Amia Brave is known as a singer/songwriter from South east of London. She recently released ‘Sweet Love’ produced by German producer, 30hertz known for Queen Naija ‘Medicine’ which is a smooth RNB vibe that Amia penned during quarantine. Amia states “I wanted to create a fun RNB song that wasn’t about heartbreak but instead about love”. The song initially came about due to record label LVRN running a competition on Instagram looking for the best songwriters and musicians. In our interview below the London native mentions her inspiration for Peng Black Girls, and more. Sweet Love is streaming on all digital platform, make sure you download and check out our interview below.
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Tiara – How was it growing up in southeast London
Amia Brave – Growing up in London was fun. I grew up around the Nigerian and Caribbean culture.
Tiara – Who inspired you growing up?
Amia Brave – Lauren Hill, Jazmine Sullivan, Keyshia Cole, Destiny Child, Brandy, and also amazing producers like Timberland, and Pharrell Williams, and a lot of Nigerian music such as Afro Beats.
Tiara – What are some of your favorite moments as an artist thus far?
Amia Brave – Performing at different venues in London and seeing people’s reactions to the lyrics, and people coming up to me and saying I felt what you said. Having people outside of my circle listen to my music is like the best moment for me.
Tiara – What inspired you to make Sweet Love?
Amia Brave – I wanted it to be a feel good loving song. I didn’t want anything sad, just that good feeling when you first meet someone.
Tiara – Tell me about Peng Black Girls
Amia Brave – It’s for beautiful black girls all over the world. The video is full of beautiful black women, my mom was in the video, and my sister, we were in our traditional attire. The song was to feel good and think of all the black women.
Tiara – What artist would you want to collaborate with?
Amia Brave – I want to work with Giveon and Lucky Daye. I love Ari Lennox, Usher, Keyshia Cole, Miguel, the list goes on.
Tiara – What keeps you motivated?
Amia Brave – I am overall a positive person, so I’m enjoying quarantine. I like to work out, and talk to my friends a lot and pray, and be creative. I just stay focus on the things that I want to do.
Tiara – What are your emotion like in the studio when you’re writing a song?
Amia Brave – I am a very reflective person. I try to tap into what I felt as a child and focus. With the songs I have coming out soon, you get to understand my family history.
Tiara – What advice would you give upcoming artists?
Amia Brave – Make music you love and how you feel in your spirit, and release it to the world, don’t wait for people.