HelloBeautiful.com’s BASE LEVEL column features the hottest new artists we’re buzzing about. Before they make it to the summit of superstardom, we spot them at base level–the beginning of their hopeful journey to the top.
Mayaeni’s soulful tone and effortless strums to her guitar will keep you locked in from the beginning of her song to the very end. And if you aren’t sold yet, her Bohemian hippy style and scintillating smile are hypnotizing.
The rocker chic released her mixtape Basement Kid Vol 1 last month, featuring covers of Jay Electronica’s Exhibit C (focusing on the Billy Stewart sample used in the song), J. Cole’s G.O.M.D, and The Pharcyde’s Passin’ Me By.
Mayaeni’s rock soul makes her a standout among Roc Nation artists. Get the basic on the blossoming artist, below:
Musical Influences: Life. Motown. Rock & Roll.
Biggest Break Thus Far: Getting signed to Roc Nation.
How Do You Describe Your Sound? Rock Soul Pop with a Detroit attitude.
If you were the offspring of any entertainer (dead or alive) who would be your parents? If Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix met in Detroit and had a baby it’d be me.
What do you want fans to walk away with when they hear your music? I want them to walk away feeling better than when they came.
What’s next? Anything. The possibilities are endless.