NEW Crown & Glory EP
Available NOW

A 5-Song album all about the beauty of natural hair.  Anitra Jay has been wearing her hair chemical free for over 3 years.  Her journey started with wanting to live healthy and avoid hair maintenance expenses.  Ultimately, her story turned into one of triumph, growth in self-esteem, and lasting friendships with other curlies.  With songs like "It's a Way of Life," and "Crown & Glory," she dares to communicate to society that being yourself is perfectly beautiful as opposed to what magazines and other forms of media dictate.  The album also includes a remix from her popular song "The Natural Hair Song," featuring Original Soul, a hip-hop artist out of Dallas, TX.  Crown & Glory is available now on iTunes, BandCamp and CD Baby.  

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Full Song List:
Who I Am
It's a Way of Life
Beautiful Mane 
Crown & Glory
The Natural Hair Song Remix (feat. Original Soul)
My Red Shoes (Unplugged)

I like your music, I love the guitar. Its nice to have a natural hair soundtrack.
— D Bress | Off the Cuff Designs

"Crown's spare sound is something like the lost tapes of an unvarnished India.Arie, with its acoustic guitar and hand claps."

-Creative Loafing | Charlotte, NC

Your performance at the Natural Star Natural Hair Expo in Charlotte, NC was phenomenal! The crowd absolutely loved you. The feedback was great.
— K. Wiggins | Natural Star Media

Watch Anitra Jay perform "Beautiful Mane" from the album Crown & Glory.


Anitra Jay is a R&B/Soul Singer-Songwriter providing acoustic soul locally in Nashville, TN.  With roots in Jazz, Soul, and Gospel, the songstress showcases an energetic mix of head bopping grooves, spoken word, and musical story telling. Inspired by a range of artists from Bill Withers to Erykah Badu, her music brings a down-to-earth blend of neo-soul, poetry, and soul-catching melodies.  Anitra was recently nominated for Best Singer-songwriter of 2013 with the Charlotte Music Awards and is currently working on her fourth album, a whimsical take on life as a "Work in Progress".  (FOR AN EXTENDED BIO, CLICK HERE)

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