Waddup! My name is Nyk. Originally from Shreveport, Louisiana but now based in Los Angeles, Ca. Eager and ready to network and start working.

I am classically trained and well versed in many different genres and very easy to work with. I would consider my sound r&b based and am currently working on a project of my own. I have experience in doing demo vocals and am able to read music as well. I am open to offering demo vocals for those in need as well as songwriting and things of that nature. You can preview my upcoming single "Siren" to get a feel for my vocals and writing style. If there is anything else you think I might be suited for or would like to inquire about feel free to shoot me a message!

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

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Reviews of NYK

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_1113 days agoby

    2nd time working with NYK And once again, Reliable, fast, Great price and I didn't even need to give a revision because he nailed it!

    Would recommend!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_sailing26 days agoby

    What can I say about Nyk. His work ethic second to none. His artistic skills top of the tops. He is always spot on. There will be no need for revision. Hopefully we'll work again!!!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_moarn_633about 1 month agoby

    Great imagination and creativity. A pleasure to work with Nyk for his commitment to the project.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatarabout 1 month agoby

    Perfect!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_jonny_orange2 months agoby

    NYK is amazing. He works fast, he has an excellent voice, he makes sure you get EXACTLY what you want, and he's an all-round friendly, totally amazing guy!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_moarn_6332 months agoby

    Creative and professional. Sure we will work together again.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_113 months agoby

    Amazing vocals, Great turn around. Perfect rhythm that fit the track on point. 100 % recommend!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar3 months agoby

    High-quality work! He has great ideas. Very good cooperation!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_20170110_102435-3-23 months agoby

    It was a pleasure to work with N.Y.K. He went above and beyond my expectations with his top notch vocals..He took my project to the next level..Thank you N.Y.K..🎤

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_sailing3 months agoby

    Nyk is an amazing artist & a great guy to work with. I got some great vocals plus some top notch lyrics. I could not think of anything better. Looking forward to work again with him!!!

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Interview with NYK

Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
The song on my profile "Siren", is a track the I wrote with a couple of friends of mine. I've also had the chance to tour China the summer before last as a solo r&b artist in which I was able to be a part of a couple writing session for some upcoming artists in the area.
What are you working on at the moment?
At the moment I am working on my 1st solo project as an r&b artist
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Joey Diggs. He is one of the premium soundbetter members, a good friend of mine, and was the one that told me about this website.
Analog or digital and why?
Either. I'm used to both so I have no real preference but if i absolutely had to chose then I would pick analog.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise great product and to always make sure that they are happy and satisfied with the outcome of the final product.
What do you like most about your job?
What I like most, is that I get to do what I love, while helping others do what they love, and getting paid at the same time.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Most customers are usually asking about the payment amount which depends on the job. If they ask to have the song completed by a specific date we make sure to set that in the proposal. Some ask for adjustments after I've sent the track back and I adjust things for them no problem. I always like to make sure that the customer is satisfied with the final product.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
The biggest misconception about what I do is that this is easy. This takes time, patience, experience , knowledge, dedication, and a love for music.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What exactly is needed? Is there a specific vision for the song? if I am writing lyrics. It usually depends on the job. I like to make sure that I have a very clear vision of what the customer is wanting before getting started.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Just that they be friendly and easy to work with. A clear vision of what the customer is needing is always a big help in finishing the job to the customers liking.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A knife, a lighter, a lamp, some rope, and a gun
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I have been pursuing music professionally for the past 3 years. I originally moved out to LA for acting.
How would you describe your style?
My style is R&B pop crossover type music
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I would love to work with Pharell. I just love his creativity and his music production is dope!
Can you share one music production tip?
Your music will only sound as good as it's recorded so do it well.
What type of music do you usually work on?
I'm open to working on all genres but i have usually worked on pop, r&b, and country tracks.
What's your strongest skill?
My strongest skill would be my voice and also my songwriting.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring an original perspective to a song with my unique vocal tone. No one person sees things alike. I like to tell stories with my lyrics and really make my listener feel what I'm singing about.
What's your typical work process?
My typical work process when songwriting starts with coming up with the melody 1st and then going back in and writing the lyrics.
Tell us about your studio setup.
My studio setup is simple, yet effective. I record with protools using a scarlett 2i2 processor and a samsun microphone.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
my inspirations are Micheal Jackson, Prince, Neyo, Usher, Chris Brown, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, Miguel, and the list goes on and on haha
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
the most common work I do for my clients is songwriting, demo vocalist, melody compilations, and male vocalist.