Shay Lia /// KAYTRANADA - Cherish


Shay Lia makes her feelings on the Syrian crisis known on the KAYTRANADA produced “Cherish. Through heart-rending vocals that float over KAYTRANADA’s airy production, the Canadian vocalist sings:

“Visions of gloom burn through his mind/ There is no turning back this time/ The God he worshipped is gone/ He is alone, yeah/Dry sky tonight/ Little babies smell the fear, yeah…”

Shay Lia is an artist to watch. Canada has been delivering a slew of talented artists, and she is without a doubt, one to be keeping your eye on!

About Shay Lia

Author and interpret from Djibouti, Shay Lia invites you through her music in her universe of both rhythm, sensuality, and mystery. With a passion for dancing and smooth Jazz, Shay Lia creates a music to move and dream to.

Born from parents both loving arts and music in general, Shay has been introduced at a young age to the likes of Sade, Janet Jackson, Miles Davis or Marvin Gaye.

She started getting attention after the release of the soundcloud single «Virgo» produced by the new OVO signature STWO with around a Million plays. Then, more recently, with the release of «Leave me alone », KAYTRANADA’s first album single under XL Recordings.

After releasing the sultry Badbadnotgood & KAYTRANADA produced « Blue » and performing alongside him at Coachella in 2017, Shay Lia releases “What’s Your Problem?” an R&B ode announcing the start of summer and there’s no doubt that she is gearing up to finish the year on a good note.