Kat Dahlia: The New Latina Sensation

(New York, New York) – Rising Latin pop star KAT DAHLIA quickly made a name for herself in early 2013 when she burst onto the scene with her buzzworthy autobiographical single “Gangsta.” The video scored more than 7.1 million VEVO views and the song won enthusiastic praise from celebs such as Ed SheeranDJ Khaled and Timbaland, who told Dazed & Confused magazine, “I see Kat Dahlia as this generation’s Nina Simone. She’s that powerful.”
On September 30th, KAT DAHLIA will give fans an appetizer to savor while she puts the finishing touches on her hotly awaited forthcoming debut album, My Garden, with the release of a five-song EP called Seeds, available at digital retail and all DSPs. In addition to her scorching new party anthem “Clocks,” produced by Salaam RemiSeeds boasts another new favorite called “Rainbow,” produced by Illangelo (Drake, The Weeknd), in addition to previously released tracks “Gangsta,” “Mirror” and “Money Party” featuring Polly A. Fans can also look forward to the October 22nd release of DJ Khaled’s new album, Suffering from Success, featuring KAT DAHLIA‘s “Helen Keller.”
 To celebrate the release of SeedsKAT DAHLIA will embark on a nine-city mini tour of intimate East Coast venues, kicking off October 8th at the Studio at Webster Hall in New York City and wrapping up on October 20th at Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. For more information and tickets, please visit  http://katdahlia.tumblr.com/tour
A galvanizing live performer who made her live television debut in April 2013 with an acoustic performance of “Gangsta” on BET’s 106 & ParkKAT DAHLIA delivered a similarly stripped down rendition of “Gangsta” when she took the stage at the O Music Awards’ first ever “Live Music Day” on June 20th. Last month, she not only played four sold-out shows in front of 60,000 people in Berlin with German reggae band Seeed, but also rocked the mic at the 2013 People En Español Festival in San Antonio, Texas, where she joined a lineup of Latin superstars that included Demi LovatoWisin y Yandel and3BallMTY.
Embraced and acclaimed by mainstream, urban and Latin press alike, KAT DAHLIAcurrently appears in fashion spreads in the September 2013 issues of InStyle and Latina, as well as on the fall 2013 cover of IGN: I Got Next magazine, and will soon appear on the cover of YRB Magazine. She was also nominated for Univision’s 2013 Premios Juventud Award for Best New Artist, the face of the summer 2013 cover of Urban Latino magazine, profiled for an upcoming episode of Univision’s primetime news magazine show Aqui Y Ahora, and her songs “Gangsta” and “Clocks” will be featured in two upcoming episodes of VH1’s Black Ink Crew season 2.
Hailing from Miami, KAT DAHLIA is a 23-year-old Cuban-American singer-songwriter who truly has a story to tell and you can feel her passion and honesty in her vocal tone. She’s been busy working on her full-length debut album, My Garden, with some of the hottest names in music, including Salaam RemiTimbalandFutureMissy ElliottRico LoveStargateNaughty BoyIllangelo and Fraser T. SmithMy Garden is one of the most highly anticipated albums of 2014 and is scheduled to be released in early 2014 by Vested in Culture/Epic Records.
1.       Clocks 
2.       Gangsta 
3.       Mirror 
4.       Rainbow 
5.       Money Party featuring Polly A
October 8                            New York, NY                 The Studio at Webster Hall
October 9                            Boston, MA                       Brighton Music Hall
October 11                          Pittsburgh, PA                    Alter Bar
October 13                          Baltimore, MD                   Sound Stage
October 14                          Philadelphia, PA                World Café Live
October 16                          Springfield, VA                  Empire
October 17                          Charlotte, NC                     The Casbah at Tremont Music Hall
October 18                          Atlanta, GA                        Purgatory at The Masquerade
October 20                          Ft. Lauderdale, FL              Culture Room

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