Kya Kyani, is a Berlin-based music artist. Being born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and having Surinamese roots. Kya grew up as an (Orthodox) Rastafarian being foremostly inspired by Reggae. At a young age she formed a gospel choir with her sisters and frequently performed to be able to do what she loved most. Coming of age and being exposed to a greater scale of genres, she was able to organically grow in her taste and style for creating her own future RnB sound through-lived and influenced by Aaliyah, Missy Elliot, Timberland, Sevdaliza, Destiny’s Child, Brandy, Tony Braxton, TLC, Nelly Furtado.
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