Jacinta Lal is a confident force to be reckoned with after releasing her new single Miss on 10 May. An anthem for being unapologetic in everything you do, this Brisbane-based artist sashays onto the scene with her latest single. Unapologetic hip hop beats meet slick lyricism as Lal stands proud as an example of modern-age femininity. She exudes a boss-like attitude combined with grace. Her strongest offering yet, Miss strikes hard against the judgemental and rears its head with sass and confidence.

Treading a provocative line in the same vein as MIA, Lal teases and jabs with Miss, almost threatening her opposition to step up to the plate and go toe to toe with her. With a rhyming style and flow that goes in, Lal proves she isn’t one to mess with. The song was recorded at her home in Brisbane, helmed by in-demand London producer Vittorio Franco and mixed by gun engineer James Angus (Carmouflage Rose). Miss is slick and dynamic in its execution. “I think at some point you get labelled something usually not true,” said Lal, “This track turns those words around and says ‘thanks for spending time talking about me’. It’s a feel-good track that embraces the thought ‘I hear nothing negative about me’.”

Finessing her craft since debut release Ambition on Fleek back in 2017, Lal has become an exciting name out of Brisbane’s hip hop scene. Her unbridled energy on the track is undeniable; Lal’s voice is enticing yet rides hard on each beat. Not content with being held back by restrictions or preconceived notions of how she should behave, she is bringing fire through with her music, beautifully realised with this new single. The Heat Mag describes the artist as having a style that stands out and one to watch.

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