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Durban musician Katelyn “Kate” Anniah is on a mission.
The 24-year-old needs the world to know her title and luxuriate in her music, and he or she is working arduous to guarantee that occurs.
The rising star has launched “Venom”, a telling single about acceptance, which has hit the airwaves in the UK.
Kate, her stage title, teamed up with UK-based producer Osfire the finest approach she knew how, by way of social media.
She shared: “I took an opportunity and made my method to Instagram, looked for music producers in Europe, particularly the United Kingdom, and that’s how I discovered Osfire.”
“I began engaged on Venom round the starting of 2021. I initially wrote it for the sole goal of sharing it with my TikTok followers for enjoyable, however I made a decision to maintain it non-public till I might ultimately document and launch it,” Kate defined.
“Venom” is impressed by Kate’s journey as a member of the LGBTQAI+ group and having to decipher her beliefs for herself and never from the folks in her life.
“Another inspiration for penning this single comes from strangers that supported my popping out story on TikTok.
“A few them began to message me, saying I’ve impressed them as a result of they’re additionally coping with comparable conditions of getting to cover from household and the world.
“From sharing my story, my assist on TikTok has grown to about 23 800 folks, which is extremely heart-warming,” she added.
Kate stated Venom will not be a typical love music.
“The lyrical content material behind ’Venom’ is about popping out of the closet to feeling a bit suffocated with faith, being part of the queer group while coping with social norms and studying how you can be snug in your personal pores and skin and to only neglect about everybody’s opinions about who you’re allowed to like.”
While her music will not be genre-specific, it does incorporate pop, digital and R&B.
Kate is presently engaged on her debut EP, which she plans on releasing later this 12 months.