#EGOUNLOCKED: Nadia Rose | EGO

Nadia Rose is a 23 year old rapper from West Croydon making huge waves in the music industry right now. With numerous singles under her belt already; she recently released an album called Highly Flammable (which we’re obsessed with btw) with her trademark double hair buns on the cover.

Nadia first caught the public’s eye with her music video, Station, which saw her dancing on railway tracks with a train pulling into a platform behind her. Her bold and sassy attitude has since followed her into newer songs such as ‘Skwod’, which has recently been featured on a Rimmel London advert.

Since then, she’s been nominated for a BBC Sound of 2017 award, has opened for Busta Rhymes and performed at some major festivals including Glastonbury, Reading & Leeds, BoomTown and Love Saves The Day. She’s continuously raising the bar for female rappers with her badass tracks and IDGAF attitude in a scene typically dominated by men.

With being billed for festivals this year including Parklife, Sonar, Lost & Found, Bestival and Standon Calling; it’s clear this girl isn’t slowing down. We got chatting to Nadia to see what she’s been up to & what she’s got planned for the future…

 

Where did it all start for you?

Birth probably, ha, I feel like it's always been instilled in me to do great things.

 

Where or who do you get the inspo for your music from?

 An array of sounds/people/places.. Life really.

 

 

What’s a motto you swear by?

Fuck the bullshit.

 

What’s been your biggest/proudest achievement so far?

Winning a MOBO award; me and my friends watched the ceremony the year before and said "next year we'll be there" and not only were we there.. we won! #SKWOD

 

 

If you could have dinner with any three people, dead or alive, who would you pick?

MJ, Tupac and Chicken Connoisseur

 

Describe your style in 3 words...

Pretty fucking awesome

 

 

What's your fave song of all time?

 MJ - Liberian Girl

 

Current food obsession?

Willy Wonka Nerds

 

 

Tell us a random fact about yourself...

 I'm ambidextrous when I'm drunk.

 

What are you looking forward to in 2017?

The festival season, releasing more music and visuals, and of course my headline Show the 'Highly Flammable Party' on April 20th ;)

 

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You can check Nadia out on Insta here and get tickets to see her live here and here.

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