Describe your sound in 3 words
BOLD, UNAPOLOGETIC, FLUID
What was the inspiration behind your latest single, “Class Enrollment”?
This was birthed from an uncomfortable text conversation, that made me realize my value and self worth as a woman.
What drew you to the theatrical aspect of music, and how do you incorporate that into your performances?
Ha! Hunty chile I am the product of years of theater training. I attending a performing arts high school in south jersey (SNJPAand I spent many childhood summers in an intense training camp held by Freedom Theater in Philly. It was an all black theater company that trained many greats such as Oprah, Denzel Washington to name a few.
Which is your most personal and honest lyric?
I do this for my grandma who use to work in the fields. Sun up to sundown picking green beans until her hands couldn’t muthafuckin feel”
Song: Bernice Album: I’m A Hashole
What is the biggest challenge you have faced as an artist so far?
being an independent artist in the sea of record label giants is tough. But with the blessing of an amazing team, I’m able to navigate through everything.
How do you balance the need to create music that is both commercially viable and artistically authentic?
I’ve stopped worrying about what is commercially viable. Because honestly, what does that even mean anyway? I make music that makes you want to stomp ya foot. The hooks I write are infectious af and will absolutely get stuck in your head. So to me, that’s commercial. But also, I’m still true to me, because who else am I going to be?
When was the last time you danced?
I’m dancing right now during this interview, haha.