How as an artist does your style get inspired?
I’m pretty open-minded in terms of how I get inspired artistically, there’s a lot of diversity to my style and the way I express myself through my art. I’m young right now, so I’m thinking I can keep it grunge but, at the same time, as a working artist you need to be a little business-oriented. So, I try to also be clean and crisp at the same time, and that’s … Read the rest
What inspires you as an artist? Your style, your colors, etc?
I’m very inspired by women’s issues, especially issues that I’ve faced including body focused repetitive behaviors relating to distorted body image. Basically a form of OCD and things that I’ve recovered from in my life.
How do you think you can help women have a bigger voice in the art world?
I think it just needs to be normalized for women to be successful artists.
What do you like … Read the rest
So as a musician where do you think the industry is going right now?
There’s more authenticity and less about the “image”. It’s about expressing yourself genuinely and making music that is organic and reflects our values. My band has rejected a bunch of labels because we’re trying to build our success by ourselves and want to have real cult fans, not just one off listeners.
What’s the hardest thing about being a musician today?
Probably the vast amount of … Read the rest
How do your paintings influence your designs and fashion line?
My painting allow me to develop a bigger scope of color, texture, energy. The colors are vibrant and my paintings have always been a way for me to connect with the chakras and create a sense of harmony and in my designs I mimic the same colors as my paintings and that’s the intention behind them as well.
Do you believe that people have their own vibrational frequencies? And how … Read the rest
How do you feel like you can represent female rappers today?
I feel like I can show other female rappers that it is possible to have a voice in a male centered industry, and inspire other women to communicate their person stories as the feminine divine continues to rise.
What do you typically rap about?
A lot about mother earth and how to push the social norm of issues that are happening in order to overcome them in the most … Read the rest
What kind of dance do you do?
I consider myself a free spirit so that is reflective in my dance style. I do a lot of free style movement. A fusion of urban and hiphop, house dance, and interpretive.
Where do you perform?
I’m a freelance dancer so I work with different artists at a variety of venues and kind of just do my own thing.
Do you do music videos?
Yes, lately I worked with the artist Banks, she’s … Read the rest
How do you think we’ve evolved in our understanding and acceptance of “queer”?
Rather than an evolution, we’re realizing that there’s more of a spectrum and diversity to what it means to be queer. Before, it was like “oh, my gay best friend is going to take me shopping”. And now I think people are realizing that queer doesn’t fit into one stereotype.
How as an attorney do you think you can make an impact on the recent immigration regulations … Read the rest
Which fashion lines do you mostly attire yourself in?
I mostly wear the clothes of designers I collaborate with. Models should only wear the clothing of designers they’re close with and have worked with.
How do you think aspiring designers can reach a wider audience?
I think fashion needs to be more personalized to fit the need of the individual. If there is more customization, then more people will feel included.
How would you classify individual style?
It’s very hard. … Read the rest