Shenseea is not an artist who’s straightforward to pin down, and that is simply the best way she likes it.

The 24-year-old Jamaican-born Dancehall singer has already recorded tracks with Christina Aguilera, Sean Paul and Tyga, and she or he’s proud to have developed her personal distinctive sound within the course of.

“My music is certainly energetic,” she tells E! Information in an unique interview for our “Ones to Watch” sequence celebrating Black History Month. “It speaks reality as a result of I usually attempt to write about what I am going by way of or anyone else goes by way of. As a result of I like to jot down music that folks can relate to. After they hear it, they really feel like I am speaking to them.”

Shenseea, whose abilities as a lyricist and upbeat demeanor have earned her 3.7 million Instagram followers, signed with Interscope Information in 2019 and says she “undoubtedly” hopes to launch her debut album later this yr. Though she initially dreamed of following within the footsteps of fellow Caribbean native Rihanna, Shenseea quickly discovered extra pleasure in going about issues her personal manner.