Who is Aaliyah Nicole?
Nicole Marie Acree (born September 21, 1992), known professionally as Aaliyah Nicole, is a multi-gifted artist from Chicago, Illinois.
Aaliyah Nicole grew up as a pastor's kid on the city's west side. She started singing in her church's junior choir at the early age of 3, began writing at the age of 10, and by 12, she knew she wanted a career in the music industry.
Soon after Aaliyah Nicole quickly expressed her colossal dreams to her parents, she was gifted with a call center headset and MAGIX Music Maker software from her mom. Prior to music, she would quit every "new thing" she started, so her mom needed to see how serious she really was.
By 13 Aaliyah Nicole began releasing several poorly mixed projects on Myspace, eventually graduating over to ReverbNation, SoundCloud, and Youtube before the release of her professionally distributed single, "I'm Buzzin'" (2015), and her debut EP, "Journal Entries of the Payoff" (2017).
Aaliyah Nicole has opened for Grammy nominees Raheem DeVaughn and singer-songwriter Curt Chambers, as well as famous violinist Ken Ford. In addition, while studying at Clark Atlanta University, she was cast as a spoken word artist in two live productions spearheaded by the late Tommy Ford (Martin, TV Show).
After a three-year hiatus from music during the late 2010s, Aaliyah Nicole has since returned on a mission, taking full control of her career and releasing new music written, produced, mixed, and mastered by herself.
Aside from music, the 2015 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Clark Atlanta University has collectively garnered millions of views on Facebook through her content creation. Although it was mostly her hilarious "I'm Concerned" reaction videos that grew her platform from 3,500 to over 40,000 followers, in just a little over a year (has since surpassed 115,000 followers), Aaliyah Nicole's passion for her true love, which is music, has not wavered.
She is a musician before anything else and is committed to making sure that is always understood. Nonetheless, Aaliyah Nicole is determined to continuously work hard to show her versatility across a variety of mediums and to one day become a force in the very broad world of entertainment.