With a blend of creative lyrical content and innovative beats that make you want to move, Saiah brings a refreshing, unique sound to the genre while staying true to the foundation of Hip Hop music. His fusion of modern music, original lyrics and broad appeal produces a complete and compelling act that has attracted attention from event organizers, DJ's, and listeners all over the world. His high energy, interactive stage presence and musical talent, coupled with his producing and engineering skills, makes Saiah a well rounded, diverse artist, giving him an edge not only in Hip Hop music but in the music industry today.
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Gig Length: 15 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
Anyone attending one of Saiah's shows can expect a performance packed full of high energy that features interactive crowd participation. The positive message in the lyrics and the danceable music will definitely create an environment where anyone can feel comfortable and let loose.
Saiah’s passion for innovative wordplay is a defining part of his life. His style reflects his diverse respect for all avenues of music, with influences from legends like Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye to hip hop icons like Common Sense and Tupac. His goal is to bring high quality multi dimensional music back to the Hip Hop genre.
Saiah’s music can be described as a fresh sound for the Hip Hop genre with creative wordplay, lyrical content and hip, original beats. His smooth vocals and fusion of pop, hip hop and R&B with positive lyrics gives his music a flare that has music lovers from all genres gravitating to it. This broad appeal has attracted attention from event organizers, DJ's, and listeners all over the world. He has performed at various clubs, festivals, charity events, and more. Saiah has opened for DJ UNK and Chip Tha Ripper, performed at GreekFest in New York along side artists such as Lil Mama and Neyo, and been selected to perform in talent shows by companies from both Washington, DC and New York, including Alicia Key’s own MBK Entertainment, as well as internationally in Toronto, Canada. He performed at the Pepsi Music UP FAMA Peace Festival in Guatemala City, Guatemala, the ING Marathon in NYC, and went on a multi city summer tour with the Burn U Movement.
With two independently released albums already under his belt, EVOLUTION and WHO?, Saiah’s third album, HIDDEN TREASURE, was released on April 1, 2011. Singles from all albums been made a part of the repertoire of various internet radio stations, college radio stations and DJ's around the world while hits like “Turn It Up” and “The Blanks” from his current release, HIDDEN TREASURE, are increasing the reach of Saiah’s growing fanbase. He has been interviewed for Skope Magazine, Neufutur Magazine, Vents Magazine, the Independent Music Awards, Global Rhythmz Radio, The Underground Experience Radio, and more. In addition to his musical talent, Saiah has a degree in Recording Arts, expanding his talents to producing and engineering. His high energy, interactive stage presence and musical talent, coupled with his producing and engineering skills, makes Saiah a well rounded, diverse artist, giving him an edge in today’s industry.
Saiah’s love for community and desire to give back is reflected in his recent decision to team up with the Burn U Movement, a group of talented independent artists that strive to bring unity through Hip Hop culture. The Burn U Movement, founded by Larue Marlow, participates and provides live music concerts and events for charities and organizations that are working within the community to bring positive, uplifting music and inspiration to those in need. In addition to those events with the Burn U Movement, Saiah participates in numerous others charity events around the world.
His intense love of music, gregarious personality, and powerful messages are inspirations to all of Saiah’s listeners, including other artists. The incredible diversity of his audience is a testament to all his talents and his potential to capture the imagination and souls of the American audience. His music appeals to people from all walks of life and his positive message is one all races and cultures can relate to giving him something that will change the way that Hip Hop is perceived.
Set list varies depending on venue and event.
Influences & Inspiration
Common, Eminem, The Roots, Lauryn Hill, Aerosmith, Mos Def, Stevie Wonder, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Marvin Gaye, Tupac, and many more.