industry, Koen Duncan. Hereafter, SHEPI continues on his quest to spread the Gospel through music and ministry .