Official Biography (courtesy of Kyra Simone)
Soothing, Sensual and Sophisticated Nu-soul Vibrations... Experience a rainbow spectrum of colours to brighten up any grey day. Touching the essence of life, love and spirituality, embrace the warm welcoming sounds. Enter the world of Kyra Simone Kyra Simone was born in the UK having a Caribbean background of St Lucian and Grenadian parentage. A wonderful mixture of the islands, musical ties and cultural influences has shaped how Kyra Simone thinks, feels, sounds and looks.
Coming from a musical family where her father played keys and sang and her mother sung lead in a reggae steel band. Her musical tastes growing up were from Soca, calypso, reggae and pop music. Her greatest influencers at the time being her mother and her idols were Prince and Madonna. Kyra got her first recording done at the tender age of six. â€˜Wow when I listen to that I can't believe I was singing that high, its crazy, I was so young I barely remember it but I have the tape to prove it'. Kyra recalls.
After a few years of singing with bands, recording, doing live performances with her mother and joining a girl group, Kyra made a decision to take up singing full-time and that's when she found out she was pregnant. â€˜It was the best thing that ever happened to me I was so happy and really excited but I had to leave the girl band as I wanted to concentrate on my baby'. Once her son was born Kyra moved back to London and went to Lewisham College , which is where she studied performing arts and music. Whilst there she worked with Peer Publishing, BBC Worldwide and Mercury records, and was recognised by the college for her talent and was featured in the college magazine.
Kyra continues to work with various artists, and producers, such as Supafly who had a hit Lets get down (Island Records) and Maria Lawson (Sony BMG Artist), Supa Soul Brutha Del, Jason Jermaine, Andrae Bentley and other distinguished UK artist's. Kyra also continues to get support from UKSoul.Org, BBC 1Xtra SJ G Child, Ronnie Herrel and Footloose, BBC Three Mighty MP and Incognito, SCON PR, Smarta Business, UKMusic.com, Black Heroes In the hall of fame - Flip Fraser, Struggs - A Salute to the Wailers, Madison Media, HYPERLINK "http://streetcredmagazine.com/"HYPERLINK "http://streetcredmagazine.com/"Streetcredmagazine.com, Rewind Magazine and others.