Growing up between London and Lagos, Halima developed a love for music that explored both of her cultures. On the brink of releasing her EP ‘XYZ’, she reflects on a life spent establishing her own style and redefining genres, with stand out single ‘Wildflower’ a perfect example of just that and also premiered on Trench Magazine. Click here to listen to the track: https://open.spotify.com/track/5qs29LEW2YNnOp7e5Aw8HK?si=Nf-AoWeUQ6KMM5LlI5FNxw
‘XYZ’ is an assemblage of six tracks that are oozing with the singer-songwriter’s unique R&B rasp, with the twinkling synths of ‘Intro’, the neo-soul groove of ‘Break’ and classic hip-hop flow of ‘Wake Up!’ exhibiting her decorative musical palette. Her lyrical approach is unapologetic and raw, and her knack for storytelling never falls short despite the variety of the singles. On her decision to pen an LP that is woven from her deepest personal experiences, Halima quotes “This EP is an intimate description of the past 2 years of my life. I wanted to share this, in its truest, most vulnerable form. To honour the experience and the feeling. Now it belongs to you”.