NIKI Breaks Down Her Rise to Fame and Debut Album

Indonesian singer-songwriter Nicole Zefanya, better known as NIKI, got her big break, at the age of 15, opening for Taylor Swift on The Red Tour in front of a packed stadium of 10,000 people. Since then, the artist has gained popularity for her praised 2018 EP ‘Zephyr’, inked a record deal with @88rising , joined Halsey on tour, blew up your TikTok feed with her viral hit ‘You know I’m your type, right?’—and shows no sign of slowing down. Her latest project, a concept album called ‘Moonchild’, is a fantastical journey in self-discovery. Here, NIKI breaks down her start on YouTube, headlining the Head in the Clouds Festival, and what to expect on her debut full-length album.