Rhodessa, the talented indie artist known by her mononymous name, has achieved a significant milestone in her rapidly growing popularity. Her mesmerizing track, “Kisame,” has climbed to the coveted number one position on Spotify’s Viral 50 Philippines playlist.
After a steady and impressive ascent, “Kisame” has finally claimed the top spot on the playlist during the recent long weekend. Since its release in February, the song has been gaining substantial attention and steadily climbing Spotify’s chart. It made its debut a few weeks ago on the Viral 50 Philippines playlist, initially entering at number eleven, and then impressively climbing to number three last week.
This remarkable achievement marks a significant milestone for the singer-songwriter since her debut with a record label in 2021. It is the first time Rhodessa has reached the number one spot, surpassing her previous accomplishment of over one million streams with “Isa Dalawa Tatlo,” effectively more than doubling her previous success.
Rhodessa’s distinctive sound, showcased in “Kisame,” can be best described as mellow alternative pop. The singer herself characterizes her music as perfect for setting the mood on a sunny beach afternoon or during chilly rainy mornings. The heartfelt song revolves around the theme of longing for a distant love, evoking a strong sense of nostalgia and stirring emotions.
Furthermore, “Kisame” has also claimed the top position on the local playlist, Pinoy Pop Playlist 2023, further solidifying Rhodessa’s influence and popularity within the music scene.
As Rhodessa’s star continues to rise, it becomes evident that her exceptional talent and enchanting melodies have resonated deeply with listeners, propelling her to the forefront of the music industry.