Soraya La Pread is a New Zealand born music producer and DJ.
She is the daughter The Commodores bassist Ronald LaPread and grew up surrounded by musical Icons and legends. She recalls being on stage with the George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelics in Huntsville, AL and realising that this was where she wanted to be.
Soraya has lived in Los Angeles for the last 6 years where she has played the Sunset strip and West Hollywood’s most reputable venues and parties. She has had residencies at: The W hotel - Hollywood , The Standard Hotel ( West Hollywood - Downtown LA), House of Blues, The Roxy, Chateau Marmont, The Whiskey and also the Viper Room. She has played at a number of major US and NZ festivals, including Afro -Punk ( Brooklyn, NYC) and Arcosanti ( Arizona).
Soraya toured with singing sensation JoJo as a tour DJ and also as an opening act for her US and Canada Tour 2015/2016, she also toured with Quin (@thequincat) and JMSN US/Canada tour 2017.
Soraya has also been a private event DJ for celebrities and artists such as Selena Gomez , DNCE, Joe Jonas, Celine Dion, JoJo, as well as DJing for brands such as TopShop, Perrier Jouet, Moet Chandon, Seven Jeans, Samsung, Twenty Seven Names & Huffer.
Soraya has a wide range of musical interests and knowledge and blends this seamlessly into the events she plays. Whether it’s funk, soul, disco, house, pop, rock, reggae, hip hop or even punk, she covers all bases with knowledgeable selections. Always ensuring that she never neglects the crowd, constantly calibrating her performance to enhance the musical environment of every gig.