Missy D is a bilingual female emcee who was born and raised around the motherland. She represents a blend of African cultures in her life-force, and in her music. Missy D who is now representing Vancouver, loves a blend of Hip-hop and R&B. she calls this mixture Rap & Soul. she writes to inspire and to celebrate resilience. Discovering her talent at a tender young age, she began rapping her first melodies in French. She continued making noise for the people as a 2018 official SXSW artist. She’s building a powerful buzz for herself, and it seems like it will continue with her next single.
So we took a listen to “Yes Mama” and we can definitely understand why Missy D is creating waves. This trendy single takes its listener into the style and genre of “Rap Soul” she gives us a detailed and intricate rap flow that showcased her unique style and delivery. In the hook, Missy D gives us this soulful melody that curates this eccentric atmosphere for the listener. The production of the beat exuded positive energy and radiated good vibes. If you’re wondering what the meaning of this record is then we have the answer for you! “Yes Mama” is a dedication to Mama D, The Motherland, Mama Earth, all our personal mamas, our angels, and our community mamas. A summer jam blessed with a very special meaning and feature, she proves to us that she is back in 2019 to unpack all the feelings, all the pauses, and to celebrate all the individuals who has helped her so far on this journey.
Give a listen to "Yes Mama" here, and continue reading for Missy D's exclusive interview!
Hey Missy D! Welcome to BuzzMusic! Tell our readers a bit about yourself as an artist!
My name is Missy D and I am a Hip-Hop, Rap & Soul artist based in Vancouver BC. I am a child of the African Diaspora hailing from Rwanda, Ivory Coast and Zimbabwe. I've been making music since I was 11 in both French and English. My music is a blended sound of old and new school, rap and neo-soul with a message of hope and strength for marginalized communities. Music is powerful and necessary for my own therapy but also for my community!
What motivated you to write your track "Yes Mama"? Did you feel that the message you integrated within the song was easily portrayed to listeners?
It took a village to raise Missy D from the Motherland to the Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC)