Popstar Chiano Sky performs and chats to us about her new albumn "Inferno"
With a whopping five SAMA 2013 nominations and an ever growing cult following, Chiano Sky is undoubtedly one of SA's freshest young talents. The Electro Jazz Pop star has made a substantial mark on the charts since the release of her debut album "Hungry" in July 2012, and continues to wow audiences nationwide, while intriguing the local media with her sultry sound and daring persona. Her signature sound - an intoxicating mix of seductive jazzy pop - is original and unique, and at the same time very radio friendly.
Her acclaimed debut release by EMI was a year in the making, and has seen Chiano Sky collaborate with some of the top producers in the industry; including the famous UK based Pete "Boxsta" Martin. The album spawned three massive radio hits so far - 'Sick Sick', 'Walking Away' and 'Home Sweet Home' - plus a number of nominations, awards and other accolades.
Citing her influences as Nina Simone, Etta James, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Adele and especially Amy Winehouse, it is the honesty and fearlessness in Chiano Sky's music which makes this gorgeous pop star impossible to ignore.