Originating from Bakersfield, CA, Nia Deaux Rae is a singer songwriter, with a passion for story telling. With a name meaning “purpose for my song” she was born March 19th to parents that knew she would be an entertainer. Coming from a family with a deep musical background, Nia often sang with her father in church and learned to played various musical instruments (piano, flute, piccolo). Much later she learned to play the acoustic guitar while serving as a praise leader for the youth ministry at her church. Singing was not Nia’s first love however.Read More
At an early age, she took dance lessons which allowed her to express herself creatively. She not only danced and served as the dance club president for her high school, but she was also voted “best dancer” in her senior year. Nia wanted to be a choreographer. She went on to study dance and fine arts in college. Nia has always had a passion for singing, however, it was not until later in life she found her voice while performing Karaoke with friends for fun. She was encouraged by everyone who heard her perform to pursue singing professionally. With influences such as Ella Fitzgerald, Ledisi, Jill Scott, Angie Stone, Erykah Badu and India.Arie, Nia’s sound can be described as RnB with a Neo-Soul and Jazz infusion. Nia Deaux Rae intends to produce music that she refers to as emotional, thought provoking, timeless and impactful to her generation.