Multi-talented singer, songwriter, rapper and drummer Bianca Shaw exhibits off her abilities on her debut EP Exhale, premiering completely on Billboard right this moment (March 7).
The seven-track challenge is a fusion of various sounds, starting from upbeat disco components to blends of pop, hip-hop and R&B. The album showcases Shaw's versatility as each a singer and a rapper, whose uncooked voice uniquely shines on each monitor.
"This challenge is about regarding that feeling of being uncontrolled and the way I personally expertise that unbalance — issues that aren't mentioned in public typically," Shaw tells Billboard. "This is me, in all aspects, lastly not afraid to precise myself freely."
Expressing herself freely is one factor Shaw has strived to make distinctive about herself. She began off her 2019 on a excessive be aware with the discharge of her "Bipolar" music video. Now, she's persevering with to place herself on the radar this yr along with her new challenge, which proves to be a barrier-breaker that efficiently encompasses a refreshing sound.
Discovered by Kenneth Bennett (senior adviser at T.B.E and Chance the Rapper's father), Shaw has labored carefully with Chance's brother Taylor Bennett, and is now signed to his label Tay Bennett Entertainment. Most not too long ago, she collaborated on Bennett's tracks "So High" and "Be Yourself."
Heavily impressed by Missy Elliott’s authenticity, Shaw paves her personal lane in expressing herself creatively, describing the most important ideas of her album as "a breath of recent air."
"Imagine saying no matter you wished to say. Something you've been holding in for some time — you’ll really feel a breath of recent air letting it go," Shaw tells Billboard of Exhale. "Everything that you simply've been holding in, you simply let go. You say 'fuck it'."
Listen to Bianca Shaw's album Exhale under.