Cilla Raie is a British R&B Singer/Songwriter from North London. Taking inspirations from the likes of R&B Legends Aaliyah, Brandy, Destiny’s Child and Toni Braxton. Cilla Raie began recording music at just 14-years-old, with credible grime producer DaVinche (Stormzy, Skepta, Wiley) being her mentor during the early stages of her musical journey. As Cilla continued to progress she developed professional relationships with established music producers such as KZ, Rymez, Fred Cox, Z Dot, Jay Jay Musika and Tre Jean Marie. Including artists such as Avelino, Double S and C Cane.
In 2014, she released her first debut EP ‘Cilla Raie’ produced by the ‘Sillky’ (Mabel, Mahalia, Craig David) and ‘The Arcade’ (Doja Cat, Khalid, Migos). Her last single ‘Masterpiece’ was exclusively premiered by the MOBO Awards and generated over 30,000 plays on SoundCloud prior to an official release. The single was supported by DJ Ace at BBC1xtra, Link Up TV and Pulse Radio. Cilla then embarked on a national school tour with UK Music and has performed at London’s top venues such as iLuvLive and Cargo.
With the release of her second single ”Ain’t No One” produced by Joey Dyer (Iggy Azalea – Fancy, Katy B) she combines her love for R&B and soul music, delivering soft and sultry vocals with heartfelt lyrics. This year will see the release Cilla Raie singles supported by Arts England/National Lottery, with her EP due to be released early 2021 paying homage to R&B and embodying the growing pains of love and life.