Raye talks female empowerment, the 'real' music industry and relationships

'I want to see my girls win': Raye talks female empowerment, the 'real' music industry and relationships as she poses up a storm in flirty shoot

By Rianne Addo For Mailonline

Published: 10:04 GMT, 26 March 2020 | Updated: 11:15 GMT, 26 March 2020

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She's a chart-topping singer and songwriter who has penned hits for the likes of Beyonce, Charli XCX and .

And Raye has shared her experience in the music industry, her thoughts on female empowerful and 'wearing her heart on her sleeve' in relationships for an interview with Hunger Magazine.

In an accompanying shoot captured by Jordan Rossi, the talented artist, 22, posed up a storm as she channelled her inner pin-up girl in a series of flirty ensembles. 

'I want to see my girls win': Raye has shared her experience in the industry, her thoughts on female empowerful and 'wearing her heart on her sleeve' in relationships for a new interview

'I want to see my girls win': Raye has shared her experience in the industry, her thoughts on female empowerful and 'wearing her heart on her sleeve' in relationships for a new interview

The musician - who first rose to fame for featuring on Jonas Blue's 2016 single By Your Side - claimed fellow hitmakers 'don't need to be competitive anymore' as she consumers have more of a say on their interests through streaming services.

'I want to see my girls win and they want to see me win', Raye said. 'Back in the day, it might have been more this idea that if another girl in the industry gets on a radio playlist then I won’t get on it, so she’s like my enemy.

'We don’t have this anymore, people decide what they like and streaming decides what’s good. People in the industry don’t need to be competitive, it’s actually real now.' 

In the romance department, the Decline singer confessed she 'can't half-love someone' while in relationships, which she credited to falling in the Scorpio category - who are commonly regarded as 'intense' partners. 

Working it: In an accompanying shoot captured by Jordan Rossi, the talented artist, 22, posed up a storm as she channelled her inner pin-up girl in a series of flirty ensembles

Working it: In an accompanying shoot captured by Jordan Rossi, the talented artist, 22, posed up a storm as she channelled her inner pin-up girl in a series of flirty ensembles

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