By Our Reporter
With the likes of Wizkid, Burna Boy and Davido making Afrobeat music acceptable and attractive across the globe, UK-based singer Belinda Lyrical Asimu popularly known as Lizziie is ready to take a bold step of making Nigeria her second home and establish her music career which was planted and germinated in Europe to blossom globally. Born and raised in London, Lizziie has a Nigerian mother and a Congolese father. She has been a fan of rap music from her growing up, following Rappers like Lil Kim and Foxy Brown.
Lizzie picked up singing age the tender age of 10 chooses rap music. She is recognized as a leading female rap artist from the UK trying to open doors of international performance for others.
Lizziie has decided to establish herself in Nigeria as the country is in a leading position in spreading African music across the world. She believes rap music is yet to take its rightful position and compete favourably in Nigeria.
Speaking, Lizziie said: “I am coming to Nigeria to give rap music a new face. And I can confidently say that rap music will move to the next level” she gushed. Announcing her Nigeria/African plans at an International Conference through a Digital Entertainment Showcase, Lizziie has these to say about herself.
She said she is inspired by female rap artists like Lil Kim, Foxy Brown, and Cardi B, and they all have a significant impact on her as a rapper.
Belinda is quick to tell anyone she is more of a hip-hop/ trap rapper. She believes growing up in the trenches reveals her personality, style, and identity in her music. In her exact words, her aspiration is: “I plan to create a new art and sound with my music that I will also incorporate my African heritage into” Lizziie is creatively ready to take the bull by the horns as she sends four studio-recorded rap songs to Nigeria for the delight of African music fans. The collector’s songs include: Change Me, Freestyle, Cheats & and Numero Uno will dominate the airwaves in Nigeria.
Lizziie is busy working on the video of the super hit single, Numero Uno. It will appear on selected television stations before the end of April 2022.