Xylo Aria In Focus

Our next feature comes from Xylo Aria, singer, producer and entrepreneur. Xylo founded Music Production For Women which is an online platform empowering women to learn to produce music in an encouraging, collaborative and supportive environment. We decided to hit up Xylo and get to know more about her struggles and her empowering new movement.Continue reading “Xylo Aria In Focus”

Just:Because In Focus

From the UK to Hanoi, Vietnam, Hayley Pons has been a pioneer in the Hanoi hip hop scene with her infamous hip hop parties ‘Jump’. Going under the moniker Just:Because, born in the UK and bred on the Maltese islands, she grew up on a staple diet of 80’s funk, electro and 90’s hip-hop. WhichContinue reading “Just:Because In Focus”

Ma Sha In Focus

From Moscow to NYC, we’re excited to have Moscow-born/Brooklyn-based DJ and producer Ma Sha for our next feature. Ma Sha has been in the scene for a hot minute, when she’s not spreading eclectic music through her craft she’s also doing some kick ass shit for the industry. She’s the co-founder of ‘Kindergarten‘, a clubContinue reading “Ma Sha In Focus”


Our next feature hails from Brussels, Belgium. This DJ tastemaker, and Co-Founder of booking agency Bloom Hill first shot into the spotlight when she played at AfroPunk in Paris and has now rocked the stages across Belgium and more notably Dour Festival with Kiosk Radio. We sit down with the Queen to get to knowContinue reading “PLLOW IN FOCUS”

Rishma Dhaliwal IN FOCUS

Hailing from London, our next Sister Queen is founder of I Am Hip Hop Magazine Rishma Dhaliwal. The best thing about the music industry, especially with women is that we can connect online without even knowing each other. So you can say we were online music friends and I invited Rishma to speak at theContinue reading “Rishma Dhaliwal IN FOCUS”

Sheena Ladwa IN FOCUS

We love meeting women of colour in the music industry, and we’re so excited to introduce our next feature Sheena Ladwa. We first properly met Sheena when we invited her to speak at one of our SYS Boss Lady Workshop panels. Her great expertise in management and her ability to offer advice was truly valuableContinue reading “Sheena Ladwa IN FOCUS”

Apolline Guedon IN FOCUS

How did you start getting into music?   Since my 6th birthday, when I received my own Hi-Fi channel, I was always listening to the music I wanted. I was illegally downloading my favourite pop tracks from internet and burning my compilation on CDs. After my 9th birthday, I always had my mp3 players plugged on myContinue reading “Apolline Guedon IN FOCUS”

Wanja Lange IN FOCUS

Based in Berlin, founder and CEO of I Still Love H.E.R. Wanja Lange is another Boss Queen that I started following on social media, and due to our love of hip hop connected instantly. Wanja runs a promotion agency and blog as well as starting her career out as a DJ. We sit down with WanjaContinue reading “Wanja Lange IN FOCUS”

Marie Schmitz IN FOCUS

We’re excited to have the next feature with Belgian artist Marie Schmitz. She paints, draws and creates beautiful illustrations. Whilst relatively new to creating art as a business, Marie is well on her way to a fruitful journey. We sit down with Marie and chat about how she got into painting and her advice sheContinue reading “Marie Schmitz IN FOCUS”

Pay Kolmüs IN FOCUS

We first met our Dutch sister Pay Kolmüs in Amsterdam, a music friend linked us up and ever since then we’ve been in each other’s lives ever since. Inspirational and a woman of many talents, Pay is a wearer of many hats. Starting out as a music journalist to now founding her own management companyContinue reading “Pay Kolmüs IN FOCUS”