Aliyah Marie is a multi-faceted R&B artist from Detroit, Michigan. The free-spirited singer, songwriter, model and dancer makes soulful and spiritual music that reflects her values as a self-described, “plant-based flexitarian, chakra healing wombman and a culturally sun-charged being.”
Growing up in Michigan she taught herself to write, perform and produce her own music. After a series of mixtapes and live performances in high school she was accepted to the University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance. Aliyah counts iconic female artists like; Whitney Houston, Beyoncé, Lauryn Hill, India Arie, Maxwell, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, and Rihanna as her influences. Like her role models, she is known in the industry for both her artistry and a strong, independent hustle.
“Soul is Gold” is a track from the singer’s debut EP, “Rise.” Originally released in 2018, the record is receiving renewed interest with fans in advance of new music she has on the horizon. With deeply serious yet ultimately uplifting lyrics, Aliyah Marie advises us to “fight like a soldier, sting like a bee, fly like a bird and rule like a king.” Over a dramatic downtempo groove she relays tales of rising above her own hardships and finding strength in the knowledge that her “soul is gold,”