En quelques années, la chanteuse-rappeuse née au Zimbabwe Tkay Maidza est sortie de l’underground pour devenir l’une des artistes les plus intéressantes d’Australie. Avec son flow de mitraillette, ses beats frénétiques et ses paroles ultra-originales et après avoir séduits les tastemakers du monde entier avec ses premiers morceaux ‘U-Huh’, ‘Brontosaurus’, ‘Ghost’ et son premier EP ‘Switch Tape’, elle s’est construit une réputation grâce à ses performances live : elle a notamment assuré la première partie de Charli XCX, Mark Ronson, Troye Sivan et Years & Years.
In just a few years, Zimbabwean-born singer-songwriter Tkay Maidza has emerged from the underground to become one of Australia's most interesting artists. With her machine gun flow, frenetic beats and ultra-original lyrics, and after seducing tastemakers around the world with her debut tracks 'U-Huh', 'Brontosaurus', 'Ghost' and her first EP 'Switch Tape', she has built a reputation for her live performances, opening for Charli XCX, Mark Ronson, Troye Sivan and Years & Years.
Tkay was then nominated for Best International Act at the 2016 BET Awards, and lends her voice to the 2016 hit 'Do It Right' by Martin Solveig. In early 2017 she unveiled her self-titled debut album 'TKAY', in which she brings a danceable energy as well as depth to each of the tracks. In her lyrics, Maidza finds a perfect balance between boldness and vulnerability that give 'TKAY' a strong emotional power
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Kitsuné’s philosophy has always been singling out the up and coming talents about to break through in music, always on the lookout for promising bands and producers. The Parisian Label first started its music activity by releasing singles of promising bands and commissioning remixes for each release by no less talented producers and DJs.
In 2015, Kitsuné dared to go further down the innovation and musical curation path with the launch of its on-going playlist New, Hot & Fresh, showcasing hand-picked curation of international emerging and upcoming artists.
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