Taija New, a.k.a. the Newbian King, is an all-around Hip Hop entertainer born and raised in Massachusetts. She began writing music during her sophomore year at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and publicly presented her music in 2014. In November 2015 New released her debut EP "Color Me Complex" which included her hit single "Newbian King" that also led to her very own Pandora station, Taija New Radio.

New acquired a versatile performance history from family friendly festivals to popular night clubs (Multiple performance footage can be found in the "Videos" section). In 2016 Taija embarked on a short tour called "The Pride Tour" where she performed at three Pride Festivals in the U.S. Since then she has continued to perform on the same stage as major acts such as K.Michelle and Tiffany Evans, Jennifer Hudson and Kirsten Maldonado from the Pentatonix.

In November 2017 New released her highly anticipated sophomore album "Heart on the Stage". This was followed up by her very own YouTube Series  "The Newbian King Show" where Taija speaks about her experience in the entertainment industry thus far as well as presenting remixes and new music to her loyal/growing fan base.

Taija New

Hip Hop

  • Deemed "Up Next" twice by Hartford's Hot 93.7
  • Granted very own "Taija New" Pandora Radio Channel
  • ·Opened up for major acts K.Michelle and Tiffany Evans
  • Performed at same festival as Jennifer Hudson and Kirstin Maldonado of Pentatonix
  • Featured Artist Indie Spoonful
  • Featured on major blogs: IndieSpoonful, Undergound Hip Hop, Niji Magazine, Neffworking.com, Stardom 101 Magazine, IndieRapBlog, IndieRapVids and UrbanBeatTV

“The cream always rises to the top and there is no doubt Taija New is on the rise. Her music is professional and infectious, she has an undeniable knack for writing great songs. With all the worthy praise she has already received, there is no doubt that much more is coming her way - her music will take her far.
— Indie Spoonful
Taija New is unarguably Springfield’s hottest and most promising recording artist yet. New has not only captured the hearts and ears of her hometown, but she has managed to do so for the entire region, fresh off the end of her Pride Tour.
— Niji Magazine

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