Tell us about your background getting to where you are today?

Hard work, strategy, and confidence

When did you start music?

I began music at the age of 7

Where are you from?

Detroit, Michigan

What is the most challenging thing you have overcome in your life? 

I don’t view things as challenges, but as opportunities

How did you get into music?

I’ve always had a passion for music since the age of 7. So, I didn’t get into music, music got into me

Are you currently signed or independent?


Who inspires you the most musically?

My iconic cousin, Prince for his individuality and hands-on creativity & Drake for his unique word referencing and melodic delivery

What do you want people to take away after listening to your music?

When I’m in the studio, so much creativity goes into the music from the way I sing it all the way down to the beat that I feel it would be unfair to box the listener into one particular feeling or emotion.

What is the purpose driving you to pursue music?

It’s a part of my first love and music is healing

What is your greatest achievement as a musician?

The continued love from my fans and the multiple viral moments

Do you produce your own music? If not, who do you work with?

No, I co-produce and partake in the total creative process. I work with a plethora of producers from Kid Classic (K. Michelle, YG, Usher) and Damon Thomas from the Underdogs (Chris Brown, Mary J. Blige, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce’)

Who is one artist you wish you could work with?

Billie Eilish

Tell us about any new music you have coming out?

I’m working on my first EP in 2021. Watch & Listen

What does a day inside your shoes look like?

In my Louboutin shoes or my Timberland?

Anything else you want the audience to know about you?

All music is available for download and streaming everywhere music is sold.

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