Asia Rainey

Asia Rainey

 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
BandSpoken WordSoul

Asia Rainey is a spoken word artist, fusing her romance with words to work in music, theatre, and more. She is a seasoned performer in multiple disciplines with an unforgettably connected style of delivery. Her work continues to be rooted in community, awareness, and an unwavering sense of truth.

Biography

As an award-winning spoken word artist and vocalist, Asia Rainey has been invited as a featured and guest performer at countless events, festivals, benefits, and educational institutions around the country. She has shared stages with artists such as the Last Poets, Mos Def, Suheir Hammad, Kalamu Ya Salaam, Charmaine Neville, and many more.

Asia has appeared in several theatre productions, as a recording artist (Jena Six Project, No Rainbows for the Colored, Her Name is New Orleans, Poet’s Collabo), in television (writer, actress of the award-winning LPHI commercial “Treat You Right,” special co-host of Between the Lines), and recently in film, in a lead role of Flood Streets (www.thehatcherymedia.com).

She is presently working on both her second book and a new CD which will include her original music and spoken word, and is completing two original poetic stage plays (Shut Up and Fly; Neutral Ground).

Discography

Soul Chant - 2005
No Rainbows for the Colored - 2006
Shine (Set to Release 2011)