Nadia Boussadia Taguemount was born in the south of France, from Algerian descent. The eldest of 3 children in her family, Nadia grew up listening to French folk, jazz, and soul music. She discovered her voice at 14 years old but thought she'd pursue a career as a journalist. It was at the age of 16 that Nadia sang in front of her classmates for the first time, her Italian teacher pushed her to take vocal lessons to balance her chords. From 2000 to 2005, Nadia took vocal lessons with an emphasis on jazz, blues, soul, and gospel. Her first performance in Marseille was a true success. Nadia is currently living in Los Angeles, California, where she is pursuing her dreams and moving forward with her career.
The captivating new song “Falling” is Nadia’s debut single. It’s a powerful and meaningful emotional ballad that anyone can relate to. Her echoing vocals and hypnotizing melodies will have you captivated from start to finish. Nadia is an expert at creating and performing music in such a way that her fans are hooked. The radiant sound, alluring backbeats, and piano melodies give off a chill vibe while still keeping the theme of the song relevant. It’s a pop/soul ballad with some hints of R&B in the mix. The fusion of genres blends effortlessly. Nadia's raw vulnerability and sheer vocal power stay true to the overall sentiment of “Falling”. Her musical background, upbringing and experience precede her. With so much success and natural talent, Nadia is on her way to the top!
Check out “Falling” here and keep scrolling for our exclusive interview with Nadia.
Hi Nadia! How long have you been songwriting/performing for?
I’ve started singing live 15 years ago in different places in France .
Then I decided to write my own songs a year ago.
What was it in your childhood that made you so passionate about music?
My Italian teacher made me realize that I had a talent for singing and encouraged me to pursue it.
Who are your biggest musical influences?
One of my best inspirations was Celine Dion that helped me practice my craft.
Also singers like Mariah Carey, Etta James, Beyoncé and especially Amy Winehouse.
Meanwhile I got to sing gospel in churches.
When you write, do the music or lyrics come first?
How I write my songs is first by getting the melody in my head and then I write the lyrics .
Has moving to LA given you a different perspective on music?
Moving to Los Angeles gave me a different perspective about the music scene and showed me about the creative possibilities.
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