Singer/Songwriter Aria Elan’s critically acclaimed debut album “Smile” dropped November 1, 2013, featuring the smooth jazz classic “I won’t stop lovin’ you” and her ode to positivity “Smile.” December 1, 2015 “Christmas Kiss” was released. That same year, Aria released her peace and love environmental anthem “Free Mama Earth.” Aria is donating all download and streaming sales from “Free Mama Earth” to Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. Followed by the smooth, jazzy, soulful “Together,” bluesy jazz “Nobody Knows You,” and social justice R&B ‘Hotter,” Aria continues to create “feel-good” uplifting songs. Her latest catchy lyric video for the new single “OUT” appeals to a worldwide audience. Her new album, also titled “OUT” will drop the summer of 2018.
A graduate of College of Charleston and Southwestern University School of Law, Aria worked as an entertainment attorney, founded Isis Management, representing musicians, producers, and artists, including James Brown, Phred Mosbey, Musical Director for Earth, Wind, and Fire and Bel Biv Devoe; the great South African singer, Miriam “Mama Africa” Makeba, Salaelo Maredi, acclaimed South African director, actor & playwright, and many others.
Aria later founded SiSi Records, releasing a collection of works, including Motown legend Sylvia Moy’s hit “Love’s Inside” on the “Universal Love” album. Moy wrote and produced Stevie Wonder’s “My Cherie Amor.”
In 1990 Aria wrote the musical “Amandla Ka Mandela,” which was staged at Henry Street Settlement Theatre in Manhattan, New York, and was followed by her historical fiction book “Missionary.”
She has spoken and performed at women’s conferences, legal conferences, colleges & universities, United Way of Ventura County, Maui Earth Day festival, Maui Martin Luther King celebration, Oxnard, California Earth Day festival, US Air Force, US Navy, Veterans fundraisers, etc. and has received certificates of appreciation and awards from the California Youth Authority, College of Charleston, County of Maui, NAACP, Ventura Self Help Clinic, Watts Legal Aid, US Navy, and numerous others.
As a motivational speaker, Aria Elan presents humorous, poignant and memorable stories about Aria’s ABCs of SUCCESS that resonate with people. Aria performs her “ode to positive thinking” song “Smile” at all speaking engagements.
Fast forward to 2019….. Aria Elen, …….Profound lyrics, soulful vocals and hip hop beats create Aria Elan’s most illuminating social justice song….Reparations
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