Folly Rae is one of the most exciting British female prospects for 2018. Having released her debut EP in 2016, the Hampstead born songstress caused a stir online and impressed tastemakers across the board. With her magnetic vocals and a style that’s been described as a cross between Lana Del Rey, Zara Larsson and Ellie Goulding, it’s no wonder the BBC chose her as one of just eleven artists to perform in Texas for their SXSW showcase (alongside the likes of Stormzy, Lapsley, Jake Bugg and Shakka).
2016 was a great launch year for Folly Rae. Following the release of her debut EP ‘Money & Power’, which features production from the likes of Nana Rogues (the genius behind Drakes – Passionfruit), as she then went on to sign her first ever recording deal with Black Butter Records.
The lead single ‘Hard To Love’ mixed Folly’s unmistakable vocals with a haunting production that can only be described as an unlikely but brilliant fusion of hip-hop and alternative-pop. The second release ‘U’, took the digital world by storm and has accumulated millions of streams. The record attracted praise from key industry tastemakers (including Huw Stephens, DJ Target, Austin Daboh and online platforms such as i.D and Line Of Best Fit, securing her BBC Introducing on Radio 1 & 1Xtra and headlining the BBC Introducing Stage at Glastonbury Festival.
With an impressive 2018 under her belt, Folly has racked up nearly 15M streams on her EP ‘Karma Club’ and worked with some of the scenes most prolific writers including Dan Priddy (Rag n Bone Man) & Chris Loco. With a sensational catalogue under her belt, it’s safe to say Folly is on her way to exceptional things!