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Liyah Katana – STR8

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R&B Rising Star Liyah Katana Goes ‘STR8’ to the Top with New Release

Liyah Katana has just released her latest single and music video, “STR8,” and it’s already making waves. Her sultry voice and mesmerizing production make this track an instant classic. From the first beat, “STR8” draws listeners in and leaves them begging for more.

Hailing from Mississauga and based in Toronto, this rising star has taken the world by storm with her vocals and throwback melodies that pay homage to the golden age of R&B. Inspired by R&B legends like Whitney Houston and Brandy, as well as modern trailblazers like Kendrick Lamar, Liyah’s sound is uniquely her own. Her personal experiences with love and self-discovery also fuel her music, resulting in a sensual and empowering discography.

Liyah Katana’s debut single, “Always There,” was a breakout success, captivating listeners with its infectious melody and powerful lyrics. The accompanying music video has also been a hit, racking up an impressive 2 million views and counting. 

In 2021, Liyah dropped her Forevaliyah EP, which quickly racked up millions of streams and earned her critical acclaim. Praised by FLAUNT magazine for bringing back the creativity of R&B and hailed by KAZI for her infectious authenticity, Liyah proved to be a force to be reckoned with.

And now, with her new EP, 8, Liyah digs deeper into themes of relationships and finding inner strength. Her music is introspective yet alluring, showcasing her undeniable talent and unapologetic lyrics. 

Liyah Katana has recently signed with Nycesound Production and cemented a partnership with ARTium and Def Jam Recordings. These moves have set her up for superstardom in the world of R&B. With her unique sound and passion, Liyah is set to make a significant impact in R&B.

Liyah Katana - STR8
Liyah Katana – STR8

Moving On with Soulful R&B Vibes

“STR8” is a powerful showcase of the young artist’s formidable talent. At just 19 years old, this R&B singer and songwriter channels the spirit of R&B with a fresh twist, offering a unique sound signature.

The song tells the story of moving on after a painful breakup. Liyah, as an R&B artist, uses her soulful vocals to convey the lyrics’ raw emotions. This makes the listener feel every word.

What sets the song apart from other R&B songs is the addition of a violin, which adds a special touch to the track. The top-notch production is evident in every aspect of the song. With her mesmerizing vocal range and unique musical style, she effortlessly blends with the R&B style music, creating a piece that leaves listeners spellbound. 

Overall, “STR8” is a testament to Liyah’s incredible talent and unapologetic approach to music. With this single, she’s proving that she’s a force to be reckoned with in the world of R&B. Her unique sound and talent have catapulted her into the spotlight, and undoubtedly, Liyah is a rising star to keep an eye on.

You can catch Liyah’s updates on her projects, recording sessions, and interviews by following her on Instagram. Also, don’t forget to listen to “STR8” on all major streaming platforms!