Nomi Ruiz is a New York-based singer and producer who has become a celebrated icon in the LGBT community. Her signature disco and hip hop influenced sound adds a unique component to the Smirnoff Sound Collective. Her own imprint, Park Side Records, adds to her resumé with more electronic styled releases. Ruiz is currently in the process of producing a full R&B solo album and will be starring in an upcoming feature film next year. Nomi will also be lending her musical talents to a full-length album with Animal Feelings to pair with the piece.
In her episode of 'Meet the Smirnoff Sound Collective', Nomi Ruiz discussing what it was like growing up never seeing someone like herself in the spotlight on TV or in music.
But despite the challenges that come along with being different, Nomi has risen up to become the icon she never saw herself for others in the LGBT community.
Meet the rest of the Smirnoff Sound Collective.