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Why Kay Soul ?
Kay Soul is a recording artist and aspiring plus model based in Chicago. Kay began singing and writing songs in elementary school and recorded her first solo song at the age of 19. After taking a year for growth and self-reflection, Kay Soul returns to share the experiences and insights she has gathered. Kay strives to promote positivity and faith through her songs. Vulnerable and heartwarming, Kay’s music provides perseverance through tough times. Through powerful, soulful and emotionally-rich vocals, Kay's music is an authentic journey of self-expression. In 2020, Kay has released 2 new singles, “Blood In My Veins” and “Silly Love” to positive reviews from the Indie music community. As stated by Indie Spoonful:
"Silly Love" ends with Kay Soul, stating directly, "I don’t want this no more. I want a love that’s all my own. No more Silly Love." In declaring her self-worth and what she wants and deserves, Kay Soul has written her best song to date. With a direct hook that says it all, a radio-ready track that pensively grooves, and a vulnerable, yet strong vocal performance, Kay Soul is a serious contender, and an artist to watch, in today’s R & B music scene.”
Previously nominated for a Chicago Independent Music Award for best R&B singer, Kay has released multiple singles, a mix tape, her debut EP "Deeper" and full-length album "Hiding in Plain Sight". She has performed at several high-profile events including headlining at Elbo Room Chicago and Underground Wonder Bar, the Silver Room Block Party, Full Figured Fashion Week in New York City and singing The National Anthem at the NBA matchup between Milwaukee and Orlando. Kay Soul has been a featured artist in numerous publications including Chicago Music Guide 2020, Indie Music Reporter, Luxe Kurves Magazine, Rolling Out Magazine, American Pride Magazine and Indie Music Plus. Kay Soul was listed as an Artist to Watch by Indie Spoonful and 716 Live magazine and become the first featured artist on the Canada based music-streaming platform, Whoozl.
As a plus size model, Kay Soul has modeled for multiple designers including national plus size brands Avenue and Lane Bryant and was featured as Ms. April in the Massive Collection 2019 calendar. She is a Brand Ambassador and has continued to build her body positive platform with a featured write up and podcast on Society of Sound focusing on perceptions of beauty. Kay Soul is also a cause warrior for mental health awareness and was the May 2020 featured guest on Apple Podcast, Tea Time With Monica, discussing mental health and healing. Kay Soul remains determined to live out her dreams and shares her journey via her video blog "Sessions w/ Kay Soul" on YouTube.
Kay is currently working on her new album "In My Mind" hoping to encourage others to find beauty in their broken spaces. Her music can be heard on multiple platforms in countries around the world.
"Kay Soul provides an element of truth in her music that is needed in these times. Her stories of struggle and pain resonate and provide a soundtrack for growth, acceptance and embracing who you are."