Combining her raw vocals with Latin-American charm n' sass, Nia Ocean creates the perfect blend for an emotional performance. Formerly known as Ria, this soulful and spicy songstress has made people across continents cry and dance in the same night. An energy that directly connects her to her audience. She establishes a communion where the boundaries of entertainer and entertained are broken and where each performance becomes a special experience.
A heart felt performer. A versatile songwriter. An international songstress. Thanks to her cross-cultural upbringing, her ability to create new sounds for the modern global generations makes her an on-demand performer and songwriter. Penning and performing in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
This South Florida muse with Colombian-Cuban-American roots graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston. Since then she’s gotten the attention of and shared stages with Grammy-Award winners like as John Mayer, Melissa Etheridge, Ruben Blades, and Dee Dee Bridgewater. After living and performing abroad for over 7 years, she's come back to her home for a fresh start both as a musician and as a wife and young mother. Feature credits include 'Can't Let You Go' by Calmani & Grey ( TV, Radio, and Spotify's Top 50 Viral ), 'Sun' by Ramba Zamba (150,000+ Spotify plays, Holi Festival Berlin) as well as new tracks set to be released soon. While residing in Germany in 2015, she signed as a songwriter to Vibekingz/BMG Publishing under which she has also cut songs for various artists, radio and TV commercials. Ocean is currently residing in Miami and working on her latest solo project set to release in late 2019.