Updated: Aug 29
Rhodessa, the mononymous indie-feels artist, has reached a significant milestone as her popularity continues to soar. Her captivating song “Kisame” has climbed to the coveted top spot on the Viral 50 Philippines playlist on Spotify.
After a steady ascent, “Kisame” finally claimed the number one position on the playlist during the recent long weekend. Since its release in February, the track has been garnering considerable attention and steadily climbing Spotify’s chart. It made its debut a few weeks ago on the Viral 50 Philippines playlist, initially entering at the eleventh spot, and then impressively climbed to number three last week.
This remarkable achievement marks the first time the singer-songwriter has reached the number one spot, a noteworthy accomplishment since her record label debut in 2021. “Kisame” has propelled Rhodessa to surpass her previous achievement of over one million streams with “Isa Dalawa Tatlo,” more than doubling her previous success.
Rhodessa’s signature sound, showcased in “Kisame,” can be described as mellow alternative pop. The singer describes her music as “perfect for vibing on a sunny beach afternoon or those cold rainy mornings.” The heartfelt song revolves around the theme of longing for a distant love, evoking a sense of nostalgia and emotions.
Moreover, “Kisame” has also claimed the top spot 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’s clear that her unique talent and enchanting melodies have struck a chord with listeners, propelling her to the forefront of the music industry.