Kay Lei has been cultivating her sound independently and is ready for her mainstream breakthrough. The teen sensation's around-the-way swagger and poetics are buzzing virally with her debut video for “No Apologies”. On her forthcoming EP, Kay delves into everything from the hang-ups of young love to her charismatic transition into womanhood.
The songster's Boston area roots blossomed into inspiration, "Boston is a big market for music tours, so I would attend different concerts across genres to explore the type of music I wanted to create," Kay explained. Her sassy persona and picturesque songwriting blare over sure-fire singles, " No Apologies," and "Dysfunctional" accompanied by cinematic visuals to play through.
"I express my true-life experiences in the studio, but my connection to my listeners is essential, too. I want people to feel my lyrics so I try to keep an open mindset while recording," Kay affirmed. As the soon-to-be R&B starlet comes into her own, her empowering tunes encourage young women to love and accept themselves, as they are.
The songbird's muse Marilyn Monroe did the same, and like Kay’s iconic influence, she is aiming for primetime recognition. "I've always wanted to sing for as long as I can remember, but I realized just dreaming about it wasn’t going to make it happen," the singer continued. So, with her unique cozy meets chic styling and a voice that is punctuated by gritty experience, 2018 has plenty in store.
Kay The singer manifested syrupy hip-hop loops and bubbling girl power anthems. Her multifaceted catalog proves Kay as the next mainstay within the realm of shining R&B contemporaries. And, as her laid-back fanbase vibes out to her tracks, Kay’s presence on streaming service platforms builds towards the crème de la crème of mainstream spotlights.