Eccentric, deep, and honest, Chinese-British vocalist, songwriter, and producer FiFi Rong brings pure emotional intimacy and open vulnerability into her distinctive sonic vision, subtly nuanced with a flair of her Chinese heritage. Through her songs, she effortlessly blends Alt Pop, Alt R&B, Electronica, Trip-hop, IDM, Soundscape, and UK Bass Music, enveloping her unmistakable vocals in a mesmerizing tapestry that places her among the elite league of paradigm-pushing Avant-Pop artists.
FiFi Rong's impressive collaborations include renowned artists such as Skepta, with her vocals gracing his hugely successful UK No. 2 and Mercury Prize-winning album, Konnichiwa. She has also worked alongside luminaries like Tricky, Yello (on their chart-topping albums Point and Toy), Phaeleh, Emika, and the late Lee 'Scratch' Perry. With over 3.2 million plays across major streaming platforms, FiFi has garnered acclaim from esteemed publications including The Guardian, The Times, NME, FACT Mag, The Irish Times, Dancing Astronaut, Earmilk, Wonderland, CLASH Magazine, Complex, BlackBook Magazine, FLAUNT, XLR8R, and The Line of Best Fit, to name just a few.
In her latest self-produced double album, "There Is A Funeral In My Heart For Every Man I Loved," FiFi Rong draws inspiration from the undeniable stylings of modern music, her intricate cultural heritage, and the textured ambiance of Wong Kar Wai's movies. The result is a sonic landscape associated with luminaries such as Bjork, Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser, FKA Twigs, ANOHNI, and Massive Attack, where contemporary ballads intertwine with atmospheric production.
FiFi Rong's career is punctuated by mesmerizing live performances at numerous iconic venues and festivals, solidifying her reputation as a world-class performer. Having headlined tours in China, she has captivated audiences with her alluring stage presence, drawing over 150,000 people in attendance. Her prowess as a captivating performance artist has been showcased during a seven-date arena tour of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria alongside Yello, as well as at renowned stages including the Montreux Jazz Festival, O2 Academy Bristol, and Kraftwerk Berlin, cementing her status as a sought-after artist on the live circuit.
Adapting to the challenges of the pandemic, FiFi has taken her live show online, spearheading the Yi Jing 意境 Live Performance Series—an ambitious arthouse project that seamlessly merges online concerts, short films, and performance/sonic/visual art. Over the past year, FiFi Rong has embraced the rapidly evolving world of web3 music and NFTs, positioning herself as a leader and community builder in this exciting field.
Currently immersed in her latest project, "Qi:7," FiFi Rong embarks on a transcendental odyssey through seven stages of spiritual awakening. The first installment, the 'Hopium' EP, delves deep into the artist's journey, exploring past traumas, disappointments, and cultural obligations, while holding onto a glimmer of hope for transformative change.
Recently, FiFi Rong has courageously shared her deeply intimate life story, unveiling the tumultuous path she has walked to achieve her dreams. Her unwavering dedication and unyielding spirit have shaped her into an artist whose music resonates with audiences worldwide, touching hearts and inspiring others to embrace their own transformative journeys.web3, and help as many other independent artists to make a sustainable living from their greatest passion along the way.