amplifyHER is a UN Information output, supported by SoundCloud. The to start with episode is launched Thursday, 24 November, on all major podcast platforms. Subsequent episodes will be introduced on a weekly foundation.
Episode 1: Milli (Thailand)
Teenage superstar Milli turned the 1st Thai artist to execute solo at the earth-famous Coachella Music competition, winning over a brand name-new audience. She has been making waves in her nation ever considering that the release of her debut solitary Phak Kon in 2020, many thanks to witty lyrics in English, Thai, and various regional dialects.
Episode 2: MC Yallah (Uganda)
A effective artist from a very younger age, MC Yallah had to battle her way back again into the tunes sector, after having time out to elevate her household. A turning issue came when she signed with Nyege Nyege, a file company that supports artists outdoors the mainstream. She took her audio into a new, additional experimental direction, and is now drawing major crowds across Europe.
Episode 3: Carmen de Leon (Venezuela)
Carmen, a lady songwriter from Venezuela, is exploding on the scene as an artist and songwriter. She makes new music in both equally Spanish and English, and is a fiercely impartial voice. Regardless of owning lived in Mexico, the US and Spain, she feels a robust attachment to her Venezuelan roots. A number of of her videos have more than just one million views on YouTube.
Episode 4: Emel (Tunisia)
Emel Mathlouthi was named the ‘voice of the Tunisian revolution, soon after a video of her accomplishing a model of the song ‘My Phrase is Free’, all through a Tunisian street protest, went viral on the net during the Arab Spring.
Episode 5: Faouzia (Morocco/ Canada)
Faouzia, a youthful singer with a large voice, was born in Morocco and elevated in Canada. She started making a identify for herself when she was just 15, submitting tunes to YouTube and profitable Canadian audio prizes and awards. Shortly right after, when she was still in substantial faculty, influential EDM producer David Guetta invited her to feature on his music “Battle”.
Episode 6: Sarah Crouch (Jamaica)
Sarah Crouch is part of DejaVilla, a duo she shaped with Brooklyn-based mostly producer and songwriter David Marston, who gives the dance rhythms to her sensual vocals. Despite the fact that her mother and father were both of those musicians, they inspired her to review in the hospitality industry, in the awareness that generating a residing in the tunes industry, specifically in Jamaica, can be difficult. Cooking is still one of her passions.
Episode 7: Adomaa (Ghana)
Adomaa’s musical occupation started when she started off singing handles of tracks she appreciated, and recording them on her phone. Right now she is observed as a leading light of afro-jazz and alternative new music in her residence place.
Episode 8: Alena Murang (Malaysia)
Alena Murang is performing to maintain her Dayak Kelabit indigenous roots, from the rainforests and highlands of the island of Borneo. She was the initial female to professionally accomplish and instruct the Sape, a lute instrument of the highland tribes of the island typically reserved for male healers. She sings in the endangered languages of Kelabit and Kenyah.
Episode 9: LIA LIA (Germany/China)
LIA LIA is the brainchild of 50 %-Chinese, 50 %-German artist Lia Wang. Her early releases drew worldwide consideration, and led to a personal invite from Doja Cat to assistance her on a string of German demonstrates. She has in excess of 245,000 subscribers on YouTube.
Episode 10: Lyn Lapid (Usa/ Philippines)
As a teen, Lyn Lapid started off publishing address videos on Youtube. In late 2019, she released her Tik Tok website page, swiftly developing an audience of 5 million followers, who ended up captivated by her voice. A snippet of her 1st authentic song, Producer Male, become the most viewed unreleased demo on a Tik Tok video clip in 2020.