Hear Her Voice: Up & Coming ft Olivia Dean & Rio Fredrika
Hear Her Voice
Laura Whitmore is joined by her special guests Olivia Dean and Rio Fredrika to showcase the next generation of female musical talent.
Today Laura and her guests are on the lookout for the brightest young talent, and they’re picking their favourite songs and lyrics from a new generation of female music stars.
Olivia Dean is a singer songwriter who was named Amazon Music’s ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ in 2021. Raised in Walthamstow, East London, Olivia took musical theatre lessons and participated in a gospel choir from a young age. She then went on to attend the famous Brit School. Olivia released her first EP ‘Okay Love You Bye’ in 2019. Her fourth EP ‘Growth’, released in 2021, was created during lockdown.
DJ and presenter Rio Fredrika has long championed promising young talent. She started her career presenting on MTV and on Hoxton Radio and Capital FM’s show ‘The Capital Weekender’. She went on to host the ‘Monday Drive’ show on Capital Dance, before moving to the all-new ‘Breakfast Show’ on Capital Dance where she can be heard waking up the nation with her infectious energy every weekday morning.
Featuring Hear Her Voice’s resident music expert Laura Snapes on Bree Runway.
Laura Snapes is one of the foremost music journalists in the UK. Currently deputy music editor at The Guardian, she has also worked as features editor for NME and associate editor at Pitchfork.
Episode Spotify Playlist:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4r4iKsyfdU5I8puSghWPkb?si=4559f766356e4858 (https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4r4iKsyfdU5I8puSghWPkb?si=4559f766356e4858)
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