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Inaya Day Powerhouse Vocalist Joins Judging Panel

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‎‏We are proud to announce that Inaya Day will be joining Music Gateway as competition judge!

Inaya Day’s is a voice you’ve certainly heard at some point while stomping the dance floor.‭ ‬, whether it’s Hip Hop,‭ ‬R&B,‭ ‬Funk,‭ ‬or House music,‭ ‬she’s been there. ‏You’ve heard her voice on Mousse T’s‭ “‬Horny‭”‬,‭ ‬on‭ “‬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,‭ ‬Movin up,‭ ‬Breakaway,‭ & ‬Natural high.

She‭’‬s had numerous UK,‭ ‬Asia,‭ ‬and Billboard top tens and is still going strong‭! Inaya ‬recently collaborated with Quentin Harris on their single,‭ “‬Do the right thing‭”‬,‭ ‬for his album,‭ “‬Sacrifice‭”‬,‭ ‬on Strictly Rhythm. Besides writing for herself,‭ ‬Inaya has written for Bootsie Collins,‭ ‬Randy Crawford,‭ ‬and Missy Elliot,‭ ‬to name a few. ‏In addition to house music,‭ ‬Inaya writes,records and performs gospel,‭ ‬musical theater,‭ ‬jazz,‭ ‬hip-hop‭ (‬Queen Latifa,‭ ‬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 has started her own record label‭ ‬,‭ ‬Ny-O-Dae Music,‭ ‬from which she’s released the titles,‭ ‬Higher Place,‭ ‬Chase Me,‭ ‬That Night,‭ ‬One Way,‭ ‬and the reggae flavored,‭ “‬Jump up & Down‭”‬.

Listen out for Inaya’s music,‎ ‏including her collaboration with Crystal Waters‭ & ‬Stonebridge,‭ ‬LONG DAY,‭ ‬and her collaboration with Marc JB of Bimbo Jones,‭ ” ‬Every Breath‭” (‬w/mixes by Bimbo Jones,‭ ‬Frankie Knuckles,‭ ‬Tony Moran,‭ ‬GoldLock‭ & ‬Octagon‭)‬,‭ ‬on a dance floor near you.

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