From being selected as part of this year’s BIGSOUND50 to delivering an explosive 64 Bars freestyle for Red Bull, receiving significant support from triple j and triple j unearthed as well as critical acclaim from the likes of Red Bull, Acclaim, Pilerats, Cool Accidents and Purple Sneakers, SOPHIYA’s name has gone from underground to rapper on the rise in 2020.
Amassing over 1.4 million streams on Spotify alone, SOPHIYA’s music has been added to A1, Fresh Finds: Hip-Hop and New Music Friday AUS/NZ on Spotify as well as New Music Daily, New Fire, The New Australia and many more on Apple Music. Marking the first chapter in her journey so far, Overdue serves as the sonic embodiment of this as she steps out of her bedroom and into the national spotlight.
Following on from her formative year in 2018, testing the waters in 2019 and going into 2020 with all guns blazing, SOPHIYA’s years of self-discovery, relentless ambition and creativity have resulted in a formidable body of work. Finishing this chapter and already setting her sights on her next, there is no stopping SOPHIYA.