Multi-talented singer, songwriter, rapper and drummer Bianca Shaw exhibits off her skills on her debut EP Exhale, premiering completely on Billboard in the present day (March 7).
The seven-track mission is a fusion of various sounds, starting from upbeat disco parts 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 observe.
"This mission is about referring to 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 sides, 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 observe with the discharge of her "Bipolar" music video. Now, she's persevering with to place herself on the radar this 12 months along with her new mission, 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 just lately, 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 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'd really feel a breath of recent air letting it go," Shaw tells Billboard of Exhale. "Everything that you just've been holding in, you simply let go. You say 'fuck it'."