Sophia Urista Biography – Sophia Urista Wiki
Sophia Urista is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She is the lead vocalist of the rock band Brass Against, also known as the brass protest band. Brass Against, founded in 2017, is a group of artists led and curated by Brad Hammonds. The band curates songs from a variety of influences from Tool, Rage Against the Machine, Soundgarden, Black Sabbath, Run the Jewels as well as their own compositions in a heavy brass filled symphony.
Brass Against has toured extensively throughout the world playing shows and festivals and have shared the stage with Tool, Prophets of Rage, Lenny Kravitz, Living Colour, Royal Blood, Mike D (Beastie Boys), Ben Harper and more. The band debuted their first original music on April 10, 2020, with Sophia as the lead vocalist.
On November 11, 2021, Brass Against singer Sophia Urista peed on a fan on stage at a Brass Against concert in Daytona Beach, Florida. The band issued an apology in a statement issued via the band’s official social media platforms. Brass Against wrote:
“We had a great time last night at Welcome to Rockville. Sophia got carried away. That’s not something the rest of us expected, and it’s not something you’ll see again at our shows. Thanks for bringing it last night, Daytona.”
Sophia Urista The Voice
She was a contestant on the eleventh season of the American reality television singing competition The Voice in 2016. During the blind auditions, Sophia performed “Come Together” by the English rock band the Beatles. Coaches Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys pressed the “I WANT YOU” button. The singer elected to join Team Miley. She made it to the top 48 artists and was eliminated in the Live Playoffs.
According to her The Voice biography, Sophia comes from a conservative family and was a pre-med student before she pursued a career in music. At the age of 21, Sophia made the move to New York City with only $700 and zero support from her parents. In 2009, Sophia took part in a fundraiser karaoke contest for sickle cell anemia. Since then, Sophia has hosted and performed at venues all over New York.
Sophia Urista Age
She was born in 1985, in Detroit, Michigan.
Sophia Urista Girlfriend
Is Sophia Urista married? She has been in a relationship with her girlfriend, Jessica King, a senior fitness instructor at Peloton. Sophia and Jess have been in a relationship since February 2015 and got engaged in September 2020. The former The Voice contestant proposed to her longtime girlfriend after the premiere of the music video for the song she wrote about King, entitled Everything About You.
Sophia Urista Parents
She was born to parents of Mexican and black heritage. At first, her parents were not supportive of her career choice as a performer. She told Idol Chatter: “I fell in love with performance. I told my parents I’m moving to New York to be an actress. And they said, ‘Good luck with that.'”
Sophia Urista Height
She stands at a height of 5′ 6″.
Sophia Urista Nationality
She is of American nationality. She is also of Mexican and black heritage.
Sophia Urista Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @sophiaurista.