オリビア・ロドリゴ is opening up about the realities of being a Filipina pop star.
Qで&A with Bowen Yang for Vマガジン 木曜日に, NS 酸っぱい 歌手, 18, opened up about her experience as an Asian-American in the spotlight. When asked if her ethnicity is ever a factor of how she approaches her career, the singer-songwriter said it’s “something incredible to think about.”
“I sometimes get DMs from little girls being like, ‘I’ve never seen someone who looked like me in your position.’ And I’m literally going to cry,” ロドリゴは言った, 18. “Like just thinking about it. I feel like I grew up never seeing that. また, it was always like, ‘Pop star,’ that’s a white girl.”
インタビュー中, Yang asked if she was ever worried about doing live performances given her rapid rise. Rodrigo thought back to her second live performance ever にとって 土曜日の夜のライブ and the pressure she felt beforehand.
“私は好きだった, ‘Am I just going to go up there and freeze up?’,” 前記の “良い 4 U” 歌手. “So it was kind of an anxiety-inducing thing, but it was so much fun.”
“I think live music is such an important part of life and obviously something that we’ve all been really missing in our lives. I think it’s really fun as an artist to be able to cultivate experience for people,” 彼女は続けた.
She then recalled a time she saw ロード at the Staples Center during her Melodrama 旅行.
“I remember going to see her at the Staples Center, being with my friends and crying,” ロドリゴは言った. “好き 10,000 people were just feeling the exact same emotions as each other. And I just remember being like, ‘That’s such a magical experience.'”
“I wanna be that type of artist who can really cultivate these feelings on such a large scale. そう, うまくいけば, that’s what I’ll do when I go on tour,” 彼女は続けた.
今週はじめ, Rodrigo credited Paramore’s Hayley Williams and Joshua Farro as co-writers for her chart-topper “良い 4 U。”
The single was declared the song of the summer by Spotify and shortly after, Warner Chappell Music, Paramore’s publisher congratulated its two artists.
“A huge shoutout to our writers,” wrote Warner Chappell Music in an Instagram story about “良い 4 U” being a No. 1 打つ.
The singer also surprised her fans とともに ミュージックビデオ にとって “残忍な” on Monday — the first track off her critically acclaimed album 酸っぱい. The singer channeled teen angst in the making and incorporated the best things of the early 2000s.