Rachel Agatha Keen, known professionally as Raye, is a British singer and songwriter from London. Raye debuted with her EP Welcome To The Winter which was released on 11 December 2014. She is best recognised for featuring on Jonas Blue's 2016 single "By Your Side" and Jax Jones' 2016 single "You Don't Know Me", the latter co-written by Raye herself and peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart. Raye would release her second EP titled Second on 11 August 2016 which was followed by single "I, U, Us". She was short-listed for the BBC Music Sound of... award for 2017 and was named in third place. Her single "Decline" with Mr Eazi, was released as the lead single for her third EP Side Tape and would be certified Platinum by the BPI. Side Tape was released on 4 May 2018.
|Birth name:||Rachel Agatha Keen|
|Born:||October 24, 1997|
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Real name Rachel Keen, she is an R&B singer notable for EPs titled Welcome to the Winter and Second in addition to her heavily remixed original single "I, U, Us." She co-write "I, U, Us" with Charli XCX.
Her career in music began as early as the age of ten. She learned to play the guitar at an early age and would sing at church and small charity events.
She attended the BRIT School for two years to study music and singing.
She is from Croyden, South London. Her father helped guide her to a career in music.
Her single "Hotbox" caught the attention of Olly Alexander on Hype Machine, and he would help elevate her music career.
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