Known as 'Iyamah' Sophie Bond's love for Neo-soul is ever present in the latest visual "Cryptic Love: in which she strips the aesthetic down to minimalist vibes to fully convey the underlying tone. Currently touring with one of the hottest emerging neo-soul artists in the UK, Mahalia and having already performed alongside Kojey Radical and Poppy Ajudha, she’s undoubtedly one to be on your radar this year.
Iyamah’s debut release is nothing short of a remarkable entrance; painting a thrillingly vivid picture of a young woman in and out of love in her early twenties. Developing a love for Neo-soul and hiphop and the likes of Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu, she nevertheless started writing toplines for Drum & Bass features, immersed as she was in Brighton's club scene. It led her to a collaboration with Black Butter Records’ My Nu Leng, and featuring on the festival anthem ‘Senses’ - performing it at Glastonbury last year.
Experience the incendiary melodies above and be on the radar from Iyamah in the near future!