Bonzai - Doses

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“This is a crazy tune and I love it.”

Bonzai is one of the most exciting artists to come out of BIMM London. A Dubliner who studied songwriting, she’s since been picked up by national and international radio and signed to Anchor Point Records – the label of Songwriter/Producer Mura Masa.

Last week Bonzai was interviewed on BBC Radio 1Xtra and Radio 1. Presenter Jamz Supernova was filling Toddla T’s slot and told her audience “As soon as I heard that I was gonna be doing the show I was like, there’s only one lady that I want to interview, her name is Bonzai. She’s brave, interesting and we’re gonna have a great chat.”

With influences from Sting and Jamiroquai to Ashanti and Missy Elliot, her sound is hard to define. When pushed she went for “Twisted R&B or Punk R&B”.

Her debut E.P ‘Royah’ is dedicated to her best friend who’s soon to be a mum. The first track, ‘Doses’ is about the stuff that she’s had to give up, the loss of freedom that the responsibility of a baby brings.

“This is a crazy tune and I love it.”
said Jamz

Annie Mac loved it so much she declare it her ‘Hottest Record in the World’

We agree.

Meanwhile over on Beats1, Zane Lowe made track 3 of the EP ‘Nikka’ his #WorldRecord

2016 will see Bonzai:
Writing
Maybe doing another EP
Touring with Masa
Touring on her own

She’s playing at AMP (Annie Mac Presents) on 10th March with current BIMM London student Miles Pascall playing drums.

POSTED ON: December 7, 2015
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