Age is no longer a bar while trying to make it to the entertainment world and Riya is one such musical artist who reinforces this idea. This Tune in Tuesdays, we bring you a 15-year-old determined, British Asian singer/songwriter, who is all set to kick ass!
This brilliant teenager is based out of Leicester and was spotted by Shayal in the Leicester Mela where she was performing live on the stage. He loved her work so much that he immediately contacted her and has since then worked on making her a successful musical artist.
Riya grew up surrounded by singing and dancing and was greatly influenced by her dad’s musical taste. She then fused his influence with her favorite artists and started writing music at an early stage. She started playing piano at the age of 10, and that’s when she realized how connected, and passionately she feels about music. After that, she has been unstoppable in making her dream come true, and her debut single is a testimony of that.
No Time is Riya’s debut single, which premiered on Bobby Friction’s BBC Asian Network radio show last week. It has now reached the second spot on iTunes World Chart and is likely to become more popular in the coming weeks. The song conveys an empowering and positive message to the Gen-X by commenting on the social media obsession of today’s youth.
The lyrics focus on letting your worries go and enjoying yourself with your friends while not spending all your time on your gadgets. This is an important message because we spend more time in the virtual world than actually conversing with our friends who are sitting just next to us. The song is upbeat and has a great tune that will be perfect for road trips or hangouts. The song also has its official video out on YouTube which shows Riya having some fun with her girlfriends. The video is bang-on on the message and has already received around 68k views since last week.
Riya is undoubtedly a talented girl and will make it big in the music industry. Check out our latest star’s video and see for yourself how amazing she is!