Singer, songwriter, and entertainer Dora Kola is one of the edgiest West Coast artist’s to have debuted in recent years being greatly inspired by the strip club, sexuality, heavy metal, 80’s rock n’ roll, and California. Being a hustler ever since a kid, Dora Kola has gone through a whole lot of tribulations including slut-shaming and bullying from peers and teachers at a young age, molding her into the person she is today; strong, bold, and success oriented.
After a lifetime of developing her craft, Dora Kola has finally released her long awaited single titled “After Sex Cigarettes”. Though relatively new to the music scene, Dora’s debut single has already garnered over 20k streams as well as raved reviews from peers and fans alike. The music video coupled with the single was also directed and produced by the artist herself, allowing her to give fans a glimpse into her wild child life. Being known for writing strong female empowering anthems, Dora Kola is also a superb classically trained pianist with a level 8 RCM certification.
After high school where she was known as the ‘theatre nerd’, Dora Kola enrolled in radio broadcasting school at BCIT and received a scholarship award for exhibiting the ‘Most Creativity’, and began work as a radio disc jockey at just 19 years old. Due to sexism and racism, Dora left the industry and started to pursue a career as a stripper.
Born in Hong Kong and raised in Richmond, BC, Dora Kola’s music journey began at a tender age of 3, spurring her towards the direction of pursuing her passion for music later on in life. Dora Kola ingeniously presents a fresh new perspective with her distinctive brand of music consisting a distinctive blend of multiple styles leaving her listeners feeling chill, sexy, dreamy.
Armed with big Pisces dreams and plenty of hyperactive creative energy to spare, Dora Kola is no doubt, well on her way to becoming one of the most phenomenal and influential artists in this generation. A “no fucks given type bad bitch”, that is clearly noted in her music. Come take a ride on the rock side and enjoy some Kola, it’ll feeling so fucking good.