Abiyah

  • Local
  • alternative
  • hip hop
  • electronic
  • experimental

"Abiyah is the queen of all the mechanical parts of your heart. Her songs let you breathe underwater. She's the only thing your brain and your hips can agree on."--Open Mike Eagle (LA-Hellfyre Club/Fake Four Inc.)"Abiyah is the genuine article. A woman who is unique, talented and writes her own sh*t."--louis logic (NYC-Fake Four Inc.) Take a Soul Train dancer from 1974—one of them sistas who didn’t give a f*ck about cameras or Don Cornelius—well, if that sista made love to George Clinton

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Women Behind the Music in Cincinnati: Abiyah 

Abiyah is a force in Cincinnati. As an artist for over fifteen years in the Cincinnati music scene, she has gone over and beyond to help her fellow artists out.  Abiyah is a woman I admire and respect and I was honored to talk to her about being a Woman Behind the Music (and in front of) in...

Royal Recommends: Week 3 

Royal Holland got tired of people not knowing or seemingly not caring about music from amazing musicians who don't have the marketing power to make you want to get their music. Often times the music being posted is free, it only costs a small amount of your time, and could change the way you look...

Royal Recommends 

Royal Holland got tired of people not knowing or seemingly not caring about music from amazing musicians who don't have the marketing power to make you want to get their music. Often times the music being posted is free, it only costs a small amount of your time, and could change the way you look...

Abiyah & Eugenius Release Video for "BLUP" 

On September 13, 2016, Cincinnati alt-hip hop mainstays Abiyah and Eugenius released the video for their 2014 recorded noise rap collaboration “BLUP”, shot and edited at local motion graphics studio Lightborne by Jacob Drabik and Brad Grawe, respectively. “Blup”, their first...

Abiyah performing at Word of Mouth Cincinnati at MOTR 

Word of Mouth Cincinnati (WoMC) is a literary event consisting of both an Open Mic and a Feature Performance that runs the last Tuesday of each month at MOTR Pub.  The Feature Performance TONIGHT is Abiyah! Take a Soul Train dancer from 1974 - one of them sistas who didn’t give a fuck...

And The Nominees Are… 

The nominees for the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards have been announced! The 19th annual CEAS’s will be held on Sunday, January 31st at Madison Theater.  The Cincinnati Entertainment Awards is THE event to attend to support our local music community. One night of the year that everyone...

Our Weekend Picks :: January 16, 2015 

Each week we will highlight a few of our picks for the weekend. Some may be local, some may not, but as long as you are seeing live music in Cincinnati you are contributing! Our picks are below, but you can choose for yourself with our calendar here. (Or download our iPhone...

Catapult Music Festival Launches Hip Hop Out of the Golden Era 

Local progressive hip hop/cross-genre veteran Abiyah and Grasshopper Juice Records helmsman/electronic artist Nick Mitchell (who performs under the moniker Juan Cosby) are pleased to announce the inaugural Catapult Music Festival, a free one-day post-rap and electronica-influenced music event to be...

Abiyah and Corina Corina Set to Launch The First Ladies Tour 

Two of the hardest working women in the national indie hip hop scene join forces on a 12 date tour to share their unique sounds and inspire female artists from the East Coast to the Midwest.  Corina Corina and Abiyah were introduced to each other in early 2013 via a referral from NYC based rapper...

Abiyah is the Hip Hop Queen of Cincinnati 

"Abiyah is the queen of all the mechanical parts of your heart.  Her songs let you breathe underwater. She's the only thing your brain and your hips can agree on." Open Mike Eagle (Fake Four Inc./Hellfyre Club) Take a Soul Train dancer from 1974, one of them sistas who didn’t give a f*ck about...

And the Nominees for the CEA's Are... 

Nominations for the 17th Annual Cincinnati Entertainment Awards (CEAs) were announced today by CityBeat.  Nominees were determined by a committee of dozens of Greater Cincinnati music experts. This year’s list again reflects the talented community of music makers across various genres...

FREE Live Original Music at 7 Venues in Mt. Adams 

Everyone loves to party on the hill of Mt. Adams. These hills are alive with amazing bars and this Saturday our favorite bands are taking over. The inaugural Mt. Adams Music Affair kicks off this Saturday, October 26th! This is one night of ORIGINAL LIVE music on the hill of Mt. Adams at SEVEN...

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