Guyanese Songstress Kaiya is ready to tour the world.

Get to meet Kaiya, International Reggae & Afro Pop Singer Kaiya, hailing from Guyana.

Keshia Thomas (Kaiya) developed a love for singing at a young age. Growing up in Guyana, she excelled in hymn singing in her neighborhood church choir and took part in several of her school’s concerts.

Born in Guyana, Kaiya moved to Bridgetown, Barbados in her teens after finishing high school there. She made the decision to continue her musical career after relocating to Barbados, learning about the industry and getting professional vocal training.

She performed in various talent competitions and garnered multiple awards for her superb singing. She joined local bands in Barbados and played both there and in Guyana.

The first song Kaiya ever recorded, “You Lost Me,” was written and recorded in Barbados and released in Guyana in March 2020. Kaiya wrote and Paradigm Audio Lab produced “So Nice,” her second single, which was recorded in Guyana. Together with Esan Benzy, one of Guyana’s top crossover performers, she is now working on a new album.

Kaiya was recently nominated at the DEM ROCK MUSIC Award in the USA in the category of Best female reggae artist. She was also nominated in 2022.

As an emerging star, she continues to release Reggae lovers rock and Afro-Caribbean jams while recording with Paradigm Records Guyana. She will also work on single collaborations with other studios, such AJ Legendary and Hardball Entertainment, in addition to her upcoming EP projects.

During her tour to Ghana, she collaborated and did a musical video with first MOBO Africa Dancehall Artiste Award Winner, Samini on the song “Feel the Vibe” which was recorded and mastered by Possigee, a renowned music producer. In addition to “Real Love”, she also uploaded a video to YouTube for “Feel the Vibes”. As a tourism ambassador now, Kaiya intends to promote Guyanese culture and her skills. She is currently getting ready for an exhibition she will be doing in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Both a full media tour and a performance are anticipated from her.

She is currently working on a number of project in Guyana including shooting a documentary video with her song “Mama Guyana” to project the tourism sector of Guyana in collaboration with the government of Guyana.

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