By the time she was 8 years old, Brandi Nichole Flores had a notebook full of songs she had composed at her mothers piano by ear, and drums programmed on her fathers mpc. Her parents, both young musicians themselves, encouraged her creativity by building a home studio in their garage, where she learned to write and record herself before 6th grade. After a few years of cutting her teeth on local talent show stages, 16-year-old Flores was flown to Nyc and signed to Epic Records.
Fast forward Six years, two record deals, three tours, and two shelved albums later, Nikki realized she had very little control of the music she was making, or the chances of it being released on her terms. She was dropped from her label contract, and to pay bills in the mean time, became a demo singer for hitmakers like Rodney Jerkins, Red One, and J Kash. Her natural ear for harmonies and ability to record a song quickly kept producers calling, and continued to sharpen her instincts.
Nikki turned her attention back to writing songs in 2015 when she inked a new publishing deal with BMG. this time with a new fire for authenticity, and a specific Passion for female
Nikki found her niche working closely with young power-houses like JoJo and Hayley Kiyoko; even lending her pen to two Grammy nominated albums, Nas’ “Life Is Good” and Mya’s “Smoove Jones”.
Nikki is currently writing, advocating for artists, and producing her own project under AN alias.