If Ness Nite didn’t exist, only the future could have created her. The 21-year old coined the genre "bra-less music," because her songs follow no rules apart from wild style, divine melody, & effortless invention. Ness raps but doesn't fit into hip-hop tropes. She sings in an cosmic
twilight state, but it’s not quite R&B. The beats float in the constellation next to electronic, but it’s not dance music.
It’s like a cosmic tundra float hovering between FKA Twigs, The Internet, and Princess Nokia, but gridded entirely on its ownevolutionary axis. Braless music as in lawless music, conjuring it’s own sense of freedom — apart from arbitrary delineations of past perceptions or previous lines in the sand.
A multi-racial former high school basketball star raised in black and Mexican households between Chicago and Milwaukee, Ness Nite currently resides with her girlfriend in Brooklyn. Her debut album, Dream Girl drops March 2 on POW Recordings, the label from Passion of the Weiss. It's co-produced by Mike Frey, and executive produced, mixed and mastered by engineer, Alex Tumay (Young Thug, 21 Savage). Dream Girl is real and it's spectacular.
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