Best known as the lead singer and founding member of the Baltimore-based soul-jazz band, Fertile Ground, Navasha Daya has performed throughout the world and has shared the stage with Hugh Masekela, Angelique Kidjo, Chaka Khan, Rachelle Farrell, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, India.Arie, Bilal, Common, Zap Mama, Earl Klugh, Joan Baez, Michael Franti of Spearhead, Run DMC, Anthony Hamilton, Roberta Flack and Cassandra Wilson. As a songwriter, Navasha Daya’s compositions have been remixed by the world’s top DJs and producers and have been released as recordings. In addition to recording her highly anticipated solo album, Navasha has been performing spot dates internationally to support her recent offering on Shuya Okino’s “Destiny Album”, which is receiving international acclaim.
Navasha Daya’s impact on the world reaches far beyond the stage and walls of the recording studio. Navasha is an artist with a purpose. Captivating audiences and winning the hearts of fans from Baltimore to Tokyo, Navasha offers healing through her lyrics, compositions and performances to a world in need of uplifting and change. On stage, she embodies the indigenous feminine spirit and inspires women throughout the world. Navasha is an artist who has evolved into a constellation of creative manifestations and shares her talent as a musician, songwriter, producer, entertainer, voice teacher, performing arts curator, certified healer and social/spiritual activist. She has been called an “astral soul goddess” by Mojo magazine and is internationally recognized as a breathtaking performer. Embodying the influences of the likes of Manu Dobango, Miriam Makeba, Diane Reeves, Bob Marley, and Phyllis Hyman, her dynamic live show fuses Fertile Ground classics along with new music from her upcoming solo album.