Sister Sounds Selection: Nadia Rose - London's new sound
Main Photograph: Vicky Grout (copyright).
WHO Nadia Rose (http://www.nadiarosemusic.com/)
WHAT UK Rap/Grime: Bassy, bashment, dancehall, hip-hop infused
WHERE From South London, UK
MUSIC INFLU'S Lil Kim, Spice Girls, old school reggae, jungle and dancehall
LYRICTRY "I am the wave, I am the tsunami"
"It's really shitty when they can't see past your titties, and your pretty face, my bitches, it's time to regulate, we ain't having it no more, we tried picking at the locks but now I'm busting down the doors."
Nadz is bringing a sound that we want, but didn't know until right now. She's mixing rhythms of our generation, no hesitation, bouncing echoes of jungle and bashment on her tongue, her bars lent with the power of grime and the rhyme of rap. Right now, nobody bad like her.