British singer Cilla Raie and American singer Tiffany Evans link up for their new single “Open For Love”.
UK R&B singer/songwriter Cilla Raie from North London returns with a sultry romantic single “Open For Love“. The single is a collaboration with US starlet Tiffany Evans (best known for her singles “Promise Ring” featuring Ciara and “Texting My Ex” featuring T-Pain) produced by rising UK R&B producer Peddy Pro. “Open For Love” is an awakening, being ready to embark on a new romantic journey after healing from previous toxic relationships. The collaboration signifies a new moment for R&B, with this UK to US female R&B collaboration.
Cilla Raie began recording music at just 14-years-old, with producer DaVinChe (Stormzy, Skepta, Wiley) and Jackie Davison MBE (Wayne Hector) during the early stages of her musical journey. In 2014, Cilla Raie released her first self-titled debut EP which was produced by Sillky (Mabel, Teedra Moses, Craig David) and The Arcade (Doja Cat, Khalid, Migos). She successfully embarked on a national tour with legislation group UK Music and has been previously supported by MOBO Awards, BBC 1Xtra, and Reprezent Radio.
Despite the pandemic causing a strain amongst musicians in the music industry, Cilla is one of many artists who has continued recording and releasing music, being eager to solidify her place in the music industry. In 2020, she secured her place as This Is R&B ‘10 R&B artists you should have on your radar’. With her last buzzing single, “Motives“, sparking more interest in the singer being recognized and supported by MTV, BBC Radio London, and BBC 1xtra DJs Nadia Jae and DJ Ace. Including an array of features from publications such as Earmilk, Wonderland Magazine, and Spindle. 2021 will see the release of Cilla Raie’s new EP, ‘Reconnected’, supported by Arts England/National Lottery. Be sure to watch out for Cilla Raie.