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Vanessa Hopes

Years Active 2008 - Present

Genre Soul, pop, hip hop

Members Vanessa Hopes

Describe Your Sound

A sultry decorative blend of Soul, R&B and Pop fused with catchy lyrics and melodies.



Vanessa Hopes


Living a hard life full of substance abuse, Vanessa discovered music was a way to express herself without being self destructive. She joined some bands; learning from other musicians taught her new skills. In 2014 she launched her solo career.


Shared Bills With

Archie Roach, Jamahl Ryder, Optamus, Beni Bjah, Dialekt, Black Poet, Still J & Intelekt

Career Highlights

Performed as a member of Archie Roach's core choir in 2013 for Perth International Arts Festival Into the Bloodstream CD Launch. 

Solo Career launch in 2013. Track 'Rock Me’ reaching number 1 on Triple J Unearthed and remained there for 6 weeks, and follow up track ‘Lil Mama’ reaching number 3 and remaining in the top 5 for well over a month. 

Performing at Nannup Music Festival and most major venues in Perth.

Shortlisted for APRA international songwriting summit in 2014 and 2015.

Video launch of ‘Bad Love’ Christmas day, 2015.

Second video launch for Drug Aware: Somebody Like Me.

Collaborating with other artists.

Current Activity

Just launched second video clip Drug Aware: Somebody Like Me. Recording and editing tracks for upcoming album launching soon. Performing at various venues in Perth. Collaborating on several tracks.

Shared Members With

No Shame & Desert Rose

Releases by Vanessa Hopes

Rock Me




Lil Mama