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Rina Sawayama is a Japanese-British musician, model and actor who started her solo music career after graduating from Cambridge University in 2012. Rina rapidly attracted the attention of press around her early releases which saw her included in the Dazed100 list and grace the covers of Clash Magazine and Sunday Times Style. In April 2020 she released her debut album “SAWAYAMA” via independent label Dirty Hit which was applauded by critics across the globe and has led her to be featured on the covers of Billboard, NME, King Kong, Time Out, DIY and Crash Magazine as well as garnering support from Vogue, BBC, CNN and VICE. In 2021 Rina was nominated for BRITs Rising Star and later that year she was also named as one of TIME Magazine’s Next Generation Leaders. In recent years Rina has collaborated with the likes of Elton John, Charli XCX, Pabllo Vittar, Bloodpop, Shamir and more. Alongside her music career she has also modelled for Balmain, MAC, Versace, Skull Candy, Mercedes Benz Fashion and GCDS.