Vanessa Maria makes her mark on the R&B scene with debut single 'Forest'.

Bradford born and raised Vanessa Maria released her debut single 'Forest' on March 1st and has been making waves through the North West's R&B scene since. With airplay and appearances on BBC Introducing, Yorkshre Music Collective and BBC Radio Leeds, she has already established herself as one to keep an eye on this year. Described as 'a haven for fans of melodic trap, dream-pop, hip-hop and R&B' (HUX movement), Vanessa has addressed the pressures of social media and the importance of taking a step back to appreciate the outside world through the song's message. Catch her at 'When In Manchester' on April 20th at Gullivers!