NAKIA MARIE

NAKIA MARIE, THE NOW 8YR OLD PHENOM WAS BORN JANUARY 19, 2003 TO MELISSA RILEY AND NAKIA "NICK" NEAL. AT THE TENDER AGE ON THREE MONTHS SHE FIRST APPEARED IN THE PUBLIC'S EYE, WINNING FIRST PLACE IN THE "MOST BEAUTIFUL BABY" CONTEST HELD IN ROSEDALE, MN. AFTER ATTENDING KINDERGARTEN IN MARIANNA, ARKANSAS, YOUNG NAKIA MOVED BACK TO MINNESOTA, AND ATTENDED LOVEWORKS ACADEMY IN GOLDEN VALLEY, MINNESOTA, WHERE SHE WAS ADVANCED TO SECOND GRADE (SKIPPING FIRST GRADE), EXCELING IN READING AND LOVES SCIENCE AND ART. NAKIA MARIE LOVES SCHOOL AND IT SHOWS BY HER MAINTAINING A 4.0 GPA WITH STRAIGHT A'S TO THIS DAY. HENCE, THE NAME OF HER FIRST MIXTAPE STRAIGHT A STUDENT (OFFICIALLY RELEASED ON OCTOBER 22, 2011).

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NAKIA MARIE ENJOYS HELPING OTHERS, ESPECIALLY HANDS ON TYPE OF SERVICES. SHE HAS TAKEN PART IN "FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN" SEVERAL TIMES, MAKING AND DELIVERING COOKIES TO VISITING WITH A SHUT-IN SENIOR CITIZEN HOME ORGANIZED BY HER HOME CHURCH IN BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA. SHE HAS ALSO PERFORMED THE SAME KIND OF DEEDS FOR HER OWN GREAT-GRANDMOTHER IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA. NAKIAS HOBBIES INCLUDE READING, WATCHING MOVIES, MAKING HOME VIDEOS, PERFORMING COMEDY SKITS FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY, PLAYING VIDEO GAMES, SWIMMING, AND OF COURSE... MAKING MUSIC. AT THE EARLY AGE OF THREE, NAKIA MARIE STARTED WORKING ON MUSIC FOR HERSELF, AND IN DECEMBER OF 2010 (@ AGE 7) WITH HELP FROM HER FATHER, WROTE HER FIRST HIT SINGLE ENTITLED "HELLO". THE OFFICIAL VIDEO ON YOU TUBE HAD WELL OVER 1,000 HITS WITHIN IN THE FIRST FEW MONTHS. SHE HAS PERFORMED THE SONG LIVE @ OVER TEN VENUES, HAS BEEN FEATURED ON A TELEVISION SHOW AND THE SONG IS NOW IN REGULAR ROTATIONON KMOJ 89.9 IN MINNEAPOLIS, MN, ALONG WITH FOUR OF HER OTHER HIT SINGLES TO DATE.

NAKIA MARIE HAS BROKEN RADIO STATION RECORDS WITH REQUESTS AND VOTES FOR HER SONGS, AND NOW HAS THE MOST SINGLES IN ROTATION AS PER ARTIST (OF ANY AGE). HER SONGS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AND IN HIGH DEMAND RECEIVING RAVE REVIEWS ON YOUTUBE, MYSPACE, FACEBOOK, TWITTER AND MANY OTHER WEBSITES. NAKIA MARIE HAS BEEN FEATURED ON THREE TELEVISION SHOWS SO FAR, AND HAS EVEN BEGUN RECORDING FOR HER OWN UP AND COOMIN TELEVISION SHOW THAT SHE NAMED "WILD WEEKENDS WITH NAKIA MARIE". YOUNG NAKIA HAS MET AND EVEN TAKEN PICTURES WITH POLITICAL REPRESENTATIVES SUCH AS MAYOR DON NESS IN MINNESOTA. HER MUSIC CONTINUES TO TAKE HER CLOSER TO THE TOP WHERE SHE WANTS TO BE, AND WILL BE AS LONG AS SHE CONTINUES TO "WISH IT DREAM IT DO IT", WHICH IS NOT ONLY THE NAME OF HER MANAGING COMPANY, BUT ALSO ONE OF MANY POSITIVE MESSAGES SHE SPREADS THROUGHOUT HER MUSIC. ALL OF NAKIA MARIE'S SONGS ARE ABOUT POSITIVITY, LISTENING, LEARNING, STAYING IN SCHOOL, HELPING OTHERS AND GROWING UP TO BE SUCCESSFUL NO MATTER WHAT STRUGGLES ONE MAY HAVE. HER OFFICIAL MIXTAPE WAS RELEASED OCTOBER 22, 2011 AND IS FOR SALE, AT SEVERAL LOCATIONS, INCLUDING DIGITAL CITY MUSIC STORE AND ALL ELECTRIC FETUS STORES STATEWIDE AND IS SOON TO BE EVERYWHERE WORLDWIDE! #TEAM NAKIA MARIE!

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