Maxwell Uchenna Ishiwu (Born July 12. 1989), better known by his stage name Shady Elle, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and rapper. He started his musical career in 2004 when he was in secondary school in Bayelsa.
He later relocated to Enugu where he studied Mechanical Engineering at the Institute of management and technology. He later met Buck and Cross after the Best young singer award at Onitsha.