Raphaella is an Artist/Songwriter of Persian, Scottish & English heritage from North London.
Recently featured as DJ Yasser's BBC Introducing Artist of the Week,MusicWeek Magazine’s “BreakOut” of the week, G3’s ‘One To Watch’, French TV’s Le Mag NRJ12 “Revelation of 2013” and with Reload Sessions live acoustics resulting in 245,000+ YouTube plays, there is much anticipation for the release of Raphaella’s Single 'Parallel Lines' release date 25th Feb followed by an EP entitled 'Start A Fire' due for release 23rd of March 2014. Raphaella’s next releases explore the introduction of traditional Persian instruments perfectly capturing her dual heritage, which complements Raphaella’s beautiful, captivating & unique sound, which consistently cuts through the noise of everyday life to speak straight to the heart. Those who have witnessed Raphaella live will agree that acoustically sitting alone behind the piano or fronting her live band Raphaella's 'East Meets West Aura & Vocal' is what her sets her apart.
Her artist career to date has seen her join line-ups with Nicole Scherzinger, Natasha Bedingfield, Texas, Joss Stone, Beverley Knight, The Rizzle Kicks, Stylo G, Lady Lykez, Clement Marfo And The Front Line, Lianne La Havas, etc. playing the major shows on the London scene, UK festivals & joining International superstar Chenoa at her Barcelona & Madrid tour dates.
Raphaella is published by respected independent ‘Phrased Differently’ & has already enjoyed over 20 cuts internationally with established artists including 3 x Top 5 records & received a Gold Sales Award from Germany. Her next cuts due for release are for the super Korean boy band EXO, Epic US LA Reid signing Zara Larsson, a single for the Divas Of Soul in Holland & an upcoming feature co-written with rising international DJ’s Vicetone under Nicky Romero’s wing. Raphaella’s collaborated with many high caliber multi-platinum producers & writers who are lining up to work with her, including Afrojack, Ishi, Zed Bias, Brit Award Winner Blair MacKichan who says she is the most exciting unsigned artist he’s ever worked with.
Raphaella is a Brand Ambassador for Nutz Headphones and Ambassador for 2 charities: Global Angels & Kids Count UK
The collaboration with DJ Krystal Roxx (Taio Cruz’s DJ) sees the fellow Global Angel Ambassadors shortly take ‘One Drop’ Feat. Raphaella to the clubs & dance floors across Europe to raise awareness for the Global Angels ‘Water For Life’Appeal for Tsvao.
Raphaella fronts the #iSTANDfor Kids Count Anti-Bullying & Empowerment Campaign taking it to Schools, Universities & Workplaces across the UK.