imbi has started a movement of unapologetic truth, self-service, self-belief and self-love with their eclectic brand of ‘melodic rap’. Following the release of their breakthrough single swell, this years’ revered follow-up i used to featuring SUPEREGO and recently released acclaimed single peaches & scream featuring Genesis Owusu, imbi has made their mark in music and queer communities alike with their vulnerable, authentic expression, and through their unique artistry provides listeners with a sense of connection, camaraderie and solidarity.
imbi’s music is a multi-faceted extension of themself that combines elements of hip-hop, R&B and soul, and has been featured locally and abroad by Billboard, Oyster, BBC Radio 6 and triple j. Since arriving seemingly out of nowhere in 2017, the Sydney native has surpassed over 2 million catalogue streams, with performances at Laneway Festival, Listen Out and Groovin The Moo, plus supporting the likes of Sampa the Great, Odette and FKJ.
Written and recorded over the past year, back then flitters between dream R&B and atmospheric hip hop, overflowing with blooming harmonies that dance over soulful melodies. It is an enchanting body of work, that richly showcases imbi’s tender, poetic flow – their distinctive, velvety voice always the standout against the hypnotic yet understated production.