IAA SPOTLIGHT: GET TO KNOW – KOVAH REESH – CALIFORNIA’S HOTTEST STAR!

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Kovah, one of the most promising artists on the west coast now being managed by Darnell Price’s One West Management. Raised in Carson, Ca and coming from a family of Compton roots Kovah has an urban but universal million dollar sound. Edgy, soulful, and seductive, there’s no limit of success for this kid. Coming from a household of musicians and a father who also sings he had no choice but to pick it up while also being influenced by names like Sam Cooke, and Jackie Wilson. At 22 years old he has had multiple label interests, a few big name features, several single releases pending, and planning to take the world by storm. Already catching the attention of big names in the industry with his first project “WaitaMinute” we’re all excited for what’s to come next from this young artist.

Kovah Reesh is on the verge of mainstream recognition, ready to reap the rewards after years of putting in work. Kovah Reesh beat selection is unique, retro, and something the game needs. There’s a certain bounce to his songs that helps him stand out from the rest of the pack. Though still a new artist, his catalogue is already impressive, but all eyes will be on his next project in 2016. The sky is the limit for Kovah Reesh, and he’s ready to take advantage of the opportunity.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are you from?

KOVAH REESH:I’m from Los Angeles county, born and raised in Carson, California. My family is originally from Compton, Ca and moved a short time before I was born, even though the cities are right next to each other. I grew up spending a lot of my time in the surrounding cities; Long Beach, Compton, Gardena, Torrance, and LA.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?

KOVAH REESH:My music background is just a love for music of all genres starting from a young age growing up in a house full of musicians. My father and grandfather were both singers; by me having a very musically talented extended family there was a lot of jam sessions and making music on the spot. I studied music in high school and grew to appreciate the way a song is put together and formed into a finished product.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Why do you want to record and release your own music?

KOVAH REESH:The reason I want to record and release my music is for the impact it has on people. I love the feeling of creating an emotion and being able to make someone feel happy, sad, sexy, or even think of a memory that makes them feel good. The best feeling in the world to me is to make something from nothing and to see the impact it has.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?

KOVAH REESH:The reason I want to record and release my music is for the impact it has on people. I love the feeling of creating an emotion and being able to make someone feel happy, sad, sexy, or even think of a memory that makes them feel good. The best feeling in the world to me is to make something from nothing and to see the impact it has.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who is your fan base directed towards?

KOVAH REESH: My fan base is directed towards everyone. I make my music for all demographics. I want to answer the question as accurately as possible and truthfully I have performed my songs in front of many crowds and age groups. I would like to think of myself as a well-rounded versatile artist.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?

KOVAH REESH: When thinking of my musical influences the first names that come to mind are Sam Cooke, the Temptations, Jackie Wilson, and The Dramatics. My dad was born in 1953 so I was raised with a lot of old school influences. Later big influences were by Usher, Boyz II Men, Ginuwine, Jodeci, Michael Jackson, Avant, Mario, and then Chris Brown.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people ?

KOVAH REESH: I would describe my music as a refreshing global sound. Simply feel good music. Its going to make you feel some type of way and you’ll want more.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?

KOVAH REESH: What makes me stand out from other artists is my ability to be versatile and sell music in any market. I’m able to be the artist that I am in many genres. I have faith in my vocal ability, where other artists might need more compensation from studio equipment to make a record sound good. For me, it would just enhance an already good sounding record when it comes to me in the studio. I have a unique, but refreshing sound that allows me to stay relevant for a long time.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects that you are currently working on?

KOVAH REESH:   I just released my first mixtape “WaitaMinute” and from that we’re working on releasing the single. I also have an EP recorded and another 8 singles. I’m very excited in the upcoming material while also believing heavily in the tracks that are out now.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

KOVAH REESH:My career goal is to be the #1 R&B singer in the industry and i think with my work ethic I can reach that goal. In 10 years I see myself well established as a big name in the music world constantly working. I see myself in movies, TV shows, fashion, animated voice overs, real estate, and art. There are no limits in my mind and I want to achieve success through music in maximum proportion.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?

KOVAH REESH: I have my music on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Sound cloud, Hulkshare, Reverberation, Youtube, and Noisetrade. I can be contacted on Instagram @kovahr33sh, twitter @_kovah, Facebook @ Kovah Reesh, and email @ kovahreesh@gmail.com

 

 

 

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416 COMMENTS

  1. Love ur music!! I can listen to the whole CD over and over again!! Keep up the great work, looking forward to hearing and seeing more of ur great work!!

  2. Keep making that music you love to make. You DOPE! Keep on yo’ Grind, ten toes down. Know your identity and be Champ’d Up. Much love and success to you, Champs Up!

  3. Kovah what’s up this ya Boi B Scott just wanna let u know u one of the hottest rnb singer that’s coming out of the west coast.. Keep doing ya thang and let’s keep on making hot music togather..

    Y’all be out on the watch for lil Freak B Scott featuring ya Boi Kovah on my song ..

    Track is hot ???

  4. The mix of old and new influences isn’t really found often. Can’t wait to see what’s put out in the future, should be somethin serious.

  5. Dam a very different perspective than most singers out today, trying to make his own sound and build something rather than just feature on what’s hot and be on the radio.

  6. Just clicked the link through Facebook and checked out the music, Kovah is going to be a big name in the music industry no doubt.

  7. The WaitaMinute mixtape really does well in covering many different styles while still showing who he is an artist and that to me proves him to stand out amongst the rest.

  8. i came here just because Kovah said let’s hit 400 comments this week!! #TeamKovah #Plus skertwa is my #1 top favorite song I rather listen to than to listen to other ppls bullshit so called music

  9. I’ve watched you for the past 6 years strive to make this thing that only appeared to be a dream initially now turn into reality. You are one step closer than you were yesterday and it has been an amazing adventure to watch you grow, learn, and mature. You really deserve this and so much more. Live your dream every day, work for it, and it’ll turn into that reality. You’re an amazing artist who can make HUGE contributions to this industry and community.

  10. Congrats Kovah, it’s been impressive to watch you grow. Insane actually. To see you progress and change your sound but keep what you know to be unique to your music. Love ya.

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