Bia (rapper)

Bia in February 2017
Bia in February 2017
Background information
Birth nameBianca Miquela Landrau
Also known asPerico Princess[1]
Born (1991-08-16) August 16, 1991 (age 30)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • model
Years active2014–present
Associated acts

Bianca Miquela Landrau (born August 16, 1991), known professionally as BIA, is an American[2][3] rapper, singer, songwriter, and model who debuted on the Oxygen reality television show Sisterhood of Hip Hop. She signed to Pharrell's I Am Other record label, in partnership with RCA Records in 2014. Her first EP, Nice Girls Finish Last: Cuidado, was released in 2018. She is best recognized for featuring on the 2016 single "Safari" by J Balvin and "Best on Earth" by Russ in 2019. In early 2020, Bia signed a new record deal with Epic Records, releasing her second EP, For Certain, on December 11, 2020. The EP spawned the single "Whole Lotta Money", which later was released as a remix featuring Nicki Minaj and reached the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100.

  1. ^ Goodrum, Jasmine (April 24, 2016). "Bia, the Perico Princess, came from the 'hood' to make her way to Hollywood". Grand Island, New York: Niagara Frontier Publications. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  2. ^ Reichard, Raquel (March 19, 2015). "8 Latina Rappers Who Are Killin It in Hip Hop Right Now". Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "Bia Talks Impressing Pharrell, Having TI on Her Track + Drops Bars". YouTube. September 2, 2015. Retrieved December 24, 2015.

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