Self-proclaimed to be born in London but made in India, Nayana IZ is a new singer-songwriter and rapper which has released her debut EP Smoke and Fly  via Different Recordings. According to the press release, Growing up in North London, her musical education was a melting pot of everything – from jazz, pop and indie through to hip-hop and soul. As soon as she could start creating her own music, Nayana knew she wanted to mix the spirit of Indian language and dance (she is currently learning Hindi as well as classical Indian dance) in with all of the different music she had been raised on and empower young girls (particularly from her native land) to find their own authentic voice and too express themselves .

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