Emy Perez and DFRNS Turn Up The Heat with ‘Maria’ on BB Music


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Following their explosive debut collaboration ‘Zoom Zoom’, Venezuelan artist Emy Perez and Dutch producer Hidde Huijsman, who goes by the name DFRNS, strike once again with ‘Maria’ – out now on BB Music Group.

Demanding attention with a thumping bassline and Emy’s powerful vocals, ‘Maria’ is an enticing production from the very first beat. Fusing Latin sounds with Flamenco elements, ‘Maria’ reflects on the history of Emy’s homeland, Venezuela, at the time of the conquistadors and slavery. Merging aboriginal sounds, with a modern twist, ‘Maria’ leaves a lasting impact on the listener and was a result of a prolific studio session between the two artists.

Speaking about the track, Emy said:

Maria is my Mona Lisa. What becoming an artist is really all about. I’ve found out throughout the years and my music taste, that this is my heritage and what truly represents my mixed Venezuelan blood. We created this song after ‘Zoom Zoom’ and many other tunes, and it’s the song where we were finally able to capture my essence and achieve the evolution of our collaboration!” – Emy Perez.

With ‘Zoom Zoom’ still making massive waves across the globe, Emy Perez continues to demonstrate her endless artistic abilities as she builds on her solo career. Boasting previous co-writes alongside some of the globe’s most iconic artists and producers, Emy’s undeniable songwriting ability exudes from every track she works on. Encapsulating her passion and rich musical heritage in every release, she manages to create timeless and top quality productions, no matter the genre. Promising fans a steady stream of new music, ‘Maria’ and ‘Zoom Zoom’ are just the beginning of what Emy Perez has in store. 

DFRNS (pronounced Difference) consists of Amsterdam native Hidde Huijsman, who has skyrocketed as an artist-breaking producer in contemporary Pop and R&B/Hip-Hop/Reggaeton music over the last few years. His dynamic sound comprises synth-driven, melodically innovative song arrangements and trunk rattling beats. Earlier this year, 5 x Grammy Award-winning producer Kuk Harrell (Beyoncé, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Usher, Jennifer Lopez) discovered DFRNS, which resulted in their first major placement on Republic Records with ‘Your Loss I’m Found’ by Jessie J.