Miss Kaninna to perform live at Yirramboi this weekend

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Miss Kaninna to perform live at Yirramboi this weekend

Photo by Tristan Stefan Edouard

Miss Kaninna is a rising star in the Australian music scene, and with her powerful voice, bold lyrics, and unapologetic attitude, she is sure to make a lasting impact on the industry.

Miss Kaninna, a proud Yorta Yorta, Kalkadoon, and Yirendali woman, is all set to make her mark in the Australian music scene. The Naarm/Melbourne-via-lutruwita/Tasmania artist is set to perform May 6 at Yirramboi Festival, following today’s release of her staunch debut single, Blak Britney.

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The track, which takes elements of pop, rap, and R&B, is an anti-establishment anthem that showcases Miss Kaninna’s unique talent for bold songwriting and provocative lyricism. With razor-sharp bars laid coolly over elasticated synths, crisp percussion sitting right in the pocket, and a sparse, syncopated bass groove, Blak Britney is undeniably powerful.


She draws from the rich cultural heritage and paths laid before her by her Matriarchs, including her grandmother, Rosalind Langford, a famous painter and renowned activist who played a vital role in starting the Aboriginal Information Service (AIS) in the 70s.

Miss Kaninna’s mother, musician, activist, and facilitator Ruth Langford, also played an important role in her daughter’s musical journey. Miss Kaninna grew up in a musical community, sitting side of stage touring with her mother. She was eventually accepted into WAAPA and went on to be cast as Cynthia in the national theatre tour of The Sapphires, a role that led to her pivotal permanent move to Naarm, where her solo project began to take shape.

“Blak Britney is a fuck you to the government – a call of empowerment to Blak women,” says Miss Kaninna. “I’m so sick of not being represented in the music scene here in so-called “Australia”. Fuck the government and fuck the police.”

Stream Blak Brittney by heading here. Catch her live this weekend at Yirramboi