A descendent of Eritrea, Layla has called the mainland US her home since her family's move to Seattle in 1994. Discovering a passion for music early on as a result of the influence of watching her mother perform live as a bass guitarist in her native land before transitioning. In her new home, she picked up her first instrument, the violin, and began the earliest stages of musical journey. Now 25 years old and a New York City resident, Layla has delivered her debut single "The Mission" to the world and is working on the release of her EP, titled "NOMAD". Watch the video for her new track, Element, below.