Music, Visual Arts
Artist StatementMy goal through music and design is to inspire others to dream bigger, work harder, and live bolder.
Kyla Simone is an acoustic soul and pop inspirational recording artist hailing from the DMV. She is driven by honesty, transparency, and faith. Her sound is layered with soul, contemporary, and pop genres, with a hint of her passion for world music. She has had the honor of performing at popular DMV venues such as the Howard Theater, Busboys & Poets, Takoma Station Tavern, Natural Hair Care Expo in Baltimore, and others. Kyla was also named “Female Neo Soul Artist of the Year” in 2013 at the DMV Christian Music Awards and has held several nominations in multiple categories for 3 consecutive years. Kyla has been featured on Christian and non-Christian radio platforms both nationally and internationally such as UK's Neo 2 Soul Blog and the Smooth Winter Soul 2014 Compilation Album, plus Blis.FM's The Cellar radio show, and more. Kyla is also a visual artist and fashion designer, having started her first inspirational t-shirt clothing line online for women called the “FlySoar Boutique.”