The last time we spoke to Bounge, she was working on an upcoming album as well as a vinyl compilation. However, recently this high energy artist dropped a music video titled “Stealer” in which she maintains a dynamic appeal as she flails around an empty warehouse reciting the hook “heaven knows no beast like the one inside of me.” One thing I can say about Bounge is that she is consistent. The same grunge appeal that is shown in her previous videos as well as her previous artwork and just overall aesthetic is shown in this video. Although the video doesn’t provide a variety of visuals like her previous videos (specifically Haunted Eau) do, the song itself is well put together. Her airy vocals over the hard hitting beat provide just the right amount of contrast to make the song work. Bounge is in beast mode, and if she continues on this path I look forward to seeing what she puts out in the future.
Check out our vlog to see behind the scene footage of what happens when black owned businesses and personnel come together to form something great. The video shoot itself was formulated on the theme of boy meets girl, and was shot in three different locations with very distinct vibes which proved to be essential for the shoot. The first location was Chesapeake Bay where the models shot the laid back, bool, beach scene. In this scene models sported bikinis, shorts, and GLEAMING melanin as they strolled down the boardwalk and strutted through the sand. The second location was more grungy and shot in Georgetown overlooking the water, and in various shops. For this scene the models wore more chill but looks were definitely still being served. The final location was at a former plantation house (I know) where the fireworks scene was shot. Overall the shoot was an enjoyable experience. We got the chance to meet and work with a lot of great people so shout out to them for having us.
This video shoot was brought together by a variety of clothing lines such as Enlightened Ent (IG: @Enlight3nedENT), EAT. (IG:@AllHomage), The Rebels (@TheRebelsDMV), Behind the Facade Clothiers (IG:@BTFClothiers), and Rare Creations (IG:@ShopRareCreations). Styling for this shoot was done by Brittney Joelle (IG: @britt.joelle), an up and coming stylist and designer who has worked with Lil Mama, Chance the Rapper, and other talents. Look out for the shoot when it comes out by following the social media for all the different brands and models, as well as keeping up with our IG @whoisplug. #ItsNotOverYet
1. What does the title of your upcoming mixtape “Therapy” mean to you?
Last year was a ‘Therapy’ year for me. I had a lot going on in the writing and production of this tape and I used the music to escape as well as describe the pain I was going through at that time. That’s why it’s called ‘Therapy.’ It was ‘Therapy’ for me
2. What instruments do you play?
I play the piano, drums, and violin
3. How immersed are you in the production process of your music?
I was extremely immersed. The whole tape is produced by me, I played the piano parts, and was there in the studio while my engineer was mixing the project.
4. What app do you use the most?
I probably use twitter the most. It’s the easiest tool to use for me when it comes to connecting and growing my fan-base
5. What do you think our generation’s role in fashion is?
I think each and every generation’s role is to establish the standard of fashion for our time.
6. If you could work with any up and coming artists who would it be?
If I could work with any up and coming artists it would be PnB Rock.