Kiara Lanier

RGM RATING (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️)

An uplifting blend of hypnotically silky vocals infused with a tropical sense.

Los Angeles-based musical creative, Kiara Lanier, is a vocal performance artist, songwriter, and actress. The Chicago native’s “sensual yet ethereal” style combines elements of R&B, future soul, and world music for a sound that’s truly unforgettable. Lanier’s voice has been featured on American Idol, David Bowie’s Station to Station film, The Tonight Show, Empire, and The Chi. She’s also collaborated with well-known artists such as Chance the Rapper, Tony Allen, Wild Belle, and Anderson.Paak. Lanier’s latest release is the vibrant single “Waters.”

This uplifting new track pulls you right in with its hypnotic blend of silky, sensual vocals and bright, infectious beats. Lyrics like “I’m on a wave but I ain’t crashin” and “move me like a boat at sea” radiate a refreshingly vibrant and tropical sense. While the backdrop of rhythmic sounds also sets a warm tone, it’s clear that Lanier’s captivating vocals are the single’s shining star. It may only be the start of autumn, but if you’re already looking for a summery, sun-soaked escape, press play and drift off into the tropical paradise of “Waters.”