Arnt Mae is a singer, rapper, songwriter and enchantress based in Brunswick.
A Filipino-German, Australian-born artist who proudly explores her cultural roots in her music, Arnt Mae delivers melodic hip-hop with a shake of R&B unmatched in the Australian music industry today. The unforgettable atmosphere she brings to her stage leaves any audience in awe, fear and craving to see and hear more.
Over the past few years Vanessa has been mastering her sound and image as Arnt Mae by not only getting in touch with her roots and tapping into her Filipino heritage, but overcoming the discriminations and prejudices held toward half-castes in our community. In doing this Arnt Mae has enveloped herself in the lore and beliefs of her family and culture, from the Philippines’ religion of animism to the legend of the Manananggal, incorporating these into her stagecraft.