Born and raised by a conservative family in Indonesia, Ramengvrl was an unlikely candidate to become her nation’s foremost female hip-hop artist. She started making “bedroom” demos as an escape from her mundane routine 9-to-5 job and now she’s hit the airwaves. Ramengvrl has since performed across Asia, including one of Southeast Asia’s biggest summer festivals, We The Fest.
Well-known for her quirky, unique and straight-to-the-point style, she first gained traction within local hip-hop communities. However her career officially took off in 2016 with her first single “I’m Da Man”. The praise and recognition she gained over the years led her to be nominated at NET TV’s Indonesian Choice Awards 2018 as one of the “Breakthrough Artists of the Year” and she was also an Anugerah Musik Indonesia (AMI) Awards Nominee for her collaborative effort on ‘Decide’.
In 2018, Ramengvrl joined forces with Indonesian based record label Juni Records and not long after. released the now critically acclaimed track “CA$HMERE” which brought her name to the next level and won her ‘Hip-Hop Production of The Year at the Anugerah Musik Indonesia Awards, the most prestigious music award ceremony and show in Indonesia. That same year, Ramengvrl also released her mixtape titled ‘No Bethany‘. The mixtape features singles such as “what’s ur problem” and “bad minah” – her collaborative effort with Malaysian rapper Hullera. ‘No Bethany‘, along with all her previous works, hold the intention to push listeners to be true to themselves, a simple theme but one that resonates for Indonesians who have mostly had to live up to society’s expectations. Ramengvrl’s