Pretti Emage, who calls herself the “Princess of Hip-Hop,” is quickly becoming a prominent figure in the world of rap music.
She was given the name Zayah Nicole Riley at birth and is originally from Tampa, Florida. She has rapidly established a reputation for herself thanks to her adaptable style, which fuses hip-hop and R&B in a fluid manner.
She began her career as a part of the sister act Pretti Emage, but in 2021 she went out on her own as a solo artist, and ever since then she has been breaking boundaries in the male-dominated field of hip-hop.
Her witty wordplays, puns, and punchlines have garnered her a dedicated following, and she continues to fascinate audiences with her forceful and imaginative rhymes. Her wordplays and puns are very brilliant.
The music that can be found in Pretti Emage’s catalogue spans from infectious sing-along tunes and classic hip-hop to some of the most powerful trap music currently available. Because of her success, which is a reflection of her ability to adapt to a variety of sounds and styles, she has established herself as a formidable competitor in the business.
With her unique approach and undeniable talent, Pretti Emage is proving that she deserves her crown as the “Princess of Hip-Hop.” As her fan base continues to grow, she is set to take the music world by storm.
Who are your biggest musical influences?
Big latto and glorilla
What inspired you to write your latest album/song?
My album was my first project coming out solo being that I was in a group with my sister. I knew my project had to be versatile and relatable.
What message do you hope to convey through your music?
I hope to convey through my music running up a bag and staying true and real to yourself.
What was the most challenging aspect of recording your latest album?
The most challenging trying to pick what my single will be off the album because I made so many fire songs it was just too hard to choose.
What has been your favorite moment or experience as a musician so far?
My favorite moment was having my first album release party as a solo artist because it just showed how hard l worked and how much of a good artist I am.
How do you balance your personal life with your music career?
I have days that I work on my music and then I have some personal days too myself to make sure I don’t get to overwhelmed.
How do you handle negative criticism or feedback on your music?
I take it to the chest because I know how much of a good artist I am and my fans know that as well. So I never get discouraged.
What advice would you give to aspiring musicians trying to make it in the industry?
I would have to say always believe in yourself because only you can make your dream come true. Staying on social media and in the people’s face is big as well. Do a lot of networking because you may not know who you will run into.
Do you have any upcoming projects or releases that you’re excited about?
I have my album that is out now on all platforms right along side my single “first place” . Also March 25th I have a huge performance at the music fest Orlando I will be performing a long side major big artist you can get your tickets at musicfestorlando.com.
Do you have any plans to branch out into other genres or styles of music?
I do plan on working with other artists of a different genre I am but I’m also a varies of genre.