She’s had numerous UK, Asia, and Billboard top tens and is still going strong!
Born: January 17th
Current Location: New York
Artist, Songwriter, Label Owner
You’ve heard her voice on the classics, “HORNY”, “HOLD YOUR HEAD UP HIGH”, “NASTY GIRL”, and “KEEP PUSHIN”, but we must go on to mention a few others like, I AM THA 1, STAND BY ME, GLAMOROUS LIFE, SHOUT IT OUT, and MOVIN UP.
She’s had numerous UK, Aria, and Billboard top tens and is still going strong!
Inaya’s current single STRANDED with Dirty Disco, which was also written by Inaya, is now #16 on the Billboard Dance / Club chart.
Besides writing for herself, INAYA has written with and/or for , Ultra Nate’, Robin S., Darryl D’Bonneau, 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, 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 moment in 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.