Hanna Lashay is an American vocalist, songwriter, model, actress, and award winning entrepreneur.
"The Sunflower Goddess" was born in the suburbs of Chicago, IL , raised in Round Rock, TX and is now residing in Summerlin, Nevada .
Hanna has always had a passion for music, entertainment, fashion and performance. With sprinkles of Indie, R&B, Jazz and Neo Soul, her voice creates a category of it's own. Eclectic Soul!
Hanna’s aspirations for entertainment are twofold. While Hanna loves to express herself through performance,
She also likes to use her public platform to inspire others all over the world and promote self love and positivity.
She created "The Sunflower Tribe , a movement that began when she conquered clinical depression as a result of bullying and sexual assault. She decided to give purpose to her pain by transmuting that energy into a life affirming platform.
Hanna has shared the stage with SWV, Morris Day and The Time and sang background for Kool and the Gang.
She opened for Grammy nominated Anthony David on his " Simple Man Tour" She's performed at the Apache Cafe, Katz Cafe, Cafe 290, WSBTV's Meteorologist Summit, The Blue Room, Aisle 5 A3C with Kelechi, A special performance for the Mayor of Atlanta, multiple performances with the Traveling Burlesque Show, The Sweet Spot and many other events in the Atlanta area.
She is a hometown favorite in Austin, TX performing at The Urban Music Fest, The Austin Jazz Festival, SXSW in Austin, TX, The 96.3 RNB Soul Lounge, The KAZI 88.7 Summerfest, RASDAY Fest, The Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce, The City of Austin, The African American Firefighters Ball, and a multitude of other events.
She has multiple single's that can be found on all streaming services where she has both written, provided vocals, produced and/or co-produced.
Hanna has graced the runway as a model at the Fashion Show Taping for Love & Hip Hop, The Fashion Lounge ATL, hosted by Love and Hip Hop Atlanta's Ariane. She was a feature in Columbia Recording Artists', Russ' "Wife You Up" video. She has modeled for Austin Fashion Week multiple years since her debut. She has modeled for Daniel Esquival of Project Runway and Toombas Jeans And Denim. She was the Face of the International Curly Girl Natural Hair Cruise. She modeled in Dress Austin, Fashion Atlantis hosted by Bianca Golden of America’s Top Model and Fashion Designer Jonathan Kayne, Austin RAW Runway Show, and many other Fashion Shows.
She has established herself as a Brand Ambassador for multiple companies with an organic, engaging and extensive following on social media.
Her acting credits include the U Better Sing PBS web series, the Onyx web/ television production by the Delirium Entertainment Company, a Chevy Commercial, Microsoft Commercial, Co-hosted "A Child Trumpet TV" and commercials for the Shea Moisture/Naturally Curly Brands. Hanna won Best Supporting Actress in an Round Rock, TX Actors Competition. She is currently filming on a pilot to be released this summer called Sneakers.
Being a part of this generation, Hanna hopes to inspire the youth to accept, embrace and love themselves no matter what. ~ Hanna LaShay
The Sunflower Tribe
She did an AWESOME job as always. I could hear her beautiful voice all the way from the dressing room.
Iamhannalashay is mesmerizing! She draws you in and you are hooked. You want to hear more and know more about her! The deep rich tones of her voice and the passion with which she sings is indescribable!