Google Pixel, in collaboration with Mass Appeal and Sony Music's Certified, proudly introduces Pixel RePresents, an exciting series showcasing the talent of five next generation female hip-hop artists as they infuse their unique styles into timeless tracks. This groundbreaking initiative also features the brilliant artistry of renowned photographer Myesha Evon Gardner from Creator Labs, who photographs captivating visuals using the cutting-edge Google Pixel with Real Tone. Our next featured artist is none other than BIA, who brings her refreshing perspective to the iconic Petey Pablo anthem, "Raise Up," in her dynamic rendition titled "Raised Me."
Hailing from the vibrant city of Boston, BIA has emerged as a fearless lyricist with an uncontainable fiery flow. Her journey into the spotlight began on the Oxygen reality television series "Sisterhood of Hip-Hop," where her indomitable spirit and captivating stage presence quickly revealed her as an unstoppable force of nature.
BIA's ascent from the streets to the stage is a testament to her unyielding dedication and unwavering passion. She is best recognized for featuring on the 2016 single "Safari" by J Balvin. After briefly attending college, she decided to pursue music and moved to Los Angeles in 2017. Her first EP, Nice Girls Finish Last: Cuidado, was released in 2018. In late 2020, BIA released her second EP, For Certain, which featured the single "Whole Lotta Money," which was later released as a remix featuring Nicki Minaj and reached the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100.
With each bar she spits, she delivers unadulterated truth that resonates deeply, forging a powerful connection with audiences around the globe. Her ability to weave authentic storytelling into her music showcases a level of fearlessness and authenticity that leaves an indelible mark on listeners.
Her infectious beats and magnetic charisma have the power to grab hold and refuse to let go. BIA's raw talent exudes an aura of respect, commanding attention and admiration from fans and peers alike. Her music is more than just entertainment; it's a testament to her unrelenting determination and her commitment to pushing the boundaries of the hip-hop genre.
Her latest album, Really Her, was released summer 2023, and features her previous hits “London” featuring J. Cole and “I’m That Bitch,” with Timbaland. BIA's revolutionizing impact on the game is palpable, one bar at a time. Her journey stands as an inspiring testament to the strength of perseverance and the fire of passion. Whether she's on stage or in the studio, her dedication to her craft is unmistakable, making it clear that she's a true trailblazer in the world of hip-hop.
As fans, we're drawn into BIA's orbit, unable to resist the allure of her dynamic artistry. Her music has the power to uplift, motivate, and energize, leaving a strong imprint on the culture. With each verse, BIA etches her name deeper into the annals of hip-hop history, and her movement is one that's impossible to ignore. So, get ready to be swept up in the revolution as BIA continues to redefine the game and leave an enduring legacy that will resonate for generations to come.
Check out BIA’s remix for Google Pixel RePresents and exclusive behind-the-scenes images from her photoshoot below!