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Biography « Arika Kane| The Official Arika Kane site

Singer, Songwriter, Producer & Visionary

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

Music Career

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
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
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