THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR LOVE, SUPPORT, AND RESPECT FOR WHAT I DO.
Eclectic is the best word to use in describing Nap Records recording artist Nya. Inspired by legendary R&B recording artist such as Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Teena Marie, and Patti Labelle, Nya continues that rich, time-honored tradition of good quality music. From the much-anticipated Embrace debut album, to having two number one records on the R&B and the club charts, Nya has created and inspired fans all over the world. With the Alright and I dont want you singles being smash hits internationally and licensed in 32 European countries, Nya has built a well rounded career. Her Embrace album was an international success and licensed in 10 countries. The music was only one part of the success for Nya. She also had the I dont want you video in rotation nationally on BET and the Alright video was in rotation in 40 markets nationally and hit as high as number 3 on the top-20 video charts internationally on Star-U.S.A. Network, in Abidjan, Africa charted by the Legendary Joe Webb. The Alright remix single, featuring rapper Chubb Rock, was in rotation on over 100 radio stations nationally and was on the Rock Da Houze movie soundtrack. The movie was written, directed and produced by Lathan Hodge, former Executive producer of BETs Teen Summit. The summer of 1998 gave Nya another big single. The Take it to the top single was produced by Grammy Award Winning Producer, Ken Johnston, with mixes from DJ Tony V. And DJ Spin. The background vocals were provided by club legends, Grammy Award Winning Singer Sabrina Johnston, Kenny Bohbein of Kenny and Friends, along with Sounds of Blackness background singer, Latrice Varrett. The Take it to the top single was the most request club record in New York City according to Sure Record Pool. It was number 13 on the club charts and number 3 on the radio-mix show 105.9 FM in Los Angeles, Ca. Nya opened for Motown recording artist Horace Brown on the Coors Light Tour and also opened for Arista recording artist Deborah Cox live on BET. Nya has also co-hosted the Kerry Hines radio show with the legendary Ray Goodman and Brown. She has successfully completed over 50 live appearances, over 40 national radio interviews. The national and international press has allowed for over 30 magazine interviews, over 15 television appearances and features in over 50 national newspaper articles, along with being featured on the cover of Boombox Magazine. Nya is a Gold selling recording artist with 500,000 units sold worldwide. She hit the streets hard again in 2004 with smooth R&B single Your time is up produced by Anthony Shipman. The Your time is up single was featured on the No Boundaries Soundtrack. Nya is back in 2006 2007 ready to make some more history and add to her impressive list of accomplishments. This Gold selling recording artist is working with great producers to give her fans that true sound of R&B music mixed with her legendary club / dance vibe. Look and listen for the sound of Nya coming soon!
Yes, I've performed live. I opened for Arista recording artist Deborah Cox live on BET. I, also opened and performed live on the Coors Light Tour for Motown recording artist Horace Brown. I've had over 50 live performances during my career.
My musical influences are as follows: Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Teena Marie, and Patti Labelle.
A quality sound system. CD or live band depending on the performance situation.
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