Dua Lipa has to “combat a bit extra” to get the identical “recognition” as male pop stars within the music trade.
The 23-year-old singer – who has been penning her new album since January – claims there’s a “stigma” hooked up to feminine pop artists, as a result of many individuals assume they have not written their very own songs if they aren’t “sat by a piano or guitar”, and he or she has known as for change.
She mentioned: “For therefore lengthy there’s been this stigma behind feminine pop stars.
“When a male pop star comes on the scene individuals immediately imagine they write their very own songs and direct their very own movies.
“It is on the spot, whereas in case you’re a feminine artist and you are not sat by a piano or guitar, and also you’re performing a track, individuals immediately suppose that you just’re manufactured and also you’re now not genuine to your self.
“I really feel girls actually need to combat a bit extra to get the popularity they deserve.”
Dua will take two weeks off in October to go over the fabric she has written for her second studio album – a observe as much as her self-titled 2017 effort – as a result of she desires to make sure her tunes characterize the “precise” message she “desires to place out”.
She added to The Solar newspaper: “I began writing it initially of the 12 months. I’ve appeared again and since I have been touring for thus lengthy and I have been placing plenty of songs out, I nonetheless have a pair extra tips up my sleeve earlier than that is achieved.
“I simply wish to be sure it is precisely the message that I wish to put out.”
Dua and Mark Ronson will launch new observe ‘Electrical energy’ on Friday (07.09.18) by way of his Silk Metropolis dance venture, and the producer not too long ago claimed she might develop into as massive as late star Amy Winehouse.
He mentioned: “I am such an enormous a fan of Dua Lipa, her voice is nice, it is obtained electrical energy.
“To look at her do her factor is wonderful. She is the primary UK pop solo artist to crack America since… I do not even know.
“I imply I am not speaking about Adele or Amy, however like somebody who makes actually good danceable pop music.
“It looks like she has achieved one thing particular, it is like rarified air.”