Nakera, Contributor to TheSoulcialista & Social Media Manager
A recent graduate of Full Sail University holding a Masters of Science Degree in Entertainment Business and a Coppin State University Alumni holding a Bachelors of Science Degree in Entertainment Management with a Concentration in Music, Nakera Lee has set trends that magnify her talents in the industry. Born and raised in Baltimore, MD, Nakera has had a knack for the music industry since the tender age of 6. In 2011, Nakera joined the Entertainment Management Student Union assisting with the production of special celebrity meet and greets for artist such as Young Chris and Lupe Fiasco and this was just the beginning of her career. At the age of 24, manifesting the belief that “Your Artistry is Your Innovation,” Nakera is currently, the youngest Marketing and Event Coordinator for Vircity, a small business located in the Canton community of Baltimore, MD assisting small businesses and nonprofit organizations in Administrative, Document, Bookkeeping, Marketing and Event Planning Support since its establishment in 2006.
With many years of entertainment experience in the industry, Nakera is the former GRAMMY U Campus Ambassador for Coppin State University serving from February 2012-2013 and former intern for The Recording Academy Washington, D.C. Chapter/NARAS. Participating in events such as GRAMMY’s On the Hill; Business, Beats, and Inspirations (Industry Series), GRAMMY U Soundchecks, etc. It was through this experience that Nakera feed her artistic appetite for the music industry and decided that she finally found her niche. After interning with The Recording Academy, Washington, D.C. Chapter, Nakera began interning with Gypsy Soul Entertainment, under the direction of Founder Kayenecha Daugherty, who exposed her to many media opportunities and possibilities feeding Nakera’s interest in Public Relations and Media Management.
Constantly remaining active in the industry, Nakera has assisted companies such as Huff Events & PR with Media Placements and Hits post events, Associated Black Charities, Tyanna Foundation, Fells Point Main Street Association, and Starr Systems Design with Event Planning, Marketing, and Production through her current title at Vircity. Most recently, Nakera has embarked on a new adventure of Freelance blogging which has triggered an untapped ability that has gotten the recognition of many readers. Wearing many hats and traveling throughout the industry, Nakera has participated in numerous industry related concerts, festivals, seminars, etc. in which she has helped in implementing production of media tents, sound checks, artist itineraries, and stage production.
Most recently Nakera has embarked on her latest journey to launch a Public Relations and Marketing company which will help reshape and define the new industry era. With many endless possibilities and industry tasks to conquer, this is just the beginning for Nakera Lee and as the industry continues to evolve Nakera will implant her talents in the industry capturing the attention of those around her. As of now, Nakera is building her brand one artist at a time.