Born in Xiamen, China to musically gifted parents Baiyu has been composing music and singing since the age of six, prior to her arrival to the United States. Aside from singing, Baiyu is an actress, model, and former host of MTVu‘s ‘The Freshman’ for three years running. The multi-talented beauty is also an ivy-league graduate, as she became an alumni of Princeton University in 2008.
Baiyu has been hard at work getting signed to JMD/Universal and busy working on her EP. You can check out her site Baiyu Online for the latest updates of this R&B beauty. That’s right, R&B, this former vocalist for Princeton University’s Jazz Ensemble is showing off a very urban sound that is soulful and fresh. Baiyu who grew up listening to Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston in her Gaithersburg, Maryland home at the age of 8 became entranced with American music before she even learned to speak English. Baiyu like most artists ‘just getting into the game’ has been in the trenches for a while and will continue to march on. Check out a day in the life of Baiyu below and check out her youtube channel for videos, covers, and cameos by Baiyu herself.
Baiyu’s latest track ‘Take A Number’ featuring Fred The Godson displaying feisty lyrics and Hip Hop beats is definitely a track you could play while getting ready for a night out. Personally when I’m putting on my makeup in the morning before work, school, or a night out I like to listen to uptempo tracks to help bring up my energy and set a mood. ‘Take A Number’ definitely has an uptempo sound, an electronic marching beat, and empowering lyrics to make a great anthem for the night. All in all it’s a great song to add to your ‘Get Me Ready’ playlist, you know, the playlist thats about building up your energy, ignoring haters, and most of all having a ‘Do You’ attitude. You should be on the lookout for Baiyu’s EP slated for a Fall/Winter release, she has collaborated with the likes of Ryan Leslie and has a star rising. Go to her official site for a free download of ‘Take A Number‘