INAYA celebrates her 20th Year in Dance Music this year! She’s had numerous UK, Aria, and Billboard top tens and is still going strong! Inaya’s single, “ONE NIGHT IN HEAVEN”, produced by Toy Armada & DJ Grind, is a big room overhaul of an iconic 90s house track originally recorded by M People. It marks her 2nd Top 5 on the Billboard Dance Club chart this year.
INAYA’s brand NEW single with EDM DJ-Producer, Tujamo is a re-do of her 1996 mega hit, ultra classic single KEEP PUSHIN; originally released on Mousse T’s Peppermint Jam label, and now, on Spinnin’ Records with an all new beat! …Over one (1) Million views on YouTube.
Just before the end of it’s run, INAYA was the ONLY artist in history to perform on the famed UK top 40 TV show, TOP OF THE POPS, twice in one week. So, we can say she’s made music history.
Besides writing for herself, INAYA has written with and/or for , Ultra Nate’, Robin S., Darryl D’Bonneau, Barbara Tucker, Peyton, Frenchie Davis, Sandy B., Tichina Arnold, Bootsy Collins, Randy Crawford, and Missy Elliot, to name a few.
In addition to house music, INAYA writes,records and performs gospel, musical theater, jazz, commercial jingles ( OPRAH WINFREY SHOW THEME 1993, CHIEMSEE, MANHATTAN ICE, LAUDER AIR, etc), hip-hop (QUEEN LATIFAH, MC LYTE, MISSY ELLIOT, SEAN PUFFY COMBS, BIG DADDY CANE, etc), and R&B.
Seeking to gain more control over the fate of her music, Inaya started her own record label , Ny-O-Dae Music, in 2010.
Inaya also had a role on film when she acted and sang as “Jiffiy” in a movie called, “WHO SHOT PAT?” starring SANDRA BULLOCK.
Who knew that this card-carrying member of the Actor’s Equity Association, groomed in church and musical theater (THE WIZ, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, etc), would become one of the most prolific writers and frequently heard voices on the universe’s dance floors.