American Inspirational Acoustic and Soul Artist, Kyla Simone has been passionate about music and the arts since she can remember. Her drive, creativity, and ability to rise through life's challenges is apparent in her music and compelling faith based lyrics. Some of her greatest influences are Chrisette Michelle, Emeli Sandé, India Arie, and Laura Mvula to name a few. Kyla Simone has impacted audiences on a plethora of amazing platforms such as the Howard Theater, the Universoul Circus, and as the main artist for the LOVE Girls Magazine Awards 2015 which also featured young actress and honoree Yara Shahidi from the ABC TV series "Blackish. She has been a musical guest on Atlanta Live on WATC 57 television, opened for Sunday Best alumni Alexis Spight as part of The UNbreakable Tour, and has so many awesome performance experiences under her belt. To Kyla none of this means anything unless her message of love, hope, faith, and perseverance shines. Kyla Simone released her debut EP entitled "FlySoar" in Fall of 2014. This project embodies Kyla's love for the acoustic guitar, soul, and tribal music. Currently, Simone is in the process of recording her debut full length album. She is extremely excited to share with the world this dynamic collection of original songs, intricately woven with relatable, empowering messages, masterfully peculiar production, and amazing vocal arrangements.
In addition to her artistry Kyla Simone has founded Girls & Guitars Official, which celebrates and provides ongoing events and a community for multi-cultural young women who write original music, sing, and play guitar can grow, connect, and thrive. Kyla is also the founder of Life Arts Girls Dayshop, a quarterly creative arts and life skills mini-conference for girls ages 8-14. As you can see, Ms. Simone has a special mission to empower young women who dream for more out of life.
Kyla Simone hopes that through her music she is able to spark a spirit of determination and perseverance in those who need that reminder of God’s love and purpose for them.