This article previously appeared on Audiomack World. Listening to BbyAfricka rap is like stumbling into the structured chaos of a MadLibs game. The Inglewood, California, artist first took an interest in music when her father bought her an iPad so she could make her own beats. She only made a handful before becoming overwhelmed with the process, which encouraged her to put her own twist on singing and, eventually, rapping. Her 2018 debut, Brain Damage, is a blend of R&B, emo, and indie rock reflective of the deep depression she experienced during its recording.