Bouncy: the girl with a peculiar style
Maureen Maila well known as ‘Bouncy’ is Botswana’s first female Hip-hop reggae artist and one of the upcoming artists ready to make a mark in the music scene. She cut her teeth in the music industry early this year and her most striking features are her dance moves, tone of voice and sense of style. She has had a few performances such as closing the show for Vetkuk vs. Mahuta and Ganyani’s show in South Africa.
Bouncy is not afraid to show the world her creative side and he sense of style can is inspired by pop star Lady Gaga’s her outlandish outfits, hair and makeup.
“I studied fashion design and I design most of my clothes. I wanna be unique. my sense of style is influenced by Lady Gaga and Beyonce, ,” she said.
When it comes to her dance moves, the Gabane native is a twelve time champion in Botswana’s dance society and a professional choreographer who is inspired by Ciara’s dance moves. With a Caribbean accent, she could be easily mistaken for a foreign artist. She released her first official single ‘You gat it’ featuring Spiza Valentino and will be releasing her second single on the 27th of June called ‘I am a monster’ taken from her debut album.
“My music is a mixture of dancehall, motswako and hip hop. I will be releasing my debut album end of this year. ‘I am a monster’ simply translates that as a woman , I can stand up for myself and do what I want to do in life!” she said.