Anastasia, formerly known as "Anya", is an Austin-based rap artist and vocalist. In the six years since her debut project (Pretty Color Bad News - 2011), Anastasia has worked to design and define her own niche within modern music, releasing several well -received projects (The Unkind Summer - 2012; Kale & Yoga - 2016; Born To Love You - 2017), earning the recognition and respect of media publications and listeners worldwide, and launching non-profit organization CAKE to empower women and girls through music (cakeofficial.com).
Highlights include performances at "Sound on Sound Fest", headlining "Mayfest 2016" Hollins Women's University (Roanoke, VA) and opening spots for Scarface, Azizi Gibson, dead prez, GZA, Astonautilis, Fat Tony, and more.
With her latest release, "Born To Love You," Anastasia has established a creative new sound, blending thoughtful lyrics with rich harmonies and raw energy.
Made In Austin: Music Makers
We're closing with our favorite Austin subject: Music. Hear from some of the city’s most influential music proponents & creators with a panel, concert & closing party.