Kiara Lanier

Performed in Sofar Chicago

Originally hailing from Chicago's South Side, Kiara is a vocal performance artist and actress featured on tv shows such as the SHOWTIME® series The Chi, Empire on FOX, and more. n on-screen audition for a role in Lena Waithe‘s Showtime series The Chi led to a performance appearance on the premiere episode, as well as two tracks from her EP being featured on the show’s soundtrack alongside fellow Chicagoans Chance The Rapper, Taylor Bennett, and Noname. Kiara’s multidisciplinary artistry, along with her signature “Ara Orb” hairstyle constructed by frequent Solange collaborator Shani Crowe, marks her presence on the scene as a vision and a voice.

Videos by Kiara Lanier