Jamilla combines haunting soul vocals, self-produced R&B beats and chill-wave synths to create a beautiful and seamless brand of nu-soul music. With an intense and captivating stage presence, and emotive and politically charged lyrics, Jamilla expresses her appreciation for human vulnerability and invites you to experience hers.
In her short time performing music, Jamilla has already caught the eye of many members of the music community landing support spots for some of the country’s finest including Stella Donnelly, imbi the girl, Thelma Plum, Alex The Astronaut, Mojo Juju, Tijuana Cartel, 30/70; as well as appearing on festivals including Island Vibes, Sound On, Wild Campout, Hidden Treasures and Perth Festival
In her debut year, Jamilla performed sold out home shows and took her first steps in touring the country before going on a three month hiatus in 2019 to focus on honing her skills as a producer. And the time off served up her incredible track Bloom which won the 2019 West Australian Music award for “Best Music Video” for its expressive and stunning visual accompaniment.
In 2019, Jamilla held her first overseas performance when she showcased at Music Matters conference in Singapore. Her accompanying release “She.” Also achieved charting positions in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia and Vietnam during this time and was her first release to touch on her bi-sexuality. Her follow up releases “Do Your Feel Ashamed When You Hear My Name” and “Tired Of The Sunrise” accompanied her BOLD tour, which incorporated dates alongside imbi the girl, her first interstate festival performance at Island Vibes and a string of West Australian show dates.
In 2020 Jamilla opted to wait out the pandemic, instead focusing on her DJ performances in clubs and bars around WA, and in 2022, she returns to the stage with exciting new music.