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Presented by BMI Sonidos

Neysa Blay

Mar 15, 2023

9:30pm – 10:10pm CT


Neysa Blay is a singer-songwriter from Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, whose guitar-driven sound and daring lyrics offer a throwback to the Rock En Español and Alternative Rock movements of the 90s and early-aughts. Neysa cut her teeth at a young age while playing covers in bars along the Island’s western shore, dreaming of following in the footsteps of her rock and roll heroes –legendary singers and frontwomen like Julieta Venegas, Shakira, Shirley Manson and Alanis Morisette.
Neysa debuted to local acclaim with the melodic pop single “Ojos de Diamante” in 2018, included in her debut EP titled “Destrúyeme”. Since then, she’s represented her country in the 2019 International Song Festival (Punta del Este, Uruguay) with her song “Ya no pienses más”; participated in the 2019 Festival Nuevos Vientos (La Plata, Argentina); and played industry showcases for BMI at the 2021 Latin Alternative Music Conference in New York City.
“We need more female rockstars in Latin America right now,” says Neysa, who just finished recording her first full-length album in Mexico City with producer Felipe Ceballos (Zoé, León Larregui, AJ Dávila). And that is precisely what she is setting out to do: Rock you.

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