Manchester-based multi-disciplinary artist OneDa shares her first release since the critically acclaimed ‘Pussy Power EP at the end of last year. The Superlative co-produced track ‘Major Pay’ ft Renee Stormz single is out now!


Fresh from her ferocious shows supporting Kneecap and Baxter Dury, and following the success of her critically acclaimed ‘Pussy Power’ EP, OneDa confirms her status as one of the most exciting hip-hop artists currently emerging in the UK. Latest single ‘Major Pay’ (ft. Renee Stormz) is built around a bass heavy concept that is bursting at the seams with incendiary hip-hop grooves, delving into the frustrations of unreciprocated affection and the eventual liberation from toxic relationships. With poignant lines like “Froze by your Beauty, Time made you ugly,” OneDa’s lyrical prowess shines through, adding depth and resonance to her charismatic rap style.

Beyond her musical endeavors, OneDa has been actively involved in community initiatives, running hip hop therapy sessions for youth in east Manchester and participating in projects like Herchester, aimed at empowering womxn, non-binary, and transgender MCs. Her vision extends beyond chart success; she aspires to establish a hip hop therapy school catering to individuals of all ages, reflecting her commitment to using music as a tool for positive change.

As 2024 unfolds, OneDa continues to make waves, with accolades from BBC Radio 6, DJ Mag, NTS, Wonderland, UKF, and The Line of Best Fit underscoring her rising prominence. With a tireless work ethic and unwavering determination, OneDa is poised to leave an indelible mark on the global music landscape.

OneDa headlines Vanilla Manchester on March 31st – Tickets here.

Expect more headline shows soon!