Born in the Philippines and raised in London, Bea Kristi began recording music as Beabadoobee in 2017. At just 20 years old, Beabadoobee has built her huge, dedicated Gen-Z fan base with her flawless output of confessional bedroom pop songs and DIY aesthetic. Her first track, ‘Coffee’ gathered hundreds of thousands of streams in a matter of days, through a fan-uploaded video and has since taken on new life as a sample in Powfu’s TikTok and worldwide chart-dominating hit.
Beabadoobee’s highly anticipated debut album Fake It Flowers was released in 2020 to widespread critical acclaim (“a thrilling debut from Gen-Z’s newest guitar hero”, NME 5*, “the charismatic star of the indie revival”, The Times 4*, “at once raw and confessional, yet at the same time anthemic in scale”, Dazed), and debuted in the top 10 of the UK charts. At the start of last year Bea took to the road on a UK arena tour with labelmates The 1975, including two sold out shows at London’s O2 arena. The end of 2019 also saw her tour the US with Clairo, headline the sold out Dirty Hit Tour and release her acclaimed third EP Space Cadet, the follow up 2018’s Dirty Hit debut Patched Up and her stardom cementing Loveworm.