Beats 1 Julie Adenuga ost has hailed IAMDDB as the most exciting new artist to watch in 2018. Watch our video interview with Julie above.
Listed among the NME 100 as one of the most essential new artists of 2018, IAMDDB also ranked third in the shortlist for the BBC Sound Of poll.
Speaking to NME on the red carpet of the BRIT Awards 2018, Julie told us about the new act she’s most in love with.
“IAMDDB – she’s from Manchester,” she replied. “She’s got a beautiful voice, but at the same time makes this trap music that makes you want to light a candle and dance to it. She’s just got an aura and a vibe that is really encapsulating.”
As for her other musical highlights in 2018, Julie said that she can’t wait to head to this summer’s festivals with hopes of catching Solange live.
“She seems like she takes pride in every single millisecond of her show. There isn’t one moment where you’re like ‘oh, she just threw that in’. For her to do that and be honest, she’s not trying to show us that she doesn’t do that.
Julie added: “She’s very open with the fact that everything goes into her performance. You have to see that with you own eyes. Someone can’t just put that much effort into something and then you think ‘oh, maybe I’ll go watch someone else on another stage’. You want to see that performance. She’s incredible.
Solange headlines Longitude and Latitude this July.