“A bullet-tough club DJ” – UKF
“Riya is creating milestones for the scene with her live show” – FesTicket
“Comfortably our favourite female d’n’b vocalist” – Mixmag
“A versatile siren who can switch from vulnerable to tough faster than you can rewind the drop. Believe the hype.” – Data Transmission
Riya is an iconic vocalist, a festival-destroying DJ and a ground-breaking live artist.
Having won two D&B Arena awards for Best Vocalist, Riya has racked up over 14 million streams on Spotify and has collaborated with Skream, Hybrid Minds, Break, Lenzman, Bcee and many more. Her impressive discography showcases her alliances with some of the biggest labels in the scene such as Shogun Audio, Digital Soundboy, Metalheadz, Critical and Spearhead Records.
2021 was a packed year for Riya; five D&B Arena Awards nominations, the release of ‘Two Sides of Everything’ with Collette Warren on the pair’s new label Carnelian Music, which was one of UKF’s best albums of the year, joining Riya’s acclaimed debut solo ‘Sublimation’ LP, released on Spearhead Records.
With previous features on Mixmag, Resident Advisor, UKF, Data Transmission, DJMag, and BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, and 6 Music, she’s cemented herself as a D&B all-rounder.
With a staggering number of bookings flying in for both local and international events and exciting collaborations on the horizon, Riya’s star is firmly in the ascendant.
Riya is available for DJ sets, Hosting / MC duties, Live Solo PA sets and PA set with Collette Warren