Interview with ‘Brazen Barbie’

Interview with 'Brazen Barbie'

Upcoming rapper/singer Brazen Barbie is a Kenyan mixed, independent Australian artist taking the rap game by storm with her matchless flow and drive for success. After dropping her first single ‘Elevated’, she began getting streamed worldwide and noticed by highly accredited artists around the globe. Her journey of music making began in recent years after talks of her singing talent from the local community. She is now best known for her versatility in her music along genres including Trap, RnB and Hip-Hop and aspires to build her music legacy.

Where are you from?

Ethnically Kenyan and Irish
Born and live in Perth, Australia

How long have you been making music?

2 Years

How many songs /albums have you released to date?

Released 5 Singles

Can you tell us about your latest release and the background and inspirations behind it?

The inspiration behind my latest releases is feeling confident, independent, secure and a bad b*tch inside and out, and that nobody can make you feel otherwise. The importance of staying on your grind and not worrying about what others think or have to say about you.

How have you ended up in the music industry?

After singing at primary school choirs, my music teacher pulled me aside and asked if I would like to audition for solo parts in a local performance including many different schools. After securing solo positions, there was talks of my singing talent in the local community. I began singing covers first, then began to write my own songs and raps and started recording them early 2020.

What do you think of the music industry currently? 

I believe the music industry is becoming more diverse and inclusive and should continue to do so but I also believe there should be more opportunities for indie artists such as myself as a lot of artists talent is going unnoticed.

Who do you think the most influential artist?

Remy Ma, Nicki Minaj, Tupac, Kanye West

Who have you collaborated with so far in your career?

“BoutDat” Featuring Corey Coka
“Step Up” Featuring Perelli Mack & Corey Coka

How do you think you differ from other artists?

I differ from other artists because I’m never afraid to try new styles or mix styles. Uniqueness is key.

Dead or alive, who would be your dream collaboration?

Missy Elliot

What was the first album you bought?

Respect M.E (Missy Elliot)

What’s your favourite song at the moment?

Paperwork Party by Babyface Ray

If you had to sell your music collection tomorrow, what album would you leave in your draw?

Respect M.E

What is your favourite saying?

The dream is free, but the hustle is sold separately.

What other hobbies or interests do you have?

Athletics, specifically track

Do you have any tattoos or piercings?

I have one tattoo and four piercings.

Tell us more about your upcoming project or this new project?

My first EP will be dropping April of 2022 including 6 songs.

What’s in the pipeline after this project?

A second EP.

Thank you for your time and may you carry on making great, fresh music.

Thank you for your time, remember to always follow your dreams and keep on your grind