RnB sensation Elaine took the music charts by storm. Despite her debut EP Elements going viral and breaking records, she remains somewhat of an enigma. Here are 5 things you might have not known about the singer:
Her EP Elements reached the number one spot on the Apple Music Album Charts
Elaine made history when she became the first South African woman to claim the number one spot on the South African Apple Music album charts within a month.
She’s only 20 years old
That’s right, the incredibly talented musician is only 20 year-old. She started singing at the tender age of six. Her love for music led her to join her school choir. She also started writing her own music in High School.
She is a Law Student at WITS
Elaine is not only brilliant in music but has dreams of having a career outside of the entertainment industry. The Risky hit-maker is currently studying a Masters in Law at the University of Witwatersrand.
Her EP, Elements was released independently
The star was not signed to any record label when she released the 7- track EP. She worked independently with fellow university students. All the members on her team were under the age of 21.
Her inspirations are Beyoncé and Lauryn Hill.
Even though her sound is distinctly Trap Soul, she is heavily inspired by superstars such as Beyonce and Lauryn Hill. She has been likened to emerging RnB musos such as H.E.R and Ella Mai.