The 20-year-old Canadian singer opened up to the mag about being bullied and overcoming obstacles in the jazz world. Check it:
On her childhood: “The biggest challenge in school was just like, I got bullied a bit through elementary school and high school, but I sort of ignored it.”
On the music industry: There’s like the people in jazz that are really supportive of the up-and-comers that are trying to keep that music alive and there are the people that are kind of like oh you haven’t lived enough to sing that that song.”
On genres: “To me, jazz is so timeless. It’s just one of the few genres of music that just encourages you to be free. There’s no rules in jazz.”
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