Up-and-coming musical sensation Kim Cage Riley is on the right track towards success and acclaim as she showcases her brilliance and multi-genre talents. The stunning and budding singer and songwriter’s new album titled “Family Friends and Favors” continues to soar and grow against mainstream music, as a fine new addition to Jazz and Soul music. Released on December 3rd, 2020, the album highlights Kim Cage Riley’s stunning vocals and musical prowess. With inimitable and memorable lyrics, beautiful production and variety of genres being explored, Kim is making sure that the new album does it all.
The stunning new masterpiece “Family Friends and Favors” also features a set of widely acclaimed and talented musical heavyweights such as the Grammy-winning musician and singer Norman Brown. Brown features on numerous singles that are part of Kim’s new album and adds on to the appeal that her beautiful music exudes. The album also features the talented and inspirational Eric Roberson who is responsible for the songwriting of the single titled “Feel A Way” which also features Kim’s beautiful vocal prowess. An icon of saxophone playing, Eric Leeds from Prince’s former band is also featured on various singles on the new album.
“Family Friends and Favors” remains a unique and memorable addition to the genres of Jazz and Soul music, mainly due to the personal appeal of Kim Cage Riley’s new record. Inspiring listeners with each track, Kim’s music is a whole experience which makes fans go through a range of emotions. Be it the casual fun of sensual Jazz or motivating Soul lyricism, Kim’s music does it all and more.
An up-and-coming icon of Jazz and Soul music, Kim Cage Riley was born and raised in Waukegan in Illinois. Growing up around a world of music in her personal life, Kim Cage Riley was influenced by a number of icons of her time, including the sensational Natalie Cole who to date remains her central influence. Her exposure to Natalie Cole’s music was also due to the fact that Kim’s godfather was Natalie’s brother Ike Cole. Growing up, Kim improved and adapted her musical sensibilities, being introduced to Jesse Johnson of the Time, and becoming a background vocalist. Kim also served as the lead singer in Jesse’s future band, and wrote several songs on the hit album “Stronger than Strong”. Kim has also been part of numerous blockbuster movie soundtracks such as “Action Jackson”, “White Men Can’t Jump” and others, featuring the iconic Jesse Johnson. With her new album, the stunning vocalist also features along-side numerous Grammy-winning artists such as Regina Belle, Peabo Bryson, and Chante Moore.