Black-Ish Star Katlyn Nichol Reveals Music Video For “Liar” – The Hype Magazine
Asserting herself as a dynamic presence beyond standout turns on television shows such as American Soul and Black-ish, North Carolina-born and Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, actress, and performer Katlyn Nichol unveils the sultry music video for her debut single “Liar” today via CMNTY Culture RCRDS/Republic Records.
The video, which premiered on Refinery29 today, spotlights her undeniable charisma and show-stopping star power. She commands the camera’s attention with impressive dance moves and palpable energy. The visual moves in sync seamlessly with the song’s genre-defiant upbeat bounce.
“Liar” arrived to instant critical acclaim. SoulBounce urged, “we suggest you prepare to get used to hearing her name,” and Rated R&Bfittingly described it as “breezy.”
“Liar” not only introduces Katlyn as a dynamic all-around entertainer, but it also hints at much more to come.
For as much as Katlyn Nichol flourishes in front of the camera as an actress, she really thrives the moment she picks up a microphone. The North Carolina-born and Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, actress, and performer can hit steeple-size vocal peaks, get sassy on a beat, and dazzle with charisma and charm all within the span of the same song. At the age of two, Katlyn would sing from her car seat, belting out gospel runs along with the radio. Soon, she found herself recording backup vocals and melodies for her dad’s recordings and decided to devote her life to music at that young age. Relocating to New Jersey, she gained her first industry experience by working with various management companies in between attending the prestigious Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing and Fine Arts. By 12-years-old, Mary J. Blige personally signed her to Matriarch/Def Jam Records. The legend often invited Katlyn to make guest appearances on stage. All of these moves contributed to her evolution as an artist and all-around entertainer. She nailed an audition for BET’S American Soul and captivated millions as Simone Clark, acting, singing, and dancing for the run of the show. In 2020, she joined the cast of Black-ish as Olivia Lockhart and will be returning for the upcoming final season. However, she never stopped writing, recording, and singing. During early 2021, she caught the attention of CMNTY Culture RCRDS and Republic Records and landed a deal with the label.
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