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Boisterous Rising Star Kyle Dion Announces Bold, Unfiltered New Album ‘SASSY’ out September 17th

Playfully Dauntless Single “Money” Out Today

Boisterous Rising Star Kyle Dion Announces Bold, Unfiltered New Album ‘SASSY’ out September 17th

To Perform at Iconic Brooklyn Venue — Elsewhere: The Rooftop on September 22nd

“Pitch-perfect falsetto” 

— Rolling Stone

“just one of my many, many good recommendations” 

— NPR Music

“an elegant falsetto that could soften the hardest of hearts” 

— Pitchfork

“will give you goosebumps”

— The Fader

“The best singer in LA” 

— DJ Booth

"quirky and eccentric”

— Okayplayer 


Today, LA-based singer-songwriter and boisterous rising star with a golden falsetto, Kyle Dion, officially reveals the cover art, title, and release date for his upcoming summer turn-up record. ‘SASSY’ out September 17th is a bold and bright sonic landscape that promises an unfiltered sound while flaunting a no rules mission statement. The upcoming record, inspired by his time touring and exploring international territory in support of his debut album 2019’s SUGA, marks a new era for the “rising star” (PAPER) as he sheds his melancholy in favor of more bright and buoyant tunes. It’s a joyous and exclamatory soundtrack to better times. 

Pre-Order SASSY here:

Kyle’s boldly confident new single “Money” is out today. Shimmering with flicks of guitar laden harmony, Kyle’s personality soars on the track revealing his pointed thoughts about hustler mentality. 

“This track is the epitome of the album - it’s comical and carefree,” Dion says. “‘Money’ is about doing you on your own terms. It’s that hustler mentality. Being an independent artist and handling all my own creative since day one, this is the energy I’ve been on.”

Listen to ‘Money’ here:

Money Cover Art

The artist who’s known for his work and sharing the studio with musical luminaries like Kali Uchis, Duckwrth, Ella Mai, Xavier Omar, Khalid, and BJ The Chicago Kid, is a multi-hyphenate and often uses fan art to inspire his electric visuals. This album is no different — the cover features a manipulated & reimagined piece created by a fan that was carefully curated and edited by Kyle. SASSY, a character Kyle created for this record, is a more realistic representation of the artist’s personality who’s all about having fun and living life. The vibrant and eye-catching visual pays homage to Kyle’s 2019 record SUGA cover art, which also was inspired by fan artwork. 

To create an effective turn-up record, Kyle needed to access sides of his personality he hadn’t explored before musically. Once he loosened up and became comfortable laughing at himself and the process, in part due to his light-hearted relationship with album collaborators, producers, and friends Chris Hartz (Childish Gambino) and Bijou Choder (Brasstracks), he found the sound of the album, a soundtrack to better times and the world to come.

Previously released tracks from Kyle Dion’s upcoming album include “Placebo” featuring rap icon Ja Rule and “Purr” featuring Kari Faux, whom Pitchfork calls a “clever rapper-singer who won’t be defined.” The two singles are fun and vibrant, setting the scene for Kyle’s pop-inflected sound that comes alive on the upcoming project. Seductive and summery, this album is perfect for BBQs, laying poolside, or taking a late-night drive.

Watch the “Placebo” ft. Ja Rule Visualizer Here & Read More Via Rolling Stone

Watch “Purr” ft. Kari Faux Here & Read More Via PAPER

Kyle Dion will return to the stage for his first performance post-quarantine on September 22nd for a showcase at Brooklyn’s iconic venue Elsewhere: The Rooftop. DJ Booth calls Dion “the best singer in LA” while Rolling Stone praises Dion’s “pitch-perfect falsetto” which shines brightest on stage. The sure-to-be ground-breaking performance will also showcase the live debut of SASSY in its entirety.  

Purchase Tickets here:



A boisterous rising star with a bright falsetto and golden pen, Kyle Dion can’t stay put. After releasing his heartfelt ode to traditional R&B, SUGA, in 2019, he couldn’t help but expand his talents and set his eyes on creating a classic turn-up album. Playfully rapping and exuding even more bold confidence, Dion is reinventing himself in the next chapter of his career, showing off the fullness of his personality by throwing out any and all rulebooks. The proudly independent artist possesses a soul from another era and creates a sound refreshing to any generation. From the small community in Florida where he grew up to effervescent Los Angeles, where he’s worked with artists like Kehlani, Kali Uchis, and PartyNextDoor, Dion is blazing a unique path.


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