Natalya

Natalya

BandR&BReggae

Natalya’s music is a fusion of Reggae and R & B for now. Her influences include Beres Hammond, Alaine, Tami Chin, Busy Signal, Bee Gees & Whitney Houston. Natalya just like her country of origin, Jamaica, has a cool melodic sound to her style of music which is very refreshing to the air.

Biography

“Music is love in search of a word” - Sidonie Gabrielle.

The word in a name…Natalya!! The Jamaican born singing sensation is living her dream and taking as many steps possible to make it become her reality. Originally from the parish of St. Mary, Natalya’s love for singing and performing developed in her formative years singing on her church choir and at school events. In a bid to pursue higher education, Natalya migrated from her parish and relocated in Kingston where she attained her Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology at the U.W.I Mona Campus. Having achieved all she has, she still was not fulfilled, as her passion was yet to be realized. In 2007, the journey began and Natalya did her first recording on the renowned Dreams Riddim produced by Christopher Birch and recorded the song “Is this a Dream” engineered by Douglas Flannigan of Stage One Productions. The song was an independent project that made it to the airwaves in the December of that year and is still being played. Since then, Natalya has been working even harder to be recognized for the talented and wonderful spirit that she is. In 2008, she worked with Duane Edwards from I.M.E where she collaborated with artiste J-won on his single “Summer Love”. She also recorded “Can’t Believe” and “I Should Have Known” in 2008; these songs demonstrate her vocal strength, clarity and melody. Natalya’s love for music is inspired by various artistes and sounds. She has a love for Jazz and Blues, Roots Rock Reggae, Rhythm and Blues, Pop among others. Artistes that have inspired her sound include, Stevie Wonder, Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston, Ken Booth, Gregory Isaacs, Bob Marley, Queen Ifrica, Cherine Anderson and a plethora of other artistes, both old and new. Currently, Natalya is working with the colorful and multi-talented producer Mario “Mad Scientist” Lawrence. In 2009, she recorded the single “I’m Yours”. Natalya urges everyone to stay tuned to their local radio stations, television stations and print media as she continues on her musical journey. Natalya has explored the likes of ballads, dancehall, lover’s rock reggae and dancehall pop in her career thus far and is excited about new frontiers and adding to the archive of quality music and entertainment that Jamaicans have produced. “It’s my dream that I wish to share with you, please…journey with me…together there are endless possibilities.”

Discography

Natalya’s first ever recorded single "Is this a dream" on the Dreams Riddim produced by Christopher Birch started getting airplay on December 14, 2007. Shortly after that, Natalya did two other songs, “I should have known” on the Overcome Riddim by Asani Morrison and “I can't believe” on the Sea Breeze Riddim by Mark Pinnock from Natural Bridge.

Set List

1. Is This A Dream
2. I Can't Believe
3. I Should've Known
4. I'm Yours
5. Beautiful Surprise