Screen Shot 2024-06-27 at 11.20.09 am

Kaiyah Mercedes Releases Album ‘Trying To Hate You’

With songs that resonate beyond their years, Kaiyah Mercedes brings you her sophomore¬†album ‘Trying To Hate You’, a sonic and cinematic exploration of unrequited love and heartbreak. At the crossroads of creativity and self-discovery, the 18 year old LGBTQIA+ artist brings vibrant hues of indie pop through her authentic voice, while connecting with listeners to find solace in her melodies and truth in their lyrics.

Screen Shot 2024-06-27 at 11.43.08 am

Diagnosed with autism and ADHD at the age of 15, Kaiyah uses her songwriting to translate the world around them and draws sonic inspiration from an eclectic array of influences – from the introspective lyricism of Phoebe Bridgers to the infectious melodies of Soccer Mommy.

Music Video for ‘The End.’

Screen Shot 2024-06-27 at 11.32.08 am

Music Video for ‘Trying To Hate You’

Screen Shot 2024-06-27 at 11.34.13 am

Stream the album


Connect with Kaiyah

worldwideweb logo


Instagram logo