Author: Joycelynn Okezie
Before she hits the stage during the east coast leg of Pusha T’s ‘Darkest Before Dawn’ Tour, hip-hop artist, emcee, and television personality, BiA (aka Perico Princess) delivers single “Gucci Coming Home,” the track serves as homage to honor Guwop’s return to society; after serving nearly three consecutive years in prison. With Bunx handling the production, the record touches multiple genre’s and reminds us of the diversity the Boston creative possesses.
BiA (aka Perico Princess) aims to incorporate Latin and trap music into her brand of rap. Rapper Fam-Lay discovered the Boston native and immediately introduced her to super-producer Pharrell Williams.
Lying bandaged and unable to walk after experiencing a near-fatal motorcycle accident, Pharrell called her for a verse on an upcoming project. Despite her physical state, she insisted she could work, proving her skill and determination. Williams realized her talent and signed her to his creative collective, i am OTHER, in collaboration with RCA Records under Peter Edge. Take a listen to the track above, and let us know your thoughts!