Nia J is a singer-songwriter based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Her career started in a friend’s college apartment, where she recorded her debut project, Rabbit Hole EP, in 2021. Described as “a secret diary filled with hard-won and relatable revelations about the pain, anxiety and kindness that can come from love,” the EP offered sanctuary to many who listened. The artist quickly gained traction following the project and began performing in many of Charlotte’s we'll-known venues: Snug Harbor (opener for Neoma), Evening Muse (opener for Mavi), Neighborhood Theatre, and Stage Door Theater of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.
At a young age, she always knew that she wanted to be a singer. Nia J grew up performing in talent shows, musicals, and choir in the small town of Southern Pines, NC. She looked up to artists like Taylor Swift and Beyoncé for their ability to captivate an audience and tell a story. Today, Nia J draws influence from a wide variety of genres, which can be heard in her latest single, “GWHF” girls wanna have fun, with it's bedroom alt-pop melody, smooth R&B rhythm and funk feel: her upcoming album will further showcase the complexities and versatility she possesses as an artist.
Nia J’s music infuses sultry vocals and rich harmonies, producing a unique and introspective sound. She aspires to use both her pain and joy to create music that helps others. Eager to take the stage in a new way, Nia is ready to tell her story to all who will listen.