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Direct-To-Vinyl Live Session @ Leesta Vall Sound Recordings


"We're thrilled to welcome Philadelphia, PA's NIA to Live Sessions on November 4th, 2022. And this session is available exclusively via preorder!

Here's how it works:  We'll cut a 7" lathe cut vinyl record of a song of your choosing for each person who orders between now and the session date. No two records will be the same and only one copy of each will be made. Your record will include a one-of-a-kind performance from NIA & the Chill Room Band!

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NIA is a Philadelphia-based Alternative R&B artist and creative entrepreneur.

She was born in Queens, New York to Trinidadian parents. She started songwriting at the age of 7 under the influence of artists such as Sade, Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder & Donny Hathaway. Other influences included musical roots, Calypso and Soca. By her junior year of high school, she was already cutting her teeth as a music producer; this was the time she began to find her authentic voice.


After spending her early childhood in Trinidad & Tobago, she relocated to Brooklyn, then to Pennsylvania. She would later attend Shippensburg University, where she received a B.A in English and Womens & Gender Studies. During her time there, NIA began to perform and collaborate with other artists. In her senior year, she formed her production company, Chill Room Records. 


After moving to Philadelphia, she assembled her live band, The Chill Room Band. With her 4-piece band, she has graced many stages displaying somber sounds accompanied by enchanting arrangements.

Primus is currently in production of her directorial debut, 'City Sway,' a short film about black queer women.

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