RAYANA JAY

Using velvet smooth vocals and airy harmonies, Rayana Jay's music carries a confessional, old-soul storytelling nature rooted in honesty. From love and heartbreak to womanhood and self-discovery, the 24-year-old Richmond, CA, native's music is a direct reflection of her innermost thoughts and feelings at all times. The R&B/soul singer's influences span from Organized Noize, all the way to the raw emotions of Amy Winehouse and sultry tones of Anita Baker. Jay began singing in the choir at ten years old and recorded her first professional song in the summer of 2012. She grew up with her grandmother, who introduced her to classic singers like Johnny "Guitar" Watson, along with her mom who worked at a record label in the 90s.

Rayana Jay's acclaimed debut EP, Sorry About Last Night — helmed by The Fader as one of the most relatable albums of the year dropped in the Fall of 2016 and serves as a proper introduction to her penmanship, relationship with love itself,and her changing world. Her follow-up EP, Morning After — pinned as one of the top EP’s of 2017 by BBC Radio 1 — expands on her distinct sound and place as one of future R&B's most important voices. After music features on popular shows like Grown-ish, Atlanta FX, Netflix’s On My Block in early 2018, Rayana Jay is currently working on her next album and planning for a tour in the late Fall.

Rayana Jay

29 May 2019

+ special guests

Camden Assembly

49 Chalk Farm Rd
London
NW1 8AN

7.30pm

£10

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