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Meet Barbii Banks: An Unveiling Multifaceted Star in the Music Industry

Alison Richardson, better known as Barbii Banks, is a rising star with a multifaceted presence in entertainment. Emerging as the younger sibling of Danii Banks, the two recently reconnected after years apart. 

Barbii Banks took her first steps into the music scene in May 2017, driven by a curiosity about how her unique talents would be received. Her roots in the Industry stretch back years. At just 18, a chance meeting with Oklahoma City rapper Starr Lyfe sparked a transformative journey. From coast to coast, she ventured alongside him, promoting shows and delving into the intricacies of the music business, ultimately developing her rapping skills. 

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Barbii Banks’ music resonates with a broad audience driven by her desire to create tracks everyone can enjoy and relate to. Also drawing inspiration from figures like Chanel West Coast and Gucci Mane, she crafts a signature style that blends various musical influences.

Her debut music video, “Barbii World,” stormed onto the scene with over 250,000 Facebook views in days. This success led to international recognition, as she embarked on a journey to film “Barbii Girl” in Paris and Amsterdam, solidifying her status as a global artist. 

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Beyond music, Barbii Banks is a woman of many talents. A certified, licensed esthetician, abstract acrylic artist, and fashion designer, she envisions a future encompassing multiple creative ventures. From her own art gallery to a beauty salon and reality television, her ambitions know no bounds. With an unapologetic authenticity and a relentless drive to explore uncharted territories, Barbii Banks is poised to etch her name in the annals of the entertainment industry. Watch out for her soaring music career, entrepreneurial pursuits, and the upcoming reality show alongside her sister, Danii Banks.

Check out Barbii Banks latest release on YouTube below:

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Hello there, welcome to Honk Magazine. To kick things off, Can you tell our readers about what really inspired you to write music? 

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Barbii Banks – I’ve been a fan of music forever, especially rap music & my home state isn’t really known in the Industry for rap music, so I thought about trying it & it worked! 

 

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Tell us what is so unique about you and your music?

Barbii Banks – It’s authentic & comes from the experience. Either what I’ve been through or what I’ve seen so far. 

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Can you share a story about your funniest mistake when first starting? Can you tell us what lesson you learned from that? 

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Barbii Banks – OMG! My 1st performance was so scary! I was so nervous I performed with my back turned to the crowd the whole time. I definitely learned not to do that again, lol.

 

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Tell us about your latest releases and what inspired you to create them?

Barbii Banks – My latest releases were with some female artists. Kelsey Lynn, Nayborhood Barbie & Kay Kay. I wanted to start collaborating with more female artists to show our talents, especially since we’re so dominated by men in this Industry.

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Please give us a brief insight into your upcoming projects.

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Barbii Banks – I have a new single, “Push It,” coming soon. The world is definitely gonna love this one.

 

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 What do you wish you were told when you first started making music that you think would help artists just starting out?

Barbii Banks – Never stop! I wish I didn’t take that long break, but it’s okay. I’m back now! Keep going because the sky’s not the limit! You can never get enough done with so many goals to accomplish.

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 Any last piece of advice for those artists who just started making music?

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Barbii Banks – Promote, promote, PROMOTE! .. awareness is everything about music!

 

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For more, stay connected with Barbii Banks on all social media platforms below:

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube

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Colourshop Drops Heartfelt Hymn to Authenticity with ‘Be Yourself’

Colourshop

Colourshop‘s latest single, “Be Yourself,” is a folk-pop ballad celebrating authenticity and self-acceptance. Recorded at the prestigious RoomTo studio in Barcelona, the song’s acoustic instrumentation creates an intimate and timeless personal atmosphere.

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Produced by Jason Boshoff (known for his work with Lisa Hannigan, David Gray, and Paloma Faith) and Oscar Braga, “Be Yourself” showcases Colourshop’s growth as an artist. It blends their signature sound with a newfound maturity and depth. The production is polished yet retains a raw, emotional edge.

At its core, “Be Yourself” is a message of empowerment and self-discovery. It encourages listeners to embrace their uniqueness and shed societal expectations, finding strength in their own authenticity. In a world that often pressures us to conform, Colourshop reminds us of the power of being true to ourselves.

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With “Be Yourself,” Colourshop showcases a journey of self-exploration and acceptance, crafting a musical experience that is as uplifting as it is relatable.

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Kelsie Kimberlin stirs sizzling fiesta vibes with “Parking Lot”

Kelsie Kimberlin

Famous international artist Kelsie Kimberlin ignites the dance floor with her mesmerizing new release, “Parking Lot,” a sizzling fusion of pop and Latin rhythms that captures the vibrant culture city’s heartbeat. Filmed against the vibrant backdrop of Cartagena, Colombia, the song pulses with infectious energy, drawing listeners into its irresistible groove.

Collaborating with legendary Colombian producer Pedro Vengoechea, who lends his talents alongside mesmerizing Colombian dancers, to create a sensory delight from start to finish with her velvety vocals. Vengoechea’s Latin rap interlude adds authenticity to the extra layer of spice of “Parking Lot.

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At its core, “Parking Lot” celebrates movement and allure, with lyrics that vividly depict a confident, vivacious dancer who captivates everyone in her orbit. She exudes joy and empowerment with each beat, inviting listeners to join her in revelry. The song’s driving force is its pulsating rhythm, anchored by the mesmerizing strumming of a Spanish guitar. This emotive vibe seamlessly complements Kimberlin’s soulful delivery, creating an intoxicating yet exhilarating sound.

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As the night unfolds within the confines of the “Parking Lot,” Kimberlin’s voice rises above the fray as a beacon of light amidst the darkness. With every verse she delivers, she entices us to immerse ourselves in the music and surrender to the primal impulse to dance. In “Parking Lot,” Kelsie Kimberlin once again showcases her musical prowess, establishing herself as a formidable figure in the pop music industry. With its irresistible beat and undeniable charm, this song will set the night ablaze wherever it’s played.

 

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For more information about Kelsie Kimberlin, please visit [website]. 
CLICK HERE TO STREAM Kelsie Kimberlin’s Parking Lot on Spotify.
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