credit: Nikko La Mere

EZI - DaNcing in a RoOm

Sultry indie-pop songstress EZI, who's also the first artist signed to Steve Madden's record label, 5Towns Records, recently released her debut EP, AFRAID OF THE DARK. The EP showcases EZI’s imperfectly perfect - and most important - relationship; the one with herself. A complicated relationship she's cultivated over the years she spent traveling to-and-from New York City. With upbeat tracks like "DaNcing in a RoOm," to moody/vibe-y songs like "REDEMPTION" & "SoBer with YoU," EZI draws listeners in with slinky vocals overtop seemingly exotic productions that create lush & effortless jams.

EZI released 3 music videos leading up to the release of AFRAID OF THE DARK. Most recently, the video for single "AFRAID OF THE DARK" premiered with Galore, where she channeled her feelings as 'alien' and made peace with the parts of herself that make her feel like an outsider. She also revealed the animated video for her single "DaNcing in a RoOm" with The Line of Best Fit, and her first single + music video for "REDEMPTION" was applauded by publications like Refinery29, Nylon & Billboard.

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Genre: Pop
Subgenre: Indie Pop
From: New York, NY