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Singer, songwriter, and producer, JiuLing, blends R&B and soul, in a style reminiscent of the 90s and early 2000s, with influences ranging from Janet Jackson, Amerie, and Tamia.

She sets herself apart with her distinct, sweet vocal tone and her unique melodies and lyricism, conveying a multitude of raw and honest emotions. JiuLing has that rare ability to create contemporary music that feels nostalgic and timeless. Her music heavily draws from her life experiences and challenges, as a person who’s long felt misunderstood and is now coming into her own.

Photographer: Tash (@tashangus)

Ethnicity: Chinese-Jamaican
Location: London, UK

Instagram: @jiuling_

GET TO KNOW - completed April 2024
3 words to describe you:
Sweet, Sensitive, Sophisticated

3 words to describe your music:
Honest, Authentic, Timeless

Describe the moment you knew that you wanted to pursue music:
I just knew it was the one thing that made me feel happy, allowed me to express myself and where time had no bounds. It felt and feels to this day effortless.

How does your heritage impact your art?
It impacts my aesthetic, style and visuals. I have a great appreciation for Chinese cinematography which has helped influenced two of my music videos.

What moment are you most proud of in your music journey so far?
Producing and writing all of my songs by myself.

Your next career/music goal:
Perform at a festival  

If you could collaborate with anyone, who and why?
Janet Jackson of course. She is a living legend and one of a kind.

Top 3 go to songs/artists:
Janet Jackson - I Get Lonely
Stevie Wonder - Ribbon In The Sky
Tamia - So Into You  

Words you live by:
Nothing Happens Before It's Time

Anything else you'd like to share:
JiuLing, the upcoming R&B sensation, is set to captivate music enthusiasts with the release of her latest single, ‘I Want Somebody’. This dynamic track showcases JiuLing’s unparalleled talent, blending her sweet vocals and melodies with styles reminiscent of the 80s and 90s to deliver an unforgettable sonic experience.

‘I Want Somebody’ serves as a testament to JiuLing’s growth not only as a musician but also as an individual navigating the intricacies of life and love. There is a newfound complexity in the composition, a seamless blend of vintage vibes and cutting edge production. The lyrics echo the timeless themes of love, reverberating the profound desire for a connection that transcends the ordinary. The passion and vulnerability invites listeners to dream and envision a reality where love knows no bounds.