Arika Kane is one of the music industry’s leading and best-selling recording artists’ who has forged a successful song-writing career breaking the charts with each release and creating sparks throughout the world.
Early Career Breakthroughs
In 2010 Arika Kane released her self-titled Album, which became an international Hit. With songs like “Here With Me“, “4 The Lovers”, “Bcuz I Luv U” and “Make It. All of which were featured on various VH1, BET and MTV Programing. Kane’s songs debuted and had success on the Billboard Sales, Airplay and Hot 100 Charts. With 70 plus Synchronization licensing placements with the Viacom network of stations, “Make It” was penned as the Theme song for VH1’s Hit Reality TV series Hollywood Exes and Atlanta Exes for multiple seasons, thus making Arika Kane and her music a staple within the Reality Television world.
Hip Hop Weekly Magazine wrote, “Arika’s album delivers a complete composition that resonates with true music fans”. CD Baby named Arika Kane as “One of the hottest, new and upcoming artist to hit the music scene”. The Media Base Charts declared Arika Kane as the #1 Independent Artist in the country for 20 weeks straight.
Coming off a very successful debut Album release and building momentum within the music world, Kane released her sophomore album “Substance”. Digging down deep and from within, Arika produced an array of songs with meaning and purpose and garnering success and many more Synchronization placements with MTV, VH1 and Insider, from shows such as “What Chili Wants”, “Love and Hip Hop” and “Single Ladies”.
In 2014 Arika released her much-anticipated 3rd Album “Thru The Veil” with features from R&B legend Brian McKnight and Hip Hop Icons Grand Puba and Jean Grae. It has become Arika Kane’s most successful Album to date charting at #1 best selling R&B Album in the USA and #3 best-selling Pop Album with highlighting songs, “It’s There” and “Can’t Get Enough” which broke records as it charted at #1 best seller in R&B for 22 weeks straight. Numerous other Singles were released from “Thru The Veil” and they all reached the #1 best selling R&B song in the U.S.
“It’s There” featuring Brian McKnight charted in Billboards Top 10 Hot Single Sales Chart, sitting at #8 along with being awarded the best written R&B song of 2015 and was the 3rd place overall winner in the USA Song Writing Competition. Arika has performed at renowned venues including the legendary BB Kings NYC, Toads Place in Connecticut, Ashford & Simpson’s Sugar Bar NYC and The Monique Show. Kane has also toured the Southern States and shared the stage with some of the very best artists in the business such as Babyface, Charlie Wilson, Frankie Beverly & Maze and Faith Evans.
In early 2016, Arika released a raw neo-soul/R&B song “Have You”. It shot up the U.S. charts to #1 best seller and remained at #1 for 11 consecutive weeks, outselling artists such as The Weeknd.
In Autum of 2016 Kane surprised her fans with a special remix album entitled “The Remix Album” containing Dance, House and EDM remixes of songs from her previous albums which extended Arika’s audience even more and elevated her music to new realms of energy and excitement. “The Remix Album” rose up the U.S. charts sitting at #1 in best-selling Dance Albums for over 10 weeks along with charting in multiple Billboard Charts such as the Heatseekers chart and Top 25 Dance Albums for 7 weeks consecutively.
Arika Kane continues to keep music fans content worldwide and stands tall in all her artist glory. From the beginning, Arika has held tight to her originality and beliefs in music being freedom of expression, empowerment and a tool for inspiration, which is what sets her above the rest. Arika is a true example of substance and operates through the fans, through the music and through the art.
“ I take pride in creating music from the soul. We have to inspire our youth and let them know that the power of creation lies within us. Our future is who we become and how we change it for the better “ – Arika Kane