Last year brought Nova a nomination in the Best Hip Hop Category of the Scottish Alternative Music Awards 2019, features in Mixmag, Red Bull Music, The Skinny, Time Out London, The Basement x Nike BSMNT AIR MAX 90 campaign, the launch of her club night Potential Party and the announcement of her forthcoming solo album, Re-Up.
As Nova’s first solo release, Re-Up combines acclaimed genres with eclectic lyrical content to make a hard-hitting debut album. As a sequel to the early 2019 mixtape Risin’ Up, Re-Up exists to replenish the underground and remind them what Nova is really about. Commenting on crime, clubs, afters and getting money, this album provides a snapshot into the past, present and future. Bassy trap sits side by side with lo-fi hip hop and heavy grime featuring beats by $1000 Wallet, Inkke and Kami-O, complimented with imagery of drunken street fights, a twisted game of Monopoly and sniper staring down the viewfinder. To be continued..