She goes by the sobriquet Nadira Norjahan, which is defined as a rare light of the world. Nadira is a singer, songwriter, and poet presenting her brand of music to those willing to listen. Soul, jazz, blues, and inspirational music are the main genres for this powered high-energy soprano vocalist. Songwriting and Poetry are where Nadira brings the story of real-life experiences to the forefront so that music and poetry lovers can’t help but relate to the pains, the joys and really feeling her message.
Nadira, a native of West Philly, knew from an early age that she wanted to be a singer. She sang in various choirs, took part in talent events (church, high school and local) and performed her poetry, developing her skills, stage presence and vocal delivery over several years. Her influences – Whitney Houston, Jill Scott, India Arie, and Stevie Wonder.
Nadira is energetic and does dynamic performances whenever she takes the stage. Her recent performances and appearances include Tobago Jazz Fest 2016, The Queen [World Cafe Live in Wilmington], Richard Raw Week - Summer of 2016, Smooches Magazine Launch, taking the stage at the 3rd Annual Liberty Music Fest, Unclaimed Bands, Power 99 Showcase at First District Plaza, Lady B’s Basement Party Radio (Poetry Edition), and Lyrically Fit Philly.