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Growing up in a sleepy town, Henjila has forged herself as a rising alt-pop star to watch - gaining support from outlets such as BBC Introducing and Clash Magazine. Henjila has also been featured on multiple Spotify playlists including: 'Fresh Finds UK & Ire', 'peach' and 'Feelgood Indie'. Don't be fooled by the artist's hyper-fem vision - with influences ranging from barbie, Disney princesses to Amy Winehouse and Lily Allen - Henjila's writting is personal, powerful and sincere. Henjila's writing stems from personal experiences, including song, 'Yellow Face', which was written in response to the increased anti-Asian hate following covid. The artist has found music to be a comforting and healing outlet for herself and hopes that her music can be that for listeners too.
Ethnicity: Indigenous Nepali
Location: London, UK

Instagram: @henjilaa

GET TO KNOW - completed September 2021

3 words to describe you:
Practical, Soft, Crackhead

3 words to describe your music:
Emotional, Therapeutic, Gentle

If it does, how does your heritage impact your art?
I’ve written a song called “yellow face” based on the struggles you can endure having an Asian face - that’s an impact ik.

If you could collaborate with anyone, who and why?
Miki Matsubara <3 her songs are from 80s Japan music which is one of my favourite genres and she’s influenced my sound! 

Your next career/music goal:
To have a more polished image and sound for my next EP release! 

Top 3 go to songs/artists:
Right now it’s 
Lovin’ You - Minnie Riperton 
I’m in the mood for love - Julie London
Affection - pinkpantheress

Words you live by:
keep going <3

Is there anything else you'd like to share?
I have a show at the Lexington in London for BBC introducing ! Link in @henjilaa bio to tickets <3