Naya Ali

Naya burst onto the scene in September 2017 with her debut single ‘Ra Ra’, after she made herself the solemn promise that she would change her life in a year. ‘Her debut single was championed by VICE, Spotify and Apple Music Her second record ‘Out the dirt’, was premiered exclusively on Complexb and was championed by secured a feature on HighSnobiety, Hypefresh as well as Spotify and Apple Music.

 

Exactly 1 year and 1 day after the release of ‘Ra ra’ in 2017 Naya signed a record deal with Coyote Records /Universal Canada. Her debut EP ‘Higher Self’, a sonic canvas depicting thoughts on manifesting realities was released on November 16th 2018. In 2019 it was nominated as EP of the Year at the GAMIQ Awards.

 

Last summer, Naya completed her biggest tour so far where she performed at some of Canada’s biggest festivals including; Canadian Music Week, NXNE, FEQ(also being a ESPOIR top 3 finalist), Osheaga(first female rap artist from Montreal to do so), Up Here Festival, La Noce, Le Festif, etc.

 

Ali released Get It Right, first single off the album she is currently working on with stellar visuals. The inspiration behind the visuals are reminiscent of a mix between Jordan Peele and Stanley Kubrick, and with steadfast involvement in her video production, Get It Right secured a rotation on the BET Network.

 

On the back of “Get It Right”, and her well-received debut EP Higher Self from last November, Naya is currently working on her debut album “Godspeed”, which is set to be released in lateMarch 2020.