R&B / Singer-Songwriter / Soul
Born under the name Tierra Umi Wilson, UMI is a Seattle native pioneering a new sound rooted in R&B and alternative neo-soul - she calls it Bedroom R&B. Her artistry manifests itself through her honest lyrics, sultry melodies, and quirky perspective which gives listeners a personal connection to UMI and her music. With only seven singles and one EP to her name, UMI has been hard at work on new music with a full-length album in the foreseeable future.
The laid-back energy of her lo-fi sound is a reflection of her personality - unique and nostalgic. Currently living in Los Angeles, UMI continues to create genre-bending music that captivates and inspires listeners. UMI has shared, “I hope that the relatability of my lyrics can be comforting to people who realize their worries and problems are universal. I want them to know that they’re not alone.”
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October 17, 2018 Her laidback approach is self-assured, humbled and soothing to the ear.
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